Smokin\' on the Rio

February 22, 2019 - February 23, 2019
State Championship

Contest Details

Smokin\' on the Rio
IBCA Contest Number: 2019-109

Mercedes, TX 78570
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Lea Anne
Tray Pickup:
Cooks Meeting: at

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


Meats to be Cooked

Friday Ancillaries

Saturday Ancillaries

Contact and Registration

Contact: Chuck Sellman


Entry Fee:

Competition Results

Head Judge: Lea Anne
Number of Teams: 228

Grand Champion

Gil Martinez Jr / Double G Southern BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion

Chuck Salinas / A Ver Que Sale

Brisket: Gil Martinez Jr / Double G Southern BBQ
Chicken: Gil Martinez Jr / Double G Southern BBQ
Pork Spare Ribs: Jerry Cardenas / Loaded Smoke!


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Gil Martinez JrDouble G Southern BBQ20.0
2Chuck SalinasA Ver Que Sale16.0
3Ram BenitezTwo Bros BBQ14.0
4Steve ShamlianTeam SAS14.0
5Roel VillanuevaKiller V BBQ Cooking Team10.0
6Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke!10.0
7Hector VillanuevaKiller V Cooking Team9.0
8Selma/ Rigo UresteLa Esperanza Ranch CT9.0
9Joe GarciaESR8.0
10David GonzalezBlowin' Smoke Cooking Team8.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Gil Martinez JrDouble G Southern BBQ10.0
2Selma/ Rigo UresteLa Esperanza Ranch CT9.0
3David GonzalezBlowin' Smoke Cooking Team8.0
4Roland RuizKill It & Grill It BBQ Team7.0
5Chuck SalinasA Ver Que Sale6.0
6Ram BenitezTwo Bros BBQ5.0
7Steve ShamlianTeam SAS4.0
8Roel VillanuevaKiller V BBQ Cooking Team3.0
9John CardenasRio Bank2.0
10Bryan CrawfordCrawford's BBQ1.0

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke!10.0
2Steve ShamlianTeam SAS9.0
3Joe GarciaESR8.0
4OSCAR CORTEZUrban Cowboy Barbecue7.0
5Hector VillanuevaKiller V Cooking Team6.0
6Remy MoradoOff The Hook Grillers5.0
7Liz ShamlianHot MES!4.0
8Kelly CurtisPanther Creek Cookers3.0
9Chuck SalinasA Ver Que Sale2.0
10John Segura2 Live Q1.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Gil Martinez JrDouble G Southern BBQ10.0
2Ram BenitezTwo Bros BBQ9.0
3Chuck SalinasA Ver Que Sale8.0
4Roel VillanuevaKiller V BBQ Cooking Team7.0
5Danny LealDAMMIT BOYZ6.0
6Jerry CarrizalesIt's A Family Thing5.0
7Mike HerreraForgven Q Smokin Team4.0
8Hector VillanuevaKiller V Cooking Team3.0
9Rolando RiveraHere For The Beer Cooking Team2.0
10Steve ShamlianTeam SAS1.0



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Trae PenaTrinity BBQ10.0
2Remy MoradoOff The Hook Grillers9.0
3Adrian BenavidesRack'em & Stack'em8.0
4Chuck SalinasA Ver Que Sale7.0
5Adrian HerreraIron Man Cooking Team6.0

Carne Guisada

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Gilbert CasanovaTeam Casanova10.0
2Mario BenavidezChillin & Grillin9.0
3Roddy TrevinoRodstarr BBQ8.0
4Roberto FuentesL&R Express7.0
5Richard AnzalduaHCCO Red Raider Smokers6.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Roly RodriguezSmokin Rodz BBQ10.0
2Sara Starr TrevinoRodStarr BBQ9.0
3Genaro AcevedoBottoms Up8.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Mike PonceSavage BBQ10.0
2Mike HerreraForgiven Q Smokin Team9.0
3Hector FuentesFela's Boys8.0
4Juan GomezAll Fired Up7.0
5Fred RoblesRio Valley Meat6.0
6Manuel GarzaLos Cervezeros5.0
7Eddie RamirezHookin N Cookin4.0
8BJ HustonThousandaires3.0
9Gerald ObregonDouble B BBQ & Catering2.0
10Hector CantuBBQ-HOLICS1.0

Pan De Campo

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Manuel BazanLonely Bones Bbq10.0
2Carlos MarezDesmadre BBQ9.0
3Tony GarzaIron Horse Cooking Team8.0
4Al VelezSmokin' toros7.0
5Ruben Ramirez JrTeam Buffa BBQ + Outdoor Cooking6.0