15th Annual Orange Grove VFD Cook Off

April 19, 2024 - April 20, 2024
State Championship

Contest Details

15th Annual Orange Grove VFD Cook Off
IBCA Contest Number: 2024-55

211 S Eugenia Street
Orange Grove, TX 78372
[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


Cash & Trophies

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

Fajitas - Chicken or Beef 25 7:30

Saturday Ancillaries

Beans 25 10.00
Chefs Choice 25 11:00

Contact and Registration

Contact: David Gebert - Jeff McFatter - Scotty Herschap


Entry Fee: 175

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Rose Simola
Number of Teams: 67

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

IRA Green / Flying G Barbcue

Reserve Grand Champion

Gerald Johnson / Burnin' My Money

Brisket: IRA Green / Flying G Barbcue
Chicken: Gerald Johnson / Burnin' My Money
Pork Spare Ribs: Blake Schendel / Alley cats


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue567.8
2Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money562.84
3Blake SchendelAlley cats546.96
4Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ529.46
5Justin FloresFamily Grillers522.46
6Gary KelleyRoad Crew Bbq506.36
7Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ506.04
8Leroy Barrera JrDIG IN BBQ503.2
9Mathieu SchleyDiamond B Smokers501.32
10Trevor FuhrkenSmoker & the Bandits501.1


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money196.4
2Fred AlemanSmokin Cash188.8
3Gary KelleyRoad Crew Bbq186.66
4Darrell ByarsForce186.48
5Mathieu SchleyDiamond B Smokers182.52
6IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue180.06
7Leroy Barrera JrDIG IN BBQ179.84
8Josh ChadwickMesquite Misfits177.4
9Bubba ClarkHog Wild BBQ171.66
10Blake SchendelAlley cats171.4

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Blake SchendelAlley cats199.82
2Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ188.86
3IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue188.48
4Justin FloresFamily Grillers186.74
5Jonathan Flores Double J BBQ185.74
6Marcos RosalesUp In Smoke185.54
7Weston KimballNo Boar BBQ180.0
8Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ178.86
9Leroy Barrera JrDIG IN BBQ178.42
10Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money177.44


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue199.26
2Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money189.0
3P J AlanizBurnt Ends BBQ183.46
4Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ182.26
5Trevor FuhrkenSmoker & the Bandits178.74
6Blake SchendelAlley cats175.74
7Cody CrowHeavy Hog BBQ172.48
8Josh KlockFire Cracker Cookers171.44
9Justin FloresFamily Grillers168.92
10Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ168.88



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Justin PressleyPalito Amor178.14
2Cheeto OchoaLimp Brisket173.34
3Sonny ArellanoShade Tree Cookers172.62

Chefs Choice

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1George GebertBluff Smokers191.26
2Rawdall WilliamsCC Pit Crew183.4
3Justin PressleyPalito Amor182.52

Fajitas - Chicken or Beef

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jesse GarciaMidnight Smokers192.54
2Trevor FuhrkenSmoker & the Bandits187.0
3Eric PadillaSouth Texas Back Yard Smokers184.56