Friday August 15 & Saturday August 16, 2014
  • Atlanta's Top BBQ Restaurants

    Serving up their specialties
    * Food cost is not included in admission ticket.
  • 50 BBQ Teams

    Talk to the teams & learn their cooking techniques
  • Live Music

    and Entertainment
  • BBQ Cooking Demonstrations

  • Kids Activity Area

  • The Market

    Featuring grilling & backyard leisure merchandise
  • New "BBQ & Bourbon Experience"

    Sample from a selection of 20 Top Shelf Bourbons and enjoy Fox Bros BAR-B-Q Pig Pick'n Feast - all from the VIP seating area.
    * Requires VIP BBQ & Bourbon Experience admission ticket - see below.

Tickets


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2014 Applications

Get your application in now to compete at this year's festival!
  • 2014 Pro Team Rules & Application
    Early Discount Deadline: May 1, 2014
    Deadline for All Applications: July 25, 2014
    Download Here >>>
  • 2014 Backyard Team Rules & Application
    Early Discount Deadline: May 1, 2014
    Deadline for All Applications: July 25, 2014
    Download Here >>>
  • 2014 Judging Application
    Download Here >>>

Festival Details

When

Friday, August 15 2014
4:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Noon-8:00pm

Where

The Special Event Area at
Atlantic Station
20th Street & Fowler

The 6th Annual

Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival

Atlanta's BEST BAR-B-Q Cook Off and Festival - August 15th & 16th, 2014

The 6th Annual Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival is Turning Up the Flavor!
The world of BBQ will be at your fingertips as we serve up the many styles, cooking techniques and flavors of BBQ in a 2-day celebration of America's biggest backyard pastime.

Whether you love Texas, Carolina, Memphis, St. Louis or Kentucky style, the Atlanta BAR-B-Q Festival IS the Crossroads of BAR-B-Q! Join us for Atlanta's best smelling, best tasting event of the year.

2013 Cookoff Winners

2013 Grand Champion - Hogz Gone Wild

Sauce Contest

Open to all Pro and Backyard Teams

1st Place: Sweetwater BBQ

2nd Place : Grillmaster Flash

3rd Place: B-Queb'd

Southern Comfort Sauce Contest

12 Teams were selected to participate in this contest and were
required to use Southern Comfort as a main ingredient

1st Place: Five Star BBQ

2nd Place : A Rubdown and a Smoke

3rd Place: Rubshakers Q

Anything Butt Contest

Open to all Pro and Backyard Teams

This year's mystery ingredient was Buffalo Short Ribs

1st Place: Five Star BBQ

2nd Place : Nice Rack

3rd Place: Big L's Sweet Heat

Dessert Contest

Open to all Pro and Backyard Teams

1st Place: That's How It's Done Son!

2nd Place : Nice Rack

3rd Place: Smoke on the Lake

People's Choice

Open to all Pro and Backyard Teams

1st Place: Taylored

2nd Place : Le Cordon Que Pit Bulls

3rd Place: Nice Rack

Best Decorated Booth

Open to all Pro and Backyard Teams

1st Place: Department of Porks and Rumpreation

2nd Place : Uncommon Q

3rd Place: Under Construction

Professional Team Winners
Backyard Team Winners

Pro Team – Overall Rankings

1st Place: Hogz Gone Wild

2nd Place : Myron Mixon Smokers

3rd Place: Smoke on the Lake

Pro Team - Chicken

1st Place: Wicked Que

2nd Place : Plumb Superior

3rd Place: Le Cordon Que Pit Bulls

Pro Team - Ribs

1st Place: Que School

2nd Place : Messin' With Fire

3rd Place: Brandon's Smokin' BBQ

Pro Team - Pulled Pork

1st Place: Brandon's Smokin' BBQ

2nd Place : Smoke on the Lake

3rd Place: Peking Porkers

Pro Team - Brisket

1st Place: Meat Militia

2nd Place : Myron Mixon Smokers

3rd Place: Hogz Gone Wild

Backyard – Overall Rankings

1st Place: MacDaddy BBQ

2nd Place : Wilbur's Been Smokin' Somethin'

3rd Place: Sweetwater Bar-B-Q

Backyard Team - Chicken

1st Place: MacDaddy BBQ

2nd Place : Stoked and Smoked

3rd Place: Hickory Flatt

Backyard Team - Ribs

1st Place: Village Porkers

2nd Place : Sweetwater Bar-B-Q

3rd Place: A Rubdown and a Smoke

Backyard Team - Pulled Pork

1st Place: MacDaddy BBQ

2nd Place : Wilbur's Been Smokin' Something

3rd Place: Hickory Flatt BBQ