1st competition

Discussion in 'Messages for All Guests and Members' started by gene111, Aug 23, 2009.

  1. gene111

    gene111 Smoking Fanatic

    All we just completed our first competition last night!! We got killed in pork, brisket, & ribs[​IMG] But we got 2nd place with our chicken [​IMG]!!!! This was a kcbs santioned event (our 1st ever profesional or ama.). There were a totall of 59 teams competeing so we were pleased to place in any catagory!!! Thanks to all that have had words of wisdom & suggestions when we ask!!! Now time to go see what the next event we're going to go to is possibly in new Albany In. 1st week of OCT. By the way we got a 12" rooster cutting board & a check for $350.00[​IMG]!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. bman62526

    bman62526 Smoking Fanatic

    Awesome! Congrats on placing in your first comp!
     
  3. figjam

    figjam Meat Mopper

    Conrats on the 2nd.
     
  4. Congratulations on placing in your first competition! Wondering if you took and have any photo’s of the event so that we all can look at. How did you cook the pork, brisket and ribs to get how you say “We got killed”? Do you have any photos of that? Practice does make perfect.

    Good Luck next time. Looking forward to those photos!

    Thomas

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  5. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Congrats on your 2d. From here on out, it should just get better and better.
     
  6. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Congrats on your 2nd place in chicken [​IMG]for doing so well on your first go round next time just rememeber what you learned on this one a smoke your little hearts out. You'll do just fine. Experiance is what your after.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    [​IMG]for a well done 2nd place finish!
     
  8. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great job! Placing is not easy. How did you do this award winning chicken?[​IMG]
     
  9. rickw

    rickw Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice, congrats on placing 2nd.
     
  10. figjam

    figjam Meat Mopper

    Forgot to ask earlier ... did you get good feedback on the pork, brisket and ribs to know why you did not finish well?
     
  11. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Big time congratulations! Glad to hear of your success and I know you all had a blast. Any pics?

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  12. rio_grande

    rio_grande Smoking Fanatic

    Congrats! good luck on future events.
     
  13. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Congrats and don't forget to share some pics with us..........
     
  14. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Congratulations on your 2nd place win... [​IMG]
    "May The Smoke Be With You" on future contests.
     
  15. gene111

    gene111 Smoking Fanatic

    Just used a homeade rub & then added bbq sause we used thighs. We also got good feedback on the brisket from the judges, the ribs we just flat screwed up probably the worst ribs we made since we started. made another batch for some friends & they all compliminted that they were beter than any of the vendors there!!! pork we did not add any sauce & most others did so we'll work on that next time. Overall was a great learning experience & we actually came out ahead money wise!!!!!!
     
  16. rio_grande

    rio_grande Smoking Fanatic

    Gene we ate at two of the vendors there, not so good, But some of the comp folks had some good stuff out. We stopped by your site but missed ya. Again congrats.
     
  17. bbqhead

    bbqhead Smoking Fanatic

    congratulations on 2nd in chicken, on your first cook-off! [​IMG]
     

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