2023 Cook of the Year Standings

Overall

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 444026.0
2Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue) Region 233050.0
3Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers) Region 232596.0
4Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 332306.0
5Justin Fortune (On Point BBQ) Region 221978.0
6Scotty Bryce (East Texas Smokers) Region 121880.0
7Jon Barton (Barton BBQ) Region 321582.0
8Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 221574.0
9Fernando Ruiz (Texas Family Kookers) Region 231556.0
10Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 221538.0
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Brisket

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 443826.0
2Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers) Region 232696.0
3Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue) Region 232650.0
4Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 222124.0
5Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 332006.0
6Scotty Bryce (East Texas Smokers) Region 121980.0
7Justin Fortune (On Point BBQ) Region 221678.0
8Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 221574.0
9Reginald Winn (Smokey Winn's BBQ) Region 9921274.0
10Carlos Guerra (Smokin’ Dirty) Region 421260.0
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Chicken

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue) Region 232750.0
2Blake Schendel (Alley cats) Region 332406.0
3Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers) Region 231796.0
4IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue) Region 321680.0
5Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 221674.0
6Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 421666.0
7Ted Skinner (Mad Scientist Social Club) Region 221584.0
8Chris Henry (Crazy Henry Cookers) Region 221582.0
9Dwain Garber (Mid-Coast Cookers) Region 321198.0
10Michael Sargent Jr (Bubba Fatz BBQ) Region 111090.0
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Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookContestsPoints
1Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke) Region 442926.0
2Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue) Region 232650.0
3Caleb Warden (Kickin Kajun Smokehouse) Region 232114.0
4Jon Barton (Barton BBQ) Region 322082.0
5Justin Fortune (On Point BBQ) Region 222078.0
6Jamie Robey (Texas Smoke) Region 231876.0
7David Glass (JJJ Cookers) Region 321830.0
8Ed Foster (9 Finger Q) Region 221774.0
9Josh Hale (Sure Shot BBQ) Region 121380.0
10Kenneth Gibson (Lease Crue Cookers) Region 321378.0
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2023 Regional COY Standings

Region 1

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Scotty Bryce (East Texas Smokers)1880.0
2Vinny McNamara (Steel Smoke BBQ)1180.0
3Chris King (King Cookers)628.0
4Tim Balch (Balch's Blazin BBQ)490.0
5James Brooks (Boss BBQ)290.0

Region 2

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Alex Castro (Q’ston barbecue)3050.0
2Randall Kendrick (Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers)2596.0
3Justin Fortune (On Point BBQ)1978.0
4Ed Foster (9 Finger Q)1574.0
5Fernando Ruiz (Texas Family Kookers)1556.0

Region 3

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Blake Schendel (Alley cats)2306.0
2Jon Barton (Barton BBQ)1582.0
3IRA Green (Flying G Barbcue)1360.0
4Bo Daniel (Totally Bodacious BBQ)1080.0
5Dwain Garber (Mid-Coast Cookers)1028.0

Region 4

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Jerry Cardenas (Loaded Smoke)4026.0
2Steve Shamlian (Team SAS)790.0
3Carlos Guerra (Smokin’ Dirty)690.0

Region 5

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Merrick Hager (Smokin Raiders)1034.0
2Aaron Lesley (Texas Oil Dust)934.0
3Erik Torres (UPPERCUT Smokers)834.0
4Paul Whitaker (Scooter's BBQ)624.0
5Ricky Branscum (Stache of Steel)434.0

Out of State

PlaceHead CookPoints
1Reginald Winn (Smokey Winn's BBQ)1174.0