I really like cooking in "backyard bbq" cookoffs more than the sanctioned events. They are a more relaxed and fun atmosphere where as a lot of the bigger stuff becomes overly snotty and stressed. I have been looking around to find some sort of calender of events or such just for these types of cookoffs but have had a hard time finding them. I live in SW missouri and will drive to any of the surrounding states (OK, KS, AR, even north TX) to find these types of events but due to my work schedule need months notice most of the time. Usually by the time I hear about them on media it is too late for me to get there. How do you all find these events? Is there a collection anywhere? I think this would be good info for people just getting into competing without forking over the HUGE investment the bigger boys require.Thoughts?