Texas Independence Day Celebration and Cookoff

March 13, 2020 - March 14, 2020
State Championship

Contest Details

Texas Independence Day Celebration and Cookoff
IBCA Contest Number: 2020-136

1/4 Mile East FM 510 San Benito Stock Show grounds
San Benito , TX 78586
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Eddie Tapia
Tray Pickup:
Cooks Meeting: at

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


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

Saturday Ancillaries

Contact and Registration

Contact: Carolina Garza


Entry Fee: 200.00

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Eddie Tapia
Number of Teams: 39

Grand Champion

Fred Robles / Rio Valley Meat

Reserve Grand Champion

Daniel Garcia / STX Smokers

Brisket: Chuck Salinas / A Ver Que Sale
Chicken: Fred Robles / Rio Valley Meat
Pork Spare Ribs: Santiago Bernal / SPG Deep South BBQ


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Fred RoblesRio Valley Meat19.0
2Daniel GarciaSTX Smokers15.0
3Oscar Garcia JrSons Of SmOAK15.0
4Steve ShamlianTeam SAS14.0
5Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke11.0
6Chuck SalinasA Ver Que Sale10.0
7Santiago BernalSPG Deep South BBQ10.0
8Abel RamirezBrotherhood Grillers9.0
9Hector CantuBBQ Holics8.0
10Carlos GuerraSmokin C's8.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Fred RoblesRio Valley Meat10.0
2Abel RamirezBrotherhood Grillers9.0
3Carlos GuerraSmokin C's8.0
4Steve ShamlianTeam SAS7.0
5Oscar Garcia JrSons Of SmOAK6.0
6Jesse RuizTeam Big Nasty5.0
7Remy MoradoOff da Hook Grillers4.0
8Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke3.0
9Jesus SimentalSmokin Amigos CT2.0
10Brandon HernandezBad Smoke BBQ1.0

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Santiago BernalSPG Deep South BBQ10.0
2Fred RoblesRio Valley Meat9.0
3Hector CantuBBQ Holics8.0
4Steve ShamlianTeam SAS7.0
5Daniel GarciaSTX Smokers6.0
6Brandon HernandezBad Smoke BBQ5.0
7Tony GarzaIron Horse Cooking Team4.0
8Oscar Garcia JrSons Of SmOAK3.0
9Oscar GarciaO3 BBQ2.0
10Danny LueraInhognito1.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Chuck SalinasA Ver Que Sale10.0
2Daniel GarciaSTX Smokers9.0
3Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke8.0
4Liz ShamlianSaucy Secret7.0
5Oscar Garcia JrSons Of SmOAK6.0
6Marco CasanovaNo nonsense5.0
7Danny LueraInhognito4.0
8Selma/ Rigo UresteLa Esperanza Ranch3.0
9Raul MartinezWhat Have You Been Smokin2.0
10Arlan GarzaNo Pos Ta Cabron1.0



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Raul MartinezWhat Have You Been Smokin10.0
2Ruben Ramirez JrTeam Buffa9.0
3Jesse RuizTeam Big Nasty8.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Marco CasanovaNo nonsense10.0
2Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ9.0
3Arlan GarzaNo Pos Ta Cabron8.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Ramon MartinezMartinez Brothers10.0
2Al VelezSmokin Toros9.0
3Jesus SimentalSmokin Amigos CT8.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Oscar Garcia JrSons Of SmOAK10.0
2Al VelezSmokin Toros9.0
3Remy MoradoOff da Hook Grillers8.0