Great American Cook Off

June 9, 2023 - June 10, 2023
State Championship

Contest Details

Great American Cook Off
IBCA Contest Number: 2023-156

819 Park Rd
Brownfield, TX 79316
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Ryan Hernandez
Tray Pickup: Friday 6-9PM
Additional Tray Pickup: 9AM
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 8PM

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

Kids Q $10 7PM

Saturday Ancillaries

Beans $10 11AM

Contact and Registration

Contact: Justin Hesse


Entry Fee: 150

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Ryan Hernandez
Number of Teams: 26

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Soloman Hernandez / H-D BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion

Anthony Montez / Nena Q BBQ

Brisket: Anthony Montez / Nena Q BBQ
Chicken: Lance Meeks / Lone Star Licious
Pork Spare Ribs: Merrick Hager / Smokin Raiders


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Soloman HernandezH-D BBQ548.52
2Anthony MontezNena Q BBQ544.48
3Merrick HagerSmokin Raiders537.24
4Tyler ParkerGringo Jalapeno523.5
5Zach WilliamsLonestar BBQ522.5
6Lance MeeksLone Star Licious516.58
7Matt ValdonadoBIG MATT & SUEÑA BBQ510.4
8Heath HuffhinesToo Sauces Birdies509.02
9Ricky BranscumStache of Steel508.84
10Jacob LunaPhat Meat Smokers508.8


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Lance MeeksLone Star Licious190.28
2Ricky BranscumStache of Steel182.52
3Soloman HernandezH-D BBQ177.14
4Allen SmithhartSBK BBQ175.82
5Merrick HagerSmokin Raiders175.6
6Matt ValdonadoBIG MATT & SUEÑA BBQ175.2
7Jacob LunaPhat Meat Smokers172.94
8Heath HuffhinesToo Sauces Birdies172.2
9Michael LermaLucky 7 BBQ172.12
10Donnie HillThe Right Stuff BBQ172.08

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Merrick HagerSmokin Raiders195.56
2Zach WilliamsLonestar BBQ193.08
3Fernando SolanoSmokin Dawgs188.36
4Heath HuffhinesToo Sauces Birdies184.56
5Soloman HernadezH-D BBQ183.86
6Brenda FriesenMe, Myself and I183.52
7Eric GarzaTexican Style BBQ183.38
8Tyler ParkerGringo Jalapeno182.68
9Anthony MontezNena Q BBQ182.54
10Kevin EbelingSmokin' Stache177.74


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Anthony MontezNena Q BBQ191.88
2Soloman HernadezH-D BBQ187.52
3Donnie HillThe Right Stuff BBQ182.68
4Zach WilliamsLonestar BBQ182.36
5Matt ValdonadoBIG MATT & SUEÑA BBQ180.4
6Ricky BranscumStache of Steel179.92
7Allen SmithhartSBK BBQ174.4
8Tyler ParkerGringo Jalapeno172.0
9Jacob LunaPhat Meat Smokers169.86
10AJ PriceRub It Raw BBQ166.86