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NBBQA Master Classes

Come learn proven techniques to up your BBQ game during this once in a life time event. While meeting these World Champion Pitmasters you will also get to sample the recipes they are sharing!

The National Barbecue & Grilling Association (NBBQA) will be hosting a series of BBQ Master Classes on February 17-18th taught by some of the world's best pitmasters including Tuffy Stone, Mark Lambert, Boars Night Out, Moe Cason and Bob Trudnak.

These tell-all pitmaster cooking classes will show you detailed, step-by-step instructions on smoking brisket, pork ribs, Boston butt, beef ribs & even whole hog!

Friday February 17th
2:00-4:00 Master Class #1 (Whole Hog) 
Boars Night Out: https://www.boarsnightout.com/

Saturday, February 18th
8:00-10:00 Master Class #2 (Boston Butt)
Mark Lambert: https://ssomd.com/pages/bbq-know-how

11:00-1:00 Master Class #3 (Ribs)
Tuffy Stone: https://tuffystone.com/

2:00-4:00 Master Class #4 (Brisket & Beef Ribs)
Moe Cason & Bob Trudnak https://www.thebobandmoebbqshow.com/


NBBQA Annual Restaurant Tour

This annual conference extra event will kick off the 2023 NBBQA National Conference. This tour is limited to the first 100 sign ups and set up for NBBQA conference attendees to get a first-hand look at different BBQ joints. The tour is set for Wednesday February 15th and will start at 10:30am and slated to end around 4pm.

This tour will start and leave from

Wyndham Orlando Resort & Conference Center

3011 Maingate LaneKissimmee, FL 34747


This tour will be making stops at three Orlando BBQ destinations with samples and back of the house tours at each stop.

Pig Floyds - https://www.pigfloyds.com/

Sonny’s BBQ - https://www.sonnysbbq.com/

4Rivers Smokehouse - https://www.4rsmokehouse.com/



Rhinestone Cowboy Steak Cookoff This event will showcase the best BBQ and Grilling cooks in the World for a chance to win $1000 and the NBBQA Rhinestone Cowboy Hat. Event is set to start Friday afternoon. Event details and registration is located at https://steakcookoffs.com/event-4964943?CalendarViewType=1&SelectedDate=2/26/2023

SCA Double Down Showdown This double SCA steak cookoff will award over $5,000 in cash to winners in the different events slated for Saturday. https://steakcookoffs.com/event-4964970?CalendarViewType=1&SelectedDate=2/26/2023

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