August 29, 2011

3rd Annual Smokin on the Water, Lakeport, Calif.

After winning our 5th Grand Championship for the calendar year at Acorn, we rolled into Lakeport two weeks later with a mission.  Fortunately for us, we had one last chance to try to grab our 7th GC before the Aug 28 deadline

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August 13, 2011

2nd Annual Golden Acorn BBQ Fest, Campo, Calif.

After being spoiled with perfect weather conditions at Vista the week prior, most teams worried about the much talked about high winds and desert heat that can be associated with cooking at Campo. Last year’s contest was held in

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August 8, 2011

August 6, 2011 – 3rd Annual Vista Smokin’ Q Classic

If there was contest this year that demonstrated how competitive fields have become, Vista would be an excellent example. 44 teams dotted downtown Vista in the pattern of an H, lining three intersecting streets.  Although the team count was

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August 1, 2011

Foiled Big by Tiny Foil at Thunder Mountain BBQ in Longview, Washingtion

  Our quest to earn another qualifying GC to the Jack led us to the lovely town of Longview, WA.   We needed an 8th GC as our appeal to include our Canada win was not sustained.  On this last

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July 28, 2011

Jack Responds to my July 25 Appeal Letter

After reviewing my July 25, 2011, appeal letter, relative to the arguments I presented, Debbie from the Jack did not sustain my appeal and the remedy I requested which was to be grandfathered under their 2010 rules.  I greatly appreciate

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July 25, 2011

Appeal Letter to the Jack

The Jack has informed me that our win in Canada did not count towards our 7 wins. The rules were changed for 2011 and I was notified on July 21, 2011. I have tremendous respect for the Jack and I

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July 9, 2011

Holbrook Ace In The Hole Cookoff, Holbrook, AZ

GC #7 in Holbrook, AZ  Woo Hoo! On July 9, 2011, we finally landed out 7th GC to qualify for the Jack Daniels Invitational contest in Lynchburg this October via an automatic invitation.  Every year, only a handful of

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June 20, 2011

SYD Meat Rub now available in Original w/ MSG, Lower Sodium, and Hot

Slap Yo Daddy Rub takes off with addition of 3 new versions: 1) Hot, 2) Lower Sodium, and 3) Original w MSG.  Lower Sodium was runaway seller.  Buy it atAmazon and

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June 11, 2011

2011 Third Annual Smokin in the Oaks, Penn Valley, Callifornia

We win our 6th Bung for Jack 2011 On June 4, 2011, we won our third Grand Championship for 2011 and 6th bung for Jack 2011 at the Smokin in the Oaks BBQ in Penn Valley, CA, amid 25

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