A Grand Time in Albany for Dobey Que
(pictures courtesy of Donald Tilton of Classic Impression)
The Quail Classic Event in Albany, GA and the Georgia Barbecue Association joined forces for the first time. The event was held at the Stonebridge Country Club. The teams and judges enjoyed the hospitality of this unique venue especially the different twist on a people’s choice contest with their Hospitality Challenge.
David Hair, cooking for the first time in GBA as Dobey Que, got the final call of the day and the Grand Championship.
Kerry Sparks of LawDawg BBQ continued her strong run of contests by making finals in both Loin and Pulled Pork along with a 6th place finish in Ribs. The gave LawDawg BBQ the top cumulative score across the three categories in the preliminary rounds and the Reserve Championship.
Shirley & Harvey Wills of Fiddlers BBQ won the People”s Choice Hospitality Challenge. H & J Cooking Team took second place with Marky Mark’s Smoking Butts capturing third place.
Dobey Que’s Grand Championship Loin entry topped the category with LawDawg BBQ as runner-up and H & J Cooking Team in third.place. Fourth place went to Old Henry’s BBQ, fifth place went to Real South BBQ and sixth place went to Fiddler’s BBQ. Just Blowing Smoke took seventh place with Hungry Hog BBQ in eighth place. The ninth place call went to Southern Hogs with 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers rounding out the top 10.
LawDawg BBQ had to top Pulled Pork Box of the contest. Hungry Hog BBQ was a close second. Real South BBQ took third place. Fourth place went to Fiddler’s BBQ and fifth place went to Just Blowing Smoke. Southern Hogs grabbed sixth place; H & J Cooking team grabbed seventh and Durt Road Smokers grabbed eighth place. 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers and Old Henry’s BBQ finished ninth and tenth respectively.
In Ribs, it was Tim Coleman and Real South BBQ for the win. Second place went to 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers. Dobey Que took third place with Southern Hogs in fourth. Just Blowing Smoke and LawDawg BBQ tied for fifth place with Just Blowing Smoke getting the nod on the 4th tiebreaker. H & Cooking Team came in seventh place. There was also a tie for eighth place and it went to the 5th tiebreaker before Fiddler’s BBQ edged out Old Henry’s BBQ. Hungry Hog got the tenth place call
The Georgia Barbecue Association would like to thank the administration and staff of Stonebridge Country Club for putting on an outstanding contest.
|1||280||Dobey Que||1||596.9||Law Dawg BBQ||1||597.4||Real South BBQ|
|2||594.4||Law Dawg BBQ||2||595.3||Hungry Hog BBQ||2||594.2||92BBQ/Assassin Smokers|
|3||588.7||H&J Cooking Team||3||589.3||Real South BBQ||3||590||Dobey Que|
|4||586.2||Old Henrys BBQ||4||586.9||Fiddlers BBQ||4||584.2||Southern Hogs|
|5||582.8||Real South BBQ||5||585.7||Just Blowing Smoke||5||583.91||Just Blowing Smoke|
|6||580.3||Fiddlers BBQ||6||581.6||Southern Hogs||6||583.9||Law Dawg BBQ|
|7||578.6||Just Blowing Smoke||7||581.5||H&J Cooking Team||7||583.3||H&J Cooking Team|
|8||578.3||Hungry Hog BBQ||8||577.6||Durt Road Smokers||8||580.31||Fiddlers BBQ|
|9||566.3||Southern Hogs||9||576.2||92BBQ/Assassin Smokers||9||580.3||Old Henrys BBQ|
|10||563.8||92BBQ/Assassin Smokers||10||573.8||Old Henrys BBQ||10||579.3||Hungry Hog BBQ|
|11||561.4||Marky Marks Smoking Butts||11||560.3||Marky Marks Smoking Butts||11||572.7||Durt Road Smokers|
|12||545.7||Durt Road Smokers||12||0||Dobey Que||12||556.2||Marky Marks Smoking Butts|
|1||Law Dawg BBQ||598.8||592.1||583.9||1774.8|
|2||Real South BBQ||582.8||590.1||591.8||1764.7|
|3||H&J Cooking Team||588.5||581.5||583.3||1753.3|
|4||Just Blowing Smoke||578.6||585.7||583.91||1748.21|
|6||Hungry Hog BBQ||578.3||587.8||579.3||1745.4|
|7||Old Henrys BBQ||586.2||573.8||580.3||1740.3|
|10||Durt Road Smokers||545.7||577.6||572.7||1696|
|11||Marky Marks Smoking Butts||561.4||560.3||556.2||1677.9|