The Battle for Big Bertha

October 20, 2023 - October 21, 2023
State Championship
*State Championship*

Contest Details

The Battle for Big Bertha
IBCA Contest Number: 2024-104

1701-B Hunter Road
San Marcos, TX 78666
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Josh Kovar
Tray Pickup: Friday 4-6pm
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 6PM

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

Ribeye Steak $25 8:00PM

Saturday Ancillaries

Beans $25 11AM

Contact and Registration

Contact: Richard Anzaldua


Entry Fee: 175

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Josh Kovar
Number of Teams: 51

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

IRA Green / Flying G Barbcue

Reserve Grand Champion

Gregory Velasquez / Velasquez bbq

Brisket: John Segura / 2 Live Q
Chicken: Gregory Velasquez / Velasquez bbq
Pork Spare Ribs: IRA Green / Flying G Barbcue


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue546.8
2Gregory VelasquezVelasquez bbq537.5
3John Segura2 Live Q531.62
4Bobby RiggsBrisket Cases530.0
5jesus vielmaQue Se Mueve BBQ cookers520.34
6Bob BryantDo No Harm513.38
7Jessie MirandaMiranda BBQ511.78
8Eddy MoralesThe Pitfather BBQ504.3
9Domingo GonzalesOutcast Cookers503.12
10Melissa LucioShut Em Up Cookers501.4


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Gregory VelasquezVelasquez bbq192.84
2Joe GutierrezLGO Cookers186.92
3Eddy MoralesThe Pitfather BBQ185.14
4David LapeCamphouse BBQ183.46
5Dennis AlvarezD'lish BBQ180.68
6Elisa LujanoBaragio Borrachos180.34
7Rene LandinRam BBQ178.8
8Domingo GonzalesOutcast Cookers177.56
9Jason DeveckaWrong Way BBQ175.06
10Bob BryantDo No Harm174.46

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue198.06
2Jaime GarciaJaime Garcia Barbecue Co.195.54
3Gregory VelasquezVelasquez bbq185.26
4Tom ClarkeJC's Good Ol' Boys184.66
5Bobby RiggsBrisket Cases183.38
6Jessie MirandaMiranda BBQ182.22
7John Segura2 Live Q181.54
8Eddy MoralesThe Pitfather BBQ180.36
9Melissa LucioShut Em Up Cookers179.86
10jesus vielmaQue Se Mueve BBQ cookers176.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1John Segura2 Live Q187.28
2Domingo GonzalesOutcast Cookers181.62
3Adam LunaBlack Label Smokers180.94
4Peter RodriguezHoly Smoke BBQ177.26
5Bobby RiggsBrisket Cases176.88
6IRA GreenFlying G Barbcue175.0
7Bob BryantDo No Harm174.86
8jesus vielmaQue Se Mueve BBQ cookers173.14
9Sam FrieseTRIPLE UP BBQ173.08
10Raymond HernandezNo Mas Ponle170.2



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Victor GonzalezGonzales BBQ #1183.0
2J J RodriguezOtra Vez Ustedes180.26
3Orland RodriguezNVD Crew174.2

Ribeye Steak

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1James PaviaTeam Tito's #3194.06
2Andrew PrietoTito's #5185.44
3Jaime GarciaJaime Garcia Barbecue Co.184.26