The Great Bandera BBQ Cook Off in The Hills

November 11, 2022 - November 12, 2022

Contest Details

The Great Bandera BBQ Cook Off in The Hills
IBCA Contest Number: 2023-149

Bandera Pioneer River RV Resort
1202 Maple Street
Bandera, TX 78003
Head Judge: Josh Kovar
Tray Pickup: 4:00
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 6:00

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

Margaritas $25 7:00

Saturday Ancillaries

Bloody Mary $25 10:00
Beans $25 11:00

Contact and Registration

Contact: Robert Pearson


Entry Fee: $200

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Josh Kovar
Number of Teams: 45

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

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Grand Champion

Dwain Garber / Breggy Bomb Foods

Reserve Grand Champion

Blake Schendel / J Bar J Texas Pit BBQ

Brisket: Dwain Garber / Breggy Bomb Foods
Chicken: Matias Serrata / Pit Boss Smokers
Pork Spare Ribs: Dwain Garber / Breggy Bomb Foods


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Dwain GarberBreggy Bomb Foods575.46
2Blake SchendelJ Bar J Texas Pit BBQ550.98
3Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers544.96
4AJ GarzaGod’s Country BBQ543.68
5Adam LunaBlack Label Smokers536.42
6Justin FortuneOn Point BBQ533.52
7Edward OakesDirt Track Cookers529.22
8Joel SmithHey Mister Who Cooking Team522.6
9Jon BartonBarton BBQ520.86
10Kelly BlackwellRafter B Cookers 2518.1


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers198.8
2Edward OakesDirt Track Cookers194.94
3Blake SchendelJ Bar J Texas Pit BBQ194.74
4AJ GarzaGod’s Country BBQ190.74
5Dwain GarberBreggy Bomb Foods188.38
6Joel SmithHey Mister Who Cooking Team185.78
7Adam LunaBlack Label Smokers185.46
8Mike GomezMike’s Q182.82
9Justin FortuneOn Point BBQ181.96
10IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue181.1

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Dwain GarberBreggy Bomb Foods193.86
2AJ GarzaGod’s Country BBQ186.0
3Kelly BlackwellRafter B Cookers 2185.26
4Justin FortuneOn Point BBQ181.62
5Adam LunaBlack Label Smokers178.06
6Blake SchendelJ Bar J Texas Pit BBQ178.06
7Richard CruzBooyan BBQ174.5
8Mike GomezMike’s Q174.14
9Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ173.76
10Carmen BreedenChicken On A Chain173.34


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Dwain GarberBreggy Bomb Foods193.22
2Ashley HoeflingBreggy Bomb BBQ190.54
3Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers188.88
4Justin MoodyHigh Line BBQ179.12
5Blake SchendelJ Bar J Texas Pit BBQ178.18
6Edward OakesDirt Track Cookers173.68
7Adam LunaBlack Label Smokers172.9
8Blake ReddickTurnin’ & Burnin’172.74
9Jon BartonBarton BBQ172.48
10Joel SmithHey Mister Who Cooking Team171.08



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Carlos InzquierdoOld Leather Boot BBQ
2Charles EwingLive Salty
3Joel SmithHey Mister Who Cooking Team

Bloody Mary

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Donny CummingsHigh on Shine Cookers
2Mario MunozPo Folks
3Justin FortuneOn Point BBQ


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Eddy GuajardoMy shirt BBQ
2Kelly BlackwellRafter B Cookers 2
3Edward OakesDirt Track Cookers