Cookin’ and Spookin’

October 29, 2021 - October 30, 2021

Contest Details

Cookin’ and Spookin’
IBCA Contest Number: 2022-1362

20800 FM 508
Harlingen, TX 78550
[Driving Directions]

Head Judge: Eva Martinez
Tray Pickup:
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 7pm

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

Saturday Ancillaries

Contact and Registration

Contact: Valerie Garcia


Entry Fee: 175

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Eva Martinez
Number of Teams: 15

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

Master Ticket Details: [PDF]

Grand Champion

Liz Shamlian / HotMes!

Reserve Grand Champion

Jerry Cardenas / Loaded Smoke

Brisket: Steve Shamlian / Team SAS
Chicken: Jerry Cardenas / Loaded Smoke
Pork Spare Ribs: Oscar Garcia / O3 BBQ


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Liz ShamlianHotMes!505.28
2Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke500.96
3Oscar GarciaO3 BBQ495.52
4Benny RamosCactus Country BBQ481.92
5Steve ShamlianTeam SAS478.94
6Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ467.58
7Roy FuentesTexan Grillerz455.88
8Carlos GuerraSmokin C’s449.5
9Raul MartinezWhat Have You Been Smokin442.78
10Joseph GonzalezJAG's BBQ436.5


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke171.34
2Liz ShamlianHotMes!170.42
3Benny RamosCactus Country BBQ164.96
4Oscar GarciaO3 BBQ159.12
5Steve ShamlianTeam SAS150.66
6Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ150.12
7Joseph GonzalezJAG's BBQ147.66
8Roy FuentesTexan Grillerz147.62
9Edna Corin CamarilloMadam BBQ146.4
10David VasquezHome Boys 2.0145.46

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Oscar GarciaO3 BBQ170.14
2Liz ShamlianHotMes!166.52
3Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke160.28
4Steve ShamlianTeam SAS156.6
5Roy FuentesTexan Grillerz151.02
6Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ148.5
7Benny RamosCactus Country BBQ147.7
8Carlos CastilloC&G BBQ147.38
9Carlos GuerraSmokin C’s144.56
10Joseph GonzalezJAG's BBQ144.28


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Steve ShamlianTeam SAS171.68
2Jerry CardenasLoaded Smoke169.34
3Benny RamosCactus Country BBQ169.26
4Uwe BraunBeerbelly's BBQ168.96
5Liz ShamlianHotMes!168.34
6Oscar GarciaO3 BBQ166.26
7Raul MartinezWhat Have You Been Smokin165.6
8Carlos GuerraSmokin C’s162.54
9David ChavezBuckets BBQ162.28
10Roy FuentesTexan Grillerz157.24