Annual Freestone County Go Texan BBQ Cook Off

April 29, 2022 - April 30, 2022
LIVE Music by Kevin Ellis & Steve Murray (Lead singer of Perfect Stranger) on Friday and Pushwater on Saturday! Horseshoe Tournament Friday 7:00pm ($40/Team), Cornhole Tournament Saturday 4:00pm ($40/Team) *** $3,000 ADDED MONEY ***

Contest Details

Annual Freestone County Go Texan BBQ Cook Off
IBCA Contest Number: 2022-1372

W. L. Moody Reunion Fairgrounds
839 E Commerce St.
Fairfield, TX 75840
Head Judge: Lea Anne
Tray Pickup:
Cooks Meeting: Friday at 6:00 PM

Turn in times / Schedule
12:00 Chicken
1:30 Pork Spare Ribs
3:00 Brisket


60/40 Payout with $3000 Added Money

Meats to be Cooked

Half Chicken 1 Fully Jointed Chicken Half (Complete with wing, breast, thigh and leg.)
Pork Spare Ribs (Required: 8 Individual Pork Spare Ribs)
Brisket (Required: 8 Full Slices)

Friday Ancillaries

Saturday Ancillaries

Contact and Registration

Contact: Jessica Corley-Rieves
Contact: Freestone Area Go Texan


Entry Fee: $175

Contest Registration/Flyer

Competition Results

Head Judge: Lea Anne
Number of Teams: 29

Tickets Summary: [PDF]

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Grand Champion

Brian Fox / Just Smokin Around

Reserve Grand Champion

Calvin Gilbert / Cal's Craft BBQ

Brisket: Brian Fox / Just Smokin Around
Chicken: Marc Sheppard / Smoke Show
Pork Spare Ribs: Brian Fox / Just Smokin Around


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Brian FoxJust Smokin Around532.64
2Calvin GilbertCal's Craft BBQ521.52
3Jamie RobeyTexas Smoker514.2
4James BoydBooger County Bandits504.56
5Jason BakerJDS Pitmasters504.5
6Ryan MathisonFreestone Co Farm Bureau500.76
7Chris HoagChris Hoag BBQ497.88
8Garrett GermanTGT494.66
9Jay JeffressProChem Energy491.0
10Marc SheppardSmoke Show490.34


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Marc SheppardSmoke Show183.38
2Calvin GilbertCal's Craft BBQ182.38
3Ryan MathisonFreestone Co Farm Bureau178.34
4Tim LemonY B Legal176.08
5Chris HoagChris Hoag BBQ175.52
6Ben DockeryStabbin Waggin174.08
7Jamie RobeyTexas Smoker163.4
8Brian FoxJust Smokin Around161.4
9Ken RievesTexas Pride Cookers161.4
10Shannon MargravesGolden Circle160.2

Pork Spare Ribs

PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Brian FoxJust Smokin Around191.3
2Garrett GermanTGT189.4
3Jamie RobeyTexas Smoker182.6
4Chad HageanAll American Bail Bonds182.56
5Jason BakerJDS Pitmasters180.88
6Calvin GilbertCal's Craft BBQ178.86
7Jay JeffressProChem Energy175.34
8Stacy ZimmerleeLenoir Cattle Co170.2
9James BoydBooger County Bandits168.68
10Ryan MathisonFreestone Co Farm Bureau167.54


PlaceHead CookTeamPoints
1Brian FoxJust Smokin Around179.94
2Jason BakerJDS Pitmasters178.8
3James BoydBooger County Bandits178.0
4Jamie RobeyTexas Smoker168.2
5Garrett GermanTGT164.46
6Chad HageanAll American Bail Bonds164.14
7Ryan WinsteadBarkley Road Cookers162.82
8Chris HoagChris Hoag BBQ160.36
9Vanessa SolisSaucy & Bossy160.34
10Calvin GilbertCal's Craft BBQ160.28