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Old 01-31-2017, 03:46 PM   #211
Found some matches.
Join Date: 06-26-16
Location: Geismar

We really could use a class down here in the south. Louisiana, Mississippi or Alabama?

Anyone ready to share their knowledge and make us all better people?
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Old 03-07-2017, 05:06 PM   #212
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Join Date: 01-05-17
Location: Helena, MT

Master PNWBA Judge – Stacia Norris
Date: March 26, 2017
Location: Woodstock Wine & Deli
4030 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland OR 97202
Cost: $60.00 per student - $45.00 for current KCBS CBJ
(Includes one year PNWBA membership)
Class begins at 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Old 03-07-2017, 06:37 PM   #213
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Join Date: 02-27-07
Location: Northern VA

The Aporkalypse Now March 18-19 (held in Springfield VA) Tell All Competition BBQ Class still has some openings. Register now and step up your game for the 2017 Season.

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Old 03-08-2017, 10:35 AM   #214
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Join Date: 03-12-12
Location: Pickford, Michigan

Here is a great TELL ALL class for a great price!

Competition BBQ Boot Camp 1 day class
We are excited to bring together some elite Pitmasters for a 1 day, Competition BBQ boot camp. Class will be held at Triple Play BBQ, 186 W Jefferson St, Franklin, IN 46131 on March 18th. Each Pitmaster will instruct their own category showing everything from meat selection, trimming, injections, seasonings, pre and post cook process and finishing with box presentation. This is a tell all class with no questions going unanswered. Class will start at 7am and will conclude around 5pm.
Cost will be $350 per person, $250 for team mate, and $150 for spouse. Class will be limited to 30 people (may be able to do accommodate more depending on interest.) Deadline for entry is March 11th.
Here are just some of the accomplishments for each team.
Big JT’s Smokin BBQ (James Tindell) – Brisket
- Since 2014
o 33 Top 10 finishes, 4 GC’s, 4 RGCs, 10 180’s, 112 Top 10 category calls with 64 Top 5 calls
o 180 at the American Royal Open
o Member of the 700 Club
PB&J’s BBQ (Bert “Skippy” McLain) - Pork
- Since 2014 (2nd year competing)
o 10 Top 10 finishes, 2 GC’s, 2 RGCs, 41 Top 10 category calls with 20 Top 5 calls
o Michigan Jack Draw 2016
o Runner up in the GLBBQA Team of the year - 2016
Thunder Hog BBQ (Bill Maegerlein) – Ribs
- Since 2014
o 32 Top 10 finishes, 5 GC’s, 5 RGCs, a 180, 103 Top 10 category calls with 15 1st place category wins
o 3rd Overall at the 2016 Jack Daniel’s Invitational
o Member of the 700 Club
Firehouse Smoke (Jim Miller) - Chicken
- Since 2014 (first year competing)
o 12 Top 10 finishes, 1 GC, 2 RGCs, 42 Top 10 category calls with 39 being Top 5 calls
o 21 top 10 chicken calls in 26 total contests
o #1 in KCBS in 2016 for Chicken for teams with under 15 contests
Yellow River BBQ (Jeff Sharp) – Special guest floating multiple tidbits of knowledge about mindset during competitions and various things about each category. Jeff and Shelly have amassed 12 Grand Championships, 12 180’s, 5 700’s and too many to count category wins. We are extremely excited to have him join us.
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Old 03-16-2017, 12:42 PM   #215
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Join Date: 05-26-16
Location: Mandeville, LA

Originally Posted by greasycajun View Post
We really could use a class down here in the south. Louisiana, Mississippi or Alabama?

Anyone ready to share their knowledge and make us all better people?
+1 for a class down south, ++1 for one in LA
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Old 03-19-2017, 12:37 PM   #216
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Join Date: 03-10-17
Location: Irvine, CA and La Quinta, CA

Looking for Southern California area class.
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Old 02-10-2018, 10:51 PM   #217
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Join Date: 01-22-18
Location: arizona
Name/Nickname : jane

I am interested to join this competition.I am a bbq lover.I love to cook and eat bbq.i wanna request to arrange the competition this year again.I am newbie.there is lots of newbie like me who loves to cook and eat.if you guys arrange it we can learn more about cooking.thank you.
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Old 02-12-2018, 08:29 AM   #218
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Join Date: 07-17-06
Location: Flushing Michigan
Default 2018 GLBBQA BBQ 101 Class

2018 GLBBQA BBQ 101 Class

The GLBBQA is pleased to announce the date and location for our annual BBQ 101 Class. It will be held March 17th at the Four Points Hotel in Kalamazoo Michigan. The hotel has reserved a block of rooms for our class at a reduced rate. You can reserve your room by visiting the following website: The rooms are only being held until Feb 21, 2018. After that date you will need to call the hotel direct to book a room.

More info and the application for the class can be found at

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