Category Archives: Contests

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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BBQ in Bulk: Judging the Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour

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For those of you keeping up with the competition circuit, you’re probably aware of the Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour.  Sam’s Club has partnered with KCBS in putting on a BBQ tournament.  Teams compete in 25 local and regional contests throughout the country for the opportunity to travel to Bentonville, AR to compete in a national contest.  With over $400,000 in total prize money dispersed at all of the events, many teams jumped at the chance to enter.

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Mojobricks and Draper’s BBQ Giveaway

I’m super excited to bring this giveaway to you!  This contest features two of the hottest up-and-coming products on the BBQ competition circuit – Mojobricks ™ and Draper’s BBQ.

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A Sooie’t Time in Greer, SC

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So far in my KCBS Certified Barbecue Judge journey, I’ve had the opportunity to judge at well-known and established events such as the SC Festival of Discovery.  My journey now goes to the other end of the spectrum just 65 miles up the road from Greenwood, SC to the town of Greer, SC for the 1st Annual Sooie’t Relief BBQ Benefit!

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AlbuKirky Seasonings Bountiful Blog Giveaway

This is another “post and Run” about another great contest I came across today.  This contest is courtesy of AlbuKirky Seasonings (who I believe is currently a sponsor of one of my favorite online BBQ shows The BBQ Central Show).

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Quick Contest: Free Dimples BBQ Sauce

This is a quick “post and run” blog post while I’m on my lunch break.  I just came across a great contest while browsing Facebook courtesy of Dimple’s BBQ Sauce.

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