Attached are the rules for the 2014 GLBBQA Team of the Year Program. We would like to thank Southern Q for coming aboard as our Title Sponsor for the TOY program, we would also like to thank the following sponsors for the individual meat categories:
Chicken: Silver Lake Apple and BBQ Festival
Ribs: Redwood Grill
Pork: Coopersville Heating and Cooling
Brisket: Michigan Dog Guard
The Highland Historical Preservations Society is pleased to announce the Red,White and Blues Festival and BBQ Contest.
This is a one day 2 meat contest on June 28th in Highland Michigan.
All of the info and entry form can be found here: Red White Blues entry form
This bbq event is going to be held on May 16-17 at the Groveland Oaks County Park located at:
14555 Dixie Highway, Holly, Mi. 48442.
We have reserved an area in the campground for competitors that are
approximately 50′x50′ and come with electricity and water hookups.
$50.00 for GLBBQA Members (includes campsite fee)
$85.00 for Non-Members
(will include 1 yr. membership &
Payment can be made via PayPal by sending payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
OR via Check payable to Great Lakes Barbecue Association and mailed to:
8893 Hahn St, Utica, Mi. 48317
This contest is a great opportunity for the backyard bbq enthusiast or those wanting to try their hand in a competition
style setting without paying a big entry fee.
Everyone of every level is welcomed and encouraged to attend.
CBJ’s will be on hand for judging.
Cook Team Apps: Spring Fling Cook
Judges App: Spring Fling Judges
NOTE, We MUST have a minimum of 10 teams paid by April 30 so
please do not wait to get your entry in.
For more info on the 300 acre park visit: www.destinationoakland.com
After a GREAT 47% participation rate from our membership, we are very pleased to announce that Timothy Schopp is the newest member of the GLBBQA Board of Directors.
We would like to thank Troy Conner for his service on the Board of Directors and hope he continues to be engaged with the activities of the GLBBQA.
We would also like to thank Steve Coddington and Bill Gailey for accepting their nominations to run for the BOD.
Welcome aboard Tim, we look forward to working with you!!
June 13 – Jeffersonville – Smoke on the Water
June 27 – Franklin – Smoke on the Square
August 30 – Connorsville – Thunder in the Park
June 20 – Quincy – Knights of Columbus
July 11 – St. Charles – Firin’ up the Fox
August 22 – Lincoln – Up in Smoke
July 11 – Green Bay – Gold Ribbon BBQ Festival
August 22 – Washington Island – Death’s Door
August 22 – Kenosha – Grill Games
May 16 – West Chester – Buckeye State Championship
Oct 10 – Cincinnati – River Grill BBQ
Oct 17 – Nelsonville – Ohio Smoked Meat Festival
July 26 – Grand Rapids – Taste of Grand Rapids
August 8 – Newaygo – Dam Good BBQ
Sept 12 – Mears – Silver Lake Apple & BBQ Festival
July 11 – Madelia – Madelia Blazin BBQ
August 8 – Rochester – Med City BBQ
August 22 – Albert Lea – Big Island BBQ
The GLBBQA is pleased to announce that all the nominees have been confirmed and contacted.
Here are your 2014 nominees for the one open position on the BOD:
Thank you for volunteering your time.
Let the campaigning begin!!
Voting will be held Late Feb/Early Mar…
The Nomination Period for 1 position on the BOD is now open and will remain open until December 15th,2013. To be eligible you must be a member in good standing and you must be able to commit the required amount of time to attend meetings and work on assigned projects.
You can self-nominate or you can nominate someone who you think will make a good addition to the Board.
To nominate a person please send an email to email@example.com.
The rules and prize list for the 2013 Beak 2 Beak Invitational are available here:
Please be advised to check over the rules very carefully. If you have any questions please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a list of all of the teams (and the contest they qualified at) that have qualified so far for the 2013 B2B:
Current list of eligible contestants in to the 2013 Beak to Beak Invitational
2012 Beak to Beak Invitational – Rubbed Smoked & Sauced BBQ
Silver Lake Apple BBQ Festival 2012 – Big Brothers BBQ
1st Annual Parkinson’s Smoke Out – THUNDER HOG BBQ
Wabash Ribber Fest Barbecue Championship – THE FLYING BURRITOS
The Masters in May – TIPPYCANOE BBQ CREW
Smokin’ on the Water – BIG JT’S SMOKIN BBQ
Randolph County Pig Party – THE FLYING BURRITOS
Westmont Red, White & BBQ – MCFRANKENBOO BBQ
Poor Que – QUAU
Smokin’ on the River – YELLOW RIVER BBQ
Pig in the Park – BREW-B-Q
Knights of Columbus*-4 SMOKIN’ BUTTS
Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour – GILLY’S BBQ
5th Annual Auburn Hills Barbecue Cook-off – SMOKIN’ ACES CRAPSHOOT BBQ
Legacy BBQ Championship – DEAD PIGS TELL NO TALES
Super City Blues & Ques – RURAL ROUTE BBQ
Smoke on the Square: In Memory of David Harness – PIG PAK
Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour – QUAU
Grillin’ in Grafton – QU SMOKIN KREWE
Firin’ Up the Fox BBQ Contest*- BBQ SAUCE WORKS – CHURCH
Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour – MA & PA’S KETTLE
The GLBBQA is pleased to announce our 180 Bounty Program continues, make sure you are entered for a chance to win a pile of cash!!!
Here is how it works.
Goal: A cash bonanza for the first GLBBQA member to receive a score
of 180 in one of the four major meat categories at any KCBS
sanctioned event in the Great Lakes area.
Eligibility: Any member in good standing of the GLBBQA.
Members must buy in for $50 prior to the 180.
Member must be in good standing at the time of the 180.
New York Illinois
Rules: Buy in any time prior to the start of the contest in which
the 180 is scored. Be in good standing at the time of the 180
Once “in” you will remain “in” as long as dues are current.
Should your membership laps at some point simply rejoin
and as soon as your dues are paid you will again be eligible.
GLBBQA will match entry fees up to $500.
Sign up form is attached and you can utilize Paypal from our main page of the website.
Please indicate that you are making payment for the 180 Bounty Program.
We would like to thank the members of the GLBBQA who voted in our election for the BOD. We had approx 43% of the membership vote!!
Congratulations to the following nominees who were elected this weekend:
- Events are coming soon, stay tuned!
May 16th-17th GLBBQA Spring Fling – Holly MI