Rescue Smokers Takes Grand in Dallas
The Georgia Barbecue Association (GBA) joined with the City of Dallas for their 2016 City Fest. It was a day filled with many different events. The professional BBQ competition was a huge part of the event. Robby Royal of Rescue Smokers continued to set the pace with a final round score of 597.5 out of a possible 600 in Pulled Pork to winning the Grand Championship.
Bird Dawg BBQ, led by Chris Cochran, made finals on both Loin & Pulled Pork along with a 5th place finish in Ribs to claim the Reserve Grand Championship.
In the preliminary round of Pulled Pork both Just Blowing Smoke and Bird Dawg BBQ score perfect 600 scores.
In Loin, Smoking the Good Stuff took top honors. Rescue Smokers took 2nd place and Bird Dawg BBQ took third. Fifth place went to We Want Que with 6th place going to Just Blowing Smoke. Four Fathers BBQ claimed 7th place. Southern Hogs claimed 8th place. Ninth place belonged to Simply Q and Where There’s Smoke rounded out the top 10.
Rescue Smokers won the Pulled Pork category with Just Blowing Smoke as the runner-up. In 3rd place again was Bird Dawg BBQ. Smokin’ the Good Stuff grabbed 4th place and CJ’s BBQ grabbed 5th. Major Q got the 6th place call followed by Rub Shakers Que in 7th and Swineholio in 8th place. Ninth & 10th went to Four Fathers BBQ and Southern Hogs, respectively.
Major Q walked last in Ribs with We Want Que taking 2nd and Rub Shakers Que taking 3rd. Smokin the Good Stuff got another call for 4th place. Bird Dawg BBQ came in 5th. Johnson Boys BBQ took 6th place and Rescue Smokers took 7th. Just Blowing Smoke finished 8th; Smokin’ J’s BBQ finished 9th and Swineholio finished 10th.
The GBA was proud to be a part of this great festival and looks forward to returning for 2016.
|1||596.5||Smokin the Good Stuff||1||597.5||Rescue Smokers||1||596.1||Major Q BBQ|
|2||594.5||Rescue Smokers||2||595||Just Blowing Smoke||2||594.5||We Want Que|
|3||593.9||Bird Dawg BBQ||3||592.5||Bird Dawg BBQ||3||594.2||Rub Shakers Que|
|4||593.7||We Want Que||4||598.5||Smokin the Good Stuff||4||595.22||Smokin the Good Stuff|
|5||593.3||Just Blowing Smoke||5||590.9||CJs BBQ||5||595.21||Bird Dawg BBQ|
|6||591.5||Swineholio||6||585.7||Major Q BBQ||6||595.2||Johnson Boys BBQ|
|7||585||Four Fathers BBQ Crew||7||583.6||Rub Shakers Que||7||594.9||Rescue Smokers|
|8||584.7||Southern Hogs||8||582.7||Swineholio||8||593.9||Just Blowing Smoke|
|9||582.4||Simply Q||9||582||Four Fathers BBQ Crew||9||591.6||Smokin J’s BBQ|
|10||581.2||Where There’s Smoke||10||581.7||Southern Hogs||10||585.4||Swineholio|
|11||581||Johnson Boys BBQ||11||580.8||Simply Q||11||583.6||Southern Hogs|
|12||580.8||Rub Shakers Que||12||578.8||We Want Que||12||577.4||CJs BBQ|
|13||574.7||Major Q BBQ||13||574.7||Johnson Boys BBQ||13||570.9||Simply Q|
|14||573.2||Smokin J’s BBQ||14||567.4||Smokin J’s BBQ||14||569.4||Where There’s Smoke|
|15||559.9||CJs BBQ||15||560.7||Where There’s Smoke||15||568||Four Fathers BBQ Cr|
|2||Bird Dawg BBQ||595.5||600.0||595.2||1790.7|
|3||Smokin the Good Stuff||594.8||598.5||595.2||1788.5|
|4||Just Blowing Smoke||593.3||600.0||593.9||1787.2|
|5||We Want Que||593.7||578.8||595.4||1767.9|
|6||Rub Shakers Que||580.8||583.6||599.1||1763.5|
|8||Major Q BBQ||574.7||585.7||598.8||1759.2|
|9||Johnson Boys BBQ||581.0||574.7||595.2||1750.9|
|11||Four Fathers BBQ Crew||585.0||582.0||568.0||1735.0|
|13||Smokin J’s BBQ||573.2||567.4||591.6||1732.2|
|15||Where There’s Smoke||581.2||560.7||569.4||1711.3|