ATX BBQ Showdown (COTA)

March 22, 2024 - March 23, 2024
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Contest Details

ATX BBQ Showdown (COTA)
IBCA Contest Number: 2024-107

9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd
Austin, TX 78617
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Mary Lynn Gammill
Tray Pickup:
Cooks Meeting: at

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


$5,000 payout; paying 1-10th each category

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: Kayla Ochocki


Entry Fee: 500

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Mary Lynn Gammill
Number of Teams: 18

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Louie Gonzales / DD BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion

Robert Smith / First Class BBQ

Brisket: Louie Gonzales / DD BBQ
Chicken: Aubrey Hart / Hart of Texas BBQ
Pork Spare Ribs: Jason Sagmiller / RACE CREW DRUM SMOKERS


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Louie GonzalesDD BBQ571.8
2Robert SmithFirst Class BBQ570.22
3Jason SagmillerRACE CREW DRUM SMOKERS552.92
4James GarzaThe Republic of 'Que546.7
5Mike GomezMike’s Q542.34
6Aubrey HartHart of Texas BBQ529.78
7Clint CollierMama Tried526.48
8Shawn HackerShut Up and Smoke526.48
9Jeffrey GuerreroSmokin' Pickle520.96
10Ashley HoeflingBreggy Bomb BBQ515.62


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Aubrey HartHart of Texas BBQ202.32
2Robert SmithFirst Class BBQ198.56
3James GarzaThe Republic of 'Que193.82
4Mike GomezMike’s Q188.8
5Louie GonzalesDD BBQ187.54
6Blake SchendelAlley cats186.26
7Shawn HackerShut Up and Smoke184.32
8Jason SagmillerRACE CREW DRUM SMOKERS182.68
9Jeffrey GuerreroSmokin' Pickle178.6
10Clint CollierMama Tried173.28

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jason SagmillerRACE CREW DRUM SMOKERS200.14
2Louie GonzalesDD BBQ199.14
3Robert SmithFirst Class BBQ195.72
4Clint CollierMama Tried188.88
5Ashley HoeflingBreggy Bomb BBQ186.62
6Aubrey HartHart of Texas BBQ182.86
7Shawn HackerShut Up and Smoke181.8
8Mike GomezMike’s Q180.2
9James GarzaThe Republic of 'Que174.94
10Jeffrey GuerreroSmokin' Pickle167.68


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Louie GonzalesDD BBQ185.12
2James GarzaThe Republic of 'Que177.94
3Robert SmithFirst Class BBQ175.94
4Jeffrey GuerreroSmokin' Pickle174.68
5Mike GomezMike’s Q173.34
6Gary RigamontiTrophy Hunters171.14
7Jason SagmillerRACE CREW DRUM SMOKERS170.1
8Clint CollierMama Tried164.32
9Ashley HoeflingBreggy Bomb BBQ159.16
10Shawn HackerShut Up and Smoke157.88