10th Annual Skidmore VFD Cook Off

October 6, 2023 - October 7, 2023
State Championship
*State Championship*

Contest Details

10th Annual Skidmore VFD Cook Off
IBCA Contest Number: 2024-11

423 E Refugio
Skidmore, TX 78389
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Rose Simola
Tray Pickup: Friday between 4pm-6pm
Additional Tray Pickup: Before 11:00 AM
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 7:30
Chefs Choice 25 8:30

Saturday Ancillaries

Beans 25 10:00
Dessert 25 11:00

Contact and Registration

Contact: Ty Huser
Contact: Tai Toelken


Entry Fee: 200

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Rose Simola
Number of Teams: 29

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Blake Schendel / Alley cats

Reserve Grand Champion

Matias Serrata / Pit Boss Smokers

Brisket: Matias Serrata / Pit Boss Smokers
Chicken: Blake Schendel / Alley cats
Pork Spare Ribs: Blake Schendel / Alley cats


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Blake SchendelAlley cats565.06
2Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers535.68
3Zach SmithMeat-Locker Misfits534.68
4IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue525.7
5John LynchThunderstruck517.92
6Rigo ZamoraRockin Z511.84
7Leroy Barrera JrDIG IN BBQ511.48
8Steven FosterD & S Cookers505.86
9Keith KniselyLazy Dillo Cookers498.42
10Freddy Arismendez4 Aces496.86


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Blake SchendelAlley cats191.54
2Rigo ZamoraRockin Z184.4
3Jim FlySweet Heat BBQ179.46
4Fritz ScottenSmoke “N” Wagon178.8
5Carl DavisCast Iron Cookers176.66
6Zach SmithMeat-Locker Misfits173.6
7Freddy Arismendez4 Aces173.06
8Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers168.94
9Martin SilvaTexas Grill Master168.92
10IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue167.2

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Blake SchendelAlley cats190.06
2Leroy Barrera JrDIG IN BBQ186.86
3John LynchThunderstruck186.26
4Zach SmithMeat-Locker Misfits182.34
5IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue179.08
6Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers175.98
7Freddy Arismendez4 Aces169.32
8Ben MengersMengers Beef168.6
9Keith KniselyLazy Dillo Smokers167.74
10Fritz ScottenSmoke “N” Wagon165.86


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers190.76
2Steven FosterD & S Cookers189.26
3Blake SchendelAlley cats183.46
4Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money182.4
5John RodriguezNumber Juan BBQ179.74
6IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue179.42
7Leroy Barrera JrDIG IN BBQ179.16
8Zach SmithMeat-Locker Misfits178.74
9Gary PhillipsDrunken Sloth Bbq175.82
10Benny Garcia3G's Triple Threat172.18



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Eddie Encinia SrSmokin Pit Crew173.96
2Lee GarzaPapalote VFD160.62
3Joe RochaSmokin Roach BBQ155.62
4Edward WilsonBlack & Blue Cooking Team152.54
5Keith KniselyLazy Dillo Smokers149.34

Chefs Choice

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Lee GarzaPapalote VFD175.32
2Edward WilsonBlack & Blue Cooking Team168.66
3Fritz ScottenSmoke “N” Wagon164.6
4Martin SilvaTexas Grill Master161.46
5Ben MengersMengers Beef154.86


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Ben MengersMengers Beef180.52
2Freddy Arismendez4 Aces174.8
3Martin SilvaTexas Grill Master165.4
4Joe ZavalaBuzzin Cuzzins164.26
5Martin SilvaTexas Grill Master154.98


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Freddy Arismendez4 Aces196.2
2Edward WilsonBlack & Blue Cooking Team190.54
3Martin SilvaTexas Grill Master183.02
4Lee GarzaPapalote VFD175.02
5Rose Halsey164.14