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Mar 10 2015

Smokin’ 42 Defends Home Turf Again in Tifton

Smokin’ 42 BBQ Defends Home Turf Again in Tifton

 

Twenty six Georgia Barbecue Associations teams gathered at Fulwood Park in Tifton, Ga for Rhythm & Ribs. The event in Tifton has become a favorite among the teams with a great venue and a large music and crafts festival to go along with the BBQ competition  For the second year in a row, the hometown boys of Smokin’ 42 BBQ took home top honors by wining both the Loin & Pulled Pork categories and the Grand Championship.  Chad Brooks and his crew were certainly on top of their game as they also recorded  a perfect 600 score in the preliminary round of Pulled Pork. The event in Tifton has become a favorite among the teams with a great venue and a large music and crafts festival to go along with the BBQ competition

 

Grand Champion - Smokin 42 BBQ

Grand Champion – Smokin 42 BBQ

Reserve Champion - Just Blowing Smoke

Reserve Champion – Just Blowing Smoke

 

 

Robin Bowles and Just Blowing Smoke made finals in Pulled Pork and Ribs along with 8th place in Loin to capture the Reserve Grand Champion award.

 

Chad Brooks and Smokin 42 BBQ’s score of 596.7 was the top score among the three finalists in Loin to take first place.  Captain Jack’s Fredom BBQ Team took seond place with 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers taking third place. Fourth place went to Bubba Grills with Dobey Q in fifth place.  LawDawg BBQ won the tiebreaker over Stumps Smokers BBQ Team for 6th place.   In eighth place was Just Blowing Smoke with H & J Cooking team in 9th and Holy Smokes rounding out the top 10.

Smokin’ 42 BBQ followed up the perfect 600 score in Pulled Pork preliminaries with a near perfect 599.1 score in the finals round to win the category.  Stumps Smokers BBQ Team came in 2nd place with Just Blowing Smoke in third.  Rub Shakers Que took 4th place by 0.3 of a point over Law Dawg BBQ.  Swine Time Grilling Team won 6th place in the tiebreaker over H & J Cooking Team.   Dobey Q captured 8th place.  Bethel Smokers came in 9th with Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team in 10th place

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Jimmy Hornbuckle and Swine Time Grilling Team turned in the best Rib box of the day.  Captain Jacks Freedom BBQ Team was the runner up  with Just Blowing Smoke finishing in 3rd place and Bethel Smokers finishing in 4th place.  Stumps Smokers BBQ Teams won the tiebreaker to take 5th place over H & J Cooking Team. J Dub Stew & Que grabbed 7th place and . Dobey Q took 8th place.  It was Real South BBQ & Holy Smokes coming in 9th & 10 places respectively.

Rythm & Ribs also held a non-sanctioned backyard contest.  Kason Gray of Wicked Lickin’ BBQ Team got the Grand Championship call for the second year in a row.

The GBA heads north for the Hitiachi Walton Co BBQ Festival on March 13.14 followed by Durhamtown Spring Jam & BBQ Cookoff on March 20-21.

 

Full Results:

 

LOIN   PULLED PORK
1 596.7 Smokin’ 42 BBQ 1 599.1 Smokin’ 42 BBQ
2 593 Captain Jack Freedom BBQ Team 2 592 Stumps Smokers BBQ Team
3 592.3 92 BBQ Assassin Smokers 3 590.9 Just Blowing Smoke
4 598.8 Bubba Grills 4 593.9 Rub Shakers Que
5 598 Dobey Q 5 593.6 Law Dawg BBQ
6 595.11 Law Dawg BBQ 6 591.81 Swine Time Grilling Team
7 595.1 Stumps Smokers BBQ Team 7 591.8 H & J Cooking Team
8 594.8 Just Blowing Smoke 8 590.9 Dobey Q
9 591.8 H & J Cooking Team 9 590.3 Bethel Smoker
10 590.2 Holy Smokes 10 588.8 Captain Jack Freedom BBQ Team
11 588.8 Bones Grill Shack 11 585.1 Rib Ticklers
12 582.7 Bethel Smoker 12 585 Real South BBQ
13 580.5 J Dub’s Stew and Que 13 584.5 92 BBQ / Assassin Smokers
14 580 Rub Shakers Que 14 583.9 Holy Smokes
15 577.3 Smokey Times 15 579.9 Smokin J’s Barbecue
16 570.5 Dirt Road Smokerz 16 578.7 For Get Me Not BBQ
17 569 For Get Me Not BBQ 17 578.6 Flint River Cookers
18 568.3 Rib Ticklers 18 577.2 Bubba Grills
19 565.1 Southern Hogs 19 576.8 Nature Boy BBQ
20 565.1 Flint River Cookers 20 572.2 Raging Smoke BBQ
21 564.7 Raging Smoke BBQ 21 572.1 Southern Hogs
22 563.8 Smokin J’s Barbecue 22 570.4 Bones Grill Shack
23 563.8 Swine Time Grilling Team 23 569.5 Smokey Times
24 560.8 Wisham Jellies Smokers 24 565.7 J Dub’s Stew and Que
25 559.3 Real South BBQ 25 562.4 Dirt Road Smokerz
26 546.5 Nature Boy BBQ 26 560.8 Wisham Jellies Smokers

 

RIBS
1 598.9 Swine Time Grilling Team
2 591.7 Captain Jack Freedom BBQ Team
3 591 Just Blowing Smoke
4 592.1 Bethel Smoker
5 591.21 Stumps Smokers BBQ Team
6 591.2 H & J Cooking Team
7 590.8 J Dub’s Stew and Que
8 588.5 Dobey Q
9 588.2 Real South BBQ
10 587.2 Holy Smokes
11 583.9 92 BBQ / Assassin Smokers
12 583.6 For Get Me Not BBQ
13 583.6 Bubba Grills
14 583.3 Smokin’ 42 BBQ
15 583 Rub Shakers Que
16 580 Smokey Times
17 580 Law Dawg BBQ
18 576.3 Southern Hogs
19 575.7 Dirt Road Smokerz
20 575.1 Flint River Cookers
21 575 Smokin J’s Barbecue
22 570 Raging Smoke BBQ
23 569.8 Rib Ticklers
24 567.8 Nature Boy BBQ
25 567.2 Bones Grill Shack
26 558.2 Wisham Jellies Smokers

 

 Reserve Scores Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 Just Blowing Smoke 594.8 594.3 595.7 1784.8
2 Smokin’ 42 BBQ 599.7 600 583.3 1783
3 Stumps Smokers BBQ Team 595.1 595.8 591.21 1782.11
4 Captain Jack Freedom BBQ Team 599.1 588.8 592.11 1780.01
5 Dobey Q 598 590.9 588.5 1777.4
6 H & J Cooking Team 591.8 591.8 591.2 1774.8
7 Law Dawg BBQ 595.11 593.6 580 1768.71
8 92 BBQ / Assassin Smokers 599.1 584.5 583.9 1767.5
9 Bethel Smoker 582.7 590.3 592.1 1765.1
10 Holy Smokes 590.2 583.9 587.2 1761.3
11 Bubba Grills 598.8 577.2 583.6 1759.6
12 Rub Shakers Que 580 593.9 583 1756.9
13 Swine Time Grilling Team 563.8 591.81 599.1 1754.71
14 J Dub’s Stew and Que 580.5 565.7 590.8 1737
15 Real South BBQ 559.3 585 588.2 1732.5
16 For Get Me Not BBQ 569 578.7 583.6 1731.3
17 Smokey Times 577.3 569.5 580 1726.8
18 Bones Grill Shack 588.8 570.4 567.2 1726.4
19 Rib Ticklers 568.3 585.1 569.8 1723.2
20 Flint River Cookers 565.1 578.6 575.1 1718.8
21 Smokin J’s Barbecue 563.8 579.9 575 1718.7
22 Southern Hogs 565.1 572.1 576.3 1713.5
23 Dirt Road Smokerz 570.5 562.4 575.7 1708.6
24 Raging Smoke BBQ 564.7 572.2 570 1706.9
25 Nature Boy BBQ 546.5 576.8 567.8 1691.1
26 Wisham Jellies Smokers 560.8 560.8 558.2 1679.8

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