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White Dog BBQ
07-09-2009, 06:56 AM
Who is attending this event? This is White Dog's first contest of the year (waiting has been killing me!) and we're looking forward to the event. Hope to see some Brethren there.

Erik

Chipper
07-09-2009, 07:10 AM
We will be there and look forward to seeing some Brethren as well. Also, if there is any talk of a group shot, or something.

trohrs123
07-09-2009, 11:04 AM
T'N'T Dynamite BBQ will be there

BBQ_MAFIA
07-09-2009, 11:42 AM
I'm not cooking but plan to stop by and say hello.
Last year Clint (S.I.D.E.) let me hang around his place.

I'm looking forward to meeting you guys.

Cue's Your Daddy
07-09-2009, 11:59 AM
Is this event full?

Jacked UP BBQ
07-09-2009, 01:09 PM
I don't think so

SmokeInDaEye
07-09-2009, 09:36 PM
Is this event full?

When I last asked about 2 months ago there were three spots left. Send Helen an email and see what's up but they don't have much wiggle room due to the giant fair. hpfiore@monmouthcoutyparks.com (http://us.mc1112.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=hpfiore@monmouthcoutyparks.com)

As an FYI to new teams, pay attention to the rules regarding fire extinguishers. Few teams had ones big enough to conform to NJ regulations last year so the organizers brought some in and let it slide but I think it may be an issue this year.

Guido, I'll send you a note shortly. Looking forward to hanging out.

Chipper
07-15-2009, 02:07 PM
The event is full, and the packets should be to all in a day or so. The thread kinda died quickly w/o much interest. Is this it for Brethren competitors?

Jacked UP BBQ
07-15-2009, 02:20 PM
I tried to get in too late. I dragged my feet because helens assistant told me that they are opening extra rows and they had plenty of room. I wish I could get in. I may just come adn cook with FAT ANGEL if a spot doesn't open up. Good LUck everyone.

Skip
07-15-2009, 02:21 PM
Sadly one of our team mates took offense to the pedofile proclaimation requirement. lol

SmokeInDaEye
07-15-2009, 02:25 PM
Can't wait. I have the house to myself all next week then head out early friday.

Make sure you get drunk ahead of time since the cops take the whole no liquor in the park thing seriously.

SmokeInDaEye
07-15-2009, 02:49 PM
Sadly one of our team mates took offense to the pedofile proclaimation requirement. lol

Let Robby know that this (http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=65250) doesn't make you a pedophile.

SmokeInDaEye
07-16-2009, 08:09 PM
Just got my competitors packet. I like the addition of the free chefs choice and dessert categories for Friday.

Here's the full lineup:

Bad Dog BBQ
BB Smoke
Black Tie BBQ (returning champs)
Burnt Side Down
Can U Beat My Meat
Carolina Beau and the Yankee In-laws
Fat Angel BBQ
Fire Ants BBQ
Flying Porkers
Garden State Porkway
Hog Wild BBQ Co.
Jumping Dog BBQ
Kung Fu BBQ Crew
Lo N Slo
Motley Que Crew East
North Meets South BBQ
Open Bar BQ
Our Couch
Porkmeister BBQ
Red Lion Spicy Foods
Ribs Within
Smoke In Da Eye
Smoke on the Water
Smokey Ts Pit Crew
Smokin Boars
Smokopolis BBQ
Texas Smoke BBQ LLC
The Art of Boar
The Flintstones
The Nectar BBQ Company
Tickled Pig BBQ
TNT Dynamite BBQ
White Dog BBQ

Fat Angel
07-16-2009, 08:49 PM
Looking forward to seeing everyone. Clint is right about the fire extinguishers and alcohol, other than that it was a great contest with a huge crowd at the fair.

White Dog BBQ
07-16-2009, 09:23 PM
Looks like a great lineup.

Cigarbque
07-16-2009, 09:31 PM
Good luck to all. It is my teams first full on practice cook weekend so I can't make it down there. Missed Wildwood too. Yikes.

Chipper
07-17-2009, 05:45 AM
Good luck to all. It is my teams first full on practice cook weekend so I can't make it down there. Missed Wildwood too. Yikes.


Practice? Were talking about practice, man!

White Dog BBQ
07-21-2009, 06:56 AM
I don't know how to do the Sledcast so I won't even try. Current forecast is a high of 81 on Friday and 84 on Saturday, with scattered thunderstorms both days. Hopefully the rain holds out!

SmokeInDaEye
07-22-2009, 08:34 AM
Forecast is looking a little better this morning so fingers crossed. Hoping to be there by 11 or so Friday.

Fri (http://www.weather.com/weather/wxdetail/USNJ0167?dayNum=2)
Jul 24
http://i.imwx.com/web/common/wxicons/45/38.gif?12122006Scattered T-Storms


High 80°
Low 64°





Sat (http://www.weather.com/weather/wxdetail/USNJ0167?dayNum=3)
Jul 25

http://i.imwx.com/web/common/wxicons/45/30.gif?12122006Partly Cloudy


High 84°
Low 68°

Jacked UP BBQ
07-22-2009, 09:05 AM
Maybe I will judge??? Anyone want to pay me off???

Chipper
07-23-2009, 06:18 AM
I read the word "isolated" T-storms for Friday this morning, with the chance at 30%. We should be good.
What's the skinny on the no alcohol? Does it mean "no alcohol" or does it mean use cups?

SmokeInDaEye
07-26-2009, 11:35 AM
GC Lo 'N Slo BBQ
RGS Flying Porkers

Congrats again to Tom and Michelle! What a year! I had a great time and love this contest despite my worst showing in a few years. Just a bad day with the judges I guess! Great getting to spend so much time with Fire Ants, Smokopolis, Red Lion, Fat Angel and the rest.

Chipper
07-26-2009, 01:44 PM
We got our arses handed to us, but had a great time and look forward to doing it next year. Good to see the Brethren members and congrats to Lo-N-Slo, Flying Porkers, White Dog, and Fat Angel. (Apologies to any I missed)
Once I get the sheets unpacked I want to post the scores and boxes for some cold hard critiques.

nooner
07-26-2009, 03:05 PM
Congrats to all that walked. This was, once again, a 1st class event. The staff is highly responsive, the restrooms are cleaned a few times a day, the site is easy to get in and out of, and the crowds are very into the event. Oh, and it was 100% certified judges, so that is always a huge plus!!

It was nice to see a few teams competing for the very first time at this contest. Can't wait until next year to do this one again. See some of you guys in New Holland in a few weeks.

Jim