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Jun
22
Fri
Smoke In The Woods @ McConchie's Heritage Acres Campground
Jun 22 – Jun 24 all-day

Smoke In The Woods is located at McConchie’s Heritage Acres Campground in Galway, NY.

It includes a NEBS cooking/grilling contest (requiring minimum 8 teams) on Saturday, and a KCBS contest on Sunday.

The prize purse is a minimum $500 for the NEBS contest and a minimum $3,500 for the KCBS contest (increasing based on team number).

The NEBS categories are: Burger (winner will earn a Golden Ticket to the 2018 World Food Championship – Burger Contest), Pizza, Mac & Cheese, and Mystery Meat.

This contest is auto-approved NEBS Classic and approved NEBS Ken Dakai

 

Jul
21
Sat
Brookline Tailgate and BBQ / Grilling Cook Off @ Brookline Ball Field
Jul 21 – Jul 22 all-day

13th Annual Brookline Tailgate & BBQ/Grilling Cook-off
The Brookline Ball Field ~ Rte. 130 Milford St. Brookline, NH
Saturday July 21, 2018 & Sunday July 22, 2018
Presented by:
The Brookline Fire Department

This benefit event will feature a 4 category NEBS event, 2 category Tailgate event and a Kid’s Que event.  In addition there will be a People’s Choice on Sunday!

There will be live music by Brookline’s own Brookstock ~ Saturday night, and cooking teams will not be charged admission to enter the site.
Other  Events:
Horseshoe tournament
Hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages and pulled pork sandwiches for sale.
BBQ Chicken Dinner

Other Sunday Events:

Corn Hole Tournament
Breakfast will be served courtesy of the Brookline Fire Department.
Hot dogs and pulled pork sandwiches for sale
Blueberry Bash

This event is APPROVED TOY Tailgate, TOY Ken Dakai, Kid’s Que

Brookline Junior Q Cooks Package-2018

2018 Brookline BBQ Cooks Package

Brookline Judges Application – 2018

 

Sep
7
Fri
4th Green Mountain BBQ Championship @ Abel Mountain Campground
Sep 7 – Sep 9 all-day

The Green Mountain BBQ Championship is located at Abel Mountain Campground in Braintree VT.

It includes a NEBS cooking/grilling contest (requiring minimum 10 teams) on Saturday, and a KCBS contest on Sunday.

The prize purse is a minimum $500 for the NEBS contest and a minimum $3,500 for the KCBS contest (increasing based on team number).

The NEBS categories are: Bacon, BBQ Side Dish, Wings, and Red Chili  (winner will earn a Golden Ticket to the 2019 World Food Championship – Chili Contest). An optional 5th KCBS category will be offered for “Best Hangover Cure”.

This contest is auto-approved NEBS Classic and approved NEBS Ken Dakai

Sep
21
Fri
Great Maine Barbecue Challenge @ Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway
Sep 21 – Sep 23 all-day

Welcome to the Great Maine BBQ Challenge

“Be it known to all we, the members of the senate and the House of Representatives join in recognizing The Great Maine Barbeque Challenge at Bass Park in Bangor Maine, an annual event Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society and Northeast Barbecue Society, as the official State Barbeque Championship of the State of Maine. The competition will be held at Bass Park in Bangor, Maine, surrounded by the picturesque Penobscot River with beautiful walking paths and easy access to downtown Bangor. The unique spirit of the Greater Bangor Region is evident in its charming, shops, delicious dining and world-class performing arts. The opportunity to indulge in culture and nature will beckon you at every turn and it is all within a very short drive.

This event gets bigger and better every year.  The new location in the center of the harness racing track at the Hollywood Raceway and Casino was a popular location in 2017.   For the third year in a row the prize pool is increasing.   The 2018 event features a combined $25,000 prize pool (5k NEBS, 20k KCBS), one of the largest in the region.

Competitors: this event will count towards the 2018 NEBS Classic and Ken Dakai TOY points.

Cook’s packet: 2018 Great Maine Cooks Packet-11-27-17

Hotel offer for competitors and judges

Oct
5
Fri
Riverside Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival Greenfield, MA @ Franklin County Fairgrounds
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day

Eighth Annual Riverside Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival. The event will be held at the Franklin County Fairgrounds. We are once again offering two days of competition: a NEBS Grilling/ BBQ Contest on Saturday along with a KCBS BBQ Contest on Sunday. We welcome those teams who are returning, and those who are new to our event.

Saturday, October 6, 2018
People’s Choice Contest – Chicken Wings
Festival Hours: 12:00PM-5:00PM
NEBS Grilling/ BBQ Contest

Teams wanted to Host VIP Experiences and Cooking Demos!
In order to make our event more successful and better integrate the BBQ portion of the festival
into the event, we need your help! We are looking for teams who are willing to host 8 VIPs for a
45 minute in the pit cooking experience or who are willing to lead a cooking demonstration. If
this is something of interest to you, please contact the Recreation Department. We would also
be happy to discuss further details with you if you would like to know more.

Sunday, October 7, 2018
KCBS BBQ Contest

Pending TOY NEBS 4 category and auto-approved KCBS Classic TOY