The Blue and Gold Cookoff

April 16, 2021 - April 17, 2021

Contest Details

The Blue and Gold Cookoff
IBCA Contest Number: 2021-1709

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 Smoke29.0
2Rene GonzalesGonzales Family Barbecue18.0
3Hector CantuBBQ-HOLICS14.0
4Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ14.0
5Liz ShamlianHotMes!14.0
6Steve ShamlianTeam SAS13.0
7Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers11.0
8Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ9.0
9George SalazarCombat Cookers Del Valle9.0
10Erik Villanueva3 Meat Mafia7.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke10.0
2George SalazarCombat Cookers Del Valle9.0
3Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ8.0
4Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers7.0
5Hector CantuBBQ-HOLICS6.0
6Ruben Ramirez JrTEAM BUFFA5.0
7Liz ShamlianHotMes!4.0
8Danny LealDAMMIT BOYZ3.0
9Steve ShamlianTeam SAS2.0
10Trinidad HernandezSmokin? Trino?s BBQ1.0

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Rene GonzalesGonzales Family Barbecue10.0
2Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke9.0
3Steve ShamlianTeam SAS8.0
4Erik Villanueva3 Meat Mafia7.0
5Henry De La PazDLP Cooking Team6.0
6Liz ShamlianHotMes!5.0
7Danny LueraInhognito4.0
8Tim LemonY B Legal3.0
9Daniel RodriguezSMOKE-IN D's2.0
10Hector CantuBBQ-HOLICS1.0


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke10.0
2Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ9.0
3Rene GonzalesGonzales Family Barbecue8.0
4Hector CantuBBQ-HOLICS7.0
5Grady SpeedGrade A BBQ6.0
6Liz ShamlianHotMes!5.0
7Matias SerrataPit Boss Smokers4.0
8Steve ShamlianTeam SAS3.0
9Danny LueraInhognito2.0
10Carlos GuerraSmokin C?s1.0



PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Ruben Ramirez JrTEAM BUFFA
2Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ
3JJ Garza

Beef Fajitas

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Ruben Ramirez JrTEAM BUFFA
2Daniel Conde
3Liz ShamlianHotMes!

Pan De Campo

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1JJ Garza
2Erik Villanueva3 Meat Mafia
3Ruben Ramirez JrTEAM BUFFA