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Oct 12 2014

South Cobb BBQ & Blues Gets Smoked Rescue Style

South Cobb BBQ & Blues Gets Smoked Rescue Style

Robby Royal and Rescue Smokers,of BBQ Pitmasters fame, took first place in both Pulled Pork and Ribs at the South Cobb BBQ & Blues Festival.  It was his near perfect score of 599.1 in the Pulled Pork finals round that netted the team the Grand Championship

grand champion - rescue smokers

Grand Champion – Rescue Smokers

Just Blowing Smoke, Robin Bowles PItmaster, made finals in Loin; finished 5th in Pulled Pork and 7th in Ribs to take home the Reserve Championship.

reserve champion - just blowing smoke

Reserve Champion – Just Blowing Smoke

 

Butt Rubbin BBQ

Butt Rubbin BBQ

 

 

The first category of the contest was Loin and Just Blowing Smoke topped the field. Butt Rubbin BBQ took second place and 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers took third.  Rescue Smokers actually tied for third place but lost the tiebreaker to miss finals and finished in fourth place. Hard Rock Hill BBQ came in fifth place with Dixie Que in sixth. Smokin Butts BBQ took seventh; Rub Shakers Que took eighth; Fiddlers BBQ took ninth and We Want Que took 10th place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CJs

CJs

 

 

Rescue Smokers won the Pulled Pork category with CJ’s as runner-up. We Want Que grabbed third place with 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers in fourth and Just Blowing Smoke in fifth place.  There was a tie for sixth place and Fiddler’s BBQ won the tiebreaker over Dixie Que. Rub Shakers Que,  Smokin’ the Good Stuff and Hard Rock Hill BBQ finished eighth through tenth respectively.

 

 

rub shakers

 

 

It was Rescue Smokers taking their second win of the day with the top scoring Rib box.  Rub Shakers Que came in second with Smokin’ The Good Stuff coming in third. Fiddlers BBQ took fourth; Smoking J’s took fifth place and Dixie Que took sixth place. Seventh place went to Just Blowing Smoke. The final three calls in Ribs were very close. Butt Rubbin’ BBQ got the eighth place call by just 0.2 of a point over We Want Que in ninth. Just 0.1 of a point back was Daddy-O’s BBQ in tenth place.

 

 

The Georgia Barbecue Association really enjoyed their first trip to Austell and the South Cobb BBQ & Blues Festival  We want to thank the contest organizers and the staff of the beautiful EpiCenter for hosting a great contest.  Next week, the GBA heads to MIlledgeville for the Deep Roots Fesitval

Full Contest Results:

LOIN
1 596.3 Just Blowing Smoke
2 594.2 Butt Rubb’n BBQ
3 591.5 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers
4 592.4 Rescue Smokers
5 588.2 Hard Rock Hill BBQ
6 583.6 Dixie Que
7 582.9 Smokin Butts BBQ
8 580.2 Rub Shakers Que
9 579.9 Fiddler’s BBQ
10 575.9 We Want Que
11 575.1 Smokin’ the Good Stuff
12 574.8 Smokin’ Hotlanta
13 571.4 CJ’s
14 571.4 Where There’s Smoke
15 570.2 Smokin J’s Barbeque
16 569.7 Temple of the Hog
17 566.6 Daddy-O’s_BBQ

 

PULLED PORK   RIBS
1 599.1 Rescue Smokers 1 597.2 Rescue Smokers
2 593.5 CJ’s 2 593.2 Rub Shakers Que
3 588.2 We Want Que 3 591.6 Smokin’ the Good Stuff
4 594.5 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers 4 591.2 Fiddler’s BBQ
5 592.1 Just Blowing Smoke 5 589.9 Smokin J’s Barbeque
6 591.21 Fiddler’s BBQ 6 587.5 Dixie Que
7 591.2 Dixie Que 7 584.8 Just Blowing Smoke
8 590.6 Rub Shakers Que 8 582.2 Butt Rubb’n BBQ
9 587.6 Smokin’ the Good Stuff 9 582 We Want Que
10 586.1 Hard Rock Hill BBQ 10 581.9 Daddy-O’s_BBQ
11 582 Daddy-O’s_BBQ 11 578.6 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers
12 582 Smokin’ Hotlanta 12 577.1 Hard Rock Hill BBQ
13 578.9 Butt Rubb’n BBQ 13 575.1 Smokin’ Hotlanta
14 575.4 Smokin J’s Barbeque 14 572.5 Smokin Butts BBQ
15 575.4 Smokin Butts BBQ 15 564.8 CJ’s
16 568.5 Where There’s Smoke 16 563.9 Where There’s Smoke
17 566.1 Temple of the Hog 17 560.6 Temple of the Hog

 

Reserve Scores
Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 Rescue Smokers 592.4 595.7 596.4 1784.5
2 Just Blowing Smoke 599.7 592.1 584.8 1776.6
3 Rub Shakers Que 580.2 590.6 595.4 1766.2
4 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers 592.41 594.5 578.6 1765.51
5 Fiddler’s BBQ 579.9 591.21 591.2 1762.31
6 Dixie Que 583.6 591.2 587.5 1762.3
7 Butt Rubb’n BBQ 596.1 578.9 582.2 1757.2
8 Smokin’ the Good Stuff 575.1 587.6 592.4 1755.1
9 We Want Que 575.9 595.2 582 1753.1
10 Hard Rock Hill BBQ 588.2 586.1 577.1 1751.4
11 Smokin J’s Barbeque 570.2 575.4 589.9 1735.5
12 Smokin’ Hotlanta 574.8 582 575.1 1731.9
13 CJ’s 571.4 595.4 564.8 1731.6
14 Smokin Butts BBQ 582.9 575.4 572.5 1730.8
15 Daddy-O’s_BBQ 566.6 582 581.9 1730.5
16 Where There’s Smoke 571.4 568.5 563.9 1703.8
17 Temple of the Hog 569.7 566.1 560.6 1696.4me

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