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2015 - Calendar of Events

01-January 16, 2016

January 16th, 2016
Marshal Meeting
11:00 AM, Saturday
Maurice's BBQ
1600 Augusta Highway
West Columbia, SC 29171

01-January 30 2016

Judges Seminar
First Baptist Church Goose Creek
141 St. James Ave.
Goose Creek, SC 29445
Contact: Lake High


02-Feburary 26 - 27, 2016

Bands, Brews & BBQ 
Port Royal, SC
An event to benefit FRIENDS of Caroline Hospice 
Contact: Andree Lloyd, 843-525-6257


03-March 06 - 07, 2015

Fourth Annual Benefit BBQ for Boy Scouts
Sumter County Fair Grounds
Sumter, SC
Contact: Emil Wodicka 803-406-8025
Marshal: Harold Chandler
Assist. Marshal: William Holladay

03-March 11-12, 2016

Old Friends Barbeque Cookoff
George St. @ Jim Thomas 4-H Horse Club Arena
Bamberg, SC 29003
Organizer-Tony Kinsey

03-March 13-14, 2015

MarshWalk BBQ Festival and Cook-Off
The Wicked Tuna
4123 US 17 Business
Murrells, Inlet, SC 29576
Contact: Jessica Powers
Marshal: Lake High
Assist. Marshal: Quentin Tedder

03-March 20-21, 2015

Smoke in the 'Boro
Coastal Electric Co-Op
2269 N. Jefferies Hwy.
Walterboro, SC 29488
Contact: Wayne Keith: 800-328-9425
Marshal: Lew Robertson
Assist. Marshal: Dawn Verbarg

03-March 27-28, 2015

Horsin & Hoggin BBQ Cookoff
Downtown Aiken on Newberry St.
Aiken SC 29801
Contact: Dewayne Jones,
Cell: (803) 599-8303
Marshal: Michael Jones
Assist. Marshal: Vickie Jones


04-April 08-09, 2016

Big Brothers & Big Sisters BBQ Festival
2502 West Hillcrest Terrace
Florence, SC 29501
Contact: Bobby Floyd, 843-667-9512,
Cell: 843-678-6215
Marshal: Bill Pickle
Assist. Marshal: Mike Sexton


04-April 10-11, 2015

Pawley's Island BBQ Battle at the Beach
Beaver Bar 3524 Highway 17 Business
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Contact: Christine Fette
Marshal: Ed Dauginas
Assist. Marshal: Harold Chandler

04-April 15-16, 2016

Hub City Hog Fest
Downtown Spartanburg, SC
To benefit Mobile Meals of Spartanburg
Contact: Cal Wicker,
(864) 494-9133 or
Grey Wicker,
(864) 921-1587

04-April 17-18, 2015

The South Carolina - Georgia Border Cook-off
Hardeeville, SC
Contact: Ava Comer
Cell: 843-784-3606
Marshal: Ken Hilliard


04-April 22-23, 2016

Come See Me BBQ Cook Off
Come See Me Festival
Rock Hill, SC
Contact: Jim Armour
800-681-7635 or 803-242-4407
Fax 803-329-7761


04-April 24-25, 2015

Day of Thunder IX 
Columbia, SC 
Contact: Garland Hudgins
Marshal: Mike Sexton


04-April 24-25, 2015

Project Host Annual BBQ Cook-Off
Greenville, SC
Contact: Tom Fischer
or Sally Green
Marshal: Tony Lindsay
Assist. Marshal: Bill Walsh

05-May 1-2, 2015

Picking and Pigging at the Park
Saluda Shoals Park, Irmo, SC
Contact: Jim Wellman,
Marshals: Greg & Diane Gladney

05-May 1-2, 2015

Hog on the Hill
Chester, SC 29706
Marshal: Michael Bohm
Assist. Marshal: Teena Bohm

05-May 15-16, 2015

Pig in the Park
Williamston, SC
Contact: W. L. Cantrell
or Brad West
Marshal: William Holladay
Assist. Marshal: Bill Walsh



05-May 22-23, 2015

EFOC Memorial Day Seneca-Fest BBQ Cook-Off
Seneca, SC 29678
Contact: Seth Chea (864) 985-2841
Marshal: Don Adkins
Assist. Marshal: Marcia Adkins


06-June 19-20, 2015

The Mighty Moo Festival
Veterans Memorial Park,
Cowpens, SC
Contact: Thomas Voelker
Marshal: Brian Snavely
Assist. Marshal: Teena Bohm 

07-July 17-18, 2015

The SC Peach Festival
110 Railroad Ave.
Gaffney, SC 29340
Contact: Clay Greer
Chamber of Commerce: 
Marshal: Teena Bohm
Assist. Marshal: Michael Bohm




07-July 9, 2016

SCBA Judging Seminar
From 10am to 4:00 pm
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
1715 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Contact: Lake High

08-Aug 6, 2016

SCBA Annual Meeting and Workshops
From 10am to 4:00 pm
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
1715 Bull Street 
Columbia, SC 29201
Contact: Lake High

09-September 11-12, 2015

Butts & Blue Grass BBQ Festival
256 Community Park Dr.
Clover, SC 29710
Contact: Lisa Thornburg,
(704) 214-2892
Marshals: Joe Standridge
Asst. Marshal: Judi Lindsey     

09-September 18-19, 2015

60th Annual Tobacco Festival Cook-Off
Lake City, SC
Contact: Greg Moore,
Marshal: Ken Hilliard
Asst. Marshal: Lew Robertson

09-September 23-24, 2016

Mauldin BBQ Cook-Off
101 East Butler Road
Mauldin, SC 29662
Contact: Mary Jane Parks (864) 335-4864
George Patrick McLeer (864) 335-4862

09-September 25-26, 2015

Lakewood Camping Resort
The Griller's Cup
5901 South Kings Hwy
Surfside, SC 29575
Contact: Claude McSwain
Marshal: Dawn Verbarg
Asst. Marshal:  Ken Hilliard

09-September 25-26, 2015

Golden Leaf Festival and BBQ
151 East Front St.
Mullins, SC 29574
Contact: Jim Bain
Marshall: Dan Shine
Asst. Marshal:  David Mobley

10-October 9-10, 2015 - Canceled

Chesterfield County Q-Cup
Cheraw State Park,
Cheraw, SC 29530
Contact: Donna Johnson 843-287-1748
Marshal: Mike Sexton


10-October 16-17, 2015

Gaston Collard and BBQ Festival
131 North Carlisle Street
Gaston, SC 29053
Contact: Jennifer Beloitti
at Town Hall: 803-796-7725
Marshall: Jim Wellman
Asst. Marshal:  TBD


Updated information from the message board: 

Posted by Jim WellmanEmail User on October 1, 2015, 8:09 pm


The decision was made tonight to postpone the Gaston event until the 16th-17th of October. With the amount of rain forecast the…

10-October 16-17, 2015 - Canceled

Conway BBQ Fest
4 Elm Street, Conway, SC
George Ulrich
Marshal: Lew Robertson
Assistant Marshal: Ken Hilliard

10-October 23-24, 2015

 Chili, Brews and BBQ
 111 W. Cheves Street 
 Florence, SC 29501 
 Contact: Les Echols 
 (843) 665-0515 

Marshal: Mike Sexton

Asst. Marshal:  TBD



10-October 23-24, 2015

2013 Trojan Cook-Off
Anderson University Athletic Campus
431 Williamston Rd/SC Highway 29.
Anderson, SC 29621
Contact: Bradley Orr
Marshal:  Bill Walsh
Asst. Marshal: William Holladay

10-October 30-31, 2015

Hook and Cook Festival
Jackson, SC 29831
Contact: Lynn Sullivan
Cell 803-645-0268
Marshal: Michael Jones
Asst. Marshal: Vickie Jones

11-November 06-07, 2015

Pig on the Ridge
Ridgeway, SC
Contact: Tom Connor
Marshals: Greg & Diane Gladney
Asst. Marshal:  TBD

11-November 13-14, 2015

Speed and Feed BBQ and Car Show
1301 Harry Byrd Hwy (Hwy 151)
Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
Contact: Bridget Holloman,
Marshal: David Mobley
Asst. Marshal: Dan Shine

11-November 20-21, 2015

FDHS Butts & Wings BBQ Festival
To Benefit Camp Happy Days – SC
“Kids Kickin’ Cancer”
8500 Patriot Blvd.
North Charleston, SC  29420
Contact: Tricia Andrews
Marshal: Ed Dauginas
Asst. Marshal:  Harold Chandler


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