Turn N Burn competition held

Fred Robles (center) of Rio Valley Meat won Overall Reserve Grand Champion in the Turn N Burn competition. He also won 2nd Place in the Chicken Division, 5th in Brisket and 10th in Ribs.Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Robles, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Fred Robles (center) of Rio Valley Meat won Overall Reserve Grand Champion in the Turn N Burn competition. He also won 2nd Place in the Chicken Division, 5th in Brisket and 10th in Ribs.Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Robles, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Roughly 100 teams from across the state of Texas and from out of state competed for the title of Grand Champion and for a cut of the largest payout in the nation. Awards were handed out to the top 10 teams in each division.

The Pleasanton Express features the top three winners in each division of Overall, Chicken, Ribs and Brisket.

For a complete list of all the winners, please visit the IBCA website at ibcabbq.org/results-andscores/? id=2019-285.

A special thank you to the Turn N Burn sponsors: Western Premiere BBQ Products and Smurfit Kappa.

Winning 1st Place in the Chicken Division was Jan Canterbury of We B Smokin’ Too. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Canterbury, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Winning 1st Place in the Chicken Division was Jan Canterbury of We B Smokin’ Too. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Canterbury, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Aaron Lesley (center) of Texas Oil Dust won 1st Place in the Ribs Division. He is joined by the Cowboy Homecoming Court, from left, Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Aaron Lesley (center) of Texas Oil Dust won 1st Place in the Ribs Division. He is joined by the Cowboy Homecoming Court, from left, Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

David Hernandez’s Whatcha Smokin’ BBQ Team won 3rd Place Overall. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Whatcha Smokin’ BBQ team, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

David Hernandez’s Whatcha Smokin’ BBQ Team won 3rd Place Overall. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Whatcha Smokin’ BBQ team, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Ram Benitez of Two Bros BBQ won 3rd Place in the Chicken Division. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Benitez, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Ram Benitez of Two Bros BBQ won 3rd Place in the Chicken Division. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Benitez, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Winning 2nd Place in the Pork Ribs Division was Joe Garcia of the ESR BBQ team. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Garcia, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Winning 2nd Place in the Pork Ribs Division was Joe Garcia of the ESR BBQ team. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Garcia, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

The Brisket Division 1st Place winner was Andy Lugo (center) of Meat Hossler Competition BBQ. He is joined, from left, by Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

The Brisket Division 1st Place winner was Andy Lugo (center) of Meat Hossler Competition BBQ. He is joined, from left, by Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Tatum Watson of Second Hand Smoke BBQ team won Grand Champion Showmanship. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Watson, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Tatum Watson of Second Hand Smoke BBQ team won Grand Champion Showmanship. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Watson, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Winning 3rd Place in the Ribs Division was Kelly Curtis of Panther Creek Cookers. Pictured, from left, are the Cowboy Homecoming Court Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Panther Creek Cookers team, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Winning 3rd Place in the Ribs Division was Kelly Curtis of Panther Creek Cookers. Pictured, from left, are the Cowboy Homecoming Court Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Panther Creek Cookers team, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Ram Benitez (center) of Two Bros BBQ won 3rd Place in the Brisket Division. Joining him, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Ram Benitez (center) of Two Bros BBQ won 3rd Place in the Brisket Division. Joining him, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Chuck Salinas of A Ver Que Sale won 2nd Place in the Brisket Division. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, A Ver Que Sale BBQ team, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Chuck Salinas of A Ver Que Sale won 2nd Place in the Brisket Division. Pictured, from left, are Cowboy Homecoming Princess Abby Izaguirre, Queen Elena Ortiz, A Ver Que Sale BBQ team, Princess Gabby Martinez and Princess Valentina Gasca. JOE DAVID CORDOVA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

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