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Judging in the Georgia Barbecue Association

If you like lip-licking, delicious barbecue prepared by some of the best competitive pit masters in the country, then you should consider registering as a judge in the Georgia Barbecue Association. Smokin J’s Barbeque are not only a professional cook … Continue reading

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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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Cartersville’s Hidden Gem: Appalachian Grill

Smokin J’s Barbeque will be judging this weekend’s (March 31 – April 1, 2017) Georgia Barbecue Association sanctioned event in downtown Cartersville, Georgia.  Sponsored by BBQ & Brews, this will be a family event featuring great food, music and fun. … 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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Smokin J’s Barbeque recap of City Fest 2016

Smokin J’s at Dallas Inaugural City Fest 2016 Had a great weekend competition at the first City Fest 2016 in Dallas, Georgia.  Fifteen professional Georgia Barbecue Association teams competed for the top team in ribs, pork loin and pork butt.  … 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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Smokin’ Pork N’ Butts

It was a wet, muddy mess down in Butts County, GA.  Kudos to the 28 teams who endured the monsoon-like conditions to participate in this event. Despite the weather, the band played on… literally, and we managed to get 7th … Continue reading

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Rhythm & Ribs

A beautiful Saturday morning in Tifton, GA gave us a sorely needed taste of spring… and some tastier BBQ! We didn’t have a spectacular outcome at this one, but we feel compelled to give a special shout out to Lonnie and … Continue reading

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