The Pacific Northwest Barbecue Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of barbecue in the Northwest.The PNWBA is committed to educating the public in the furtherance and development of authentic barbecue knowledge through cooking classes, judging classes, and competition barbecue cooking events. Our organization is managed by a Board of Directors who are made up completely with volunteers.
Compete in professional BBQ competitions and win ribbons, trophies, and prize money. These are the events where you will use your Cooking and Judging class skills.
If events do not appear here please email PNWBA Events Coordinator.
|Event Name||Location||Date||Information||Payment / Results||Prize Purse|
|6th Annual Winter Blues Rib Rally||Vancouver, WA||3/11/17||Signup & Info||$1,500|
|BBQ in April for April (lite event)||Langley, BC||4/15/17||Registration Website|
|Washington State Spring Fair BBQ Playoffs||Puyallup, WA||4/22/17 - 4/23/17||$15,000|
|Canadian Festival of Chili & BBQ||Langley, BC||5/6/17 - 5/7/17||Website||$15,000|
|Eastern WA BBQ Championship @ Pybus Market||Wenatchee, WA||5/13/17 - 5/14/17||$4,000|
|Cruzin' Chelan PNWBA Pro BBQ Classic||Lake Chelan, WA||6/2/17 - 6/3/17||$10,000|
|Bottles, Brews & BBQ's||Prosser, WA||6/9/17 - 6/10/17||$8,000|
|South Sound BBQ Festival||Lacey, WA||7/7/17 - 7/8/17||$3,000|
|Brews & BBQ Newburg OR||Newburg, OR||7/22/17 - 7/23/17||$7,500|
|Barbageddon||Puyallup, WA||7/28/17 - 7/29/17||$4,000|
|Canadian National Championships||Whistler, BC||8/4/17 - 8/6/17||$7,000|
|Smokin' in the Root||Stevensville, MT||8/4/17 - 8/5/17||TENTATIVE|
|Oak Harbor Pig Fest||Oak Harbor, WA||8/12/17 - 8/13/17||$7,000|
|Clearwater's 2017 Grillfest||Suquamish, WA||8/26/17 - 8/27/17||$17,500|
|Benton-Franklin Fair BBQ Cook-off (lite event)||Kennewick, WA||8/26/17||TENTATIVE|
|Showdown at Juarez Canyon (26 team limit)||Oregon City, OR||9/2/17 - 9/3/17||TENTATIVE|
|Harvest Festival||Grand Coulee, WA||9/16/17 - 9/17/17||TENTATIVE|
Fire extinguishers are required at all PNWBA competitions, whether or not the local fire code for the event location requires them. At a minimum, fire extinguishers MUST be rated 2A40BC or 3A40BC.
Fire extinguishers MUST be current.
To be current, fire extinguishers must:
Remember - just because it has been less than a year since the extinguisher was serviced / purchased, it still may be out of a charge.