Diamonds & Dollars 2022

October 28, 2022 - October 29, 2022
Chef's Choice must be cooked onsite. Saturday - Kid's Que, costume contest & trick or treating for kiddos. Teams if you would like to participate in the trick or treating; please bring individually wrapped candy to hand out to the kids. For the cooks, cook site decorating contest.

Contest Details

Diamonds & Dollars 2022
IBCA Contest Number: 2023-109

The Barbeque Store
850 Business US 290
Hempstead, TX 77455
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Jenn Sewell
Tray Pickup: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Friday
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 6:00 PM

Turn in times / Schedule
12:00 Chicken
1:30 Pork Spare Ribs
3:00 Brisket



Meats to be Cooked

Half Chicken 1 Fully Jointed Chicken Half (Complete with wing, breast, thigh and leg.)
Pork Spare Ribs (Required: 8 Individual Pork Spare Ribs)
Brisket (Required: 8 Full Slices)

Friday Ancillaries

Chefs Choice $20.00 7:00PM

Saturday Ancillaries

Contact and Registration

Contact: Cindy Niles


Entry Fee: 175

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Jenn Sewell
Number of Teams: 25

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Randall Kendrick / Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers

Reserve Grand Champion

Debbie Miller / Tequila Sunrise Part 2

Brisket: James Menotti / Chillin & Grillin
Chicken: Randall Kendrick / Hide-A-Way Ranch Cookers
Pork Spare Ribs: Robert Meshell / Hoo Cares Kookers


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Randall KendrickHide-A-Way Ranch Cookers550.42
2Debbie MillerTequila Sunrise Part 2549.3
3Robert MeshellHoo Cares Kookers547.36
4Corbin StoneSmokin Donkey’s Barbecue535.44
5Logan ClarkeOn Call Cookers527.16
6Rhett FregiaSmoking Wizards Too525.82
7Greg MenottiDroptine Smoke525.34
8Julie StandleySpicy Racks521.88
9Don CanterburyWe B Smokin'519.84
10James MenottiChillin & Grillin519.46


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Randall KendrickHide-A-Way Ranch Cookers194.62
2Debbie MillerTequila Sunrise Part 2193.82
3Greg MenottiDroptine Smoke188.38
4Ted KoumondurosSMART ALEX COOKERS187.72
5Robert MeshellHoo Cares Kookers184.94
6Logan ClarkeOn Call Cookers184.46
7Julie StandleySpicy Racks179.06
8Corbin StoneSmokin Donkey’s Barbecue178.92
9Don CanterburyWe B Smokin'178.24
10Jason SagmillerRACE CREW DRUM SMOKERS177.44

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Robert MeshellHoo Cares Kookers193.86
2Debbie MillerTequila Sunrise Part 2183.28
3Julie StandleySpicy Racks179.02
4Corbin StoneSmokin Donkey’s Barbecue178.58
5James MenottiChillin & Grillin178.54
6Darrin ThumannLucky 7 bbq176.08
7Randall KendrickHide-A-Way Ranch Cookers174.32
8Logan ClarkeOn Call Cookers172.88
9Rhett FregiaSmoking Wizards Too171.6
10Jason SagmillerRACE CREW DRUM SMOKERS170.74


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1James MenottiChillin & Grillin194.2
2Ed Foster9 Finger Q189.14
3Randall KendrickHide-A-Way Ranch Cookers181.48
4Bill HarrisonHeavenly Smokers180.74
5Rhett FregiaSmoking Wizards Too180.42
6Corbin StoneSmokin Donkey’s Barbecue177.94
7Vince ColonnettaSmoking Wizards175.74
8Dennis ButterworthWarpig BBQ174.0
9Don CanterburyWe B Smokin'172.8
10Debbie MillerTequila Sunrise Part 2172.2


Chefs Choice

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Greg MenottiDroptine Smoke186.0
2Corbin StoneSmokin Donkey’s Barbecue174.86
3Dustin StandleyFired Up BarBQue168.2