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.






13julAll Day14Beats, Brews and BBQs

27julAll DayABA Invitational Championship

28julAll DayThe Full Throttle World BBQ Championship


17aug(aug 17)12:00 am18(aug 18)12:00 amSunPork Smoke Off at Kingaroy BaconFest

23aug(aug 23)12:45 am24(aug 24)12:45 amLow N Slow Smoke Off (Gerogery)


14sepAll Day15Kangaroo Valley

27sep(sep 27)8:26 am28(sep 28)8:26 amTamworth Barbecue Festival


05octAll Day06One Mile Brewery BBQ Festival (TBC)

12oct(oct 12)6:19 am13(oct 13)6:19 amSmokin the Downs

25octAll Day27BBQ @ The Bend


02novAll Day03Smoke on the Water – Wodonga

09novAll Day10Claystone Cookoff – TBC