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The Georgia Barbecue Association (GBA) has established itself as the second largest barbecue competition sanctioning organization in the state of Georgia. The GBA was conceived by a handful of individuals who thought it was time to let the rest of the nation know that the best barbecue comes from Georgia. The Georgia Barbecue Association has grown to over 450 members, 300+ certified judges, over 150 competition cook teams and sanctions over 20 contests per year throughout the state. These numbers continue to grow. We invite you to join us and become a part of the GBA Family.

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Board of Directors Minutes 8/02/2014

Georgia Barbecue Association Board of Directors Meeting Minutes August 2, 2014 Forsyth, Georgia Called to order by Rick Godfrey Attending:  Rick Godfrey, Danny Evans, Alex Khoury, Danny Meadows, Greg Hoyt, Lois Sebastian and Jim Sewell. Membership Present: Ed Vesely, John Ricketson, Giles O’Neal, Connie Rosser, Wayne Rosser, Jim Copeland, Scotty Lawson, Brad Sweet, Greg Sebastian, …

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GBA Board of Directors to meet Aug 2

GBA Board of Directors to meet Aug 2 The Georgia Barbecue Association Board of Directors will meet on August 2, 2014 at 11:00 am.  The meeting will be held at: Alderman Hall at Forsyth Welcome Center 68 North Lee Street Forsyth, Georgia   The meeting is open to all active GBA members.  Any member wishing to …

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Bubba Grills Gets The Last Call at Paulding Co Stars & Stripes BBQ

Bubba Grills Gets The Last Call at Paulding Co Stars & Stripes BBQ The battle for Grand Champion at the first Paulding Co. Stars & Stripes BBQ Contest in Dallas, GA was just as heated as the summer afternoon, Bubba Grills’ Rib entry and Smokin’ 42 BBQ’s Loin entry both scored 596.2 points in the …

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Grand Champion - Smokin' 42 BBQ

Smokin’ 42 Dominates at Smoke on the Lake

Smokin’ 42 Dominates at Smoke on the Lake   The “Black Train” made the long trip from Tifton to Acworth worthwhile by dominating the field at Smoke on the Lake at Cauble Park on Lake Acworth.  The team turned the GBA “hat trick” by making finals in all three categories.  They capped off the strong …

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Grand Champion - Bethel Smokers

Bethel Smokers Rises to the Top at 3 Rivers BBQ Fest

Bethel Smokers Rises to the Top at 3 Rivers BBQ Fest Bethel Smokers of Douglas, GA, won the Pulled Pork Category and with the top score of the finals rounds captured the Grand Championship at the 3 Rivers BBQ Fest.  The contest was held at the Towns Bluff Park & Heritage Center just north of …

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Smokin’ Pork N Butts Photo Gallery

Smokin’ Pork N Butts Photo Gallery

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