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The Northeast Barbecue Society's Board of Directors and Membership would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the winners at the Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony, marking the conclusion of the successful 2023 season.

Your dedication, passion, and outstanding achievements have truly set the bar high within our barbecue community. We celebrate your hard work and commitment, and we look forward to another incredible season ahead. Here's to continued excellence and camaraderie in the world of barbecue!

We are thrilled to extend our heartfelt congratulations to this year's recipient of the prestigious Judge of the Year Award from the Northeast Barbecue Society (NEBS)!

🎖️Renee Camara 

She has exemplified unwavering commitment, dedication, and expertise in the role of a judge, embodying the highest standards of excellence and integrity within our barbecue community. Through their active participation, mentorship, and exemplary judging skills, she have made a profound impact, shaping the judging landscape and fostering a culture of learning and growth among peers.


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NEBS was founded to promote the traditions, lifestyle, and skills associated with outdoor cooking. We offer classes, give cooking demos, sanction contests, organize social events, publish newsletters, and more. 



NEBS is a resource for regional contest organizers, competitors, and judges. Interested in hosting a contest or learning how to compete? Check this site frequently for the latest updates.


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NEBS connect vendors, competitors that vend, festival organizers, and restaurateurs to build and encourage BBQ offerings in the northeast.



NEBS is a 501(c)3 non-profit. We educate, promote, and preserve the barbecue lifestyle primarily through society membership and volunteer programs. We also accept individual and corporate donations, and in turn help support regional non-profits aligned with our mission.