2024 BBQ Boogie & Blues

Entry Deadline: April 26, 2024
Categories: BBQ Competitions
2024 BBQ Boogie & Blues
Venue / Location

109 S King Street
Calhoun, GA 30701

General Information

Competition – April 26-27, 2024

The aroma of mouthwatering BBQ will soon fill the air in Calhoun, Georgia. The BBQ, Boogie and Blues Festival is held annually on the last weekend in April. The nationally sanctioned barbecue competition is the festival’s main event, but it also features family-friendly activities, craft vendors, and live entertainment.

Festivities run from 6-10PM on Friday and 10AM-10PM on Saturday.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $275.00 Professionals
Per Entry Fee – $150.00 Backyard

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Prize Money – $8,000.00 Professionals
Grand Champion: $1,800.00
Reserve Champion: $1,300.00
KCBS Categories: Chicken, Ribs, Pork, Brisket as follows:
1st Place $300.00 6th Place $ 75.00
2nd Place $ 250.00 7th Place $ 55.00
3rd Place $ 200.00 8th Place $ 45.00
4th Place $ 125.00 9th Place $ 40.00
5th Place $ 100.00 10th Place $ 35.00

Backyard Prize Money – $1,700.00

Blue and Pink Table Setting

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