The Blue and Gold Cookoff

April 16, 2021 - April 17, 2021

Contest Details

The Blue and Gold Cookoff
Community Safe Room
10804 Bus. 77
Raymondville, TX 78580
Head Judge: Josh Kovar
Tray Pickup:
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 6:00 pm

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

Beef Fajitas 25 7:30

Saturday Ancillaries

Pan De Campo 25 10:00
Beans 25 11:00

Contact and Registration

Contact: Carol Garza
Contact: Eva Martinez


Entry Fee: 150.00

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Josh Kovar
Number of Teams: 28

Grand Champion

Jerry Cardenas / Loaded Smoke

Reserve Grand Champion

Rene Gonzales / Gonzales Family Barbecue

Brisket: Jerry Cardenas / Loaded Smoke
Chicken: Jerry Cardenas / Loaded Smoke
Pork Spare Ribs: Rene Gonzales / Gonzales Family Barbecue


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke29
2Rene GonzalesGonzales Family Barbecue18
3Hector CantuBBQ-HOLICS14
4Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ14
5Liz ShamlianHotMes!14
6Steve ShamlianTeam SAS13
7Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers11
8Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ9
9George SalazarCombat Cookers Del Valle9
10Erik Villanueva3 Meat Mafia7


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke10
2George SalazarCombat Cookers Del Valle9
3Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ8
4Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers7
5Hector CantuBBQ-HOLICS6
6Ruben Ramirez JrTEAM BUFFA5
7Liz ShamlianHotMes!4
9Steve ShamlianTeam SAS2
10Trinidad HernandezSmokin? Trino?s BBQ1

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Rene GonzalesGonzales Family Barbecue10
2Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke9
3Steve ShamlianTeam SAS8
4Erik Villanueva3 Meat Mafia7
5Henry De La PazDLP Cooking Team6
6Liz ShamlianHotMes!5
7Danny LueraInhognito4
8Tim LemonY B Legal3
9Daniel RodriguezSMOKE-IN D's2
10Hector CantuBBQ-HOLICS1


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke10
2Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ9
3Rene GonzalesGonzales Family Barbecue8
4Hector CantuBBQ-HOLICS7
5Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ6
6Liz ShamlianHotMes!5
7Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers4
8Steve ShamlianTeam SAS3
9Danny LueraInhognito2
10Carlos GuerraSmokin C?s1



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Ruben Ramirez JrTEAM BUFFA0
2Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ0
3JJ Garza0

Beef Fajitas

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Ruben Ramirez JrTEAM BUFFA0
2Daniel Conde0
3Liz ShamlianHotMes!0

Pan De Campo

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1JJ Garza0
2Erik Villanueva3 Meat Mafia0
3Ruben Ramirez JrTEAM BUFFA0