Awards

Grand Championships / Reserve Grand Championships

Grand Champion – Sam’s Club Regional Final – Las Vegas NV 4/22/17
Grand Champion – Santa Anita BBQ Winner’s Circle – Arcadia CA 4/1/17
Grand Champion – Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge – Gilroy CA – 7/30/16
Grand Champion – Queen Creek BBQ Battle – Queen Creek AZ – 2/20/16
Grand Champion – Havasu Landing BBQ Championship – Havasu Lake CA – 3/1/14
Grand Champion – The Guinea Pig – Indio CA – 2/22/14
Grand Champion – Dana Point BBQ Championship – Dana Point CA – 10/5/13
Grand Champion – Blues, Brews & BBQ – Brentwood CA – 5/26/13
Grand Champion – Dana Point BBQ Championship – Dana Point CA – 9/29/12
Grand Champion – Golden Acorn BBQ Championship – Campo CA – 8/11/12
Reserve Grand Champion – OC BBQ Competition – Costa Mesa – 10/14/17
Reserve Grand Champion – Vista BBQ Classic – Vista CA – 7/29/17
Reserve Grand Champion – West Coast Classic – Long Beach CA – 5/13/17
Reserve Grand Champion – Long Beach BBQ Festival – Long Beach CA – 8/20/16
Reserve Grand Champion – Santa Anita BBQ Winner’s Circle – Arcadia CA 4/2/16
Reserve Grand Champion – Silicon Valley BBQ Championship – Santa Clara CA – 6/28/14
Reserve Grand Champion – Honey Harvest Festival & BBQ – Fillmore, CA – 6/14/14
Reserve Grand Champion – Valley Center Music Fest and BBQ – Valley Center CA – 6/7/14
Reserve Grand Champion – Best of the Best BBQ & Boat Show – Lake Elsinore CA – 5/3/14
Reserve Grand Champion – Great American Cookoff – Woodlake CA – 7/27/13
Reserve Grand Champion – Pechanga Casino BBQ – Temecula CA – 6/22/13

Awards for finishing in the Top 5 Overall

3rd Place Overall – Del Mar BBQ Championship – Del Mar CA – 8/20/17
3rd Place Overall – Noble Creek Music Fest IBCA – Beaumont CA – 8/5/17
4th Place Overall – Horsetown Brew & Que – Norco CA – 6/3/17
4th Place Overall – Elk Grove BBQ Championship – Elk Grove CA – 5/6/17
3rd Place Overall – Sam’s Club Local Event – Tucson AZ – 3/18/17
3rd Place Overall – Outwest Food Fest BBQ Competition – Quartzsite AZ – 1/28/17
5th Place Overall – Dana Point BBQ Championship – Dana Point CA – 10/8/16
5th Place Overall – Wendover BBQ Shootout – Wendover NV – 8/27/16
4th Place Overall – Del Mar BBQ Championship – Del Mar CA – 7/16/16
3rd Place Overall – HorseTown Brew ‘n Que – Norco CA – 6/4/16
4th Place Overall – Smokin in Mesquite – Mesquite NV – 5/7/16
3rd Place Overall – The Outlets BBQ – Lake Elsionore CA – 9/13/15
4th Place Overall – Vista Smokin Q Classic – Vista CA – 7/26/14
4th Place Overall – Pechanga Casino BBQ – Temecula CA – 6/21/14
3rd Place Overall – Biggest Baddest BBQ – Bakersfield CA – 5/17/14
3rd Place Overall – Smokin in Mesquite – Mesquite, NV – 4/27/14
3rd Place Overall – Wild Wild West IV – Lake Elsinore CA – 12/28/13
4th Place Overall – Golden Acorn Casino BBQ – Campo CA – 8/24/13
3rd Place Overall – Ribs Pigs & Watermelon – Huntington Beach CA – 8/17/13
3rd Place Overall – Smokin’ Q Classic – Vista CA – 8/3/2013
4th Place Overall – Honey Harvest BBQ – Fillmore CA – 6/15/13
5th Place Overall – Biggest Baddest BBQ – Bakersfield CA – 5/18/13
5th Place Overall – High Desert Music Fest – Victorville CA – 4/20/13
5th Place Overall – Little Engine That Could – Vista CA – 12/15/12
3rd Place Overall – Santee Carshow & BBQ – Santee CA – 10/13/12
3rd Place Overall – Ultimate BBQ Championship – Wildomar CA – 4/7/12
4th Place Overall – Santa Anita Winner’s Circle – Arcadia CA – 3/10/12

Awards for finishing in the Top 5 in a Meat Category

4th Place Ribs – Indio BBQ Festival – Indio CA – 11/4/17
4th Place Ribs – OC BBQ Competition – Costa Mesa CA – 10/14/17
4th Place Chicken – Sam’s Club Finals – Bentonville AR – 10/7/17
1st Place Brisket – Hot Q’s and Cold Brews – Oroville CA – 9/16/17
2nd Place Brisket – Noble Creek Music Fest IBCA – Beaumont CA – 8/5/17
5th Place Ribs – Noble Creek Music Fest IBCA – Beaumont CA – 8/5/17
1st Place Ribs – Vista BBQ Classic – Vista CA – 7/29/17
2nd Place Pork – Vista BBQ Classic – Vista CA – 7/29/17
3rd Place Ribs – California Honey Harvest Festival – Fillmore CA – 6/10/17
5th Place Brisket – Horsetown Brew & Que – Norco CA – 6/3/17
4th Place Ribs – Best Dam BBQ – Boulder City NV – 5/27/17
2nd Place Brisket – West Coast Classic – Long Beach CA – 5/13/17
3rd Place Pork – West Coast Classic – Long Beach CA – 5/13/17
1st Place Pork – Elk Grove BBQ Championship – Elk Grove CA – 5/6/17
1st Place Ribs – Sam’s Club Regional Final – Las Vegas NV 4/22/17
4th Place Brisket – Sam’s Club Regional Final – Las Vegas NV 4/22/17
5th Place Pork – Sam’s Club Regional Final – Las Vegas NV 4/22/17
1st Place Chicken – Santa Anita BBQ Winner’s Circle – Arcadia CA 4/1/17
4th Place Brisket – Santa Anita BBQ Winner’s Circle – Arcadia CA 4/1/17
3rd Place Brisket – Sam’s Club Local Event – Tucson AZ – 3/18/17
5th Place Pork – Outwest Food Fest BBQ Competition – Quartzsite AZ – 1/28/17
5th Place Chicken – Outwest Food Fest BBQ Competition – Quartzsite AZ – 1/28/17
4th Place Ribs – Indio CA State Championship – Indio CA – 11/12/16
1st Place Ribs (w/ Perfect Score) – Dana Point BBQ Championship – Dana Point CA – 10/8/16
5th Place Chicken – Dana Point BBQ Championship – Dana Point CA – 10/8/16
2nd Place Chicken – Wendover BBQ Shootout – Wendover NV – 8/27/16
3rd Place Chicken – Long Beach BBQ Festival – Long Beach CA – 8/20/16
3rd Place Brisket – Long Beach BBQ Festival – Long Beach CA – 8/20/16
4th Place Ribs – Long Beach BBQ Festival – Long Beach CA – 8/20/16
4th Place Pork – Long Beach BBQ Festival – Long Beach CA – 8/20/16
2nd Place Chicken – Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge – Gilroy CA – 7/30/16
2nd Place Pork – Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge – Gilroy CA – 7/30/16
4th Place Ribs – Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge – Gilroy CA – 7/30/16
4th Place Brisket – Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge – Gilroy CA – 7/30/16
3rd Place Brisket – Del Mar BBQ Championship – Del Mar CA – 7/16/16
1st Place Ribs (w/ Perfect Score) – HorseTown Brew ‘n Que – Norco CA – 6/4/16
5th Place Chicken – Smokin in Mesquite – Mesquite NV – 5/7/16
5th Place Ribs – Smokin in Mesquite – Mesquite NV – 5/7/16
1st Place Chicken – Ultimate BBQ Showdown – Wildomar CA 4/16/16
4th Place Beef Ribs – Ultimate BBQ Showdown – Wildomar CA 4/16/16
2nd Place Ribs – Santa Anita BBQ Winner’s Circle – Arcadia CA 4/2/16
1st Place Pork – Queen Creek BBQ Battle – Queen Creek AZ – 2/20/16
2nd Place KCBS Ribs – Queen Creek BBQ Battle – Queen Creek AZ – 2/20/16
3rd Place IBCA Ribs – Queen Creek BBQ Battle – Queen Creek AZ – 2/20/16
1st Place Brisket – Oktoberfeast BBQ & Brews Festival – Las Vegas NV – 10/25/15
2nd Place Pork (w/ Perfect Score) – Dana Point BBQ Championship – Dana Point CA – 10/3/15
4th Place Chicken – Dana Point BBQ Championship – Dana Point CA – 10/3/15
5th Place Ribs – The Outlets BBQ – Lake Elsionore CA – 9/13/15
1st Place Chicken (w/ Perfect Score) – The Outlets BBQ – Lake Elsionore CA – 9/13/15
4th Place Chicken – Vista Smokin Q Classic – Vista CA – 7/25/15
5th Place Ribs – Horsetown Brew ‘N Que – Norco CA – 5/30/15
1st Place Ribs – Smokin’ in Mesquite – Mesquite NV – 5/3/15
2nd Place Brisket – Smokin’ in Mesquite – Mesquite NV – 5/3/15
2nd Place Ribs – Havasu Landing BBQ – Havasu Lake CA – 3/28/15
2nd Place Pork – Havasu Landing BBQ – Havasu Lake CA – 3/28/15
5th Place Chicken – The Guinea Pig II – Rancho Mirage CA – 2/21/15
3rd Place Chicken – Mission Beach BBQ – San Diego CA – 9/27/14
4th Place Chicken – The Great Vegas Gridiron Grill-Off – Las Vegas NV – 9/6/14
5th Place Ribs – Ribs Pigs & Watermelon 2- Huntington Beach CA – 8/10/14
2nd Place Ribs – Ribs Pigs & Watermelon 1 – Huntington Beach CA – 8/9/14
4th Place Brisket – Ribs Pigs & Watermelon 1 – Huntington Beach CA – 8/9/14
4th Place Chicken – Vista Smokin Q Classic – Vista CA – 7/26/14
4th Place Ribs – Vista Smokin Q Classic – Vista CA – 7/26/14
1st Place Chicken – Silicon Valley BBQ Championship – Santa Clara CA – 6/28/14
2nd Place Pork – Silicon Valley BBQ Championship – Santa Clara CA – 6/28/14
3rd Place Brisket – Silicon Valley BBQ Championship – Santa Clara CA – 6/28/14
2nd Place Chicken – Pechanga Casino BBQ – Temecula CA – 6/21/14
2nd Place Ribs – Honey Harvest Festival & BBQ – Fillmore, CA – 6/14/14
2nd Place Brisket – Honey Harvest Festival & BBQ – Fillmore, CA – 6/14/14
3rd Place Chicken – Honey Harvest Festival & BBQ – Fillmore, CA – 6/14/14
1st Place Chicken – Valley Center Music Fest & BBQ – Valley Center CA – 6/7/14
2nd Place Pork – Valley Center Music Fest & BBQ – Valley Center CA – 6/7/14
3rd Place Brisket – Biggest Baddest BBQ – Bakersfield CA – 5/18/14
4th Place Ribs – Biggest Baddest BBQ – Bakersfield CA – 5/18/14
1st Place Brisket – Best of the Best BBQ Championship – Lake Elsinore CA – 5/3/14
5th Place Ribs – Best of the Best BBQ Championship – Lake Elsinore CA – 5/3/14
2nd Place Chicken – Smokin in Mesquite – Mesquite, NV – 4/27/14
4th Place Brisket – Smokin in Mesquite – Mesquite NV – 4/27/14
1st Place Chicken – Havasu Landing BBQ Championship – Havasu Lake CA – 3/1/14
5th Place Pork – Havasu Landing BBQ Championship – Havasu Lake CA – 3/1/14
2nd Place Brisket – Havasu Landing BBQ Championship – Havasu Lake CA – 3/1/14
1st Place Brisket – The Guinea Pig – Indio CA – 2/22/14
2nd Place Brisket – Wild Wild West IV – Lake Elsinore CA – 12/28/13
5th Place Ribs – Wild Wild West IV – Lake Elsinore CA – 12/28/13
1st Place Brisket – Dana Point BBQ Championship – Dana Point CA – 10/5/13
2nd Place Ribs – Golden Acorn Casino BBQ – Campo CA – 8/24/13
1st Place Pork (w/ Perfect Score) – Ribs Pigs & Watermelon – Huntington Beach CA – 8/17/13
2nd Place Chicken – Ribs Pigs & Watermelon – Huntington Beach CA – 8/17/13
1st Place Chicken – Smokin’ Q Classic – Vista CA – 8/3/13
2nd Place Pork – Great American Cookoff – Woodlake CA – 7/27/13
2nd Place Chicken – Pechanga Casino BBQ – Temecula, CA – 6/22/13
5th Place Chicken – Honey Harvest BBQ – Fillmore CA – 6/15/13
3rd Place Chicken – Blues, Brews & BBQ – Brentwood CA – 5/26/13
3rd Place Pork – Blues, Brews & BBQ – Brentwood CA – 5/26/13
4th Place Brisket – Blues, Brews & BBQ – Brentwood CA – 5/26/13
2nd Place Brisket – Biggest Baddest BBQ – Bakersfield CA – 5/18/13
4th Place Chicken – High Desert Music Fest – Victorville CA – 4/20/13
5th Place Ribs – High Desert Music Fest – Victorville CA – 4/20/13
4th Place Beef Ribs – Ultimate BBQ Showdown – Wildomar CA – 4/6/13
5th Place Chicken – Santa Anita Winner’s Circle – Arcadia CA – 3/16/13
1st Place Ribs – Wild Wild West BBQ – Lake Elsinore CA – 12/31/12
1st Place Brisket – Little Engine That Could – Vista CA – 12/15/12
4th Place Ribs – Santee Carshow & BBQ – Santee CA – 10/13/12
4th Place Brisket – Santee Carshow & BBQ – Santee CA – 10/13/12
4th Place Chicken – Dana Point BBQ – Dana Point CA – 9/29/12
5th Place Ribs – Dana Point BBQ – Dana Point CA – 9/29/12
2nd Place Ribs – Golden Acorn BBQ – Campo CA – 8/11/12
3rd Place Pork – Golden Acorn BBQ – Campo CA – 8/11/12
4th Place Chicken – Golden Acorn BBQ – Campo CA – 8/11/12
2nd Place Pork – Phoenix Club BBQ – Anaheim CA – 7/1/12
4th Place Brisket – Phoenix Club BBQ – Anaheim CA – 6/30/12
4th Place Ribs – Pechanga Casino BBQ – Temecula CA – 6/23/12
1st Place Ribs – Ultimate BBQ Championship – Wildomar CA – 4/7/12
3rd Place Pork – Santa Anita Winner’s Circle – Arcadia CA – 3/10/12
1st Place Chicken – Wild Wild West BBQ – Buena Park CA – 1/1/12
2nd Place Ribs – Wild Wild West BBQ – Buena Park CA – 1/1/12

Other Notable Awards

1st Place Ribs – California Team of the Year race 2016

1st Runner Up – Inaugural Tri-State Championship Challenge

14th Place Chicken – KCBS Team of the Year race 2014

2nd Place Overall – California Team of the Year race 2014

1st Place Chicken – California Team of the Year race 2014

2nd Place Brisket – California Team of the Year race 2014

3rd Place Ribs – California Team of the Year race 2014

8th Place Pork – California Team of the Year race 2014

2nd Place Overall – Fit2Go BBQ Tournament 2014

2nd Place Overall – California Team of the Year race 2013

2nd Place Chicken – California Team of the Year race 2013

3rd Place Brisket – California Team of the Year race 2013

6th Place Pork – California Team of the Year race 2013

2nd Place Overall – Fit2Go BBQ Tournament 2013

6th Place Overall – California Team of the Year race 2012

Rookie of the Year – California Team of the Year race 2012

Top Rookie team in All 4 Meat Categories – California Team of the Year race 2012

2nd Place Ribs – California Team of the Year race 2012

1st Place and Overall Champion – Fit2Go BBQ Tournament 2012

Backyard Category Awards

Grand Champion – So Cal Meat-Up – Yorba Linda CA – Nov 2011
1st Place Ribs – So Cal Meat-Up – Yorba Linda CA – Nov 2011
1st Place Tri-Tip – So Cal Meat-Up – Yorba Linda CA – Nov 2011
2nd Place Chicken – So Cal Meat-Up – Yorba Linda CA – Nov 2011

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