2018 Barbeques Galore Championship Schedule

The latest update of the 2018 Barbeques Galore Australian Barbecue Championships schedule already sees 33 barbecue competitions across Australia and New Zealand, with more yet to be announced.

On behalf of the Australian & New Zealand barbecue community the ABA thanks all of our Event Promoters for their continued support in making the 2018 Season possible.

The ABA sends a special shout and huge thanks out to Barbeques Galore for coming on board as major sponsors of the Champ Series (for the third year in a row) and helping establishing an awesome competition barbecue scene in Australia.

To book a spot to compete or to judge at one or more of these awesome events, all of the currently available Promoter contact information can be found at www.ausbbq.com.au/upcoming-events

Please note that some Promoters may not have all the competition detail fine-tuned as yet. When more information comes to hand the ABA will update our Upcoming Events page for your convenience.

View the current 2018 Competition Schedule by clicking the link below.






08mar(mar 8)4:00 am10(mar 10)4:00 amMeatstock Toowoomba

09marAll Day10Southern Steak Showdown & Backyard BBQ Champions

16mar(mar 16)4:00 am17(mar 17)4:00 amMeatstock Bendigo


19apr(apr 19)4:00 am21(apr 21)4:00 amMeatstock Sydney

26apr(apr 26)4:00 am27(apr 27)4:00 amBundaberg BBQ Battle

27aprAll Day28Maffco Australian BBQ Competition and FestivalMaffco Australian BBQ Competition and Festival


18may(may 18)12:00 am19(may 19)12:00 amThe Big Chill – Armidale

31may01junTownsville BBQ Battle


31may01junTownsville BBQ Battle

08jun(jun 8)8:00 am09(jun 9)8:00 amSmoke in Broke

09junAll Day10Meat Meet


12julAll Day14TBC NSW Event

12julAll Day14Up In Smoke

26jul(jul 26)5:00 am28(jul 28)5:00 amInvitational


17aug(aug 17)12:00 am18(aug 18)12:00 amKingaroy BaconFest