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Sep 28 2014

Just Blowin’ Smoke Wins the Shootout at Doc Holiday Festival

Just Blowin’ Smoke Wins the Shootout at Doc Holiday Festival

The GBA made its debut at the Doc Holiday Festival in downtown Griffin, GA and it turned into a 3 way shootout for the Grand Championship. In the end, the Loin entry by Robin Bowles & Just Blowin’ Smoke topped the Pulled Pork box by Dixie Que’s Rick Godfrey and the Ribs entry of Gary Lanton of Holy Smokes.

Grand Champion - Just Blowin' Smoke

Grand Champion – Just Blowin’ Smoke

Dixie Que finaled in Pulled Pork, finished 6th in Ribs and 11th in Loin to take the Reserve Championship for the top cumulative score in the three preliminary rounds.

Reserve Champion - Dixie Que

Reserve Champion – Dixie Que

Just Blowin’ Smoke’s championship Loin box topped the category. Two Fat Boys & A Grill came in second with Rolling Smoke Competition Que in third place. Swine Time Grillin’ Team took fourth place.  92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers edged Bearded BBQ for fifth place on the tiebreaker. Real South BBQ grabbed seventh place and RTC Smokin’ grabbed eighth place.  Fiddler’s BBQ in ninth and H & J Cooking Team in tenth rounded out the top 10,

Dixie Que won Pulled Pork with Just Blowin’ Smoke the runner-up. Fiddler’s BBQ came in third with H & J Cooking Team in fourth. Swine Time Grillin’ Team nailed down the fifth spot. Sixth place went to Rub Shakers Que and seventh place went to Old Henry’s BBQ.  In eight place was Holy Smokes; in ninth place was Smokin’ J’s and in tenth place was Real South BBQ.

First Place Ribs - Holy Smokes

First Place Ribs – Holy Smokes

 

 

Holy Smokes had the best box of Ribs on the day. Two Fat Boys & A Grill took second place with 29 Barbecue taking third place. 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers edged out Rub Shakers Que for fourth place by 0.3 of a point. Dixie Que finished in the sixth spot. In seventh place was Fiddler’s BBQ with RTC Smokin’ in eighth place.  Real South BBQ and Just Blowin’ Smoke tied for ninth place with Real South BBQ coming out on top in the tiebreaker.

 

The Doc Holiday Festival also held a GBA sanctioned Cooking for Fun contest.  The GBA’s Cooking for Fun division competes in two categories: Pulled Pork and Ribs. Simply Q topped Swine Dining in Pulled Pork.  Swine Dining returned the favor by topping Simply Q to win the Ribs category.

 

 

CFF Pulled Pork 1st Place - Simply Q

CFF Pulled Pork 1st Place – Simply Q

 

CFF Ribs 1st Place - Swine Dining

CFF Ribs 1st Place – Swine Dining

The GBA teams, judges and officials had a great time at the Doc Holiday Festival and are looking forward to a return trip in 2015.  The next stop on the GBA contest trail with another first year event at the South Cobb BBQ & Blues Festival at the EpiCenter in Austell, GA.  Full results below:

 

LOIN   PULLED PORK
1 598.3 Just Blowing Smoke 1 595.8 Dixie Que
2 594.1 Two Fat Boys & A Grill 2 595.5 Just Blowing Smoke
3 588.7 Rollin’ Smoke Competition Que 3 588 Fiddlers BBQ
4 585.2 Swine Time Cooking Team 4 590.8 H&J’s
5 583.6 92BBQ Assassin Smokers 5 587.2 Swine Time Cooking Team
6 583.6 Bearded BBQ 6 582.9 Rub Shakers Que
7 583 Real South BBQ 7 581 Old Henry BBQ
8 579.9 RTC Smokin 8 580.2 Holy Smokes
9 579.5 Fiddlers BBQ 9 579.7 Smokin J’s Barbeque
10 577.7 H&J’s 10 579 Real South BBQ
11 577.4 Dixie Que 11 578.3 92BBQ Assassin Smokers
12 575.1 Holy Smokes 12 577.7 RTC Smokin
13 574.1 Smokin J’s Barbeque 13 575.3 29 Barbeque
14 573.5 Smokin Butts BBQ 14 571.1 Killer Swine
15 571.1 Killer Swine 15 569.5 Bearded BBQ
16 569.8 29 Barbeque 16 564.3 Daddy-O’s
17 564.8 Daddy-O’s 17 563.6 Rollin’ Smoke Competition Que
18 562.2 Old Henry BBQ 18 559.3 Smokin Butts BBQ
19 561.3 Rub Shakers Que 19 556.9 Two Fat Boys & A Grill
20 556.2 Dawg Pit BBQ 20 551.7 Dawg Pit BBQ

 

 

RIBS
1 596.1  Holy Smokes
2 594.8 Two Fat Boys & A Grill
3 591.1 29 Barbeque
4 587.8 92BBQ Assassin Smokers
5 587.5 Rub Shakers Que
6 584 Dixie Que
7 582.6 Fiddlers BBQ
8 579.9 RTC Smokin
9 576.6 Real South BBQ
10 576.6 Just Blowing Smoke
11 574.7 Swine Time Cooking Team
12 572.5 Rollin’ Smoke Competition Que
13 569.2 Daddy-O’s
14 567 H&J’s
15 566 Killer Swine
16 563.9 Dawg Pit BBQ
17 558.9 Smokin J’s Barbeque
18 557.6 Smokin Butts BBQ
19 556.2 Old Henry BBQ

 

Reserve Scores
Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 Just Blowing Smoke 595.7 594.8 576.6 1767.1
2 Dixie Que 577.4 597.1 584 1758.5
3 Fiddlers BBQ 579.5 591.2 582.6 1753.3
4 Holy Smokes 575.1 580.2 595.1 1750.4
5 92BBQ Assassin Smokers 583.61 578.3 587.8 1749.71
6 Swine Time Cooking Team 585.2 587.2 574.7 1747.1
7 29 Barbeque 569.8 575.3 595.5 1740.6
8 Real South BBQ 583 579 576.61 1738.61
9 RTC Smokin 579.9 577.7 579.9 1737.5
10 H&J’s 577.7 590.8 567 1735.5
11 Two Fat Boys & A Grill 586.6 556.9 591.2 1734.7
12 Rub Shakers Que 561.3 582.9 587.5 1731.7
13 Rollin’ Smoke Competition Que 595.4 563.6 572.5 1731.5
14 Smokin J’s Barbeque 574.1 579.7 558.9 1712.7
15 Killer Swine 571.1 571.1 566 1708.2
16 Old Henry BBQ 562.2 581 556.2 1699.4
17 Daddy-O’s 564.8 564.3 569.2 1698.3
18 Smokin Butts BBQ 573.5 559.3 557.6 1690.4
19 Dawg Pit BBQ 556.2 551.7 563.9 1671.8
20 Bearded BBQ 583.6 569.5 0 1153.1

 

Cooking For Fun Pulled Pork

599.1 Simply “Q”
595.4 Swine Dining

Cooking For Fun Ribs

588.5 Swine Dining
581.8 Simply “Q”
573 Cookin & Drinkin BBQ

 

 

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