Orange County, California

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Got Wood?
Use what the Pro's use.
Try Sharpe's Gourmet
Cooking Wood for your next BBQ. Available at
The Woodshed.

Looking for quality beef products for your next cooking event?
Give Brandt Beef a try.

The California BBQ Association is offering a BBQ 101 Class that will be held on August 22, 2015 from 10AM-4PM at The Woodshed in Orange, California. Net proceeds from this class will benefit children’s charities throughout California.  Click on the flyer for information.

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Thank The Lard BBQ 2015 Contest Schedule


4th Annual Santa Anita Park Winners' Circle BBQ Championship
March 21st, 2015

Arcadia CA


The Ultimate BBQ Showdown East vs West VI
April 11th, 2015

Wildomar CA


Smokin In Mesquite BBQ Championship
May 3rd, 2015

Mesquite NV


West Coast BBQ Classic
May 9th, 2015

Long Beach CA


Bakersfield’s Biggest Baddest BBQ Championship
May 16th, 2015

Bakersfield CA


Horse Town Brew n Que Festival
May 30th, 2015

Norco CA


4th Annual VC Music Fest & BBQ
June 6th, 2015

Valley Center CA


Stagecoach Days 1st annual State BBQ Championship
June 20th, 2015

Banning CA


Newport Beach BBQ Contest
June 27th, 2015

Newport Beach CA


Vista BBQ Classic
July 25th, 2015

Vista CA


Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons
August 8th, 2015

Huntington Beach CA


Lake Elsinore BBQ Championship I and II
September 11th - 13th, 2015

Lake Elsinore CA


Dana Point BBQ Championship
October 3rd, 2015

Dana Point CA