It is the mission of the FBA to promote the uniquely American tradition of barbecuing meat over natural wood or charcoal-fired heat and smoke through education, family-friendly fellowship, and competition.
MASTER JUDGE PROGRAM
The Master Judge Program
The FBA Master Judge Program is designed to recognize those judges who have shown their support for the most judge friendly, cooker friendly competition barbecue circuit around. The FBA Master Judge is there at almost every contest. They provide the teams with a fair and unbiased arena to test their cooking skills.The following requirements must be met to become an FBA Master Judge:
Guidelines for Master Judge Candidates observing a BBQ cook team
The Master Judge qualifying criteria requires that a Master Judge candidate must cook with a FBA member BBQ team prior to being certified as a Master Judge. The judges committee and the cook team committees have put together guidelines for both the Master Judge candidate and the cook team to follow. The goal here is to turn out better Master Judges who are knowledgeable and understand the complex and detailed process of turning out good BBQ.
Master Judge Candidate guidelines:
Here is a list of teams currently offering to host a judge and to cook with them to meet your Master Judge requirement:
Bearded Monkey Twisted Q
Rum Runners BBQ