Awards of Excellence - Overview
The NBBQA Awards of Excellence are a long-running award series that recognizes excellence in the commercial side of the barbecue industry. Products available in stores and on-line are eligible to enter.
October 1, 2021 – Entries for the Awards of Excellence are submitted
January 14, 2022 - All entries must be received
February 4 & 5, 2022 - Judging occurs
February 25, 2022 by this date, all Top 5 position, place winners will be notified
TBD – Awards Ceremony
Judging will be held at Sweet Swine O'Mine Distributing
Judging will utilize the SCA methodology with NBBQA judging criteria.
The judges will be as follows...
- Culinary Chefs, any person with a current certified judge number with any of the following sanctioning bodies, SCA, KCBS, PNWBA, MBM, FBA, GBA, or in the EAT Methodology.
- Judges may not have any business or family connection to anyone with entries in the Awards of Excellence