Tried & True Helping Hands Cook-off

July 30, 2021 - July 31, 2021
State Championship

Contest Details

Tried & True Helping Hands Cook-off
Hwy 302
Kermit VFW Post 6284
Kermit, TX 79745
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 8pm

Saturday Ancillaries

Bloody Mary 25.00 11am
Pork Butt 25.00 4pm

Contact and Registration

Contact: Tommy Smithhart


Entry Fee: 175.00

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Kristi Griffin
Number of Teams: 32

Master Ticket Details: Must be a member [Login]

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
2Aaron LesleyTexas Oil Dust510
3George ValerioBig Daddy Gs BBQ503
4Chuck LongTexas Rebel Smokehouse496
5Albert Lujanthe_Taco_Killher491
6Tommy SmithBent Nail BBQ490
7LARRY FUENTESOfficial "Q"485
8Ryan Hernandez2D BBQ481
9Gabriel HerreraSmokin G's BBQ480
10Craig HallHall-B-Q478


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

Pork Spare Ribs

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


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


Bloody Mary

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jennifer Fischer0

Kids Q

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Bryson Smithhart0
2Kobe Reynolds0
3Nick Smithhart0

Pork Butt

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Cliff Nielson0