Texas Herofest 2024

April 12, 2024 - April 13, 2024
State Championship
30 amp Hook Ups are available for a $20. Please let promoter know if you will require power.

Contest Details

Texas Herofest 2024
IBCA Contest Number: 2024-76

P O Box 794
Cuero, TX 77954
[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

Saturday Ancillaries

Beans 25 10:00

Contact and Registration

Contact: JW Vonhaefen


Entry Fee: 250

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Rose Simola
Number of Teams: 22

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Sam Friese / TRIPLE UP BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion

IRA Green / Flying G Barbcue

Brisket: IRA Green / Flying G Barbcue
Chicken: IRA Green / Flying G Barbcue
Pork Spare Ribs: Sam Friese / TRIPLE UP BBQ


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ569.86
2IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue547.92
3Adam LunaBlack Label Smokers544.04
4Greg VelasquezVelasquez BBQ532.9
5Blake SchendelAlley cats531.86
6Raymond HernandezNo Mas Ponle529.82
7Malcolm KitchenCast Iron Cookers525.74
8Jim FlySweet Heat BBQ515.8
9Ben AcevadoBoss Crane514.95
10Amy WilsonCrooked Crown Cookers501.5


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue187.86
2Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money187.68
3Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ186.68
4Greg VelasquezVelasquez BBQ185.26
5Raymond HernandezNo Mas Ponle183.14
6Adam LunaBlack Label Smokers176.88
7Blake SchendelAlley cats173.06
8Charlie RuyleGoing South BBQ172.62
9Danny MettingMetting Q'ers170.46
10Ben AcevadoBoss Crane170.28

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ199.06
2Blake SchendelAlley cats182.2
3Greg VelasquezVelasquez BBQ178.48
4Raymond HernandezNo Mas Ponle177.34
5Jim FlySweet Heat BBQ176.46
6Adam LunaBlack Label Smokers175.94
7Malcolm KitchenCast Iron Cookers175.42
8Matt KasparRapsak BBQ171.08
9Amy WilsonCrooked Crown Cookers170.82
10Steven FosterD & S Cookers165.34


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue195.26
2Malcolm KitchenCast Iron Cookers192.48
3Adam LunaBlack Label Smokers191.22
4Jim FlySweet Heat BBQ186.34
5Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ184.12
6Ben AcevadoBoss Crane181.32
7Blake SchendelAlley cats176.6
8Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ175.34
9Raymond HernandezNo Mas Ponle169.34
10Greg VelasquezVelasquez BBQ169.16



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ165.12