2023 Cook of the Year Standings

Overall

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 444026.0
2Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers) Region 243672.0
3IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue) Region 343480.0
4Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 343344.0
5Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 253080.0
6Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue) Region 233050.0
7Scotty Bryce (East Texas Smokers) Region 133024.0
8Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 242916.0
9Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ) Region 332868.0
10Allen Ayres (Compassion's Fire & Smoke) Region 232664.0
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Brisket

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 254566.0
2Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers) Region 253916.0
3Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 443826.0
4Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 243316.0
5Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue) Region 232650.0
6Bill Manning (BJ's Blue Smoke BBQ) Region 232620.0
7IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue) Region 332590.0
8Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ) Region 332568.0
9Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 342544.0
10Scotty Bryce (East Texas Smokers) Region 132424.0
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Chicken

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 354188.0
2Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 243080.0
3Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers) Region 242840.0
4Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue) Region 232750.0
5IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue) Region 332250.0
6Jon Barton (Barton BBQ) Region 332226.0
7Allen Ayres (Compassion's Fire & Smoke) Region 222178.0
8Ted Skinner (Mad Scientist Social Club) Region 232070.0
9Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 231746.0
10Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 421666.0
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Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 243142.0
2Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 442926.0
3Jon Barton (Barton BBQ) Region 332826.0
4IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue) Region 332790.0
5Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ) Region 332668.0
6Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue) Region 232650.0
7Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 242516.0
8Adam Martinez (Damn If I'm Po) Region 232204.0
8Jamie Robey (Texas Smoke) Region 242204.0
10Justin Fortune (On Point BBQ) Region 222078.0
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2023 Regional COY Standings

Region 1

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Scotty Bryce (East Texas Smokers)3024.0
2Eddy Morales (The Pitfather BBQ)1974.0
3Vinny McNamara (Steel Smoke BBQ)1830.0
4Aaron Bisher (Smoked N Qued)1150.0
5Chris King (King Cookers)628.0

Region 2

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers)3672.0
2Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse)3080.0
3Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue)3050.0
4Ed Foster (9 Finger Q)2916.0
5Allen Ayres (Compassion's Fire & Smoke)2664.0

Region 3

PlaceHead CookPoints
1IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue)3480.0
2Blake Schendel (Alley cats)3344.0
3Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ)2868.0
4Jon Barton (Barton BBQ)2626.0
5Edward Oakes (Dirt Track Cookers)1208.0

Region 4

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke)4026.0
2Steve Shamlian (Team SAS)790.0
3Carlos Guerra (Smokin’ Dirty)690.0
4Jaime Garcia (Jaime Garcia Barbecue Co.)466.0
5Hector Cantu (BBQ-HOLICS)450.0

Region 5

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Merrick Hager (Smokin Raiders)1034.0
2Aaron Lesley (Texas Oil Dust)934.0
3Erik Torres (UPPERCUT Smokers)834.0
4Kevin Ebeling (Smokin' Stache)638.0
5Paul Whitaker (Scooter's BBQ)624.0

Out of State

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Reginald Winn (Smokey Winn's BBQ)1174.0
2Donnie Hill (The Right Stuff BBQ)738.0
3Garrett Hatch (Big Country Barbecue)238.0