Upcoming Events

Below are our upcoming and previous ABA sanctioned events. To register a team to compete or be a judge, please contact the Event Promoter directly. The ABA does not book or register teams and or judges for any events unless specifically mentioned.

21/10 - 22/10
Creekside BBQ Battle
  The Creekside BBQ Battle is back again this year and is set to be another cracker of an event on 21 & …
28/10 - 29/10
Central Coast – BBQ, Beef & Beer Festiv …
The Dam Hotel in Hamlyn Terrace hosts the inaugural Central Coast – BBQ, Beef & Beer Festival on 28t …
18/11 - 19/11
The Friendly Inn – Kangaroo Valley
The picturesque Kangaroo Valley in South Eastern NSW will host one of the last Championship rounds of the cale …
24/11 - 25/11
Toowoomba, Brews & Barbie Bash
November 25th will see the second last Round of the Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships visit T …
25/11 - 26/11
Australian Brewery Kingsford Invitational 2017
The most prestigious Barbecue Competition outside of the United States is this one, the Australian Brewery Kin …
25/01 - 26/01
The Big BBQ – Parramatta
Parramatta Park, Sydney will again play host to the 3rd annual ‘Big BBQ Battle‘ on Australia Day …
26/01 - 27/01
MooloolaBaBQ Festival
The MooloolaBaBQ Festival will be one of the first events of the 2018 Season. Situated on the Wharf in Moolool …
26/01 - 27/01
Hervey Bay BBQ Festival
The first-ever Hervey Bay BBQ Festival will be held at the Kondari Hotel on 26th & 27th January 2018 as pa …
24/02 - 25/02
Meatstock – Auckland
Auckland gets the jump on Australia to host the first Meatstock of the year again with the New Zealand Barbecu …
02/03 - 04/03
Girrakool Blues Festival & BBQ
The Girrakool Blues Festival & BBQ goes around again in 2018 on the 2nd to 4th March. Set in the beautifu …
17/03 - 18/03
Meatstock – Melbourne
The premier barbecue event in Melbourne on 17th & 18th March 2018 will be Meatstock and play host to th …
24/03 - 25/03
Hobart Brewing Blues + BBQ Festival
The Hobart Brewing Co. is the venue for the Island State’s first ABA Sanctioned barbecue competition set …
27/04 - 28/04
Bundaberg BBQ Battle
  Bundaberg on the beautiful Queensland coral coast is home to the much loved Bundaberg BBQ Battle on the …
05/05 - 06/05
A&E Sydney Barbecue Wars
As part of Australia’s original, biggest and best barbecue event series in Meatstock, the A&E Barbe …
05/05 - 06/05
BBQ & Beer Roadshow
The BBQ & Beer Roadshow comes around again on 5th & 6th May 2018 at the Redland Showgrounds in Clevela …
26/05 - 27/05
Just Smokin @ Roundabout Inn
Just Smokin @ The Roundabout Inn is a boutique ABA Sanctioned barbecue competition in the beautiful timber and …
08/06 - 16/06
Hemingway’s Brews, Blues & BBQ
Cairns  in North Queensland at the Hemingway’s Brewery is the place to be come June 8th & 9th 201 …
01/07 - 31/07
Up in Smoke – Adelaide
Up in Smoke, Adelaide’s favourite ABA Sanctioned Barbecue Competition is set to go around again in 2018. …
14/07 - 15/07
Brisbane BBQ festival
  The Brisbane BBQ Festival presents the annual Brisbane BBQ Championships at the Brisbane Showgrounds.  …
17/08 - 18/08
Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival
The Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival is on again in 2018, on the 17th & 18th August. Growing to be on …
01/09 - 30/09
Vic’s Meat Australian Barbecue Wars
This is by far Australia’s biggest barbecue competition with 84 teams competing in 2016 and 96 teams i …
01/09 - 30/09
Beer & BBQ Festival – Kilcoy
After a successful 2017 event the Kilcoy Beer & BBQ Festival is back and will host an ABA Sanctioned barb …
14/10 - 15/10
Smokin the Valley
The Manning Valley on the beautiful Mid North Coast of NSW will play host to the inaugural ‘Smokin the V …