Battle on the Bay

May 12, 2023 - May 13, 2023

Contest Details

Battle on the Bay
IBCA Contest Number: 2023-188

Rockport Festival Grounds
Seabreeze Dr
Rockport, TX 78382
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Rose Simola
Tray Pickup: Friday 4-7pm
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 7PM

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 $25 8:30PM

Saturday Ancillaries

Beans $25 11AM

Contact and Registration

Contact: Ronnie Medina


Entry Fee: 225

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Rose Simola
Number of Teams: 35

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Sam Friese / TRIPLE UP BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion

Bo Daniel / Totally Bodacious BBQ

Brisket: Nathan Morales / Smokin Wunder
Chicken: Steven Foster / D & S COOKERS
Pork Spare Ribs: Rudy Martinez / Pinche Cabrones


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ538.96
2Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ533.66
3Jesse LoganBubba's Got Gas530.1
4Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ527.82
5Dwain GarberMid-Coast Cookers523.04
6Steven FosterD & S COOKERS514.42
7Rudy MartinezPinche Cabrones512.82
8Richard CruzBooyah BBQ503.94
9Ashley HoeflingBreggy Bomb BBQ498.3
10Tim Lowe T & T Cookers495.5


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Steven FosterD & S COOKERS183.8
2Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ182.72
3Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ180.52
4Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ175.88
5Rudy MartinezPinche Cabrones174.76
6Ashley HoeflingBreggy Bomb BBQ169.34
7BF FloresFlores BBQ167.46
8Tim LoweT & T Cookers165.34
9Mike DavisDouble L Heavily Sauced BBQ164.06
10Jesse LoganBubba's Got Gas163.48

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Rudy MartinezPinche Cabrones193.42
2Jesse LoganBubba's Got Gas190.4
3Alonzo CantuGulf Coast Smoke187.26
4Paul MilesSpice & Whiskey178.32
5Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ177.28
6Ashley HoeflingBreggy Bomb BBQ174.76
7Richard CruzBooyah BBQ174.52
8Dwain GarberMid-Coast Cookers171.82
9Isaac MeyerFREE SMOKE BBQ171.02
10Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ170.26


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Nathan MoralesSmokin Wunder201.8
2Dwain GarberMid-Coast Cookers191.42
3John RodriguezNumber Juan BBQ190.74
4Zach SmithMeat-Locker Misfits189.54
5Richard CruzBooyah BBQ189.48
6Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ185.8
7Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ182.88
8Steven FosterD & S COOKERS178.6
9Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ176.96
10Jesse LoganBubba's Got Gas176.22