Frio Cookers win grand champion PYF Cowboy of the Year IBCA BBQ Cookoff



 

 

The Pleasanton Young Farmers’ Barbeque Cookoff drew 34 teams at this year’s PYF Cowboy of the Year Rodeo Festival.

Grand Prize went to the Frio Cookers team of Anthony DeLaO and Ernest Garza. Reserve Grand Champion went to Matias Serrata and Maribel Cuellar of the Pit Boss Smokers.

Dawn Mason served as the Head Judge at the IBCA sanctioned event with Edward LaGrange serving as chairman. Donors for the event were MG Building Materials, McNear, HEB and The Shot Glass.

The results for first through tenth place follow:















 

 

PYF 1ST PLACE BRISKET Winning first place in the brisket category was Bad Ash BBQ’s Jeff Kirchener and his son Jack. PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal present him with their plaque, cooler and Maker’s Mark whisky.

PYF 1ST PLACE BRISKET Winning first place in the brisket category was Bad Ash BBQ’s Jeff Kirchener and his son Jack. PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal present him with their plaque, cooler and Maker’s Mark whisky.

PYF GRAND CHAMP BBQ PYF Chair Randy Rice (left) and PYF President Dustin Neal (right) congratulate Anthony DeLaO and Ernest Garza for their Grand Champion place at the PYF Cowboy of the Year Rodeo BBQ Cook-off. They wond a cooler donated by MG Building and a bottle of Makers Mark donated by The Shot Glass. GEORGE GARZA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

PYF GRAND CHAMP BBQ PYF Chair Randy Rice (left) and PYF President Dustin Neal (right) congratulate Anthony DeLaO and Ernest Garza for their Grand Champion place at the PYF Cowboy of the Year Rodeo BBQ Cook-off. They wond a cooler donated by MG Building and a bottle of Makers Mark donated by The Shot Glass. GEORGE GARZA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

PYF RESERVE CHAMP BBQ Reserve Champion went to Pit Boss Smokers team of Matias Serrata and Maribel Cuellar (far left and second from right), PYF Chair Randy Rice and Dustine Neal. GEORGE GARZA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

PYF RESERVE CHAMP BBQ Reserve Champion went to Pit Boss Smokers team of Matias Serrata and Maribel Cuellar (far left and second from right), PYF Chair Randy Rice and Dustine Neal. GEORGE GARZA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

PYF 2ND PLACE BRISKET Winning second place in the brisket category were Smokin’ 830’s Andrew Garcia and Teddy Orta (center). PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal presented their plaque. GEORGE GARZA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

PYF 2ND PLACE BRISKET Winning second place in the brisket category were Smokin’ 830’s Andrew Garcia and Teddy Orta (center). PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal presented their plaque. GEORGE GARZA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

PYF 1ST PLACE RIBS Winning10 A Pinchfirstof Migraplace in theRichardbrisketVargas category was Frio Cookers’ Anthony DeLaO (center). him OVERALLPYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal present with his plaque, cooler and Maker’s Mark whisky. 1 PYF 2ND PLACE RIBS

PYF 1ST PLACE RIBS Winning10 A Pinchfirstof Migraplace in theRichardbrisketVargas category was Frio Cookers’ Anthony DeLaO (center). him OVERALLPYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal present with his plaque, cooler and Maker’s Mark whisky. 1 PYF 2ND PLACE RIBS

Winning second place in the pork spare rib category was Smokin’ Rose’s BBQ. Jim Simola (center)received his plaque from PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal.

Winning second place in the pork spare rib category was Smokin’ Rose’s BBQ. Jim Simola (center)received his plaque from PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal.

PYF 3RD PLACE BRISKET Frio Cookers’ Anthony DeLaO (center) ) won third place with his brisket entry. PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal present him with his award.

PYF 3RD PLACE BRISKET Frio Cookers’ Anthony DeLaO (center) ) won third place with his brisket entry. PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal present him with his award.

PYF 2ND PLACE CHICKEN The Good Life BBQ, Matt Wheat, Heather Swindall and Clint Swindall took second place with their barbeque chicken. PYF Chair Randy Rice (left) and Dustin Neal (right) congratulate the team.

PYF 2ND PLACE CHICKEN The Good Life BBQ, Matt Wheat, Heather Swindall and Clint Swindall took second place with their barbeque chicken. PYF Chair Randy Rice (left) and Dustin Neal (right) congratulate the team.

PYF 1ST PLACE CHICKEN The Pit Boss Smokers, Matias Serrata (left) and Maribel Cuellar (right) won first place with their chicken. PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal present them with their plaque, cooler and Maker’s Mark whisky.

PYF 1ST PLACE CHICKEN The Pit Boss Smokers, Matias Serrata (left) and Maribel Cuellar (right) won first place with their chicken. PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal present them with their plaque, cooler and Maker’s Mark whisky.

PYF 3RD PLACE CHICKEN Winning third place in the chicken category were C&E Cookers Chris Hilliard and Eddie DeLeon (center). PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal presented their plaque.

PYF 3RD PLACE CHICKEN Winning third place in the chicken category were C&E Cookers Chris Hilliard and Eddie DeLeon (center). PYF Chair Randy Rice and PYF President Dustin Neal presented their plaque.

PYF 3RD PLACE RIBS Balch’s Blazin’ BBQ’s Tim Balch (right) won third place with his pork spare rib entry. PYF President Dustin Neal presented him with his award.

PYF 3RD PLACE RIBS Balch’s Blazin’ BBQ’s Tim Balch (right) won third place with his pork spare rib entry. PYF President Dustin Neal presented him with his award.

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