Welcome to the GBA

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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Grand Champion - Dobey Q

Dobey Q Walks Last at the Beach Bash

Dobey Q Walks Last at the Beach Bash The Brunswick Lions Club’s Jekyll BBQ Beach Bash has become one of the biggest events on Jekyll Island.  Thirty of the top teams in the Georgia Barbecue Association (GBA) gathered at the beach in Great Dune Park and the level of competition was off the charts. In …

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Board of Directors Minutes of Jan 17, 2015

Georgia Barbecue Association Board of Directors Meeting Minutes January 17, 2015 Jackson, Georgia   Called to order by Rick Godfrey Attending:  Rick Godfrey, Alex Khoury, Danny Meadows, Greg Hoyt, Lois Sebastian, Jim Sewell, and Danny Evans. Membership Present: Ed Vesely, Larry Greene, Chuck East, Bart Shipley, Carrie East, Julie Weprek, Cody Oakes, Ken Rose, Buddy …

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GBA Board of Directors Meeting

The GBA Board of Directors will meet on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 10:00 am.  The meeting will be held at the fairgrounds in Jackson, GA .  The meeting is open to all GBA members in good standing. Anyone who has an issue they would like to place before the board should contact Board Chairman …

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Gtand Champion - Barbecue Crew

Barbecue Crew Takes Grand on Home Turf

Barbecue Crew Takes Grand on Home Turf Foy Whatley of the Barbece Crew had the rest of the GBA Pitmasters right where he wanted them on his home turf at the Moultrie Moose Lodge Cookoff.  Whatley racked up the top score in the finals round with his Pulled Pork entry to claim the Grand Championship …

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Calling All GBA Pitmasters!

Guy’s Grocery Games on the Food Channel is planning an episode dedicated to BBQ.  They want to feature some GBA Pitmasters.  See the flyer below for information about the show if you are not familiar with it.  This would be a great chance to promote not only your BBQ skills but also the GBA. GGG2 …

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Grand Champion - Dobey Que

A Grand Time in Albany for Dobey Que

A Grand Time in Albany for Dobey Que (pictures courtesy of Donald Tilton of Classic Impression) The Quail Classic Event in Albany, GA and the Georgia Barbecue Association joined forces for the first time.  The event was held at the Stonebridge Country Club.  The teams and judges enjoyed the hospitality of this unique venue especially …

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