Tried & True Helping Hands Cook-off

July 30, 2021 - July 31, 2021
State Championship

Contest Details

Tried & True Helping Hands Cook-off
IBCA Contest Number: 2022-1224

Hwy 302
Kermit VFW Post 6284
Kermit, TX 79745
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Kristi Griffin
Tray Pickup:
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 6:00

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: 7 Individual Pork Spare Ribs)
Brisket (Required: 7 Full Slices)

Friday Ancillaries

Kids Q 25.00 730PM
Chefs Choice 25 830PM

Saturday Ancillaries

Pork Butt 25.00 4PM

Contact and Registration

Contact: Genniva Isbell


Entry Fee: 175.00

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Kristi Griffin
Number of Teams: 32

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Merrick Hager / Smokin Raiders

Reserve Grand Champion

Aaron Lesley / Texas Oil Dust

Brisket: Merrick Hager / Smokin Raiders
Chicken: Aaron Lesley / Texas Oil Dust
Pork Spare Ribs: LARRY FUENTES / Official "Q"


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Merrick HagerSmokin Raiders512.76
2Aaron LesleyTexas Oil Dust510.74
3George ValerioBig Daddy Gs BBQ503.68
4Chuck LongTexas Rebel Smokehouse496.22
5Albert Lujanthe_Taco_Killher491.0
6Tommy SmithBent Nail BBQ490.98
7LARRY FUENTESOfficial "Q"485.88
8Ryan Hernandez2D BBQ481.66
9Gabriel HerreraSmokin G's BBQ480.58
10Craig HallHall-B-Q478.96


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Aaron LesleyTexas Oil Dust10.0
2George ValerioBig Daddy Gs BBQ9.0
3Chuck LongTexas Rebel Smokehouse8.0
4Merrick HagerSmokin Raiders7.0
5Craig HallHall-B-Q6.0
6Albert Lujanthe_Taco_Killher5.0
7Ashley HoeflingNitro Smokers4.0
8Carl GonzalesG2 BBQ3.0
9Ryan Hernandez2D BBQ2.0
10Soloman HernadezH-D BBQ1.0

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1LARRY FUENTESOfficial "Q"10.0
2Albert Lujanthe_Taco_Killher9.0
3Soloman HernadezH-D BBQ8.0
4Tommy SmithBent Nail BBQ7.0
5George ValerioBig Daddy Gs BBQ6.0
6Jason TrentSmoked & Saucy5.0
7Gabriel HerreraSmokin G's BBQ4.0
8Aaron LesleyTexas Oil Dust3.0
9David LeyBad Boyz BBQ2.0
10Greg PhillipsThe Smokin Cajun1.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Merrick HagerSmokin Raiders10.0
2Ryan Hernandez2D BBQ9.0
3Gabriel HerreraSmokin G's BBQ8.0
4Anthony MontezNena Q BBQ7.0
5Tommy SmithBent Nail BBQ6.0
6Chuck LongTexas Rebel Smokehouse5.0
7LARRY FUENTESOfficial "Q"4.0
8Aaron LesleyTexas Oil Dust3.0
9Greg PhillipsThe Smokin Cajun2.0
10Craig HallHall-B-Q1.0


Bloody Mary

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jennifer Fischer

Kids Q

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Bryson Smithhart
2Kobe Reynolds
3Nick Smithhart

Pork Butt

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Cliff Nielson