Sep 20 2017

Flying Pigs Take Grand in Douglas

Flying Pigs Take Grand in Douglas

Brian Griffis of Flying Pigs BBQ got to hoist the “Big Check”for $5,000, the largest Grand Champion award in GBA history, as his Rib entry was the top scorer in the finals round at the South Georgia BBQ & Outdoor Festival in Douglas.  It was a very even competition as 9 different teams advanced to the Finals round in the three meat categories.

Grand Champion - Flying Pigs

Grand Champion – Flying Pigs

The Hold Your Horses BBQ team of Cary Chasteen made finals in Loin, placed 6th in Ribs and 7th in Pulled Pork to capture the Reserve Grand Championship and $2500.

Reserve Grand Champion - Hold Your Horses BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion – Hold Your Horses BBQ

Tim Coleman & Real South BBQ made finals for the first time ever on the Loin category. Their finals round Loin box was the best in the category & took 1st place. Hold Your Horses was runner-up with Johnson Boys BBQ in third.  Southern Hogs topped the Pulled Pork category with Old Henry BBQ in 2nd & Hard Rock Hill BBQ rounding out the top three.  Flying Pigs won Ribs.  Bubba Grills came in 2nd place and Weekend Warriors took 3rd place.

  LOIN     PULLED PORK     RIBS
1 FINALS Real South BBQ 1 FINALS Southern Hogs 1 FINALS Flying Pigs BBQ
2 FINALS Hold Your Horses BBQ 2 FINALS Old Henry BBQ 2 FINALS Bubba Grills
3 FINALS Johnson Boys 3 FINALS Hard Rock Hill BBQ 3 FINALS Weedend Warriors
4 598.8 Flint River Cookers 4 594.5 Flint River Cookers 4 594.2 Southern Hogs
5 595.8 2 Smokin Phat Boyz 5 594.2 Hootie Q 5 591.9 Smoking Outlaws
6 595.5 Smokin the Good Stuff 6 591.5 Flyin Pigs BBQ 6 591.8 Hold Your Horses BBQ
7 594.81 Weekend Warriors 7 590.3 Hold Your Horses BBQ 7 591.3 Captian Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team
8 594.8 Big Butts BBQ 8 590 Kelvin’s BBQ 8 591.2 Hootie Q
9 591.3 Flyin Pigs BBQ 9 589.5 Smoking Outlaws 9 590.8 Kelvin’s BBQ
10 590.6 Southern Hogs 10 589.1 Off the Chain 10 590.5 Real South BBQ
11 590.3 Off the Chain 11 588.7 Okefenokee Smokers 11 589.2 Okefenokee Smokers
12 590.2 Rescue Smokers 12 586.3 Real South BBQ 12 586.6 Raging Smoke
13 585 Real Licious Q   13 585.3 Captian Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team 13 586.3 Flint River Cookers
14 584 Smoking Outlaws 14 585.3 2 Smokin Phat Boyz 14 583.9 Big Butts BBQ
15 583 Americana Grillers   15 582.7 Weekend Warriors 15 583.6 Blue Diablo BBQ
16 581.4 Just Smoke ‘N’ Around 16 581.7 Rescue Smokers 16 581.1 Hard Rock Hill BBQ
17 581.1 Blue Diablo BBQ 17 579.6 Smoke Show 17 580.7 Bayshore Porkers
18 580.4 Raging Smoke   18 579.3 Raging Smoke 18 578.4 Old Henry’s BBQ
19 578.8 Captian Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team 19 579.2 8-Finger Jack Stew & Q 19 577.8 Smoke Show
20 576.5 Bubba Grills 20 577.7 Bayshore Porkers 20 575.1 Real Licious Q
21 571.7 Old Henry’s BBQ 21 577.4 Johnson Boys 21 574.8 Smokin the Good Stuff
22 569.3 Okefenokee Smokers 22 575.6 Bubba Grills 22 573.8 Off the Chain
23 568 8-Finger Jack Stew & Q 23 574.5 Just Smoke ‘N’ Around 23 567.2 Just Smoke ‘N’ Around
24 561.8 Smoke Show 24 572 Smokin the Good Stuff 24 565.9 Rescue Smokers
25 561.3 Kelvin’s BBQ 25 567.3 Big Butts BBQ 25 564.8 Johnson Boys
26 560 Hootie Q   26 566.9 Real Licious Q   26 563 Americana Grillers
27 559.3 Bayshore Porkers 27 564.2 Blue Diablo BBQ   27 533.8 8-Finger Jack Stew & Q
28 549.9 Hard Rock Hill BBQ 28 559.5 Americana Grillers 28 516 2 Smokin Phat Boyz

 

 Reserve Scores Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 Hold Your Horses BBQ 599.7 590.3 591.8 1781.8
2 Southern Hogs 590.6 596.1 594.2 1780.9
3 Flint River Cookers 598.8 594.5 586.3 1779.6
4 Flyin Pigs BBQ 591.3 591.5 595.2 1778.0
5 Real South BBQ 599.7 586.3 590.5 1776.5
6 Weekend Warriors 594.8 582.7 598.8 1776.3
7 Smoking Outlaws 584.0 589.5 591.9 1765.4
8 Captian Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team 578.8 585.3 591.3 1755.4
9 Off the Chain 590.3 589.1 573.8 1753.2
10 Bubba Grills 576.5 575.6 598.8 1750.9
11 Old Henry’s BBQ 571.7 598.2 578.4 1748.3
12 Okefenokee Smokers 569.3 588.7 589.2 1747.2
13 Raging Smoke 580.4 579.3 586.6 1746.3
14 Big Butts BBQ 594.8 567.3 583.9 1746.0
15 Hootie Q 560.0 594.2 591.2 1745.4
16 Smokin the Good Stuff 595.5 572.0 574.8 1742.3
17 Kelvin’s BBQ 561.3 590.0 590.8 1742.1
18 Johnson Boys 599.7 577.4 564.8 1741.9
19 Rescue Smokers 590.2 581.7 565.9 1737.8
20 Hard Rock Hill BBQ 549.9 599.1 581.1 1730.1
21 Blue Diablo BBQ 581.1 564.2 583.6 1728.9
22 Real Licious Q 585.0 566.9 575.1 1727.0
23 Just Smoke ‘N’ Around 581.4 574.5 567.2 1723.1
24 Smoke Show 561.8 579.6 577.8 1719.2
25 Bayshore Porkers 559.3 577.7 580.7 1717.7
26 Americana Grillers 583.0 559.5 563.0 1705.5
27 2 Smokin Phat Boyz 595.8 585.3 516.0 1697.1
28 8-Finger Jack Stew & Q 568.0 579.2 533.8 1681.0

 

 

Sep 18 2017

Captain Jack Rises to Mountain Top

Captain Jack Rises to Mountain Top

Grand Champion - Captain Jack Freedom BBQ

Grand Champion – Captain Jack Freedom BBQ

Reserve Champion - Hold Your Horses BBQ

Reserve Champion – Hold Your Horses BBQ

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Jack Fallin of Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team rib entry in finals was the top score in the finals round giving the team the Grand Championship.  Hold Your Horses BBQ, led by Cary Chasteen, had the top cumulative score in the preliminaries to take home the Reserve Grand Championship

Hold Your Horses BBQ won both the Loin & Pulled Pork categories.  We Want Que took second in Loin with CaJenn Smokin Que taking third place.  Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team added a runner-up in Pulled Pork to their winning Ribs. Southern Hogs was 3rd in Pulled Pork.  Just Blowing Smoke & Hootie Q took 2nd & 3rd respectively in Ribs.

  LOIN     PULLED PORK     RIBS
1 Finals Hold Your Horses BBQ 1 Finals Hold Your Horses BBQ 1 Finals Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ
2 Finals We Want Que 2 Finals Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ 2 Finals Just BlowingSmoke
3 Finals Cajenn Smokin Que 3 Finals SouthernHogs 3 Finals Hooite Q
4 596.1 Rub Shakers Que 4 595.8 Hootie Q 4 594.5 Bite My Butt BBQ
5 595.7 Bubba Grills 5 591.5 Big OX BBQ 5 593.6 Smokin the Good Stuff
6 595.4 Rescue Smokers 6 591.2 Bite My Butt BBQ 6 592.8 Daddy-O’s BBQ
7 595.1 Southern Hogs 7 590.9 Smokin J’s BBQ 7 592.2 Under Construction BBQ
8 594.2 Hootie Q 8 590.3 CaJenn Smokin Que 8 591.5 Wright On Q
9 593.3 Smokin the Good Stuff 9 587.61 Under Construction BBQ 9 591 Rescue Smokers
10 589.9 Weekend Warriors 10 587.6 Rescue Smokers 10 590.8 Water Hogs
11 586.3 Wright On Q 11 587.5 Daddy-O’s BBQ 11 590.5 Hold Your Horses BBQ
12 585 Just Blowing Smoke 12 587.5 Smokin the Good Stuff 12 590.3 Saucy’s BBQ
13 585 GTQ   13 586.3 Bubba Grills 13 588.3 Pirates of Porkscents
14 581.3 McQue 14 585.7 Pirates of Porkscents 14 588.2 Smokin J’s BBQ
15 581.1 Under Construction BBQ   15 585.6 Rub Shakers Que 15 586.7 We Want Que
16 578.7 Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ 16 583.3 Water Hogs 16 584.6 Bubba Grills
17 578.6 Big OX BBQ 17 582.5 Saucy’s BBQ 17 584.5 Big OX BBQ
18 575 Napalm Sticks to Pigs   18 582.1 Napalm Sticks to Pigs 18 584 East Coast BBQ
19 574.2 Smokin J’s BBQ 19 581.4 McQue 19 583.6 Southern Hogs
20 572.1 East Coast BBQ 20 577.8 Weekend Warriors 20 582.3 McQue
21 571.7 Bite My Butt BBQ 21 576.1 Just Blowing Smoke 21 576.1 Weekend Warriors
22 567.5 Saucy’s BBQ 22 575.4 East Coast BBQ 22 575.8 GTQ
23 567.5 Pirates of Porkscents 23 574.2 GTQ 23 570.1 CaJenn Smokin Que
24 567.2 Water Hogs 24 572.1 We Want Que 24 569.9 Rub Shakers Que
25 563 Daddy-O’s BBQ 25 571.5 Wright On Q 25 568.5 Napalm Sticks to Pigs

 

 Reserve Scores Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 Hold Your Horses BBQ 599.7 599.7 590.5 1789.9
2 Hootie Q 594.2 595.8 597.1 1787.1
3 Southern Hogs 595.1 599.7 583.6 1778.4
4 Smokin the Good Stuff 593.3 587.5 593.6 1774.4
5 Rescue Smokers 595.4 587.6 591.0 1774.0
6 Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ 578.7 598.8 595.5 1773.0
7 Bubba Grills 595.7 586.3 584.6 1766.6
8 Under Construction BBQ 581.1 587.6 592.2 1760.9
9 Just Blowing Smoke 585.0 576.1 599.7 1760.8
10 CaJenn Smokin Que 598.8 590.3 570.1 1759.2
11 Bite My Butt BBQ 571.7 591.2 594.5 1757.4
12 We Want Que 596.8 572.1 586.7 1755.6
13 Big OX BBQ 578.6 591.5 584.5 1754.6
14 Smokin J’s BBQ 574.2 590.9 588.2 1753.3
15 Rub Shakers Que 596.1 585.6 569.9 1751.6
16 Wright On Q 586.3 571.5 591.5 1749.3
17 McQue 581.3 581.4 582.3 1745.0
18 Weekend Warriors 589.9 577.8 576.1 1743.8
19 Daddy-O’s BBQ 563.0 587.5 592.8 1743.3
20 Pirates of Porkscents 567.5 585.7 588.3 1741.5
21 Water Hogs 567.2 583.3 590.8 1741.3
22 Saucy’s BBQ 567.5 582.5 590.3 1740.3
23 GTQ 585.0 574.2 575.8 1735.0
24 East Coast BBQ 572.1 575.4 584.0 1731.5
25 Napalm Sticks to Pigs 575.0 582.1 568.5 1725.6

Aug 08 2017

7/29/2017 GBA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Georgia Barbeque Association

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

July 29, 2017

Griffin, Georgia

 

 

 

Call to order by Rick Godfrey at 10:16 am

 

Present:  Rick Godfrey, Greg Hoyt, Danny Evans, Danny Meadows, Jim Sewell, and Lois Sebastian

 

To accept the Treasurer’s Financials and P&L Report.

Motion:  Danny Meadows

Second            :  Jim Sewell

 

Approved

6-0

 

To accept the recommendation of the Championship Committee to make Milledgeville the State Championship, and Griffin, Tifton, and Cartersville double point contests.

Motion:  Rick Godfrey

Second            :  Danny Evans

 

Approved

6-0

 

To name the GBA Judge of the Year award after Scotty Lawson.

Motion:  Rick Godfrey

Second:  Lois Sebastian

 

Motion to Table

Motion            :  Jim Sewell

Second:  Lois Sebastian

 

Tabled

6-0

To change the way finals are judged so that all 9 entries are compared to each other to determine the top 3 entries in each category and Grand Champion.

Motion:  Greg Hoyt

Second:  Danny Evans

 

Approved

6-0

 

To modify the rule regarding cooking products as a single piece of meat to allow that pulled pork may be parted during the cooking process.

Motion            :  Greg Hoyt

Second            :  Danny Meadows

 

Approved

6-0

 

 

 

 

 

To define the loin category to be “A boneless loin of pork that includes no portion of the tenderloin.”

Motion:  Greg Hoyt

Second:  Danny Meadows

 

Amendment to add:  “and divided into no more than 2 pieces for cooking purposes.”

Motion            :  Jim Sewell

Second            :  Greg Hoyt

 

 

 

 

 

Approved as amended

6-0

 

To no longer continue the practice of paying board members to travel to Board meetings.

 

Withdrawn
To re-establish granting the current members of the board a complimentary membership.

 

Withdrawn

 

To allow elected GBA officers to participate as cooks or judges if they so choose beginning in in 2017-18 season.

Motion            :  Jim Sewell

Second            :  Greg Hoyt

 

Failed

2-4

 

To require that contests pay Grand and Reserve Grand Champions the same amount beginning in the 2018-19 season.

Motion            Greg Hoyt

Second                        Jim Sewell

 

Withdrawn

 

To increase the GBA contribution to Team of the Year payouts by $2,000 from $5,000 to $7,000.

Motion:  Danny Meadows

Second:  Rick Godfrey

 

Amendment:  To make the total GBA contribution to Team of the Year Payouts $6,200 by increasing current payouts for second through tenth places in overall by $100 each and awarding $300 to the Team of the Year in each category.

Motion            :  Jim Sewell

Second:  Rick Godfrey

 

Approved as amended

6-0

 

To establish a money market savings account for the organization with an initial transfer of $3,000 and require a future minimum balance of $3,000.

Motion            :  Danny Evans

Second:  Lois Sebastian

 

 

Approved

6-0

 

To repeal the “3 contests in 2 years” requirement for judges to maintain a certified status in the organization.

Motion            :  Jim Sewell

Second            :  Danny Meadows

Approved

6-0

 

To prohibit pictures of turn in boxes from being electronically transmitted until after contest awards.

Motion            :  Greg Hoyt

Second            :  Danny Meadows

Approved

6-0

 

To eliminate the “no puddling/pooling” rule.

Motion            :  Jim Sewell

Second:  Lois Sebastian

 

Approved

6-0

 

To eliminate any GBA requirements to participate in Cooking for Fun, other than being a GBA member, and let the contest set any other restrictions.

Motion            :  Lois Sebastian

Second            :  Rick Godfrey

 

Failed

0-4

2 abstentions

 

To switch the way GBA determines Grand and Reserve Grand Champions with Grand becoming the highest cumulative scores of the day in the preliminary round and Reserve becoming the highest score in finals.

Motion:  None

 

None
To discuss plans for addressing possibility of four or more teams with perfect scores in preliminary round with no way to break tie.

Motion            :  None

 

None
Member Comments

 

To revise the method for calculating Team of the Year points.

Motion            :  None

 

None

 

Meeting adjourned

 

Jun 08 2017

Holy Smokes Wins Grand at Smoke on the Water

Holy Smokes Wins Grand at Smoke on the Water 

Grand Champion - Holy Smokes

Grand Champion – Holy Smokes

The Smoke on the Water BBQ Contest in Thomaston has a long history as one of the top BBQ contests in the state. This year the contest was sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association (GBA) for the first time.  Taking the traditional plunge into the lake as Grand Champions was Holy Smokes.  Gary & Dionn Lanton’s team finished a dominant season on the GBA circuit with the win.

Reserve Grand Champion - Rescue Smokers

Reserve Grand Champion – Rescue Smokers

Rescue Smokers, Pitmaster Robby Royal, also put the finishing touches on a soild season by taking the Reserve Grand Championship.

1st Place Loin - Hootie Q

1st Place Loin – Hootie Q

 

In the Pork Loin preliminary round Just Blowing Smoke and Hootie Q both recorded perfect 600 scores. They were joined in the Finals round by 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers.  Hootie Q had the top score in Finals to win the category. 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers came in 2nd with Just Blowing Smoke finishing in 3rd place

In Pulled Pork all three finalists had perfect 600 scores in the preliminaries.  After the final round, Holy Smokes took 1st place, Daddy O’s BBQ took 2nd and Flint River Cookers placed third.

1st Place Ribs - Raging Smoke BBQ

1st Place Ribs – Raging Smoke BBQ

 

The Ribs category was extremely close as 3 teams tied for the 3rd and final spot in the Finals round.  After the tiebreakers were run, Raging Smoke BBQ edged out Rescue Smokers & The Fat Boys of Tenneson Nissan for the spot in the Finals.  Raging Smoke won the Finals round and captured 1st place, 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers had a perfect 600 score in preliminaries but finished 2nd.  Just Smoke N Around captured 3rd place.

In the Brisket ancillary, Rescue Smokers lead the way. Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team was runner up with Wright on Q in 3rd place.

Full Results:

  LOIN     PULLED PORK     RIBS
1 599.3 Hootie Q 1 599.4 Holy Smokes 1 597.5 Raging Smoke
2 594 92/Assassin BBQ 2 594 Daddy O’s BBQ 2 597.2 92/Assassin BBQ
3 590.1 Just Blowing Smoke 3 590 Flint River Cookers 3 589.6 Just Smoke ‘N’ Around
4 599.4 Holy Smokes 4 599.1 Team Hold Your Horses BBQ 4 599.13 Rescue Smokers
5 599.11 Flint River Cookers 5 598.8 Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ 5 599.12 The Fat Boys of Tenneson Nissan
6 599.1 Southern Hogs 6 598.5 Rescue Smokers 6 598.81 Bubba Grills
7 598.8 Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ 7 597.1 Carter Q 7 598.8 Holy Smokes
8 598.5 Rescue Smokers 8 596.1 Lang BBQ Smokers 8 598.2 Daddy-O’s BBQ
9 596.5 We Want Que 9 595.8 Smokin the Good Stuff 9 596.4 Real South BBQ
10 596.1 Bubba Grills 10 595.21 Hootie Q 10 596.12 Just Blowing Smoke
11 595.4 Barnesville Blues Brother 11 595.2 Wright On Q 11 596.11 Team Hold Your Horses BBQ
12 594.8 Off the Chain 12 594.8 Real South BBQ 12 596.1 Southern Hogs
13 594.2 Team Hold Your Horses BBQ   13 594.8 The BBQ Ninja 13 595.8 Shark Bite BBQ
14 594.2 Smokin the Good Stuff 14 593.9 Silver Hammer BBQ 14 595.8 Hootie Q
15 593.9 Shark Bite BBQ   15 593.9 Southern Hogs 15 594.2 Party Fowl
16 593.3 Fire in the Hole 16 593.6 Dawg Pit BBQ 16 593.9 Front Porch BBQ
17 593.1 Silver Hammer BBQ 17 592.1 Soggy Bottom Boys 17 593.9 Smokin the Good Stuff
18 591.5 The BBQ Ninja   18 591 Fire in the Hole 18 592.4 Carter Q
19 590.3 The Fat Boys of Tenneson Nissan 19 590.8 Fat Boys Cooking Team 19 591.6 Flint River Cookers
20 590.3 Wright On Q 20 590.2 We Want Que 20 590.9 Off the Chain
21 590.2 Real South BBQ 21 590.2 Smoke Stack Lightning 21 589.9 Wright On Q
22 589.9 Front Porch BBQ 22 589.6 Off the Chain 22 588 The Stiuation BBQ Team
23 586.7 Smoke Stack Lightning 23 589.3 Butts and Bones BBQ 23 586.3 Lang BBQ Smokers
24 586.4 The Stiuation BBQ Team 24 588 Barnesville Blues Brother 24 586 Barnesville Blues Brother
25 585.7 Dawg Pit BBQ 25 586.6 Shark Bite BBQ 25 583.4 Dawg Pit BBQ
26 585.1 Raging Smoke BBQ   26 586.3 Just Blowing Smoke   26 583.4 Hillbilly’s BBQ
27 582 Just Smokin ‘N’ Around 27 581.3 Kelvin’s BBQ   27 583 Fire in the Hole
28 581.3 Soggy Bottom Boys 28 581.2 Hillbilly’s BBQ 28 582.3 The BBQ Ninja
29 580.5 Pink Pork Porkers 29 580.5 Just Smokin ‘N’ Around 29 581.8 Silver Hammer BBQ
30 580 Carter Q 30 579.7 Front Porch BBQ 30 581.5 Fat Boys Cooking Team
31 578.4 Daddy-O’s BBQ 31 578.4 Bubba Grills 31 580.6 Mason Dixon
32 576.6 Mason Dixon 32 578.1 The Fat Boys of Tenneson Nissan 32 578.7 Smoke Stack Lightning
33 574.5 FireHouse Smokers 33 576.6 92/Assassin BBQ 33 578.2 EMC Engineering
34 571.4 Piggy Paulks 34 576.1 Mason Dixon 34 578 Tobesofkee Farm
35 570.8 Hillbilly’s BBQ 35 576 Raging Smoke BBQ 35 577.4 Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ
36 569.6 Party Fowl 36 574.7 The Stiuation BBQ Team 36 576.6 We Want Que
37 568.5 EMC Engineering 37 573.9 Party Fowl 37 575.8 Piggy Paulks
38 566.6 Lang BBQ Smokers 38 573.5 Rooftop BBQ 38 575.4 Soggy Bottom Boys
39 564.6 Fat Boys Cooking Team 39 569.9 FireHouse Smokers 39 573.2 Butts and Bones BBQ
40 562.2 Tobesofkee Farm 40 568.9 Pink Pork Porkers 40 570.2 Kelvin’s BBQ
41 562 Kelvin’s BBQ 41 565.9 Tobesofkee Farm 41 563.9 Rooftop BBQ
42 558.7 Butts and Bones BBQ 42 563.2 Piggy Paulks 42 560.1 FireHouse Smokers
42 0 Rooftop BBQ 42 562.9 EMC Engineering 42 559.3 Pink Pork Porkers

 

Reserve Scores Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 Holy Smokes 599.4 600.0 598.8 1798.2
2 Rescue Smokers 598.5 598.5 599.1 1796.1
3 Hootie Q 600.0 595.2 595.8 1791.0
4 Flint River Cookers 599.1 600.0 591.6 1790.7
5 Team Hold Your Horses BBQ 594.2 599.1 596.1 1789.4
6 Southern Hogs 599.1 593.9 596.1 1789.1
7 Smokin the Good Stuff 594.2 595.8 593.9 1783.9
8 Just Blowing Smoke 600.0 586.3 596.1 1782.4
9 Real South BBQ 590.2 594.8 596.4 1781.4
10 Daddy-O’s BBQ 578.4 600.0 598.2 1776.6
11 92/Assassin BBQ 599.7 576.6 600.0 1776.3
12 Shark Bite BBQ 593.9 586.6 595.8 1776.3
13 Wright On Q 590.3 595.2 589.9 1775.4
14 Off the Chain 594.8 589.6 590.9 1775.3
15 Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ 598.8 598.8 577.4 1775.0
16 Bubba Grills 596.1 578.4 598.8 1773.3
17 Carter Q 580.0 597.1 592.4 1769.5
18 Barnesville Blues Brother 595.4 588.0 586.0 1769.4
19 Silver Hammer BBQ 593.1 593.9 581.8 1768.8
20 The BBQ Ninja 591.5 594.8 582.3 1768.6
21 The Fat Boys of Tenneson Nissan 590.3 578.1 599.1 1767.5
22 Fire in the Hole 593.3 591.0 583.0 1767.3
23 Front Porch BBQ 589.9 579.7 593.9 1763.5
24 We Want Que 596.5 590.2 576.6 1763.3
25 Dawg Pit BBQ 585.7 593.6 583.4 1762.7
26 Just Smokin ‘N’ Around 582.0 580.5 599.4 1761.9
27 Raging Smoke BBQ 585.1 576.0 599.1 1760.2
28 Smoke Stack Lightning 586.7 590.2 578.7 1755.6
29 The Stiuation BBQ Team 586.4 574.7 588.0 1749.1
30 Lang BBQ Smokers 566.6 596.1 586.3 1749.0
31 Soggy Bottom Boys 581.3 592.1 575.4 1748.8
32 Party Fowl 569.6 573.9 594.2 1737.7
33 Fat Boys BBQ Cooking Team 564.6 590.8 581.5 1736.9
34 Hillbilly’s BBQ 570.8 581.2 583.4 1735.4
35 Mason Dixon 576.6 576.1 580.6 1733.3
36 Butts and Bones BBQ 558.7 589.3 573.2 1721.2
37 Kelvin’s BBQ 562.0 581.3 570.2 1713.5
38 Piggy Paulks 571.4 563.2 575.8 1710.4
39 EMC Engineering 568.5 562.9 578.2 1709.6
40 Pink Pork Porkers 580.5 568.9 559.3 1708.7
41 Tobesofkee Farm 562.2 565.9 578.0 1706.1
42 FireHouse Smokers 574.5 569.9 560.1 1704.5
43 Rooftop BBQ 0.0 573.5 563.9 1137.4

Brisket Ancillary

1 595.1 Rescue Smokers
2 591.8 Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ
3 589.9 Wright On Q
4 588.2 Flint River Cookers
5 587.9 Kelvin’s BBQ
6 585 Team Hold Your Horses
7 583.4 Fat Boys BBQ Cooking Team
8 581.4 Bubba Grills
9 580.5 BBQ Ninja
10 569.8 Mason Dixon
11 564.3 Piggy Paulks

May 15 2017

Bull Rush BBQ Takes Grand at 3 Rivers Festival for Second Consecutive Year

Bull Rush BBQ Takes Grand at 3 Rivers Festival for Second Consecutive Year

Grand Champion - Bull Rush BBQ

Grand Champion – Bull Rush BBQ

There must be something about the tall pines and the river waters at the 3 Rivers BBQ Festival that suits Bryan Mroczka and Bull Rush BBQ. The Casselberry, FL team won the Grand Championship for the second year in a row.  Gary & Dionn Lanton of Holy Smokes increased their lead in the Georgia Barbecue Association (GBA) Team of the Year points race by making finals in both Loin & Pulled Pork along with a 4th place in Ribs to take the Reserve Grand Championship.

Reserve Champion - Holy Smokes

Reserve Champion – Holy Smokes

First Place Ribss - Rescue Smokers

First Place Ribss – Rescue Smokers

 

Holy Smokes lead the way in Loin. Rescue Smokers was second and Bubba Grills was third. Fouth place went to Southern Hogs with fifth place going to Weekend Warriors.  Bull Rush BBQ’s Grand Championship Pulled Pork lead the way in the category followed by Holy Smokes in second. Off the Chain BBQ took 3rd place; Budmeisters took 4th place and Daddy O’s BBQ took 5th place. In Ribs it was Rescue Smokers, Robby Royal pitmaster, for the win.  Southern Hogs was the runner up. Weekend Warriors grabbed 3rd place. In 4th place was Holy Smokes and in 5th was Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team.

 

Full Results: (1st, 2nd & 3rd place scores are from finals rounds; all other scores are from preliminary rounds)

  LOIN     PULLED PORK     RIBS
1 597.4 Holy Smokes 1 599.4 Bull Rush BBQ 1 595.7 Rescue Smokers
2 595.2 Rescue Smokers 2 592.6 Holy Smokes 2 594.6 Southern Hogs
3 592 Bubba Grills 3 592.5 Off the Chain 3 594.1 Weekend Warriors
4 599.4 SOUTHERN HOGS 4 598.2 BUDMEISTERS 4 599.11 HOLY SMOKES
5 598.51 WEEKEND WARRIORS 5 597.6 DADDY O’S BBQ 5 599.1 CAPTAIN JACKS FREEDOM BBQ TEAM
6 598.5 BUDMEISTERS 6 597.3 REALLICIOUS Q 6 598.52 BUDMEISTERS
7 598.2 J DUB’S STEW & QUE 7 596.4 J DUB’S STEW & QUE 7 598.51 LANG BBQ SMOKERS
8 595.8 SMOKIN THE GOOD STUFF 8 595.5 SOUTHERN HOGS 8 598.5 HOOTIE Q
9 595.5 HOOTIE Q 9 595.1 HOOTIE Q 9 597.6 RUB SHAKERS QUE
10 594.9 LANG BBQ SMOKERS 10 594.3 CAPTAIN JACKS FREEDOM BBQ TEAM 10 596.7 OFF THE CHAIN
11 594.6 RUB SHAKERS QUE 11 593.4 RUB SHAKERS QUE 11 595.5 BUBBA GRILLS
12 593.9 92 BBQ/ASSASSIN SMOKERS 12 592.8 SMOKIN THE GOOD STUFF 12 595.2 BULL RUSH BBQ
13 593.3 FIRE IN THE HOLE   13 591 LANG BBQ SMOKERS 13 594.3 KELVIN’S BBQ
14 591.6 REALLICIOUS Q 14 589.9 JUST SMOKE “N” AROUND 14 593.6 92 BBQ/ASSASSIN SMOKERS
15 590.7 OFF THE CHAIN   15 587.8 FLINT RIVER COOKERS 15 592.2 SMOKIN GHOST BBQ
16 590 TEAM PORK RINDZ 16 587.3 92 BBQ/ASSASSIN SMOKERS 16 592.2 TEAM PORK RINDZ
17 589.9 BULL RUSH BBQ 17 586.7 LAW DAWG BBQ 17 590.9 REALLICIOUS Q
18 587 BIG BUTTS BBQ   18 586.6 WEEKEND WARRIORS 18 589.1 HOLD YOUR HORSES BBQ
19 585.1 H&J COOKING TEAM 19 586.4 PIG TAILS 19 587.3 JUST SMOKE “N” AROUND
20 584 CAPTAIN JACKS FREEDOM BBQ TEAM 20 585.4 BUBBA GRILLS 20 587 H&J COOKING TEAM
21 583.3 HOLD YOUR HORSES BBQ 21 584.1 H&J COOKING TEAM 21 584.2 FLINT RIVER COOKERS
22 582.7 DADDY O’S BBQ 22 583.3 RESCUE SMOKERS 22 583.1 DADDY O’S BBQ
23 582.4 JUST SMOKE “N” AROUND 23 583 TEAM PORK RINDZ 23 582.5 SMOKIN THE GOOD STUFF
24 577.8 SMOKE SHOW 24 582.4 FIRE IN THE HOLE 24 579.4 SMOKE SHOW
25 574.8 KELVIN’S BBQ 25 582.4 SMOKIN GHOST BBQ 25 579.3 BIG BUTTS BBQ
26 574.7 LAW DAWG BBQ   26 580.9 HOLD YOUR HORSES BBQ   26 577.3 J DUB’S STEW & QUE
27 573.6 FLINT RIVER COOKERS 27 579.5 FAT BOYS OF TENNESON NISSAN   27 574.5 PIG TAILS
28 572.5 FAT BOYS OF TENNESON NISSAN 28 575.7 KELVIN’S BBQ 28 570.6 FAT BOYS OF TENNESON NISSAN
29 572.4 SMOKIN GHOST BBQ 29 575.1 BIG BUTTS BBQ 29 568.2 FIRE IN THE HOLE
30 555.7 PIG TAILS 30 572.8 SMOKE SHOW 30 565.3 LAW DAWG BBQ

Reserve Scores:

Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 HOLY SMOKES 599.7 599.7 599.1 1798.5
2 BUDMEISTERS 598.5 598.2 598.5 1795.2
3 SOUTHERN HOGS 599.4 595.5 600.0 1794.9
4 HOOTIE Q 595.5 595.1 598.5 1789.1
5 OFF THE CHAIN 590.7 598.8 596.7 1786.2
6 RUB SHAKERS QUE 594.6 593.4 597.6 1785.6
7 WEEKEND WARRIORS 598.5 586.6 600.0 1785.1
8 BULL RUSH BBQ 589.9 599.4 595.2 1784.5
9 LANG BBQ SMOKERS 594.9 591.0 598.5 1784.4
10 RESCUE SMOKERS 599.4 583.3 599.1 1781.8
11 BUBBA GRILLS 599.7 585.4 595.5 1780.6
12 REALLICIOUS Q 591.6 597.3 590.9 1779.8
13 CAPTAIN JACKS FREEDOM BBQ TEAM 584.0 594.3 599.1 1777.4
14 92 BBQ/ASSASSIN SMOKERS 593.9 587.3 593.6 1774.8
15 J DUB’S STEW & QUE 598.2 596.4 577.3 1771.9
16 SMOKIN THE GOOD STUFF 595.8 592.8 582.5 1771.1
17 TEAM PORK RINDZ 590.0 583.0 592.2 1765.2
18 DADDY O’S BBQ 582.7 597.6 583.1 1763.4
19 JUST SMOKE “N” AROUND 582.4 589.9 587.3 1759.6
20 H&J COOKING TEAM 585.1 584.1 587.0 1756.2
21 HOLD YOUR HORSES BBQ 583.3 580.9 589.1 1753.3
22 SMOKIN GHOST BBQ 572.4 582.4 592.2 1747.0
23 FLINT RIVER COOKERS 573.6 587.8 584.2 1745.6
24 KELVIN’S BBQ 574.8 575.7 594.3 1744.8
25 FIRE IN THE HOLE 593.3 582.4 568.2 1743.9
26 BIG BUTTS BBQ 587.0 575.1 579.3 1741.4
27 SMOKE SHOW 577.8 572.8 579.4 1730.0
28 LAW DAWG BBQ 574.7 586.7 565.3 1726.7
29 FAT BOYS OF TENNESON NISSAN 572.5 579.5 570.6 1722.6
30 PIG TAILS 555.7 586.4 574.5 1716.6

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