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Turk
06-16-2007, 09:51 PM
Who beat Big Daddy Q in Callahan?:biggrin:

big daddy Q
06-16-2007, 11:22 PM
NOBODY!!!!!
THANKS SHANE!
still trying to believe it though:-D

Sledneck
06-17-2007, 12:00 AM
Congratulations Big Daddy

Where are the rest of the results? Who came in 13th in chicken is what i really would like to know

bcrew
06-17-2007, 06:30 AM
you are the man big daddy good job!!!!!!!!

Pig Headed
06-17-2007, 08:01 AM
Congrats Big Daddy.

bcrew
06-17-2007, 10:24 AM
Overall:
Grand Champion- Big Daddy Q
Reserve G. Champion- Home BBQ.com
3rd- Smokin Cracker
4th- Bubba Chuck
5th- Barbeque Crew
6th- Jus Fer Fun
7th- Huff and Puff
8th- Bub-ba-Q
9th- Munchees Smokehouse
10th- Budmeisters

Chicken:
1st- Munchees Smokehouse
2nd- Barbeque Crew
3rd- Bubba Chuck
4th- Home BBQ.com
5th- Primetime Smokers
6th- Smokin Cracker
7th- Big Daddy Q
8th- Jacks Old South
9th- Bub-ba-Q
10th- GB's BBQ

Ribs:
1st- Big Daddy Q
2nd- Smokin Cracker
3rd- Jus Fer Fun
4th- Budmeisters
5th- Barbeque Crew
6th- Home BBQ.com
7th- Bub-ba-Q
8th- Huff and Puff
9th- Big Papa's Country Kitchen
10th- Bethel Smokers

Pork:
1st- Big Daddy Q
2nd- Budmeisters
3rd- Bub-Ba-Q
4th- Smokin Cracker
5th- Jacks Old South
6th- Home BBQ.com
7th- Harvey Creek BBQ
8th- Flirtin' with Disaster
9th- Jus Fer Fun
10th- Huff and Puff

Brisket:
1st- Big Daddy Q
2nd- Home BBQ.com
3rd- Bubba Chuck
4th- Jus Fer Fun
5th- Smokin Cracker
6th- Flirtin' with Disaster
7th- GB's BBQ
8th- Big Papa's Country Kitchen
9th- Huff and Puff
10th- Munchees Smokehouse

The_Kapn
06-17-2007, 02:34 PM
Great weekend with great weather and a nice event.

Brent (Smoking Gator) and I cooked for fun as "Flirtin' With Disaster" since Chad could not make the weekend for the Southern Brethren team.
All I can say is that Brent is a great Brother to compete with and an awesome cook both at the event and at home! He fed me some incredible grilled Wahoo on Thurs night and he and his wife Kris made me totally at home on Thurs and Sat night. Thanks, Brent and Kris.

Results?
We finished 13/31 and I made my normal (although a new one this time) amateur mistakes in a couple of areas.
Cost us a solid 11th or 12th :oops:
Really need to compete more or.....?

Anyway--congrats to all the Brethren teams who walked!
Some impressive scoring going on at Callahan for some excellent meat!

TIM

Rub
06-17-2007, 03:41 PM
Congrats to ol whats-his-name, and the others who got calls - Shane, Foy, Bubba, and Kevin congrats on Reserve!

Turk
06-17-2007, 09:34 PM
Congrats GC Jim (Big Daddy Q) RC Kevin (Home BBQ) Bubba Chucks, BBQ Crew.

Brent (Smokin Gator) Thanks for the Low Boil it was great the venison sausage was Farkin outstanding.

Fredbird
06-17-2007, 09:44 PM
Great job Big Daddy Q! Wow!

big daddy Q
06-17-2007, 09:54 PM
thanks everybody, still in shock!!!
kevin, dennis & shane, bubba-chuck, bubba-Q, and foy, thanks for your friendship & congrats to all !

Hey did anybody notice that rub wasnt there ?................ it just hit me:twisted:

slat
06-17-2007, 09:58 PM
Congrats to all who walked.

homebbq
06-18-2007, 06:13 AM
Big congrats Jim!

Also to the immitation Smokin Cracker team (the Space Girls :eek: )... Then to Bubba, the bubbachucks crew, Foy, Tim & Brent, and to anyone else that walked the stage...

chad
06-18-2007, 06:35 AM
Congrats to everyone that placed and/or won!

smokincracker
06-18-2007, 07:05 AM
Shane & Dennis (The Space Coast Pit Crew) AKA Smokin' Cracker Pit Crew
These guys are #1 in my book. Shane cooks with me all the time but I didn't think he was watching. Thanks for the help. You guys are #1 in my book.

Big DADDY Q WOW WOW WOW 3 first place finsihes.
Do you have a class I can take?
Congrats my very good best friend!

Way to go Kevin & the Bubbas & the Chucks and all my other friends.
See you all in St. Mary's, GA

Smokin Gator
06-18-2007, 07:13 AM
First of all congrats to Jim for GC, Kevin for RGC, and to Dennnis and Shane for an outstanding job as the Smokin Cracker Team. It was great to get to know each of you a little better and it was a treat to watch Kevin cook.

Second, a huge thanks to Tim (Kapn) for letting me to cook with him. I learned so much not only about competition cooking but about smoking in general.

For any of you who are relative newbies to the site like me or who haven't had that much experience with smoking, DO NOT pass up an opportunity to cook a comp with someone with experience. In fact don't hesitate to ask after you have developed a bit of a relationship with someone. You will learn as much in a weekend as you could in months (maybe years) on your own.

And last, the Brethren is a great group... the support given to each other is awesome!!! Thanks to all of you who were there.

homebbq
06-18-2007, 08:25 AM
Shane & Dennis (The Space Coast Pit Crew) AKA Smokin' Cracker Pit Crew
These guys are #1 in my book. Shane cooks with me all the time but I didn't think he was watching.

He was definately paying attention! Impressive is all I can say.....

I didn't realize you were watching Brent! :shock:
Enjoyed being next to you and Tim as well, and that low country boil was first class...

Bub-Ba-Q
06-18-2007, 05:46 PM
A huge congrats to Big Daddy Q.. Three first places, wow!!!! I hope you have Wild Cherry in Tn next week. It was fun as always and I also have to congradulate all the others that placed. Great job Kevin, Shane, Dennis, BubbaChucks, Foy and anybody else that I missed.

Bubba

Turk
06-18-2007, 06:47 PM
[QUOTE=homebbq;412640]He was definately paying attention! Impressive is all I can say.....

Paying attention to the door as it closes on all the real good stuff if I could just see what he does behind that door:!: :twisted:

Smokin Gator
06-19-2007, 07:01 AM
[QUOTE=homebbq;412640]He was definately paying attention! Impressive is all I can say.....

Paying attention to the door as it closes on all the real good stuff if I could just see what he does behind that door:!: :twisted:

My thoughts exactly when you set your tent up in Macclenny with three sides up and the only opening facing the road!!!!

You sly dogs you!!!:wink:

big daddy Q
06-19-2007, 08:44 AM
i dont know what bubba us talkin about !
it was nice meeting brent this week end. the space girls have been watchin for a long time they have put in thier time, they have competed as the sweat hogs before and had really good food back then, I think the cracker just put the icing on the cake. they love this game and are some of the best guys i know:mrgreen:

Sledneck
06-19-2007, 02:32 PM
[quote=homebbq;412640]He was definately paying attention! Impressive is all I can say.....

Paying attention to the door as it closes on all the real good stuff if I could just see what he does behind that door:!: :twisted:

I peaked and still have nightmares about it.:eek:

Turk
06-19-2007, 02:44 PM
the space girls have been watchin for a long time they have put in thier time, they have competed as the sweat hogs before and had really good food back then, I think the cracker just put the icing on the cake. they love this game and are some of the best guys i know:mrgreen:

Jim thanks for the compliment, is there any chance of signing up for that cooking class that cracker posted about.:wink:

big daddy Q
06-19-2007, 06:44 PM
cant remember what i did .......................sorry :wink:

clisadelong@hotmail.com
06-24-2007, 02:02 PM
Way to go baby brother!! Very impressed! I'm drinking a Bloody Mary in your honor right now....Cheers!:lol:

clisadelong@hotmail.com
06-28-2007, 07:46 PM
http://www.flbbq.org/callahan_grand.jpg
http://www.flbbq.org/callahan_reserve.jpgGrand Champion - Big Daddy Q
Reserve - HomeBBQ.com [Overall]
3rd- Smokin Cracker
4th- Bubba Chuck
5th- Barbeque Crew
6th- Jus Fer Fun
7th- Huff and Puff
8th- Bub-ba-Q
9th- Munchees Smokehouse
10th- Budmeisters
http://www.flbbq.org/callahan_chicken.jpgChicken
1st- Munchees Smokehouse 2nd- Barbeque Crew
3rd- Bubba Chuck
4th- Home BBQ.com
5th- Primetime Smokers
6th- Smokin Cracker
7th- Big Daddy Q
8th- Jacks Old South
9th- Bub-ba-Q
10th- GB's BBQ
http://www.flbbq.org/callahan_ribs.jpgRibs
1st- Big Daddy Q 2nd- Smokin Cracker
3rd- Jus Fer Fun
4th- Budmeisters
5th- Barbeque Crew
6th- Home BBQ.com
7th- Bub-ba-Q
8th- Huff and Puff
9th- Big Papa's Country Kitchen
10th- Bethel Smokers
http://www.flbbq.org/callahan_pork.jpgPork
1st- Big Daddy Q 2nd- Budmeisters
3rd- Bub-Ba-Q
4th- Smokin Cracker
5th- Jacks Old South
6th- Home BBQ.com
7th- Harvey Creek BBQ
8th- Flirtin' with Disaster
9th- Jus Fer Fun
10th- Huff and Puff
http://www.flbbq.org/callahan_brisket.jpgBrisket
1st- Big Daddy Q 2nd- Home BBQ.com
3rd- Bubba Chuck
4th- Jus Fer Fun
5th- Smokin Cracker
6th- Flirtin' with Disaster
7th- GB's BBQ
8th- Big Papa's Country Kitchen
9th- Huff and Puff
10th- Munchees Smokehouse

Thought it was time to update this fine message with some pictures!

clisadelong@hotmail.com
07-09-2007, 06:07 AM
Local man wins barbeque competition Jim McCoin has won multiple barbequing competitions in the last two years. He currently holds third place for 2007 in the Florida Barbeque Association.
By Victoria Hannon, Okeechobee News Walking into Jim McCoin’s office, one can not help but notice the plethora of trophies lining his walls. For the vast majority of these decorations, they were won in barbeque competitions he has taken part in during the past two years.
Also known as Big Daddy Q, he recently won the 2007 Blueberries & BBQ Festival’s BBQ competition in Callahan. The competition was held June 15 -16. He was named competition Grand Champion, as well as winning in the ribs, pork, and brisket competitions.
This Okeechobee citizen also holds the title for top scores in overall competition score and ribs for 2007, as well as the highest score in FBA history for the brisket competition. He is only two spots away from being named team of the year by the Florida Barbeque Association, with a number of competitions still to go in the year. He commented that he was happy to be seen as being on the same level as someone like Jacks Old South, who is according to Mr. McCoin a barbequing legend
“I only did 13 competitions last year,” commented Mr. McCoin, who placed 10th overall last year. “I’ve already done that many this year. I’ll probably do about 25.”
Prior to the start of competition two years ago, Mr. McCoin had taken part in the occasional competition, but had never really done much more that regular grilling.
“As you compete you learn off other people,” commenter Mr. McCoin. “You go around and taste and see what other people are doing, but once you get to a certain level you don’t want to anymore. It get’s harder to improve.”
As the cooks improve and begin to achieve acclaim in the grilling circles, they find that people start to learn who they are.
“When we travel to Georgia and Alabama people know who we are. They keep up with it up there, but a lot of people in Florida have no idea about the competitions.”
While the title of the association, Florida Barbeque Association, leads one to believe that it is only a Florida program, in truth they cover Florida, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. The sites are generally close enough that Mr. McCoin drives to most of the competitions.
“For most of the competitions, I leave on Thursday and get where-ever,” stated Mr. McCoin. “Friday morning the meat is inspected and we have a cooks meeting around 5 that evening; then we get busy.”
The finished product in turned in between 11 am and 2 pm the following day, depending on the type of meat. Then the judges have to score it. The finished product is scored by six judges in three areas. These areas are presentation of the finished product, flavor of the meat, and tenderness/texture of the meat. The judges score each entry from a low of 5.0 to a high of 10.0 in increments of .5 points for each category.
“We are very much a family,” commented Mr. McCoin. “On Thursday nights someone will cook chicken and rice or chili and we’ll all sit around a fire and talk. It reminds me of when I was a kid and went hunting, without the hunting.”
The sense of camaraderie does not end with sitting around a fire.
“At the American Royal, Spicewine (another cook) had a motor home, the meat and cooker there for us. All we had to provide was the spices,” remarked Mr. McCoin. “Just like family does for you.”
It is because of this sense of family that Mr. McCoin does not begrudge others when they win.
“I’m happy to see someone else win,” he stated. “Everyone has a good time and I would be happy for more people to join. The way I see it, more people mean more friends.”
Mr. McCoin also belongs to the Kansas City Barbeque Society.
“Most of the time I don’t do good (in the KCBS) because I don’t decorate,” stated Mr. McCoin. “A lot of these teams bring their wives to decorate the meat, but I’m a single cook and don’t have time.”
Unlike the FBA, the KCBS allows cooks to decorate the finished product with lettuce and garnishes.

The_Kapn
07-09-2007, 09:58 AM
good write up.

Congrats.

TIM

Rub
07-09-2007, 02:32 PM
I didn't see MY name in there!? :rolleyes:

Congrats Mr. McCoin, nice write up.

Smokin Gator
07-09-2007, 06:28 PM
I think my chicken and rice made the article!!! In fact I know it did...

Nice article Big Daddy!!!

DaChief
07-09-2007, 07:53 PM
Nice article. Congrats all that walked!!

big daddy Q
07-10-2007, 06:03 AM
I didn't see MY name in there!? :rolleyes:

Congrats Mr. McCoin, nice write up.

rub your name was mentioned many many times, the lady elected not to write about, beer drinking, stealing golf carts, strip clubs, flirting with huddle house girls, asking the IHOP waitresses if they have seen you on the food network, telling the applebees bartender bobby flay is meeting you there, its a small town where i live they wouldnt take kindly to your big city tactics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
( I love em though)
MAN CANT WAIT FOR THE NEXT CONTEST !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

brent....................yep

DaChief
07-10-2007, 06:10 AM
rub your name was mentioned many many times, the lady elected not to write about, beer drinking, stealing golf carts, strip clubs, flirting with huddle house girls, asking the IHOP waitresses if they have seen you on the food network, telling the applebees bartender bobby flay is meeting you there, its a small town where i live they wouldnt take kindly to your big city tactics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
( I love em though)
MAN CANT WAIT FOR THE NEXT CONTEST !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

brent....................yep

Aha....the Rub-meister at work :biggrin:

Rub
07-10-2007, 06:33 PM
Lol, don't believe Big Daddy. If he's talking, he's BS'in. Oh yeah, that stuff happened, but it wasn't me...hmmmm, who could it be?

Speaking of golf carts, I see a neurosurgeon tomorrow morning... :sad:

homebbq
07-11-2007, 07:31 AM
I didn't see MY name in there!? :rolleyes:

Congrats Mr. McCoin, nice write up.

I didn't see my name either! He has to mention Jacks Old South... hmmm

I guess that means your not at my level yet, is that right? :wink: :razz:

Congrats Jim!

big daddy Q
07-11-2007, 07:58 AM
I didn't see my name either! He has to mention Jacks Old South... hmmm

I guess that means your not at my level yet, is that right? :wink: :razz:

Congrats Jim!

yes kevin, i spoke of the legend and his spices too, i am not even close to either of you................ but the girl looked so good, and you know me !!!:lol:

homebbq
07-11-2007, 08:08 AM
yes kevin, i spoke of the legend and his spices too, i am not even close to either of you................ but the girl looked so good, and you know me !!!:lol:


You see Jim, you have to give credit to those you stole from... Because that's all they are going to get! :wink: :biggrin:

I didn't see Jimmy's name, or Mike's, or mine (when you bribed Clara into sneaking you all my bbq in Brookesville so you could taste it and have it analyzed)...
:lol:
But hey, the limelight is yours! Enjoy it while you got it....

On Edit: This is all tongue in cheek... Congrats on that Jim! Happy for you....