January 20, 2013

KCBS Annual Banquet, Kansas City, Missouri, January 19, 2013

KCBS Annual Banquet, Kansas City, Missouri, January 19, 2013 2012 KCBS Chicken Team of the Year Champion It was a tremendous honor to receive the nation’s top chicken award for the 2012 season amid 500 attendees at the annual

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December 31, 2012

2012 SoundElkin – SYD Corporate Fire and Fun BBQ Camp

  The buzz had been building for months as employees of the largest veterinary imaging company in the US eagerly awaited the Slap Yo’ Daddy Fire and Fun corporate training camp held at the Sound-Elkin headquarters in Carlsbad, north

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December 1, 2012

Southwest Barbecue Academy, Scottsdale, December 1, 2012

Video  by David Galowitch, DG Productions   I first met Shelton Steele and Mike West from the BBQ Island store in Phoenix, Arizona, in 2009.  We hit it off right away as I was in Arizona to compete in my

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July 9, 2012

Grand Champion – Hilo Bay BBQ Cook-off, Hawaii State BBQ Championship, Hilo, HI

Slap Yo Daddy in beautiful Hilo, Hawaii.  Pic courtesy of David Davenport of 1-2-Bar-B-Que   <Video courtesy of DC Darren, Hilo radio talk show personality> The “H” in Hilo stands for hospitality as that was

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June 30, 2012

(KCBS) Phoenix Club BBQ Anaheim, CA

Sean Price of Meat Me blog sat down with me at the Phoenix Club BBQ Championships. We talked a little about where I came from, how I got here and just what is involved in doing a double header. Check out my interview.         

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April 1, 2012

Academy of Country Music (ACM) BBQ Throwdown, Las Vegas, Nevada

Over a hundred BBQ teams from 21 states, England, and Canada descended upon the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 30 & 31, 2012 for the ACM BBQ Throwdown which is part of the

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December 31, 2011

Wild West BBQ Championship, Knotts Berry Farm, CA

  Grand Champion 1st chicken, 1st pork, 2nd Brisket. 7th GC for 2011 Although the West has fewer professional BBQ contests than the rest of the country, we have the weather advantage of being able to have a yearlong BBQ

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May 8, 2011

2011 2nd Annual No Bull BBQ Cookoff, Morgan Hill, CA

GC in largest contest in California BBQ history On May 7 the day before Mothers Day, we won a Grand Championship (GC) at the 2011 No Bull BBQ Cookoff in Morgan Hill, Calif. It was a sweet win with

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November 6, 2010

2010 Golden Acorn BBQ Fest, Campo, California

Brazen BBQ – Grand Champions The BIG story at this event was that our good buddies and California ROY 2009 team Brazen BBQ from San Diego won their very first Grand Championship after two years of trying.  John and

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September 20, 2010

2010 British Columbia BBQ Championship, Langley, Canada

         1st, 2nd, or 3rd across 6 meat categories Woo Hoo! We won our 8th GC for 2010 amid 26 teams at our first international debut at the Canadian BBQ Championship in Langley, about an hour East

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