The Comsouth Hambone Jam Grand Champion and the GBA State Champion for 2011-2012 went to Smokin’ Willy’s Squealers, Carl & Mary Williams of Barney, GA. D.W.’s Kountry Cookers claimed the Comsouth Hambone Jam Reserve Grand Championship and the GBA Reserve State Championship with the highest overall cumulative preliminary scores. Rounding out the Top 5 in the Reserve scoring were Bubba Grills, Sunset Smokers, Jack’s New South and Rescue Smokers.
Jack’s New South claimed the State Championship in Pork Loin. Smarr Cooking Crew took second place with Holy Smokes in third. D.W.’s Kountry Cookers came in fourth place. Bubba Grills edged out 57 Smokehouse for fifth place by just a tenth of a point. The State Championship in Pulled Pork went to Bubba Grills with Rescue Smokers as runner-up. Sunset Smokers captured third place just ahead of Jack’s New South in fourth and Smokin’ Willy’s Squealers in fifth place. The best Ribs in the state went to Smokin Willy’s Squealers. D.W.’s Kounty Cookers took home second place with Pig Punishers in third place. Jethro’s Cooking Crew and Sauced Hogs Smoke Shack were fourth and fifth respectively.