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Shoot the Bull Barbecue Championship

Georgia State BBQ Cookoff - Beef

Beef barbecue; photo by Mike on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Official Georgia State Beef Barbecue Cookoff

Georgia adopted the annual "Shoot the Bull" barbecue championship in Hawkinsville, GA as an official state barbecue championship cookoff in 1997 (Georgia also recognizes a pork barbecue championship cookoff; Big Pig Jig).  All Food Symbols

Sponsored by the Hawkinsville Civitan Club, proceeds from the "Shoot the Bull" barbecue championship go to the Civitan International Research Center for research toward a cure for Down’s Syndrome and other developmental disabilities. All Georgia Symbols