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Featured Cookers for 2015

AWARD-WINNING BBQ TEAMS:
 


PORKY-N-BEANS

National award winning rib cookers since 1983, they travel 15,000 a year to compete in cities all over the country. They have won numerous rib cook off titles such as the prestigious Golden Rib Award and the Best Ribs in America and is home to the world’s famous pulled pork sandwich.

   

 

JOHNSON’S BAR-B-QUE

Featuring Colonel Dan himself bringing his top secret recipe that has won over 150 awards and has been known to dare brave rib fans to take the heat and experience his infamous “Thermonuclear Sauce.”

   
LOCAL GRILLERS:

 

ROBERT EARL’S BBQ

Voted the best BBQ in LA and Orange County! Earl’s grandfather taught him the patience and precision it takes to create some of the best BBQ this side of the Rio Grande.

   

MY FATHER'S BARBEQUE

Where Alabama meets Texas. People are going crazy over My Father's BBQ!! It's a Flavor Explosion!!!

   

WOWO’S SMOKIN’
HOT BBQ

Wowo's BBQ is serving up the real deal BBQ!!

   

BBQ SMOKEHOUSE

It's the rich, savory flavor of 37 herbs and spices, that make up Mike's sauce, permeating every bite, to give BBQ Smokehouse meats, their authentic Kansas City barbecue taste. It's no wonder that BBQ Smokehouse is a favorite with barbecue lovers the world over, and why they all agree, that BBQ Smokehouse meats, are Sooo Smokin' Good!

   

QT’S SMOKEHOUSE BBQ

Southern Louisiana BBQ with big, bold flavors — LAGNIAPPE! It taste as good as it smells!!!

   
 

HAWAIIAN CHICKEN BBQ

You have never had ribs like these!!! Hmmm Hmmmm Good!

   
 

BARRETT’S BBQ

   

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The competition is fierce and the flavors rich as National Award Winning Rib Cookers of America and local grillers produce the best that their secret recipes have to offer.

The Long Beach BBQ Festival is accepting entries into The Best in Southern California BBQ Rib Cook-off. Contestants need to pre-register. Entries will be taken up to August 17, 2015.

Entrants will give a sample size of no smaller than 3 ozs., to judges for judging. There will be a 5-6 judge panel.

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The Long Beach BBQ Festival uses a blind judging system. Contestants will be competing in three categories: The Best in Southern California BBQ Ribs, Sauce and People’s Choice. Judging will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015 and conclude with an award presentation on Sunday, August 30, 2015.

First, second, and third place winners will be announced and a trophy awarded for The Best in Southern California BBQ Ribs and Sauce. The People’s Choice award will be presented to the team that receives the most votes from ticket holders during the competition event.


2015 Award Winners
1st   THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BBQ RIBS

First Place: TBA
Second Place: TBA
Third Place: TBA
 
2nd   THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BBQ SAUCE

TBA
 
3rd   THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BBQ PEOPLE’S CHOICE

First Place: TBA
Second Place: TBA
Third Place: TBA
 


2014 Award Winners
1st   THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BBQ RIBS

First Place: Texas Outlaws
Second Place: Brother's BBQ
Third Place: Masters BBQ
 
2nd   THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BBQ SAUCE

Texas Outlaws
 
3rd   THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BBQ PEOPLE’S CHOICE

First Place: Texas Outlaws
Second Place: Brother's BBQ
Third Place: Masters BBQ
 


2013 Award Winners
1st   THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BBQ RIBS

First Place: Porky-N-Beans
Second Place: Johnson’s Bar-B-Que
Third Place: Texas Outlaws
 
2nd   THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BBQ SAUCE

Porky-N-Beans
 
3rd   THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BBQ PEOPLE’S CHOICE

First Place: Porky-N-Beans
Second Place: Johnson’s Bar-B-Que
Third Place: Texas Outlaws
 

 


 



 


 

 



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