View Full Version : Tickets released for King of the Smoker

Big Poppa
10-31-2012, 10:05 PM
GO to tix.com if you want to go to the King of the Smoker dec 7 and 8 in La California...24 teams cooking the same meat no electricity for 50K! Legends, curent stars and iup an coming teams...$15 for a ticket that includes breakout sessions with the likes of Johnny Trigg, Rod Gray, Chris Lilly, Dan from Three Eyz, Scott from Pig skin...and more $30 buck gets you a poster country breakfast and a tour of the cooks before doors open to the public...special musical guest Andy Mc Kee..and some special guitarists that Im going to surprise you kids with.


Its at the la quinta hotel and there is a room package avalable about 40% off with perks.

11-01-2012, 05:59 AM
Very cool.

big brother smoke
11-01-2012, 09:20 AM
I heard there was going to be some Simply Marvelous BBQ there as well for the crowds to feast upon.:cool:

11-01-2012, 11:32 AM
Wish I was home in December :-(

11-01-2012, 12:19 PM
Just bought VIP tix!

Can't wait!!

11-01-2012, 02:22 PM
Ok, I'm a dork...what's a break out session?

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11-01-2012, 02:26 PM
That sounds like a heck of a deal and a great way to spend the day!

I am only about 32 hours 25 minutes and 2195.11 miles away :redface:



big brother smoke
11-01-2012, 03:22 PM
Ok, I'm a dork...what's a break out session?

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Break out sessions are after a keynote speaker or in this case BBQ Legend/ Guru cooks, he/she will give a more intimate class or workshop for a specified amount of time. YMMV

11-01-2012, 09:21 PM
Sounds great! Will Joe be there? :-D

11-02-2012, 12:37 AM
Is there a code to use to take advantage of the package at La Quinta?

11-02-2012, 11:12 AM
Is there a code to use to take advantage of the package at La Quinta?

Its at La Quinta Resort's website under Special Offers (http://www.laquintaresort.com/special_offers/)

Big Poppa
11-03-2012, 01:06 AM
joe is semi confirmed...will know later in the week Andy Mc Kee is playing for the fine guests during the day...A lot of my musical friends will be there

big brother smoke
11-21-2012, 11:01 AM
Sterling any musical updates?

11-21-2012, 11:20 AM
Checking the schedule - I might actually get to make this one.

Jacked UP BBQ
11-21-2012, 02:17 PM
Throw in a tent full of strippers and I'm there!

Smokin Mike
11-21-2012, 04:46 PM
I really like the rules!

King of the Smoker Official Rules

King of the Smoker is a KCBS Sanctioned event under their competitor's series. This contest will use standard KCBS rules with the following exceptions:

The only cooks allowed to participate are the head cooks of the invited team as listed on the KCBS site as of 10/12/2012 and their established team members. Established team members are members who have cooked with the invited team consistently for the last 9 months or longer. No “ringers” are allowed.
No Electricity allowed to assist in cook.
This includes electricity for: Motors to turn a spit inside of a BBQ pit, Pellet cookers, Stokers, Gurus, or any other pit minders.
Maverick, and Maverick-type remote display thermometers are allowed for food temperature ONLY, as a food safety requirement, and NOT for pit temperature.
Thermapens or other instant read thermometers are allowed, as a food safety requirement.
All Competitors will be cooking the same meat, provided by Big Poppa Smokers.
Numbered meat coolers will be provided to competitors at random, based off of a random drawing.
Each meat cooler will contain:
2 Strube Ranch briskets.
2 Sam's Club Bone-in pork butts.
3 Racks of spare ribs.
8 Chicken quarters (you are allowed to turn in leg, thighs, or both).
All competition meat will be approved and inspected by KCBS officials and King of the Smoker Staff.
No Garnish is allowed in turn in boxes.
Foil will be provided by the contest Reps and must be used. The provided foil shall be placed neatly in the bottom of the turn-in box. The foil shall cover the bottom and sides of the box.
Appearance scoring will be based on the meat only.
KCBS judges and scoring system will be used.
KCBS Contest Officials: Kelly & Kathleen McIntosh.

Big Poppa
11-21-2012, 11:47 PM
no still working on it