Category Archive: Contest Reports

Nov 15 2017

Kelvin’s BBQ Take Top Honors at Smokin’ Pork N Butts

Kelvin’s BBQ Take Top Honors at Smokin’ Pork N Butts

Grand Champion - Kelvin's BBQ

Grand Champion – Kelvin’s BBQ

Jackson, GA —  Kelvin’s BBQ, led by Kelvin Epps, topped the finals round with their Pulled Pork entry to take the Grand Championship at Smokin’ Pork N Butts.   Dennis Morris of Weekend Warriors finished 4th in Loin, 5th in Pulled Pork and 9th in Ribs to take home the Reserve Grand Championship with the highest cumulative score from the preliminary rounds.

Reserve Grand Champion - Weekend Warriors

Reserve Grand Champion – Weekend Warriors

Off the Chain BBQ won the Loin competition with Flying Pig BBQ in second and Kelvin’s BBQ in third place.  Kelvin’s BBQ topped the field in Pulled Pork. Daddy O’s BBQ was runner-up with Southern Hogs in third place.  Old Henry’s BBQ walked last in Ribs. Taking 2nd place was 4 K’s BBQ.  Third place went to Hootie Q.

First, second & third place scores are from finals round. All other scores are preliminary round scores.

  LOIN     PULLED PORK     RIBS
1 587.8 Off the Chain 1 588 Kelvin’s BBQ 1 578.3 Old Henry’s BBQ
2 584.5 Flying Pig Bar-B-Que 2 579.8 Daddy-O’s BBQ 2 577.1 4K’s BBQ
3 574.6 Kelvin’s BBQ 3 578.1 Southern Hogs 3 574.5 Hootie Q
4 599.1 Weekend Warriors BBQ 4 599.1 Ball Hawgs 4 596.4 Southern Hogs
5 598.8 Smokin The Good Stuff 5 598.8 Weekend Warriors BBQ 5 595.5 Daddy-O’s BBQ
6 596.4 We Want Que 6 595.8 Off the Chain 6 594.8 Pirates of Porkscents
7 595.4 4K’s BBQ 7 594.8 Flying Pig Bar-B-Que 7 591.5 Smokin The Good Stuff
8 595.2 Just Smok “N” Around 8 591.6 We Want Que 8 590.9 Just Smok “N” Around
9 592.5 Statesboro Blues BBQ 9 590.9 Sharkbite BBQ 9 590.2 Weekend Warriors BBQ
10 591.2 Hold Your Horses 10 590.2 Hootie Q 10 588.5 Flying Pig Bar-B-Que
11 590.3 Q4U 11 589.2 Smokin The Good Stuff 11 588.2 Statesboro Blues BBQ
12 587 Alibi Barbeque 12 587.2 Statesboro Blues BBQ 12 587.9 Alibi Barbeque
13 585.9 Southern Hogs   13 586.6 Pirates of Porkscents 13 587.9 We Want Que
14 584.3 Sharkbite BBQ 14 585.7 Old Henry’s BBQ 14 586.9 Atlanta Butts Society
15 581.7 Pirates of Porkscents   15 585.6 4K’s BBQ 15 586.9 Kelvin’s BBQ
16 576.6 Ball Hawgs 16 582 Atlanta Butts Society 16 586 Off the Chain
17 571.4 Hootie Q 17 581.6 Hold Your Horses 17 586 Ball Hawgs
18 571.1 Old Henry’s BBQ   18 578.1 Q4U 18 580 Q4U
19 570.1 Daddy-O’s BBQ 19 574.7 Just Smok “N” Around 19 576.1 Sharkbite BBQ
20 569.1 Atlanta Butts Society 20 573.4 Alibi Barbeque 20 569.2 Hold Your Horses

 

Reserve Scores Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 Weekend Warriors BBQ 599.1 598.8 590.2 1788.1
2 Kelvin’s BBQ 599.4 599.7 586.9 1786.0
3 Flying Pig Bar-B-Que 599.4 594.8 588.5 1782.7
4 Southern Hogs 585.9 599.4 596.4 1781.7
5 Off the Chain 599.4 595.8 586.0 1781.2
6 4K’s BBQ 595.4 585.6 599.1 1780.1
7 Smokin The Good Stuff 598.8 589.2 591.5 1779.5
8 We Want Que 596.4 591.6 587.9 1775.9
9 Statesboro Blues BBQ 592.5 587.2 588.2 1767.9
10 Daddy-O’s BBQ 570.1 599.4 595.5 1765.0
11 Pirates of Porkscents 581.7 586.6 594.8 1763.1
12 Ball Hawgs 576.6 599.1 586.0 1761.7
13 Just Smok “N” Around 595.2 574.7 590.9 1760.8
14 Hootie Q 571.4 590.2 598.2 1759.8
15 Old Henry’s BBQ 571.1 585.7 599.4 1756.2
16 Sharkbite BBQ 584.3 590.9 576.1 1751.3
17 Q4U 590.3 578.1 580.0 1748.4
18 Alibi Barbeque 587.0 573.4 587.9 1748.3
19 Hold Your Horses 591.2 581.6 569.2 1742.0
20 Atlanta Butts Society 569.1 582.0 586.9 1738.0

 

 

 

Oct 24 2017

Weekend Warriors Wins GBA State Championship

Weekend Warriors Wins GBA State Championship

Milledgeville —  Its was quite the weekend for Dennis & Mary Morris of Weekend Warriors BBQ Team at the Deep Roots Festival.  The team won both the Loin & Ribs categories, but it was the Ribs entry that brought home the Grand Championship & the GBA State Championship.

Grand Champion - Weekend Warriors

Grand Champion – Weekend Warriors

5 O’Clock Somewhere, led by Brian Robinson, had a perfect 600 score in Pulled Pork preliminary round along with a 598.2 in Loin and 591.9 in Ribs to win the Reserve Grand Championship.

milly reserve 5 oclock

Weekend Warriors led the way in Loin, followed by Smokin The Good Stuff. Real South BBQ came in 3rd place. In Pulled Pork,  Hold Your Horses took top honors. Rub Shakers Que was runner-up with 3rd place going to 5 O’Clock Somewhere.  It was Weekend Warriors, once again, walking in 1st place in Ribs. Hootie Q finished 2nd with Rub Shakers Que finishing in 3rd place.

  LOIN     PULLED PORK     RIBS
1 587.8 Weekend Warriors 1 581.4 Hold Your Horses 1 588.5 Weekend Warriors
2 583.9 Smokin The Good Stuff 2 577.8 Rub Shakers Que 2 582.1 Hootie Q
3 574.2 Real South BBQ 3 575.9 5 Oclock Somewhere BBQ 3 571.4 Rub Shakers Que
4 598.2 5 O’clock Somewhere BBQ 4 599.1 Swine Dinning 4 598.8 Smokin The Good Stuff
5 597.3 TLS BBQ 5 598.2 Sensational Pigs 5 598.51 Hold Your Horses
6 595.8 Raging Smoke BBQ 6 595.5 Bite My Butt BBQ 6 598.5 Smokin’ Suwanee Sweetmeats
7 595.7 Rescue Smokers 7 595.4 Bubba Grills 7 596.7 Smoke Shack
8 595.51 Old Henry’s BBQ 8 594.9 Hootie Q 8 595.8 The Bbq Ninja
9 595.5 Smoke Shack 9 593.9 TLS BBQ 9 594.91 We Want Que
10 594.9 The Bbq Ninja 10 593.4 Johnnie McDade Grocery 10 594.9 Blue Diablo BBQ
11 594.8 Johnson Boys BBQ 11 591.8 McQue BBQ 11 594.6 Real South BBQ
12 593.9 Southern Hogs 12 591.6 Rescue Smokers 12 594.2 Bite My Butt BBQ
13 590.8 Just Blowing Smoke   13 591.2 Old Henry’s BBQ 13 591.9 5 O’clock Somewhere BBQ
14 590.2 Hold Your Horses 14 590.6 Weekend Warriors 14 591.5 Raging Smoke BBQ
15 589.3 Smokin’ Suwanee Sweetmeats   15 590.3 Just Blowing Smoke 15 591.5 Rescue Smokers
16 588.9 Southern Dawgs BBQ 16 589.3 Blue Diablo BBQ 16 591.5 Big Butts
17 588.5 Kelvin’s BBQ 17 589.1 Big Butts 17 591.3 Swine Dinning
18 587.6 Rotary Roasters   18 587.2 The Bbq Ninja 18 590.9 Bubba Grills
19 586.6 Party Porkers 19 585.7 Raging Smoke BBQ 19 590.9 Southern Hogs
20 586 McQue BBQ 20 585.4 Southern Dawgs BBQ 20 589.8 Johnson Boys BBQ
21 585.8 Bubba Grills 21 584.7 Real South BBQ 21 587.3 TLS BBQ
22 585.4 Hootie Q 22 583.6 Southern Hogs 22 587.3 McQue BBQ
23 584.9 Two Breasts and a Butt BBQ 23 582.4 Smoke Shack 23 587.3 Party Porkers
24 584.7 Statesboro Blues BBQ 24 581.7 Party Porkers 24 586.7 Rotary Roasters
25 582.3 Swine Dinning 25 581.7 Rotary Roasters 25 586.4 Sensational Pigs
26 581.9 We Want Que   26 581.2 Johnson Boys BBQ   26 586.1 Just Blowing Smoke
27 581.4 Big Butts 27 580.2 Maxus Porkamus   27 585.4 Old Henry’s BBQ
28 580 Doc & Dicie’s BBQ 28 579 Smokin’ Suwanee Sweetmeats 28 583.1 Southern Dawgs BBQ
29 578.7 Bite My Butt BBQ 29 578.8 Statesboro Blues BBQ 29 572.6 Statesboro Blues BBQ
30 577.5 Johnnie McDade Grocery 30 578.4 We Want Que 30 571.8 Kelvin’s BBQ
31 572.9 Rub Shakers Que 31 571.4 Doc & Dicie’s BBQ 31 569.6 Johnnie McDade Grocery
32 565.9 Maxus Porkamus 32 570.3 Smokin The Good Stuff 32 565 Maxus Porkamus
33 559.3 Sensational Pigs 33 562.6 Two Breasts and a Butt BBQ 33 563.6 Doc & Dicie’s BBQ
34 0 Blue Diablo BBQ 34 0 Kelvin’s BBQ 34 563.3 Two Breasts and a Butt BBQ

 

Reserve Scores Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 5 O’clock Somewhere BBQ 598.2 600.0 591.9 1790.1
2 Weekend Warriors 598.8 590.6 599.1 1788.5
3 Hold Your Horses 590.2 599.4 598.5 1788.1
4 Hootie Q 585.4 594.9 599.7 1780.0
5 Rescue Smokers 595.7 591.6 591.5 1778.8
6 TLS BBQ 597.3 593.9 587.3 1778.5
7 Real South BBQ 598.8 584.7 594.6 1778.1
8 The Bbq Ninja 594.9 587.2 595.8 1777.9
9 Smoke Shack 595.5 582.4 596.7 1774.6
10 Raging Smoke BBQ 595.8 585.7 591.5 1773.0
11 Swine Dinning 582.3 599.1 591.3 1772.7
12 Old Henry’s BBQ 595.5 591.2 585.4 1772.1
13 Bubba Grills 585.8 595.4 590.9 1772.1
14 Rub Shakers Que 572.9 599.7 599.1 1771.7
15 Smokin The Good Stuff 599.4 570.3 598.8 1768.5
16 Bite My Butt BBQ 578.7 595.5 594.2 1768.4
17 Southern Hogs 593.9 583.6 590.9 1768.4
18 Just Blowing Smoke 590.8 590.3 586.1 1767.2
19 Smokin’ Suwanee Sweetmeats 589.3 579.0 598.5 1766.8
20 Johnson Boys BBQ 594.8 581.2 589.8 1765.8
21 McQue BBQ 586.0 591.8 587.3 1765.1
22 Big Butts 581.4 589.1 591.5 1762.0
23 Southern Dawgs BBQ 588.9 585.4 583.1 1757.4
24 Rotary Roasters 587.6 581.7 586.7 1756.0
25 Party Porkers 586.6 581.7 587.3 1755.6
26 We Want Que 581.9 578.4 594.9 1755.2
27 Sensational Pigs 559.3 598.2 586.4 1743.9
28 Johnnie McDade Grocery 577.5 593.4 569.6 1740.5
29 Statesboro Blues BBQ 584.7 578.8 572.6 1736.1
30 Doc & Dicie’s BBQ 580.0 571.4 563.6 1715.0
31 Maxus Porkamus 565.9 580.2 565.0 1711.1
32 Two Breasts and a Butt BBQ 584.9 562.6 563.3 1710.8
33 Blue Diablo BBQ 0.0 589.3 594.9 1184.2
34 Kelvin’s BBQ 588.5 0.0 571.8 1160.3

Oct 10 2017

Smokin’ J’s Wins First Grand at Cadence Fair

Smokin’ J’s Wins First Grand at Cadence Fair

Woodstock, GA – Doug and Joann Johnson of Smokin’ J’s BBQ claimed their first Grand Championship with their winning Ribs entry at the Cadence Fair BBQ competion.

Grand Champion - Smokin' J's BBQ

Grand Champion – Smokin’ J’s BBQ

We Want Que made finals in both Loin and Ribs along with 11th in Pulled Pork to take home the Reserve Grand Championship.

Reserve Grand Champion - We Want Que

Reserve Grand Champion – We Want Que

Southern Hogs won the Loin category; followed by We Want Que in 2nd and Smokin the Good Stuff in 3rd place. In Pulled Pork, Rescue Smokers took top honors. Smokin the Good Stuff was runner-up with Just Blowing Smoke in third. Smokin’ J’s BBQ was 1st in Ribs with If You Smoke It They Will Come taking 2nd and We Want Que rounding out the top three.

  LOIN     PULLED PORK     RIBS
1 583.8 Southern Hogs 1 585.3 Rescue Smokers 1 593 Smokin J’s BBQ
2 575 We Want Que 2 577.5 Smokin the Good Stuff 2 582.3 If you Smoke It, They will Come
3 573 Smokin the Good Stuff 3 575.9 Just Blowing Smoke 3 573.9 We Want Que
4 596.8 Bubonic BBQ 4 595.4 Southern Hogs 4 594.5 Napalm Sticks To Pigs
5 596.4 Rescue Smokers 5 593.4 Hold Your Horses BBQ 5 593.8 Just Blowing Smoke
6 594.5 Hold Your Horses BBQ 6 592.81 Hootie Q 6 591.8 Smoke Shack BBQ
7 593.1 Hootie Q 7 592.8 If You Smoke it, They will Come 7 591.5 Big Ox BBQ
8 590.5 Kelvin’s BBQ 8 591.8 Bubonic BBQ 8 591.2 Pirates of PorkScents
9 589.3 Flyin Pig BBQ 9 591.1 Smoking Butts BBQ 9 588.5 Smoking Butts BBQ
10 588.8 Pirates of PorkScents 10 590.2 Flyin Pig BBQ 10 585.6 Smokin the Good Stuff
11 583 Just Blowing Smoke 11 589.3 We Want Que 11 584.9 Rescue Smokers
12 579.3 Big Ox BBQ 12 589.2 Big Bad Wolf BBQ 12 583.9 Southern Hogs
13 579.3 Smokin J’s BBQ   13 584.4 Big Ox BBQ 13 583.5 Kelvin’s BBQ
14 578.8 East Coast BBQ 14 582.7 Smoke Shack BBQ 14 583 Big Bad Wolf BBQ
15 578.3 Saucy’s BBQ   15 580.6 Squealz on Wheelz 15 582.7 Flyin Pig BBQ
16 577.3 Smoking Butts BBQ 16 580 We Rub Our Butts 16 582 Saucy’s BBQ
17 573.7 We Rub Our Butts 17 579.3 Pirates of PorkScents 17 581.3 East Coast BBQ
18 572.8 GTQ   18 579 Napalm Sticks To Pigs 18 578.4 Hold Your Horses BBQ
19 572.4 If You Smoke it, They will Come 19 572.6 Kelvin’s BBQ 19 573.2 GTQ
20 571.2 Big Bad Wolf BBQ 20 571.4 Saucy’s BBQ 20 572.8 Squealz on Wheelz
21 570.1 Napalm Sticks To Pigs 21 567.5 Smokin J’s BBQ 21 572.6 Hootie Q
22 569.4 Squealz on Wheelz 22 565.9 GTQ 22 564.4 We Rub Our Butts
23 567.9 Smoke Shack BBQ 23 564.5 East Coast BBQ 23 555.3 Bubonic BBQ

 

Reserve Scores Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 We Want Que 598.0 589.3 596.4 1783.7
2 Smokin the Good Stuff 599.7 598.2 585.6 1783.5
3 Southern Hogs 599.7 595.4 583.9 1779.0
4 Rescue Smokers 596.4 595.8 584.9 1777.1
5 Just Blowing Smoke 583.0 596.7 593.8 1773.5
6 Hold Your Horses BBQ 594.5 593.4 578.4 1766.3
7 Flyin Pig BBQ 589.3 590.2 582.7 1762.2
8 If You Smoke it, They will Come 572.4 592.8 596.7 1761.9
9 Pirates of PorkScents 588.8 579.3 591.2 1759.3
10 Hootie Q 593.1 592.8 572.6 1758.5
11 Smoking Butts BBQ 577.3 591.1 588.5 1756.9
12 Big Ox BBQ 579.3 584.4 591.5 1755.2
13 Kelvin’s BBQ 590.5 572.6 583.5 1746.6
14 Bubonic BBQ 596.8 591.8 555.3 1743.9
15 Napalm Sticks To Pigs 570.1 579.0 594.5 1743.6
16 Big Bad Wolf BBQ 571.2 589.2 583.0 1743.4
17 Smokin J’s BBQ 579.3 567.5 596.1 1742.9
18 Smoke Shack BBQ 567.9 582.7 591.8 1742.4
19 Saucy’s BBQ 578.3 571.4 582.0 1731.7
20 East Coast BBQ 578.8 564.5 581.3 1724.6
21 Squealz on Wheelz 569.4 580.6 572.8 1722.8
22 We Rub Our Butts 573.7 580.0 564.4 1718.1
23 GTQ 572.8 565.9 573.2 1711.9

 

Sep 26 2017

Blue Diablo BBQ Wins First Grand at Doc Holiday

Blue Diablo BBQ Wins First Grand at Doc Holiday

Griffin, GA — The Blue Diablo BBQ team, led by Randy Meadows, captured their first Grand Championship at the Doc Holiday BBQ & Music Festival.  Their Rib entry was judged the best overall entry in the finals round and got the last call of the day.

Grand Champion - Blue Diablo BBQ

Grand Champion – Blue Diablo BBQ

Matt Sapp & Southern Hogs made finals in both Pulled Pork and Ribs plus added a 5th place showing in Loin to win the Reserve Grand Championship for the highest cumulative score in the three preliminary rounds.   Robby Royal of Rescue Smokers had a perfect 600 score in the Ribs preliminary round.

Reserve Grand Champion - Southern Hogs

Reserve Grand Champion – Southern Hogs

Rescue Smokers won the Loin category with Just Blowing Smoke taking 2nd & Smoking the Good Stuff taking 3rd place. It was Southern Hogs for the win in Pulled Pork. Swine Dining came in 2nd and We Want Que finished in 3rd place.  Blue Diablo BBQ topped the Rib category. Rescue Smokers was runner-up with Southern Hog taking 3rd place.

In the GBA sanctioned Cooking for Fun division, Carlos Thornton & Bull Hawgs won Pulled Pork while Wade Hutcheson & Notta Que won Ribs.

  LOIN     PULLED PORK     RIBS
1 FINAL Rescue Smokers 1 FINAL Southern Hogs 1 FINAL Blue Diablo BBQ
2 FINAL Just Blowing Smoke 2 FINAL SwineDining 2 FINAL Rescue Smokers
3 FINAL Smoking the Good Stuff 3 FINAL We Want Que 3 FINAL Southern Hogs
4 596.4 Hootie Q 4 593.91 Captain Jacks Freedom BBQ 4 596.4 Just Blowing Smoke
5 596.1 Southern Hogs 5 593.9 Pirates of Pork Scents 5 595.2 Smoking the Good Stuff
6 595.4 Swine Dining 6 591.5 Johnson Boys BBQ 6 593.9 Swine Dining
7 594.8 The BBQ Ninja 7 590.9 TLS BBQ 7 592.21 Captain Jacks Freedom BBQ
8 594.5 CaJenn Q 8 590.21 Bearded BBQ 8 592.2 Pirates of Pork Scents
9 592.1 Hold Your Horses BBQ 9 590.2 Just Blowing Smoke 9 591.2 The BBQ Ninja
10 591.5 Raging Smoke BBQ 10 589.6 Rescue Smokers 10 590 Burnt Bermuda BBQ
11 586.3 Johnson Boys BBQ 11 589.3 Wright on Q 11 587.8 Rub Shakers Q
12 586.2 Smoke Stack Lightning 12 588.9 Hold Your Horses BBQ 12 586.7 Smoke Stack Lightning
13 586.2 Wright on Q   13 588.5 Flint River Cooking Team 13 586.3 Wright on Q
14 584.2 We Want Q 14 588.5 Smoke Stack Lightning 14 586.3 CaJenn Q
15 583.9 Big Butts BBQ   15 585.7 Kelvin’s BBQ 15 586.3 Flint River Cookers
16 582.7 Rub Shakers Q 16 584.3 Lang BBQ Team 16 583 Hot Ash Q
17 582.3 Hot Ash Q 17 583.7 JB’s Butthouse 17 583 Flint River Cooking Team
18 581 Captain Jacks Freedom BBQ   18 583.7 CaJenn Q 18 583 Pork’N Butts
19 580.5 TLS BBQ 19 583.2 Jack Rabbit’s Smokin Q 19 582.6 We Want Q
20 574.4 Daddy-O’s 20 581.4 Raging Smoke BBQ 20 582.2 TLS BBQ
21 574.2 JB’s Butthouse 21 579.5 Hootie Q 21 582 Hold Your Horses BBQ
22 572.1 Bearded BBQ 22 579.5 Flint River Cookers 22 580.8 Hootie Q
23 571.6 Pork’N Butts 23 578.4 Pork’N Butts 23 578.7 Big Butts BBQ
24 569.5 Flint River Cookers 24 578 The BBQ Ninja 24 577.3 Raging Smoke BBQ
25 569.3 Lang BBQ Team 25 576.1 Daddy-O’s 25 576.5 Jack Rabbit’s Smokin Q
26 568.2 Flint River Cooking Team   26 575.3 Blue Diablo BBQ   26 576.1 Lang BBQ Team
27 567.5 Burnt Bermuda BBQ 27 575.2 Rub Shakers Q   27 576.1 Bearded BBQ
28 566.9 H & J 28 574.8 Burnt Bermuda BBQ 28 575.4 Johnson Boys BBQ
29 566.7 Blue Diablo BBQ 29 574.2 Smoking the Good Stuff 29 573.8 H & J
30 566.6 Pirates of Pork Scents 30 573.8 Big Butts BBQ 30 570.8 Kelvin’s BBQ
31 562.3 Just Smoke “N” Around BBQ 31 571.5 H & J 31 569.6 Daddy-O’s
32 558.5 Jack Rabbit’s Smokin Q 32 567.2 Just Smoke “N” Around BBQ 32 567.7 Just Smoke “N” Around BBQ
33 554.5 Kelvin’s BBQ 33 566.2 Hot Ash Q 33 557.5 JB’s Butthouse

 

 Reserve Scores Loin Pulled Ribs Total
1 Southern Hogs 596.1 594.8 599.1 1790.0
2 Rescue Smokers 599.1 589.6 600.0 1788.7
3 Swine Dining 595.4 599.1 593.9 1788.4
4 Just Blowing Smoke 599.4 590.2 596.4 1786.0
5 Smoking the Good Stuff 599.7 574.2 595.2 1769.1
6 Captain Jacks Freedom BBQ 581.0 593.9 592.2 1767.1
7 CaJenn Q 594.5 583.7 586.3 1764.5
8 The BBQ Ninja 594.8 578.0 591.2 1764.0
9 Hold Your Horses BBQ 592.1 588.9 582.0 1763.0
10 We Want Q 584.2 595.2 582.6 1762.0
11 Wright on Q 586.2 589.3 586.3 1761.8
12 Smoke Stack Lightning 586.2 588.5 586.7 1761.4
13 Hootie Q 596.4 579.5 580.8 1756.7
14 TLS BBQ 580.5 590.9 582.2 1753.6
15 Johnson Boys BBQ 586.3 591.5 575.4 1753.2
16 Pirates of Pork Scents 566.6 593.9 592.2 1752.7
17 Raging Smoke BBQ 591.5 581.4 577.3 1750.2
18 Rub Shakers Q 582.7 575.2 587.8 1745.7
19 Blue Diablo BBQ 566.7 575.3 599.1 1741.1
20 Flint River Cooking Team 568.2 588.5 583.0 1739.7
21 Bearded BBQ 572.1 590.2 576.1 1738.4
22 Big Butts BBQ 583.9 573.8 578.7 1736.4
23 Flint River Cookers 569.5 579.5 586.3 1735.3
24 Pork’N Butts 571.6 578.4 583.0 1733.0
25 Burnt Bermuda BBQ 567.5 574.8 590.0 1732.3
26 Hot Ash Q 582.3 566.2 583.0 1731.5
27 Lang BBQ Team 569.3 584.3 576.1 1729.7
28 Daddy-O’s 574.4 576.1 569.6 1720.1
29 Jack Rabbit’s Smokin Q 558.5 583.2 576.5 1718.2
30 JB’s Butthouse 574.2 583.7 557.5 1715.4
31 H & J 566.9 571.5 573.8 1712.2
32 Kelvin’s BBQ 554.5 585.7 570.8 1711.0
33 Just Smoke “N” Around BBQ 562.3 567.2 567.7 1697.2

 

COOKING FOR FUN

  PULLED PORK     RIBS
1 595.1 Ball Hawgs 1 586.5 Notta’ Clue
2 586.6 Mason Dixon 2 583.9 Mason Dixon
3 583.9 John’s BBQ Smokehouse 3 582 Ball Hawgs
4 581.1 Notta’ Clue 4 581.9 BPG
5 576.1 BPG 5 572.1 John’s BBQ Smokehouse

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

 

 

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