2024 GLBBQA Spring Fling

Entry Deadline: April 19, 2024
Categories: BBQ Competitions
2024 GLBBQA Spring Fling
Venue / Location

Eaton County Fairgrounds
1025 S Cochran Avenue
Charlotte, MI 48813

General Information

Competition – April 19-20, 2024

This is a State Championship.
Turn in Categories: Chicken, Ribs, Pork and Brisket
You must turn in all four categories to be eligible for Grand Champion.
This is a GLBBQA Team of the Year Qualifier.

Welcome to the Great Lakes Barbecue Association! The Great Lakes Barbecue Association is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting the art and technique of Outdoor Cooking!

Our association was founded in 2007 under the common love for outdoor cooking on just about any heat source – wood, charcoal, pellets, gas. We love food, fire and fellowship! We are a non-profit organization (501c7) whose members want to utilize their love of barbecue and outdoor cooking to benefit selected charities and other worthwhile causes.

Event Timeline April 19, 2024
8am – Team load in
5pm – Beak to Beak (by invitation only)
6pm – Cooks Meeting
6:30pm – Team Potluck / Beak to Beak Awards

Event Timeline April 20, 2024
12:00pm – Turn In Chicken
12:30pm – Turn In Ribs
1:00pm – Turn In Pork
1:30pm – Turn In Brisket
3:00pm – Awards


Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $150.00 (members); $185 (non-member – includes 1yr membership)
– Includes one campsite with electric for Friday night

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Prize Money – $4,500.00

Blue and Pink Table Setting

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