Category Archives: Contests

I Survived The Jack!!!

If I had to describe this past weekend in one word, that word would be WOW!  Yes, in all caps.  It was just that awesome!  The hardest part about this trying to figure out where in the world to start.  I guess the beginning would be a good place…

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The Fan’s Guide to the Jack: What you Need to Know

So is this your first time to go to the Jack?  It’s mine too!  I’m seriously going to be like a kid at Christmas when I arrive.  I have had this date circled on my calendar for quite some time now.  Again, another big huge shout-out to my friend Jay Prince for allowing me to tag along on this trip.

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Grillin’ and Chillin’ on Main in Waxhaw, NC

First off, I owe a great big thank you to my wonderful wife!  This contest fell on our wedding anniversary, and she was still okay with me going to judge.  She rocks!!

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Contest Bites: KLB “That’s Good Mustard” BBQ Sauce Giveaway

This evening, I came across a tweet in my Twitter feed from Kevin Bobo of KLB’s BBQ Sauce promoting a giveaway of his “That’s Good Mustard” BBQ Sauce!  I was lucky enough to win a bottle in his last giveaway, and I wanted to let you know about this one.

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GrILLr Giveaway Drawing

Thank you to everyone who entered the GrILLr giveaway courtesy of The SKrAPr.  I want to send a super big thank you to Annette Penney, the director of social media marketing for The SKrAPr.  Without her, I would have never heard of the tool and never would have been able to offer it as a prize.  I wish I had one to give to everyone.  Unfortunately I only have one to give away.

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Going to the Jack? Let’s talk…

Did your competition BBQ team get picked to compete at the Jack Daniels World Championship this year?  Are you good friends with a team that is going?  I’d love to hear from you!

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Mmmmm chili cook-off…

Earlier this week, my good friend Cyndi Allison of Yes You Can Grill asked me if I would be willing to be a judge this weekend for a chili cook-off.  Of course!  I would be more than happy to do so.  Nevermind that I had never ever judged a chili contest in my life.  I figured my experience as a BBQ judge would benefit me in how I approach this.

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A Couple of Contests…

We’ve all made it halfway through the week!  WOOHOO!!  To help you get through the rest of the week, here’s the scoop on some contests currently going on… Continue reading

Drawing for the Mojobricks and Draper’s Giveaway

Thank you to Fred Grosse of Mojobricks and Shane Draper of Draper’s BBQ for being a part of this giveaway!  Also a great big thank you to everyone that entered the contest — there were 123 entries for this contest.  A great turnout!  I wish I could send everyone something.  Unfortunately, there can only be two winners.

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Big on the Pig at Time Warner Cable BBQ and Blues

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This past weekend, Charlotte rolled out the welcome mat to some of the top Memphis Barbecue Network teams in the country for Time Warner Cable BBQ and Blues.  This will mostly be a picture montage.  If you want to see more photos from the event (as well as possibly a recap from a judge’s perspective), go visit the blog of my friend Steve Gibbs at http://q4fun.blogspot.com.

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