Hill Country State Championship BBQ Cook-Off 2018

October 12, 2018 - October 13, 2018
State Championship
Registraion begins Aug 1st Texas State Championship Head Cooks Meeting Saturday at 7:30 A.M.

Contest Details

Hill Country State Championship BBQ Cook-Off 2018
504 E. City Park Rd.
Lockhart, TX 78644
Head Judge: Jeff Rankin
Tray Pickup: 3:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M
Cooks Meeting: Friday at

Turn in times / Schedule
12:00pm Chicken
2:00pm Pork Spare Ribs
4:00 Brisket


25,000 in awards

Meats to be Cooked

Half Chicken 2 Fully Jointed Chicken Halves (Complete with wing, breast, thigh and leg.)
Pork Spare Ribs (Required: 9 Individual Pork Spare Ribs)
Brisket (Required: 9 Full Slices)

Friday Ancillaries

Chili 25.00 7:00 P.M.
Fajitas 25.00 8:00 P.M.

Saturday Ancillaries

Beans 25.00 11:00 A.M.

Contact and Registration

Contact: Richard Anzaldua


Entry Fee: 200.00

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Jeff Rankin
Number of Teams: 132

Grand Champion

Gil Martinez Jr / Double G Southern BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion

Jorge Flores II / CSM Cooking

Brisket: Matt Alexander / Kiss My Rack
Chicken: Troy Cresswell / Can't Smoke This
Pork Spare Ribs: Gil Martinez Jr / Double G Southern BBQ


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Gil Martinez JrDouble G Southern BBQ18
2Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking16
3Clarence JosephMama and Papa Joe's BBQ14
4Tom FuentesSmokin Onions12
5Matt AlexanderKiss My Rack10
6Troy CresswellCan't Smoke This10
7Dwayne TurnboSteel Smoke9
8Kelly CurtisPanther Creek Cookers9
9Micheal JeffreyMidnight Meat Rubbers7
10Richard HernandezNomas Ponle7


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Troy CresswellCan't Smoke This10
2Dwayne TurnboSteel Smoke9
3Gil Martinez JrDouble G Southern BBQ8
4Tom FuentesSmokin Onions7
5Robert SierraS&S Pit Crew6
6Clarence JosephMama and Papa Joe's BBQ5
7Alfino FloresPistoleros BBQ4
8Andrew GarciaSMOKE'N 8303
9Jeff KapsiakSmokin Wizards2
10juan avilaPit Vipers1

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Gil Martinez JrDouble G Southern BBQ10
2Kelly CurtisPanther Creek Cookers9
3Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking8
4Michael JeffreyMidnight Meat Rubbers7
5IRA GREENFlying G Barbcue6
6Tom FuentesSmokin Onions5
7mark lambertSweet Swine O Mine4
8Adam MartinezDamn if I'm Po3
9Jeff KapsiakSmokin Wizards2
10James BrooksBoss BBQ1


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Matt AlexanderKiss My Rack10
2Clarence JosephMama and Papa Joe's BBQ9
3Jorge Flores IICSM Cooking8
4Raymond HernandezNomas Ponle7
5Tracy DouthitHowl at the Moon BBQ6
6Tony TenacePuro Smoke5
7Robert WatsonMeats on Fire4
8Brian KempkerThe LeftOvers3
9Paul DeGolierOpen Flue BBQ2
10Daniel WrightRockin W Smokers1



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Arnold Garza SrTexas Pit Stop BBQ10
2Ken BertelsonSilver Beard Texas BBQ9
3David RodriguezBig Bertha y Los Amigos 28


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1David RodriguezBig Bertha y Los Amigos 210
2Fredo RamosEat My Meat Cookers9
3Leonard LoveLove Trumps All8


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Tony GarzaIron Horse Cooking Team10
2Rick RodriguezMost Wanted Smokers9
3Arnold Garza SrTexas Pit Stop BBQ8