It’s that time of year folks.  Time to make your nominations to the IBCA Hall of Fame. Nominees can be submitted by any current member of the organization, but must follow within the parameters laid out by the Board of Directors. Click the link above to fill out the form and submit it to the committee.  Thank you for your help in recognizing our members for this prestigious honor. Nominations will end the last day of April, 2019.

The International BBQ Cookers Association Hall of Fame is an honor bestowed upon those who have shown to be true ambassadors of our organization. These members (and/or promoters) exemplify what IBCA is truly about: the integrity it brings to the BBQ world and the continued outreaching support of countless charities throughout its years of existence.
Requirements for members to nominate:
– Must be a member in good standing.
– No self-nominations allowed.

Requirements for members to be nominated:
– Must be a member in good standing with at least
10 years of competing/service.
– Must promote IBCA in the utmost positive form.

Requirements for non-members to be nominated (i.e. Promoters, supportive cook team members)
– Should be able to reflect on services displayed to promote/support IBCA.Please complete the form below or you can download the application and send it in.

About IBCA

International Barbeque Cookers Association’s purpose is to develop and bolster equitable competitive Barbeque cooking internationally.”  We give competitive cookers the peace of mind when their product is placed in the judging area. IBCA shall know no boundaries nationally or internationally.

IBCA History

In 1988 nine (9) interested parties (Doug Beich, Terry Blount, Henry Cutaia (d), Jim Hudgins,
Tom Kennedy, Obie Obermark, Charlie Rogers, Jeff Shivers, and Waldo Strein) met for the first time in Irving, Texas to discuss the possibilities of starting a new BBQ organization. We spent the first year writing a constitution, by-laws, and cook-off rules. The intent of the IBCA is to offer a set of uniform cook-off rules that are fair and “user friendly” for the cooks. In 1989 we opened up the membership in IBCA. We currently have over 700 members.

Competition BBQ

As the sport of competition BBQ cooking grows IBCA has grown with it. From the beginning until now we have built a great reputation of assisting BBQ promoters, providing information and offering a fair judging system to all participants.

Contact Information

IBCA
11807 Westheimer Road
Suite 550 PMB 827
Houston, Texas  77077
or Email Us

President / Craig Sharry 512-806-3267

Secretary / Dawn Mason 512-806-3287

Our 2018 Top Cook! Matias Serrata (Pit Boss Smokers) 561 Pts.

The IBCA board would like to announce and congratulate the Top Ten Overall Cooks of the Season. In addition to the embroidered directors chair they will receive, we would like to showcase them on our website and on social media. Starting tomorrow, we will introduce each top ten cook with their bio and pictures. Please join us by celebrating each cooks hard work to earn this recognition

1. Matias Serrata (Pit Boss Smokers) 561 Pts.
2. Frank Flores (Texas Heavy Smokers) 502 Pts.
3. Kelly Curtis (Panther Creek Cookers) 415 Pts.
4. Phil Breeden (Lucky Charms) 410 Pts.
5. Jaime Garcia (JCG Barbecue & Co.) 393 Pts.
6. Chad Marshall (LTP BBQ) 392 Pts.
7. Ralph Flores (Cowboy Up Cooking Team) 389 Pts.
8. Daniel Garcia (STX Smokers) 388 Pts.
9. David Gonzalez (Blowin’ Smoke Cooking Team) 379 Pts.
10. Arnie Segovia (Smokin’ Lonestar) 375 Pts.

Top Cooks Top 10

Membership and Top Cooks runs from July 1st to June 30th of each Year.

IBCA will recognize a Cook of the Year based on points earned July 1st thru June 30th of each year. Cook of the Year points will be accumulated based strictly on the points that are earned at an IBCA event. There will be no multipliers based on size of contest. You must be an IBCA member at the time of the event to earn points. At the end of of the contest year the top 10 winners will be awarded a prize to be announced. All points accrued from Sept 1st 2015 thru now will be adjusted to reflect this new point system. Any ties will be broken the same as at a cook off. Brisket will be first tie breaker, then ribs, then chicken, then Pork Butt. If this does not break a tie then the BOD will decide the tie breaker. Points are assigned based on the following;
For each category 10pts – 1st place | 9pts – 2nd place | 8pts – 3rd place | 7pts – 4th place | 6pts – 5th place | 5pts – 6th place | 4pts – 7th place | 3pts – 8th place | 2pts – 9th place | 1pt – 10th place
Overall Points are determined by a summary of points from the primary categories.



2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 $points_year

Overall Chicken Ribs Pulled Pork Brisket

Lee Hickel (Redmule's Bad Ass BBQ) 408 Pts.
Aaron Lesley (Texas Oil Dust) 345 Pts.
Phil Breeden (Lucky Charms) 319 Pts.
Matias Serrata (Pit Boss Smokers) 316 Pts.
Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke!) 309 Pts.
Jason Sagmiller (RACE CREW BBQ) 301 Pts.
Allan Freeman (Chickapicow) 237 Pts.
Kelly Curtis (Panther Creek Cookers) 235 Pts.
Gil Martinez Jr (Double G Southern BBQ) 232 Pts.
Jim Fly (Sweet Heat BBQ) 229 Pts.

IBCA Sponsors

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We at Texas Pepper Jelly simply have the richest and most flavorful pepper jelly on the market today. Our jelly is not only used for the traditional breakfast, but goes great with many different varieties of food. The uses range from pork to toast to the traditional sauce or glaze. Some have told us they even enjoy eating the jelly straight out of the jar! We offer a great selection of habanero jellies that are the perfect blend of heat and sweet.

IBCA is proud to announce that B&B Charcoal is the official Charcoal of IBCA.

Since 1961 B&B Charcoal Inc. has manufactured/distributed a complete line of quality charcoal products made from 100% natural selected woods. Through our unique processes we are able to rid our wood of the unwanted foreign materials including resins/acids. What remains is only natural fiber, accounting for the subtle, natural flavor that foods capture when cooked with our B&B Charcoal products. That process has made the B&B brand “The Expert’s Choice” for more than 50 Years!

IBCA Photo Gallery Back to top

IBCA Photo Gallery 

IBCA Hall of Fame Back to top

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Michelle Wade (top)

Lavern Akin accepting for her husband Ronnie Akin (bottom)

Nominations for 2019 are being accepted.

 

It’s that time of year folks.  Time to make your nominations to the IBCA Hall of Fame. Nominees can be submitted by any current member of the organization, but must follow within the parameters laid out by the Board of Directors. Click the yellow button above to fill out the form and submit it to the committee.  Thank you for your help in recognizing our members for this prestigious honor. Nominations will end the last day of April, 2019.

The International BBQ Cookers Association Hall of Fame is an honor bestowed upon those who have shown to be true ambassadors of our organization. These members (and/or promoters) exemplify what IBCA is truly about: the integrity it brings to the BBQ world and the continued outreaching support of countless charities throughout its years of existence.
Requirements for members to nominate:
– Must be a member in good standing.
– No self-nominations allowed.

Requirements for members to be nominated:
– Must be a member in good standing with at least
10 years of competing/service.
– Must promote IBCA in the utmost positive form.

Requirements for non-members to be nominated (i.e. Promoters, supportive cook team members)
– Should be able to reflect on services displayed to promote/support IBCA.Please complete the form below or you can download the application and send it in.

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There are many reasons why I choose to cook IBCA competitions. Of these reasons, integrity is the most important to me. I know that when I enter an IBCA event, I can rest assure that the judging and awards will be handled with professionalism and trust-worthiness. I really enjoy seeing the pride IBCA judges exude when working the event. Consistency of rules is another reason I prefer IBCA. I know that wherever I go in the state, as long as it’s an IBCA cookoff, I will have the same set of rules as the over events I’ve competed in. IBCA doesn’t allow their judges to create new or omit existing rules. Finally, I would say the camaraderie of the competitors in IBCA is a driving reason why I choose to cook events sanctioned by the organization. I love pulling up on site and seeing friends from around the state that I would have never met had it not been for IBCA. When you walk around the cookoffs you’ll see many cooks hanging out together, sharing a drink and engaging in spirited conversations. These are just a few of the many reasons why I cook and will continue to cook IBCA events.

Dennis Butterworth
Pitmaster – WarPig BBQ

IBCA Sanctioning   Back to top

Please click on the Sanctioning Form Link and complete you will also need to pay a Non-Refundable payment of $105.00.

This must be received 90 DAYS prior to your cook-off.

We will then send you a complete new Promoter’s Book and updated IBCA membership mail list. A completed Form 99, Entry List, and Form 105, Winner’s List, with $4.00 per cook attached must be received no later than 15 days after the event. Judging trays will be furnished by the IBCA Head Judge at the cost of $0.50 per Styrofoam container.

(If large trays are used, cost per container of $1.00 each)

*Note: Head Judges expenses (mileage & hotel).

If you prefer to download the application and mail in with your fee
Click Here

Contest Event Listing

Select Contest Year to see events and results
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Select Month: Select Region:
Current Year: 2019
Contest Year: 2019 | Month: 03


12th Annual Republic of Texas Independence Day Celebration

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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contest Information / Flier | (Click for Contest Results)
Contest Date: 03-01-2019 - 03-02-2019
Contact Information: John Luce (P) 325-212-4085 (E) click to email
San Angelo, TX Head Judge: Jennifer Dizmang
Region: 5


9th Annual TTHA Bucks and BBQ CookOff

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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Hook ups available
Contest Information / Flier | (Click for Contest Results)
Contest Date: 03-01-2019 - 03-02-2019
Contact Information: Jennifer Beaman (P) 210-523-8500 (E) click to email
San Antonio, TX Head Judge: Dawn and Brenda
Region: 3
Notes: Hook ups available


ABC Burnin Meat BBQ Cook Off

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Contest Date: 03-01-2019 - 03-02-2019
Contact Information: Kathy Burnette (P) 3612895311 (E) click to email
Sinton, TX Head Judge: Jesse Lopez
Region: 3


Cuero Turkeyfest Ragin Cajun Cookoff

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Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-01-2019 - 03-02-2019
Contact Information: Brenda Martin (P) 361-243-6114 (E) click to email
Cuero, TX Head Judge: Josh
Region: 3


Freedom Fest

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Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-01-2019 - 03-02-2019
Contact Information: Cassandra Perry (P) 830-232-6625 (E) click to email
Concan, TX Head Judge: Charlynn
Region: 3


Marsh Fest

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There is a 55 team limit on this cook-off.
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Contest Date: 03-01-2019 - 03-02-2019
Contact Information: Kevin Carothers (P) 409-466-9076 (E) click to email
Winnie, TX Head Judge: Kevin
Region: 2
Notes: There is a 55 team limit on this cook-off.


Rattlesnake BBQ

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Contest Date: 03-01-2019 - 03-02-2019
Contact Information: Robert Billman (P) 254-396-0129 (E) click to email
Walnut Springs, TX Head Judge: Judy
Region: 1


ArkLaTex Craft Beer and BBQ Festival

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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP $50.00 RV Hookups (Electric,Water, Sewer) For Payouts go to Web page link
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Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-08-2019 - 03-09-2019
Contact Information: Nick McElhatten (P) 318-773-9300 (E) click to email
Shreveport, LA Head Judge: Brad
Region: Out of State
Notes: $50.00 RV Hookups (Electric,Water, Sewer) For Payouts go to Web page link


Iola VFD Annual BBQ Cookoff

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Contest Date: 03-08-2019 - 03-09-2019
Contact Information: Betty S Moore (P) 512-539-6792 (E) click to email
Iola, TX Head Judge: Laverne
Region: 2


Kaufman County Jr Livestock Show

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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Local Brisket $25.00
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Contest Date: 03-08-2019 - 03-09-2019
Contact Information: Bill Thornton (P) 214-729-4522 (E) click to email
Kaufman, TX Head Judge: Kesa
Region: 1
Notes: Local Brisket $25.00


Plazita Brown Spring CookOff

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Contest Date: 03-08-2019 - 03-09-2019
Contact Information: Julia Alfaro (P) 18307651988 (E) click to email
Del Rio, TX Head Judge: Jennifer Dizmang
Region: 5


Texas Independence Day Celebration CookOff

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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ***State Championship***
(Click for Contest Results)
Contest Date: 03-08-2019 - 03-09-2019
Contact Information: Carolina Garza (P) 9562454202 (E) click to email
San Benito, TX Head Judge: Eddie
Region: 4
Notes: ***State Championship***


Turn n Burn

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Capped at 150 teams - 100% Payout
Contest Information / Flier | (Click for Contest Results)
Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-08-2019 - 03-09-2019
Contact Information: Cindy Mumm (P) 830-569-2163 (E) click to email
Pleasanton, TX Head Judge: Dawn
Region: 3
Notes: Capped at 150 teams - 100% Payout


23rd Annual CHTR BBQ Cookoff

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Guaranteed payout 5,000.00 entry fee is $175.00, after March 01, 2019 entry fee is $200.00 KIDS QUE HAS BEEN ADDED 3/16/19.
Contest Information / Flier | (Click for Contest Results)
Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-15-2019 - 03-16-2019
Contact Information: Mark Mika (P) 8302992335 (E) click to email
Falls City, TX Head Judge: Rose
Region: 3
Notes: Guaranteed payout 5,000.00 entry fee is $175.00, after March 01, 2019 entry fee is $200.00 KIDS QUE HAS BEEN ADDED 3/16/19.


RCFA BBQ Cookoff

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SANCTIONING REQUIREMENTS NOT MET
Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-15-2019 - 03-16-2019
Contact Information: Scott Payne (P) 361-318-2474 (E) click to email
Refugio, TX Head Judge: Gerald
Region: 3
Notes: SANCTIONING REQUIREMENTS NOT MET


VFW 4692 Annual Memorial Cookoff

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Contest Date: 03-15-2019 - 03-16-2019
Contact Information: Gary Heldenbrand (P) 979-219-4904 (E) click to email
Bryan, TX Head Judge: Cathy
Region: 1


West Vol Fire Department

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Reserve your site before 2-28-19,See Flier for details
(Click for Contest Results)
Contest Date: 03-15-2019 - 03-16-2019
Contact Information: George Nors (P) 254-709-7387 (E) click to email
West, TX Head Judge: Laura
Region: 1
Notes: Reserve your site before 2-28-19,See Flier for details


6th Annual Gruenau Hall CookOff

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: Dianna Metting (P) 3614911217 (E) click to email
Yorktown, TX Head Judge: Jesse
Region: 3


AGC Houston BBQ CookOff

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: Tamara Hancock (P) 713-843-3771 (E) click to email
Houston, TX Head Judge: Mary Lynn
Region: 2


Alvin Music Festival Cookoff

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: Patrick Burford (P) 281-850-1577 (E) click to email
Alvin, TX Head Judge: Robin
Region: 2


Ellis County Sheriffs Posse Cookoff

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***Event Postponed ***
No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: Randy Henderson (Dennis) (P) 972-523-7675 (E) click to email
Waxahachie, TX Head Judge: Kesa
Region: 1
Notes: ***Event Postponed ***


Ft Worth Cops 4 Kids

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No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: Carolyn Gilmore (P) 682-551-6678 (E) click to email
Ft Worth, TX Head Judge: Laura
Region: 1


Helotes Ag Boosters SouthNYour Mouth Battle of the Meats

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: Jennifer Moore (P) 210-428-8593 (E) click to email
Rio Medina, TX Head Judge: Jeff Rankin
Region: 3


MARINA VILLAGE RESORT

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: TIFFANY MILLSTID (P) 9365940149 (E) click to email
Trinity, TX Head Judge: Mandy
Region: 2


Richard Reeves Memorial Cookoff

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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP ATTENTION: Cook Meeting has been changed to Friday night at 8:30pm!
Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: Jimmy Stephens (P) (432)-290-01 (E) click to email
Fort Stockton, TX Head Judge: Jennifer Dizmang
Region: 5
Notes: ATTENTION: Cook Meeting has been changed to Friday night at 8:30pm!


Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association 1st Annual BBQ Cookoff

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No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: Diana Ramirez (P) 956-318-1900 (E) click to email
Edinburg, TX Head Judge: Jake
Region: 4


South 40 BBQ CookOff

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No Results Posted
Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-22-2019 - 03-23-2019
Contact Information: Morgan Smart (P) 254-224-8288 (E) click to email
Waco, TX Head Judge: Melissa
Region: 1


2019 US NATIONAL CHILI CHAMPIONSHIP BBQ COOKOFF

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-29-2019 - 03-30-2019
Contact Information: Jennifer Sherfield (P) 575-441-0535 (E) click to email
HOBBS, NM Head Judge: Kristi Griffin
Region: Out of State


2nd Annual TriCounty BBQ CookOff at Big Texas Fun

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Entry fee includes 5 admission tickets to Big Texas Fun. Prize money - $800 for 1st places, $500 for 2nd places, $200 for 3rd places. GC pays $1,000, RGC pays $500
Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-29-2019 - 03-30-2019
Contact Information: Debraun West (P) 916-995-9363 (E) click to email
Selma , TX Head Judge: Dawn
Region: 3
Notes: Entry fee includes 5 admission tickets to Big Texas Fun. Prize money - $800 for 1st places, $500 for 2nd places, $200 for 3rd places. GC pays $1,000, RGC pays $500


Cindy Riehs Memorial BBQ Cookoff

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-29-2019 - 03-30-2019
Contact Information: Chantal Riehs (P) 361-571-4240 (E) click to email
Inez, TX Head Judge: Josh
Region: 3


Lake Ray Roberts Area Elks

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CANCELLED
No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-29-2019 - 03-30-2019
Contact Information: Barbara Scheffler (P) 940-595-6326 (E) click to email
Sanger, TX Head Judge: Judy
Region: 1
Notes: CANCELLED


My Country 1073 Bar B Que Cook Off Concert

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-29-2019 - 03-30-2019
Contact Information: Ashley Walk (P) 361-814-3800 (E) click to email
Corpus Christi , TX Head Judge: Rose
Region: 3


Our Heroes Wear Combat Boots Tomball VFW Post 2427

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-29-2019 - 03-30-2019
Contact Information: Candice Baines (P) 832-326-6909 (E) click to email
Tomball, TX Head Judge: Mary Lynn
Region: 2


Spring Fling BBQ Cook Off

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Kid's Cook Q at 11:00 AM Saturday, Limited Hook up's $85.00 (Power, Water, Sewer), Grand Champion $200.00, Reserve Grand Champion $100.00
Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Web Page
Contest Date: 03-29-2019 - 03-31-2019
Contact Information: Pee Wee (P) 512 844-8324 (E) click to email
Georgetown, TX Head Judge: Melissa
Region: 1
Notes: Kid's Cook Q at 11:00 AM Saturday, Limited Hook up's $85.00 (Power, Water, Sewer), Grand Champion $200.00, Reserve Grand Champion $100.00


Stockdale COC just ranchin and bbq cook off

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Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-29-2019 - 03-30-2019
Contact Information: Wesley Hodge (P) 8305342460 (E) click to email
Stockdale , TX Head Judge: Gerald
Region: 3


Pharr Hub Phestival

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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contest Information / Flier | No Results Posted
Contest Date: 03-30-2019 - 03-30-2019
Contact Information: Jennifer Martinez (P) 956-402-4550 (E) click to email
Pharr, TX Head Judge: Eddie Tapia
Region: 4

IBCA Regional Information   Back to top

Regional Representation

Region 1

Terry Blount
469-332-5066 terryblount005@gmail.com
Judy Keeney
817-304-0518 jkeeney5804@aol.com

Region 2
Kevin Miller
409-673-3884 kevinmiller@ibcabbq.org
Robin Myers
713-906-6284 r.myers3709@yahoo.com

Region 3
Jim Simola
832-677-6950 region3directorjs@gmail.com
Roddy Trevino
361-459-9425 roddytrevino@gmail.com

Region 4 
Jake Barrera
956-457-0929 jakebarrera@hotmail.com
Fred Robles
956-650-5272 fcapstone@gmail.com

Region 5
Kristi Griffin
325-665-8387 browngriffin@live.com
Sheryl Valentine
806-683-4234 outdoorcheflubbock@gmail.com

IBCA Regional Map – Click on the map image to view a larger image.

IBCA BBQ
11807 Westheimer Road
Suite 550 PMB 827
Houston, Texas  77077


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President / Craig Sharry 512-806-3267
Secretary / Dawn Mason 512-806-3287
Treasurer / Brenda Waters 512-806-3277
Director at Large / Darwin Hoel 210-336-3511
Director at Large / Arnie Segovia 956-221-1000

Why International Barbecue Cookers Association?   Back to top

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Why do I cook IBCA?

We cook IBCA events because it’s an organized event. “This is how it’s gonna go, these are the rules, pay to play and have. Nice day!” We have gained something through IBCA that we weren’t expecting at all, and that’s a whole new group of family and friends. Making your rounds at a cook off to see everyone is my favorite part. (Winning money isn’t so bad either!) All these cookers become a part of your life, and for that we feel truly blessed! Also now that the kids are getting outside and cooking is the best thing yet! This BBQ world is like a never ending learning experience and I’m glad these kids are interested and are becoming the next generation of cookers! Thanks IBCA!

Reba beard/ Justin Flores
Family grillers

Why IBCA?

I cook IBCA competition because I think they are the BEST sanctioning organization in Texas. Simply put they make sure all cooks are on a level playing field in the judging area. This means a lot. It shows they care about our product and that every cook has an equal opportunity.

Anonymous

News and Information   Back to top

The Smokin’ Log is IBCA’s Newsletter to keep all the teams and members up to date on changes and information.  Board Reports are reports from the board about IBCA, rule changes, sanctioning requests and overall organizational information.

Newsletters and Board Reports

  • 2017 Election Results August 24, 2017 Congratulations to those who won!  Thank you to all those who have served and to those who put their names on the ballot! Potential Voters: 1162 Number of Voters:  574 (Some Voters chose not to answer all the ballot question) Thank you for your support. IBCA The Question Was: Please select 1 Person to be President. Craig Sharry – Number of Votes: 322 Lars ... Read more about this post
  • FEBRUARY BOARD REPORT: February 14, 2017 The IBCA Board of Directors met on Feb 11, 2017.  This was another productive meeting and I would like to thank all BOD members for attending.  I will attempt to give a recap of this meeting and make a few announcements as well. As promised, the BOD is working on a code of conduct for IBCA ... Read more about this post
  • IBCA Membership Update January 2, 2017 Hello fellow IBCA members and welcome to 2017.  Today I am announcing an exciting new way that IBCA will keep track of it’s members.  I will try to make this as simple as possible.  However if anyone gets confused feel free to send an email to info@ibcabbq.org and we will help answer any questions you ... Read more about this post
  • Region Voting Results September 23, 2016 2016/2017 Voting Results for IBCA Regional Director Elections 2016/2017 Voting Results for IBCA Regional Director Elections Total Number of Potential Voters (Active Members): 724 Number of Voters (Active Members): 452 Percentage of Members Voting: 62% Voted Region 1 (63% Voted) Position 1: Walker Keeney Position 2: Brad Caraway Region 2 (59% Voted) Position 1: Allan Freeman Position 2: Kevin Miller Region 3 (69% Voted) Position 1: Roddy ... Read more about this post
  • Annual Meeting Report for August 5, 2016 August 7, 2016 All IBCA Members, August 5, 2016 we held our annual IBCA meeting. This meeting was well attended with over 90 people in attendance. We had over $18,000 in prizes and free entries to raffle. A lot of fun was had by everyone and the members had a lot of input to the future of IBCA. I am ... Read more about this post
  • May 15, 2016 – Closing of Louisiana Pit May 15, 2016 Fellow IBCA Members,   Effective May 6, 2016 I accepted the resignation of Danny Titus as Louisiana Pit Director. Danny had served as Pit Director since appointed by Lynn Shivers when BCA was formed and Andy Hollerman had resigned. Myself and the BOD would like to thank Danny for serving as the Louisiana Pit Director. At this time there ... Read more about this post
  • March 12, 2016 – Incident involving IBCA members Pleasanton Altercation April 6, 2016 All IBCA Members, On March 12, 2016 there was an incident involving IBCA members at the Turn N Burn cook off in Pleasanton, Texas.  After reviewing the incident the Board felt like there were some offenses that warranted discipline action. For his actions in the incident Gerald Maynard resigned from the position of Pit Director of the ... Read more about this post
  • September, 2015 August 23, 2015 IBCA Smokin’ Log By Lynn Shivers September, 2015 Thanks to all that voted this year – the online voting was a success with almost twice as many voting than in the past. Introducing the elected IBCA BOD for 2015-2017 Ex. Director – Craig Sharry Secretary – Sara Trevino Treasurer – Joey Smith BOD at Large: (2) Lars Flores Michelle Wade All terms are 2 years. Congratulations and ... Read more about this post
  • August, 2015 August 7, 2015 THANKS to all attended the annual IBCA meeting in Austin. 80+ in attendance – also, THANKS to all of the Promoters that donated Free Entries —and to those that donated their product for the raffle. All money raised will be given to KASH FOR KIDS, Community Partners of Tarrant County, an emergency pantry for ... Read more about this post
  • July, 2015 Smokin’ Log July 7, 2015 Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 1, 2015 for the Annual IBCA Meeting in Austin at the VFW Post 8787, 500 VFW Rd., Austin, TX. 10:00 a.m. – The VFW will be cooking hamburgers for lunch, $6.00. We have received several FREE ENTRIES for the raffle and anyone wanting to donate anything for the raffle items ... Read more about this post

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Membership and Top Cooks runs from July 1st to June 30th of each Year.

Benefits of Membership

  • Increased Prize Money.
  • Adds your team team points towards Top Cook.
  • Support of Events, Information and promotion of BBQ.

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