2023 Cook of the Year Standings

Overall

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 3108828.0
2Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 297427.0
3Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 297346.0
4Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers) Region 265372.0
5IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue) Region 365096.0
6Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ) Region 364846.0
7Jamie Robey (Texas Smoke) Region 264614.0
8Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 444026.0
9Justin Fortune (On Point BBQ) Region 243568.0
10Fernando Ruiz (Texas Family Kookers) Region 263268.0
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Brisket

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 2108296.0
2Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 2107877.0
3Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 3107014.0
4Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers) Region 275716.0
5Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ) Region 375310.0
6Jamie Robey (Texas Smoke) Region 264314.0
7Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 443826.0
8Amy Wilson (Crooked Crown Cookers) Region 243260.0
9IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue) Region 343242.0
10Eddy Morales (The Pitfather BBQ) Region 133144.0
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Chicken

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 3119572.0
2Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 286460.0
3Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 274612.0
4Jamie Robey (Texas Smoke) Region 254576.0
5Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers) Region 253890.0
6IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue) Region 363856.0
7Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ) Region 343048.0
8Jason Sagmiller (RACE CREW DRUM SMOKERS) Region 242932.0
9Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue) Region 232750.0
10Ted Skinner (Mad Scientist Social Club) Region 242694.0
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Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 2107522.0
2Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 295727.0
3Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 375386.0
4Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ) Region 364504.0
5Jamie Robey (Texas Smoke) Region 274402.0
6Justin Fortune (On Point BBQ) Region 243868.0
7IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue) Region 353606.0
8Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 442926.0
9Jon Barton (Barton BBQ) Region 332826.0
10Ted Skinner (Mad Scientist Social Club) Region 242790.0
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2023 Regional COY Standings

Region 1

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Scotty Bryce (East Texas Smokers)3024.0
2Eddy Morales (The Pitfather BBQ)2824.0
3Vinny McNamara (Steel Smoke BBQ)2382.0
4Mary Sturdivant (Flirtin’ With Fire)1766.0
5Mike Bryce (Backyard Q'ers)1600.0

Region 2

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Ed Foster (9 Finger Q)7427.0
2Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse)7346.0
3Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers)5372.0
4Jamie Robey (Texas Smoke)4614.0
5Justin Fortune (On Point BBQ)3568.0

Region 3

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Blake Schendel (Alley cats)8828.0
2IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue)5096.0
3Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ)4846.0
4Jon Barton (Barton BBQ)2916.0
5Dwain Garber (Mid-Coast Cookers)2740.0

Region 4

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke)4026.0
2Jaime Garcia (Jaime Garcia Barbecue Co.)1516.0
3Jorge Flores II (CSM Cooking)1150.0
4LOUI JAIMES (Los Angeles BBQ)850.0
5Steve Shamlian (Team SAS)790.0

Region 5

PlaceHead CookPoints
1DAVID LAY (BAD BOYZ BBQ)2252.0
2Merrick Hager (Smokin Raiders)1984.0
3Erik Torres (UPPERCUT Smokers)1884.0
4Aaron Lesley (Texas Oil Dust)1784.0
5Kevin Ebeling (Smokin' Stache)1538.0

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