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.

30/06 - 01/07
BBQ & Beer Roadshow – Brisbane
The Brisbane BBQ Festival will be held on the grass at The Sporting Fields, Victoria Park, 271 Gilchrist Aven …
28/07 - 29/07
Cue for a Cause Lakeside – BBQ Competition
Cue for a Cause Lakeside will host a BBQ Competition on 28th & 29th July 2018 in Forster, NSW. With 4 hand …
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 …
25/08 - 26/08
Baconfest, Kingaroy
It’s all about the Pork at Baconfest in Kingaroy, Qld on the weekend of 25th & 26 August 2018. This …
25/08 - 26/08
Burleigh BBQ Championships
Burleigh BBQ Championships is back for it’s 4th instalment on 25th & 26th August 2018 on Ed Hardy Pa …
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 …
20/10 - 21/10
Creekside BBQ Battle
The Creekside BBQ Battle is back again in 2018 and is set to be another cracker of an event on 20 & 21 O …
01/11 - 30/11
Hemingway’s Brews, Blues & BBQ
Cairns  in North Queensland at the Hemingway’s Brewery is the place to be come in late 2018 There is …
23/06 - 24/06
Cook Cook Off – Canberra
Canberra in ACT will host a Round of the Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships with the Cook Coo …
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 …
18/05 - 19/05
Western Hotel – Barbecue Competition, Ballar …
The Western Hotel in beautiful Ballarat will host a Round of the Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Champion …
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 …
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 …
14/04 - 15/04
The Meat Meet
Horsham in Victoria at the Wimmera Events Centre is the spot for The inaugural Meat Meet which will also be a …
24/03 - 25/03
Hobart Brewing Blues + BBQ Festival
Hobart Blues, Brews and Barbecues is on again this March! Hobart Brewing Company are set to host our Australas …
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 …
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 …
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 …
10/02 - 11/02
Smokin in the Port, Fremantle
Smokin in the Port in Fremantle, WA will include an ABA Sanctioned barbecue competition in 2018 on the 1oth &a …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …