The Garden City Barbecue Cookoff sanctioned by the South Carolina Barbecue Association is scheduled for Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 in Orangeburg, SC. According to an article by the Orangeburg Time Democrat, the contest already had more than 20 teams signed up.
The South Carolina Barbeque Assocation via their web site or by mail at SCBA P O Box 5841 Columbia, S.C. 29250.
The barbecue sanctioning body publishes a Calendar of Events on their web site with more than 15 barbecue contests currently scheduled for 2006.
Event more information about South Carolina barbecue is available at Carolina Q Cup, a web site detailing an annual barbecue event held at the South Carolina State Farmer's Market in Columbia, S.C. in October. Contest rules are also available on the web site.