3rd Annual Competition BBQ Class 101

Competition BBQ 101


Our 3rd Annual Competition BBQ 101 Class is scheduled for April 1, 2017 at the Four Points Sheraton-Kalamazoo located at 3600 E. Cork St. Ct., Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Cost for the class is $150.00 for GLBBQA Members and $185.00 for non-members, however, a 1 year membership is included in the $185.00 cost. Spouses can be added for an additional $75.  Also included in the cost is a full, free breakfast. Soda and water will be provided. No outside beverages are allowed in the classroom area. The class begins at 7am and will run until 5pm.

The Four Points Sheraton-Kalamazoo is offering a discounted room rate of $101.00 per night + tax for those wishing to arrive on Friday night and or stay over Saturday night. Friday night is a great time to socialize!

The four competition meat categories, chicken, ribs, pork and brisket will be covered during the class. Topics ranging from selection, trimming, injecting, rubbing, cooking, foil or no foil, to presentation will be covered. KCBS rules will also discussed.

Instructors for this class are being finalized and will be announced later next week. I have attached a Student Registration Form, please complete this form and submit it to me along with your payment. CLASS SIZE WILL BE LIMITED TO 40 STUDENTS!

When making reservations for the hotel; call (269)385-3922 and tell them you are with the Great Lakes BBQ Association BBQ 101 group to get the discounted rate.

Application can be found here:

2017 Comp 101 Class Registration

Class will be held  –

Four Point Sheraton Kalamazoo

3600 East Cork Street Court.

Kalamazoo, MI 49001



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