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Original SD BBQ Championships

June 4, 2022

Huron, SD, USA

The competition heats up as Turkey Smoke heads West for the Original SD BBQ Championships in Huron, South Dakota.

Almost Heaven BBQ Bash

June 17, 2022

Roanoke, WV, USA

Take the country roads to find Turkey Smoke at West Virginia's largest BBQ competition.

Hoosier BBQ Classic

June 17, 2022

Franklin, IN, USA

May the best pitmaster win in this weekend of fierce Turkey Smoke competition!

Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

June 25, 2022

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Pitmasters will make their way to the District for the return of the Giant National Capital BBQ Battle in June!

Heritage Days BBQ Showdown

June 25, 2022

Belvidere, IL, USA

There's so much tradition and heritage wrapped up in BBQ history. So, what better competition than Heritage Days BBQ Showdown?

Smokin' Gobbler Cook Off

July 15, 2022

Worthington, MN, USA

They know their turkey in Worthington. Do you have what it takes to win top gobbler?

Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown

July 15, 2022

Eureka, IL, USA

Eureka! Turkey Smoke is going big in central Illinois.

Smoke in the Grove

July 29, 2022

Spring Grove, PA, USA

We're following the smoke to Spring Grove as Turkey Smoke makes its return to Smoke in the Grove this July.

6th Annual Eburg BBQ Contest

July 29, 2022

Emmetsburg, IA, USA

Turkey Smoke travels to Emmetsburg, Iowa, for the 6th Annual Eburg BBQ Contest!

Holy Smokes BBQ Competition

August 5, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, USA

The smoke will be rolling in Cincinnati thanks to the support of Cooper Farms and the Ohio Poultry Association!

All American BBQ Throwdown

August 6, 2022

Westland, MI, USA

Turkey Smoke travels to Westland, Michigan, for some fun in the midwestern sun.

BBQ & Fly-In on the River

August 20, 2022

Excelsior Springs, MO, USA

Get ready for take off! Turkey Smoke is expected to make a smooth landing for another year at the BBQ & Fly-In on the River.

Smoke On The Midway

August 20, 2022

Fairbury, IL, USA

Grab a funnel cake and light the pit, we're off to Illinois for the Smoke On The Midway BBQ Competition.

Western Legends BBQ Contest

September 9, 2022

Kanab, UT, USA

Annie Oakley. Pecos Bill. And now, Turkey Smoke. Turkey Smoke heads West for the Western Legends BBQ Contest in Kanab, Utah.

Pigmaster's BBQ Challenge

September 23, 2022

Rutherford College, NC, USA

We'll change the name of this one to Turkeymaster's BBQ Challenge when all is said and done!

American Royal World Series of Barbecue

September 29, 2022

Kansas City, KS, USA

Turkey Smoke makes its fifth appearance at the Royal as teams go head-to-head at the Kansas Speedway for the biggest event in barbecue.

Squealin' on the Square

September 30, 2022

Laurens, SC, USA

The best in the Carolinas will be on deck at Squealin' in the Square!

Barbecue & Blues on the Levee

October 8, 2022

Helena-West Helena, AR, USA

Cool blues and hot grilling meet for a Turkey Smoke BBQ competition that'll be one for the charts.

Best In The Midwest BBQ

October 15, 2022

Union Grove, WI, USA

Pitmasters, start your turkeys! We'll be live and expecting an absolute throwdown at the Best In The Midwest BBQ competition this October!


October 21, 2022

Galax, VA, USA

Get ready for the spookiest BBQ competition on the East Coast. Turkey Smoke travels to Galax, Virginia, for a weekend of scary good BBQ!

KCBS World Invitational Barbeque Competition

November 11, 2022

Gadsden, AL, USA

The fourth annual KCBS World Invitational Barbeque Competition brings together top pitmasters for a Turkey Smoke like none other.

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