NCBBQA logoNorth Carolina BBQ Association, a nonprofit organization, is devoted to protecting and promoting the time-honored tradition of low and slow North Carolina barbeque. Through competitive BBQ judging , cooking classes and other unique events, we invite you to be a part of the Old North State’s tradition of authentic, traditional and real barbeque.

Next Event info

Large Blog ImageMarch 28, 2015
NCBBQA Cooking and
Judging School
Charlotte, NC


May 9, 2015
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ
(click here for team applications)
Charlotte, NC

October 24, 2015
Smoke On The Water
Washington, NC


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When Pigs Fly Grand Champion – Ranucci’s Big Butt BBQ

Alex Ranucci, Grand Champion of When Pigs Fly 2015.


Authentic. Traditional. Real.