IBCA Top 50 Championship

September 3, 2023 - September 3, 2023
Event attendees limited to the top 50 cooks of 2023

Contest Details

IBCA Top 50 Championship
IBCA Contest Number: 2024-97

Brushy Creek Park
Hutto, TX 78634
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Cindy Niles
Tray Pickup:
Cooks Meeting: at

Turn in times / Schedule
12:00 Chicken
1:30 Pork Spare Ribs
3:00 Brisket


100% Payback

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

Contact and Registration

Contact: Bill Manning


Entry Fee: 200

Competition Results

Head Judge: Cindy Niles
Number of Teams: 20

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Ted Skinner / Mad Scientist Social Club

Reserve Grand Champion

Bo Daniel / Totally Bodacious BBQ

Brisket: Blake Schendel / Alley cats
Chicken: Tim Balch / Balch's Blazin BBQ
Pork Spare Ribs: Ted Skinner / Mad Scientist Social Club


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Ted SkinnerMad Scientist Social Club534.74
2Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ534.7
3Zach SmithMeat-Locker Misfits530.44
4Blake SchendelAlley cats526.16
5Bill ManningBJ's Blue Smoke BBQ521.9
6Caleb WardenKickin Kajun Smokehouse521.04
7Tim BalchBalch's Blazin BBQ518.14
8Jamie RobeyTexas Smoke517.1
9Chris WilderTXBBQAF509.4
10Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money508.08


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Tim BalchBalch's Blazin BBQ186.66
2Jamie RobeyTexas Smoke184.12
3Mike GomezMike’s Q183.1
4Chris WilderTXBBQAF181.14
5Caleb WardenKickin Kajun Smokehouse178.34
6Zach SmithMeat-Locker Misfits175.14
7Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ173.38
8Amy WilsonCrooked Crown Cookers168.86
9Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money167.52
10Blake SchendelAlley cats165.34

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Ted SkinnerMad Scientist Social Club189.4
2Bill ManningBJ's Blue Smoke BBQ187.46
3Caleb WardenKickin Kajun Smokehouse184.94
4Mike TristanHTX Barbecue183.4
5Steven FosterD & S Cookers181.74
6Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ179.86
7Carlos GuerraSmokin’ Dirty178.14
8Zach SmithMeat-Locker Misfits176.6
9Allen AyresCompassion's Fire & Smoke175.54
10Tim BalchBalch's Blazin BBQ174.22


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Blake SchendelAlley cats190.94
2Ted SkinnerMad Scientist Social Club187.2
3Bo DanielTotally Bodacious BBQ181.46
4Zach SmithMeat-Locker Misfits178.7
5Gerald JohnsonBurnin' My Money176.56
6Edward OakesDirt Track Cookers173.32
7Bill ManningBJ's Blue Smoke BBQ170.44
8Allen AyresCompassion's Fire & Smoke167.02
9Tammie RobeyWine-A-Bit165.74
10Jamie RobeyTexas Smoke164.7