The Australian Barbeque Society would like to offer to all Australian Barbeque Teams, Including Pit Barbeque, Backyard Cooker, Kids Que and Weber Cooker Teams the opportunity to become a member of the ABBQ, to spread the Gospel of “Low and Slow” Barbeque, earn Trophies, Cash and Prizes and meet like minded people with a passion for this unique cooking classic from America, as well as competing for Cash, Prizes and Bragging Rights.

The ABBQ has 5 categories of team competitions:

Category “A” – BBQ PIT SMOKERS (WOOD AND/OR CHARCOAL ONLY) – BLIND JUDGING – Categories include Pork Ribs, Pork Shoulder, Whole Hog, Beef Brisket, Poultry, Sauces, One-Bite, Lamb, Seafood, Burgers, Chicken Wings, Desserts and Exotic. Any commercial or homemade, trailered or untrailered, pit or smoker normally used for competitive barbeque. A BBQ Pit may include gas or electricity for starting the combustion of wood and /or charcoal only but NOT to complete the cooking process. Pit should be of a permanent design that contains separate individual cooking chambers and heat sources. (No sharing of heat sources). Augers and /or Blowers / Fans are prohibited.

Category “B” – BBQ PIT SMOKERS (WOOD AND/OR CHARCOAL ONLY) – ON-SITE JUDGING – Major Competitions Only – Categories include Pork Shoulder, Whole Hog and Pork Ribs, conducted in conjunction with Category “A” Blind Judging (Double Judged Event) whereby Judges come to your cook site, inspect Pit, receive Presentation from Team Captain and taste meat on-site; Teams compete in one category type listed only, either Ribs, Shoulder or Whole Hog only BBQ PITS – Category “A” – (On-Site Judging) – Any commercial or homemade, trailered or untrailered, pit or smoker normally used for competitive barbeque. A BBQ Pit may include gas or electricity for starting the combustion of wood and /or charcoal only but NOT to complete the cooking process. Pit should be of a permanent design that contains separate individual cooking chambers and heat sources. (No sharing of heat sources). Augers and /or Blowers / Fans are Prohibited.

Category “C” – GET OUT AND GRILL BACKYARD COOKER CLASS – any cooking device by design or nature that is inherently portable and by design is intended for recreational cooking. The preparation, cooking and presentation of any Burgers, Chicken Wings or Steak are the sanctioned turn-ins for this category. Meats are supplied to competitors in this category.

Category “D” – KID’S “QUE” – all Team Members must be between 4 and 17 years only, with Adult’s only permitted to oversee and supervise the cook. Knives, Lighting of the Grill and Seasoning of the entry are permitted by the Supervising Adult only. The preparation, cooking and presentation of any Burgers or Chicken Wings are the sanctioned turn ins for this category. Meats are supplied to competitors in this category.

Category “E” – STEAK OFF – any cooking device by design or nature that is inherently portable and by its design is intended for recreational cooking. The preparation, cooking and presentation of any Steak are the sanctioned turn ins for this category. Meats are supplied to competitors in this category.

Benefits to Membership include:

  • Team Membership Card and ABBQ Lanyard
  • Up to 5 Team Member Memberships including Membership Card and ABBQ Lanyards (1 year membership)
  • Monthly updates from the ABBQ
  • Early ticket access to Barbeque Competitions and Events
  • Volunteer to help at Events for Free Access, including Volunteer Meals
  • Escorted Travel Opportunities to events such as Memphis in May and the KCBS Royal in the USA (Cost)
  • Ability to join the BBQ Pitmasters Club, offering a raft of discounts from Suppliers and Sponsors, access to Wholesalers for Barbeque Supplies and access to BBQ Pitmasters Club exclusive Events, Master Classes and Tours to Barbeque USA.

 

Becoming an ABBQ Certified Team

Category Team Memberships are available with up to 5 Team Members, also receiving an ABBQ Society Individual Membership.

All Team Memberships are Perpetual for the life of the team, members may be changed as required.

To become an ABBQ Team Member, please click on the Application Form below:

For  copy of the “BBQ Pit” Team Membership, click below:

ABBQ BBQ Pit Team Membership

For a copy of the “Get Out and Grill” Team Membership, click below:

ABBQ Get Out and Grill Team Membership

For a copy of the “Kids Que” Team Membership, click below:

ABBQ Kids Que BBQ Team Membership

For a copy of the “Steak Off” Team Membership, click below:

ABBQ Steak Off Team Membership

For a copy of the current ABBQ Team Rules, click below:

ABBQ Team Competition Rules 2018