Category Archive: Contest Reports

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

 

 

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

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

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