IBCA Smokin’ Log

  • “June” 2015″ Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 1, 2015 for the Annual IBCA Meeting in Austin at the VFW Post 8787. Time to be announced. ELECTION YEAR Remember 2015 will be election year with all positions to be filled. Executive Director Secretary Treasurer Board of Director at Large (2) These are 2 year terms. Stop and think about who you would like ...
  • May ~ 2015 IBCA Smokin’ Log By Lynn Shivers   May, 2014 MAY is National BBQ Month   April was a very busy month (36 events) and May is starting off with a bang.  Congratulations to all of you that had your number called.  Thank you for supporting IBCA.   SOAP BOX:  Once again, I ask that you if you have a difficult name, please check ...
  • Turn-n-Burn’s Largest Payout in Texas Turn-n-Burn’s Largest Payout in Texas SUE BROWN, EDITOR , Pleasanton Express The IBCA sanctioned event brought 144 teams to compete at the Pleasanton Riverpark. It was perfect weather for the 5th Annual Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Turn-n-Burn Barbeque Cook-off – and the pay-out was, too. At the end of the day and while the winners were still being ...
  • March ~ 2015 March, 2014   As the new smoking year gets into full swing, I thought I would review the rules as some questions have been brought up.   CHICKEN:  1/2 fully jointed domestic chicken, must include breast, wing with tip, visible not tucked under, thigh and drumstick.  The tip should be complete – NOT cut off at the bend.   PORK SPARE ...
  • December ~ 2014 IBCA Smokin’ Log By Lynn Shivers December, 2014   Merry Christmas and Happy New Years to all of you.   IBCA presented the “Kash for Kids” Rainbow Room a check for $3,000 this year plus filling the trunk of Ms. Gina’s car with diapers and baby items.  Everyone enjoyed the snacks and visiting with friends to start the holiday season.   As 2014 ...
  • October ~ 2014 IBCA Smokin’ Log By Lynn Shivers October, 2014   Where did September go?  This new fiscal year has started off with a bang with 30 events.   We had the IBCA added money event in Silverton, TX  at the Briscoe County Cook-off.  Wylie and his group did a great job with this event.  The weather apparently scared some of the teams ...
  • September ~ 2014 IBCA Smokin’ Log By Lynn Shivers September, 2014   MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL NOTICE – all General Memberships must be current for 2015 by August 31, 2014 to be eligible for IBCA Added Money.  Payments can be made online or by check mailed to IBCA, P O Box 81, Keller, TX 76244.   General Membership is $35.00/year and includes 1 PIT (local ...
  • September ~ 2013 Smokin’ Log News By Lynn Shivers NEW Board of Directors First, I would like to say THANK YOU to all that voted for me.  It is an honor for me to serve as Executive Director for the next 2 years of this growing organization. Congratulations to:  Angie Pruett and Michelle Wade on being elected as Board of Directors at ...
  • August ~ 2013 Smokin’ Log News August, 2013 HAPPY 25th Anniversary IBCA IBCA is entering into its 25th year of operation. The organization opened membership in July, 1989 after the 9 founding fathers settled on the set of rules that would be followed. In 1990 there were 9 events sanctioned and 2013 is on a record pace of over 220 events from ...
  • May ~ 2013 Smokin’ Log News May, 2013 MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  June 22, 2013 — IBCA Annual Saturday Meeting VFW Post 8787, 500 VFW Rd., Austin, TX —  10:00 am – til   A chance as a member to have your voice heard. It is time to start thinking about who you would like to see in the offices of Executive Director, Secretary, ...