33rd Annual Roughneck Chili & BBQ Cook Off

March 31, 2023 - April 1, 2023

Contest Details

33rd Annual Roughneck Chili & BBQ Cook Off
IBCA Contest Number: 2023-127

421 E Davis
Luling, TX 78648
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Rose Simola
Tray Pickup: Friday 4-6pm
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 6PM

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


Saturday Ancillaries


Contact and Registration

Contact: Ashley Flores


Entry Fee: 125

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Rose Simola
Number of Teams: 66

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Blake Schendel / J Bar J Texas Pit BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion

Heath Walden / River Bottom Boys

Brisket: Gerald Johnson / Burnin' My Money
Chicken: Heath Walden / River Bottom Boys
Pork Spare Ribs: Blake Schendel / J Bar J Texas Pit BBQ


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Blake SchendelJ Bar J Texas Pit BBQ587.16
2Heath WaldenRiver Bottom Boys585.64
3IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue569.36
4Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money551.4
5Cody HalliburtonBare Bones BBQ550.32
6Gabe MedinaCPM Cooking Team532.28
7Kenneth GibsonLease Crue Cookers530.68
8Raymond HernandezNo Mas Ponle530.14
9Gregory ValesquezVelasquez BBQ529.94
10Dwain GarberMid-Coast Cookers526.54


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Heath WaldenRiver Bottom Boys201.04
2Zachary JurecekHometown Smoke195.68
3Kenneth GibsonLease Crue Cookers193.94
4Chris MedinaCookin Cowboys193.0
5Blake SchendelJ Bar J Texas Pit BBQ190.14
6IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue187.2
7Glenn RodriguezSmokin Cowboys Smokers184.9
8Cody HalliburtonBare Bones BBQ184.58
9Raymond HernandezNo Mas Ponle183.86
10Adrian PerezMikey Strong BBQ183.14

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Blake SchendelJ Bar J Texas Pit BBQ201.2
2IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue199.14
3Heath WaldenRiver Bottom Boys198.26
4Gregory VelasquezVelasquez bbq195.66
5Richard AnzalduaHCCO Red Raider Smokers192.32
6Eddie GonzalesKickin Ash BBQ191.0
7Andrew HeckmanHonkyTonk Smokers185.36
8Justin FortuneOn Point BBQ182.34
9Dwain GarberMid-Coast Cookers181.46
10Juan CamachoLa Familia Smoke Krew181.28


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money201.2
2Jose MolinaGallo Fino196.54
3Blake SchendelJ Bar J Texas Pit BBQ195.82
4Cody HalliburtonBare Bones BBQ195.2
5Joey SanchezJ & J Smoking194.2
6Heath WaldenRiver Bottom Boys186.34
7Gabe MedinaCPM Cooking Team186.32
8Dwain GarberMid-Coast Cookers184.52
9IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue183.02
10Lenny MartinezSmoke Rings In The Dark177.78