Annual GBC Awards Weekend

2015 GBC Grand Champs - The Pit Crew GA

The annual Georgia BBQ Championship Awards Weekend is held on the first Saturday in February each year at the Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa in Young Harris.

The banquet is your opportunity to enjoy a four star resort weekend with many opportunities to network with your friends from Georgia'a Pro Barbecue circuit. Organizers, cooks, judges and sponsors are all welcome to partipate in this fun and educational social gathering for anyone with a passion for competition barbecue in Georgia.

In addition to the recognition of the previous year's winners, a wide variety of activities of interest to the BBQ community are featured for the weekend. Past programs have included:

  • The Brasstown Valley Winter BBQ Throwdown, the season's first GBC Qualifier contest
  • Organizer Roundtable: resources for GBC member contest organizers
  • Opportunities for everyone to share ideas with the GBC Board
  • Continuing education for KCBS judges

In addition, special opportunities are featured some years, including KCBS Judging and Table Captain classes, cooking classes by successful pitmasters and demonstrations of the latest barbecue gear. For more information on the BBQ Throwdown contest, or to reserve lodge or cabin rooms, visit the Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa website. Be sure and ask for the special Georgia BBQ Championship rate when making reservations for rooms and awardss party tickets.