Schedule of Events

Two great days of BBQ, shopping, and fun activities for the whole family!

Thursday, November 16th

1pm: Gates open for BBQ Team parking

Friday, November 17th

9am: Box distribution begins at judging hall; pick up ground beef for Kids 'Que when you get your boxes!

4pm: Cooks' Meeting at judging hall (all teams including Kids 'Que)

6pm: Dessert Challenge Turn-in time

Saturday, November 18th - OPEN TO PUBLIC

6:45am: Cooks' Church at judging hall

7am: Festival vendor load-in begins

10am: Festival open to public
            Judge check-in

11am: Judges' meeting at judging hall

12pm: Chicken Turn-in

12:30pm: Rib Turn-in

1pm: Pork Turn-in

1:30pm: Brisket Turn-in (PRO ONLY)

2:30pm: Kids 'Que Turn-in

4:30pm: Festival closed

5pm: BBQ Awards at stage


Friday, November 17th - BBQ Teams
Saturday, November 18th - Open to Public


Cumming Fairgrounds
235 Castleberry Rd.
Cumming, Ga 30040


Free Admission,
Free Parking

ABS Classic