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GBA Dominates the Big Pig Jig

The annual Big Pig Jig in Vienna, Georgia may attract teams from all over the nation, but this year, Georgia Barbecue Association members dominated the categories, including Grand Champion to Bubba Grills. Smokin J’s Barbeque did not compete in the … Continue reading

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Ribs Win Grand Championship for Smokin J’s Barbeque

After four years of competing against the toughest barbecue teams in the country, we finally won our first GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP! Our rib category entry was good enough to carry the big trophy home! BBQ & Brews Cadence Fair started like … Continue reading

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Smokin J’s in the GBA

Smokin J’s Barbeque has completed our FORTH year in the Georgia Barbecue Association. Although we did not cook in any competitions this year, both of us enjoyed judging at several contest this year. Smokin J’s Barbeque will kick off the … Continue reading

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Friends and Family at BBQ and Brews

Had a great weekend at the 2nd annual Barbecue and Brews Canton Festival.   Promoter and organizer, Gary Lamb knows how to put on an event.  His lives by his mantra, “promote it and they will come.” Over  15,000  people attended … Continue reading

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Barbecue Smoked Up The Mountains

It was a successful weekend for Smokin J’s Barbeque!  Seeing our barbecue family always makes for a good weekend, but for the first time, we heard our name TWICE during awards… 7th Place Loin 7th Place Pulled Pork Friday evening … Continue reading

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Georgia Barbecue Association 2016 Banquet

The Georgia Barbecue Association closes another season with its year end banquet for 2016 As some of you may know, Doug and I relocated to South Carolina last fall.  Because of the distance and Doug opening a new branch, Smokin … Continue reading

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Cooking at Three Rivers Festival at Towns Bluff

Enjoyed a beautiful weekend at Towns Bluff Park and Heritage Center in Hazlehurst, Georgia.  Mother nature was wonderful to 28 GBA professional cook teams as they battled it out for the best in pork loin, pulled pork and pork ribs.  … Continue reading

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Smokin J’s Barbeque at Canton’s Innagural Competition

Smokin J’s Barbeque at BBQ & Brews Smokin J’s Barbeque enjoyed Canton’s inaugural Georgia Barbecue Association sanctioned BBQ & Brews Festival.  Competing were 22 professional teams and 19 cooking for fun teams battling for cash money and recognition. Downtown Main … Continue reading

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Walton County BBQ Festival

Enjoyed beautiful weather and a tremendous turnout for the 2nd annual Walton County Barbecue Festival to benefit the “Communities in School,” program.  Held at the Walton County Agricultural Education Center, 30 professional barbecue teams lit their fires and competed for … Continue reading

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17th Overall!

Inching out way up the GBA rankings, we finished the 2014-2015 season 17th.  Look out top 10, here we come!

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