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wheelterrapin
01-28-2010, 09:39 PM
I was wondering if any of you folks will be attending the $100,000 BBQ Championship in Little Rock, Arkansas March 19-20?

http://www.smokeonthewaterbbq.com/

Paul

D0ughB0y
01-28-2010, 09:53 PM
I'd love to make it just to watch and maybe lend a hand with someone, but I'm going to be in Miami all week for work. I just checked flights and I'd be flying all day friday. The only tickets that get me to Little Rock at a reasonable time are much more money than I can spend.

wheelterrapin
01-28-2010, 10:02 PM
Sorry you cannot make it Doughboy, lucky for me Little Rock is only a 40 minute drive from my front door so if I am alive and well I will be there, hope to see some of the other Brethren.

Paul


I'd love to make it just to watch and maybe lend a hand with someone, but I'm going to be in Miami all week for work. I just checked flights and I'd be flying all day friday. The only tickets that get me to Little Rock at a reasonable time are much more money than I can spend.

D0ughB0y
01-28-2010, 10:52 PM
Sorry you cannot make it Doughboy, lucky for me Little Rock is only a 40 minute drive from my front door so if I am alive and well I will be there, hope to see some of the other Brethren.

Paul

Yeah, between hotel, flights, cars, etc. I can't see spending over a grand to attend the event on Saturday.

Lucky you, you're right in the heart of BBQ and comps. I have two within a short distance of me. Everything else requires a day driving trip and a hotel at the least.

RobKC
01-29-2010, 09:19 AM
50-50 right now that we'll be cooking this one.

crd26a
01-29-2010, 09:23 AM
Esp. until I find out if works shipping me out Will know more probably later today on that front

Jacked UP BBQ
01-29-2010, 10:01 AM
I believe we are gonna be there now, class we were going to teach in dover is cancelled.

Big Ugly's BBQ
01-29-2010, 11:21 AM
We'll be there!

Pig Headed
01-29-2010, 04:12 PM
I believe we are gonna be there now, class we were going to teach in dover is cancelled.

Sorry to hear that. Do you know if the judging class is canceled also? I was supposed to help out with that.

Smokin' Joe
02-16-2010, 11:27 AM
Officially in as of a minute ago...my receipt says team #116. This one is gonna be big

Lion Bout The Q
02-16-2010, 11:46 AM
We will be there...Looking forward to it

Mike - CSBBBQ
02-16-2010, 12:05 PM
Will arrive Thursday night. Last I heard there were 133 teams.

stlgreg
02-16-2010, 12:28 PM
wow thats it? I would have thought they would have hit 250 teams.

Plowboy
02-16-2010, 12:37 PM
Andy and I will be activating our Wonder Twins powers as Pork Pullin Plowboys.

CivilWarBBQ
02-16-2010, 12:45 PM
wow thats it? I would have thought they would have hit 250 teams.

I'm not surprised. It's early in the season, Arkansas is a long pull for a lot of folks, the entry fees are very high, and Mr. Cates has rubbed a few of the big names on the KCBS circuit the wrong way.

Still, don't forget a lot of teams wait to send in their applications at the last minute, so you'll probably see that number rise a good deal.

I'm planning to hitch a ride with another team as dish washer to check out the Megashow for myself, though the distance and cost was too great for my own team to sign up.

Plowboy
02-16-2010, 02:00 PM
I'm not surprised. It's early in the season, Arkansas is a long pull for a lot of folks, the entry fees are very high, and Mr. Cates has rubbed a few of the big names on the KCBS circuit the wrong way.

Still, don't forget a lot of teams wait to send in their applications at the last minute, so you'll probably see that number rise a good deal.

I'm planning to hitch a ride with another team as dish washer to check out the Megashow for myself, though the distance and cost was too great for my own team to sign up.

For the record, I've got no dog in the Cates/KCBS hunt. Most of the so called big names I've heard of are going.

QueTPiesBBQ
02-16-2010, 04:29 PM
Hope the weather is nice and warm. It has been crazy the last couple of weeks here in Little ROck.

Chris

Ponderosa BBQ
02-16-2010, 04:45 PM
Wonder twin powers lol that's old school plowboy!

Ponderosa BBQ
02-16-2010, 04:49 PM
Ill be there taking it all in relaxing hopefully not in my insulated carharts but the way this weather has been all winter. Oh plowboy who is gleek that's was the wonder twins pet.

dreed
02-16-2010, 05:11 PM
we will be there. making the 20hr trip from Northern NJ. Arriving hopefully Thursday afternoon.

CajunSmoker
02-16-2010, 05:17 PM
Were gonna pass on it this year, but I hope to come up and visit with some buddies!

Diva Q
02-16-2010, 05:28 PM
We are going and we even have a friend flying in from BC to hang with us for the weekend. We will be there Thursday AM

Butcher BBQ
02-16-2010, 05:37 PM
We are going and we even have a friend flying in from BC to hang with us for the weekend. We will be there Thursday AM

Were going. Diva let me know if you need anything that you can't fly in.

goodsmokebbq
02-16-2010, 07:29 PM
Good Smoke will be in the house... Shooting for Thursday afternoon

HoDeDo
02-16-2010, 07:47 PM
Ill be there taking it all in relaxing hopefully not in my insulated carharts but the way this weather has been all winter. Oh plowboy who is gleek that's was the wonder twins pet.


Someone gets to be the bucket of water.... LOL remember, that $hnit.
The wonder twins were always flying around and pouring water on peeps.
Eagle and bucket of water. now you have all the Bok-i-gon or whatever Japanimation stuff... I never got into it, but that is the Justice league of today I guess!

You should see what happens when put the boar tooth and the bull pr!ck together and say, "form of - two fat guys!!!" ... ka-blaw! :shock:

Plowboy
02-16-2010, 07:51 PM
Were going. Diva let me know if you need anything that you can't fly in.

Ditto - Let us know what you need.

Were gonna pass on it this year, but I hope to come up and visit with some buddies!

Would love to see ya'll again.


Ill be there taking it all in relaxing hopefully not in my insulated carharts but the way this weather has been all winter. Oh plowboy who is gleek that's was the wonder twins pet.

Gleek was the chimp.

The way things are going, we may need to invoke the "Form of Pellet Envy".

Peteg
02-16-2010, 07:53 PM
Someone gets to be the bucket of water.... LOL remember, that $hnit.
The wonder twins were always flying around and pouring water on peeps.
Eagle and bucket of water. now you have all the Bok-i-gon or whatever Japanimation stuff... I never got into it, but that is the Justice league of today I guess!

You should see what happens when put the boar tooth and the bull pr!ck together and say, "form of - two fat guys!!!" ... ka-blaw! :shock:

Hey HoDeDo, I think barbefunkoramaque stole your login and decided to post under your screen name again. :shock:

QueTPiesBBQ
02-16-2010, 07:56 PM
Were gonna pass on it this year, but I hope to come up and visit with some buddies!

come on by and say hello. We will be there on Thursday afternoon.

Chris

musicmanryann
02-16-2010, 08:11 PM
We will be there, but haven't signed up yet. My guess would be that there will eventually be 250-300 teams.

Plowboy
02-16-2010, 09:44 PM
We will be there, but haven't signed up yet. My guess would be that there will eventually be 250-300 teams.

How much room do they have?

HoDeDo
02-16-2010, 10:02 PM
We will be there, but haven't signed up yet. My guess would be that there will eventually be 250-300 teams.

How much room do they have?

I think all the bigger sites are taken, if I read one of the emails right... so there are sites left but they are all the smaller sizes... I dont know if they can double up the smaller ones (for bigger trailers), based on the logistics - but would imagine they work to get as many teams in as possible.
My guess is that 250 would top out the space available... just a guess.
It is the RV park we stayed in on Thurs night last year.... so I cant imagine much more than that in there. Less than 200 pads in there... they are breaking them into multiple team sites.

Plowboy
02-16-2010, 10:53 PM
I think all the bigger sites are taken, if I read one of the emails right... so there are sites left but they are all the smaller sizes... I dont know if they can double up the smaller ones (for bigger trailers), based on the logistics - but would imagine they work to get as many teams in as possible.
My guess is that 250 would top out the space available... just a guess.
It is the RV park we stayed in on Thurs night last year.... so I cant imagine much more than that in there. Less than 200 pads in there... they are breaking them into multiple team sites.

I heard that the city wasn't going to let him split the spots, but dunno for sure. I thought Ronnie said on the BBQ Forum that the 20x20's were sold out as of last week.

HoDeDo
02-16-2010, 11:06 PM
I heard that the city wasn't going to let him split the spots, but dunno for sure. I thought Ronnie said on the BBQ Forum that the 20x20's were sold out as of last week.

Well if that is the case, I dont know how he would hit 250.
I think splitting the spots was key. A bunch of those 20x20s were going to be 1/3 of a 20x60 pad, I thought. That could have changed - I have not looked recently to see the current setup.

Ford
02-17-2010, 11:35 AM
Well if that is the case, I dont know how he would hit 250.
I think splitting the spots was key. A bunch of those 20x20s were going to be 1/3 of a 20x60 pad, I thought. That could have changed - I have not looked recently to see the current setup.
I looked on their map and it looks like a parking lot. True? If so it would be hard to split a 60' space into 3 unless they are more than 20 wide. And it doesn't look that big.

Jorge
02-17-2010, 11:38 AM
I looked on their map and it looks like a parking lot. True? If so it would be hard to split a 60' space into 3 unless they are more than 20 wide. And it doesn't look that big.

It's a pretty good size RV park right on the river.

Plowboy
02-17-2010, 12:06 PM
It's a pretty good size RV park right on the river.

Last year, we saw this guy.

http://www.cullmanlive.com/mattfoley/mfvan.jpg

Jorge
02-17-2010, 12:09 PM
Last year, we saw this guy.

http://www.cullmanlive.com/mattfoley/mfvan.jpg

Glad I spent the night in Texarkana.

FYI, anybody set up next to Andy and Todd.....let them set up first if Andy is driving:-P

Scottie
02-17-2010, 12:31 PM
I looked on their map and it looks like a parking lot. True? If so it would be hard to split a 60' space into 3 unless they are more than 20 wide. And it doesn't look that big.


It was a gravel parking lot. They had services to the spot. But the area we were in last year was all gravel...

Plowboy
02-17-2010, 01:56 PM
Glad I spent the night in Texarkana.

FYI, anybody set up next to Andy and Todd.....let them set up first if Andy is driving:-P


Word.

Jacked UP BBQ
02-17-2010, 02:09 PM
They have been out of 20x20 spots for at least two weeks since I signed up. We had to get the bigger spot and we were only team number 67

goodsmokebbq
02-17-2010, 03:51 PM
They have been out of 20x20 spots for at least two weeks since I signed up. We had to get the bigger spot and we were only team number 67

We rolling those mojito's again :rolleyes:. You vending out there too?

QueTPiesBBQ
02-17-2010, 04:13 PM
Last year, we saw this guy.

http://www.cullmanlive.com/mattfoley/mfvan.jpg

Wondered where my duck had gotten off too last year. Talked to Ronnie last week and they were up to 154. I had to get a bigger spot and we were #68 I think or so.

Diva Q
02-17-2010, 04:20 PM
Just read there is free WIFI in the RV park. Thats great. :-)

QueTPiesBBQ
02-17-2010, 04:22 PM
Just read there is free WIFI in the RV park. Thats great. :-)

I will run by and verify that the free WIFI works this weekend. I am planning on working from there on Thursday afternoon, so I sure hope it does work.

Rick Hamilton
02-17-2010, 04:29 PM
Making the long drive from VA. Planning on leaving Tuesday night and getting in Thursday afternoon. Gotta admit I am pretty excited about this getting close. I have receipt number 12 so have been waiting a long time for this. I will be wandering around on my bike. Don't be surprised if I just show up and introduce myself! I look forward to meeting you guys.

QueTPiesBBQ
02-17-2010, 04:31 PM
Making the long drive from VA. Planning on leaving Tuesday night and getting in Thursday afternoon. Gotta admit I am pretty excited about this getting close. I have receipt number 12 so have been waiting a long time for this. I will be wandering around on my bike. Don't be surprised if I just show up and introduce myself! I look forward to meeting you guys.


Look forward to meeting you. Wife says she is going to lease me to the trailer, but I might break free and wonder around.

Chris

Plowboy
02-17-2010, 04:32 PM
Gee, you'd think this was the American Royal or the Jack. Pays better than both put together.

dreed
02-17-2010, 04:32 PM
Last year, we saw this guy.

http://www.cullmanlive.com/mattfoley/mfvan.jpg

thats funny, that was a good SNL skit

Jacked UP BBQ
02-17-2010, 09:39 PM
We rolling those mojito's again :rolleyes:. You vending out there too?

No vending there, too far for my crew. Mojitos for everyone, they got me good that night!

HoDeDo
02-17-2010, 09:52 PM
FYI, anybody set up next to Andy and Todd.....let them set up first if Andy is driving:-PWord.
Don't even get me started on that cluster...:twisted::twisted:

It was a gravel parking lot. They had services to the spot. But the area we were in last year was all gravel...

This was an "RV Park" across the river from the venue last year. It is in a rough area, and gated, with passcodes to get in and out of the RV area, via a motorized gate after dark. There was not a clubhouse or shower house pool, etc... it was gravel pads with power and water. If the city is not letting them split the pads as the original map showed, should be interesting to see how that many teams will fit. I think they were all putting the 20x20s on the ends of the 20x40s, = one 20x60 pad.

We rolling those mojito's again :rolleyes:. You vending out there too?

Are you holding out on me?? Mojito's???:twisted:

goodsmokebbq
02-18-2010, 07:59 AM
No vending there, too far for my crew. Mojitos for everyone, they got me good that night!


They sure were good...

BurntFinger_Jason
02-18-2010, 08:25 AM
We'll be there. Got signed up a couple weeks ago and the 20x20 slots were already sold out.

ique
02-18-2010, 09:48 AM
This was an "RV Park" across the river from the venue last year. It is in a rough area, and gated, with passcodes to get in and out of the RV area, via a motorized gate after dark.

Are you saying this years venue is in a rough area or the RV park you stayed at last year :confused:

Jorge
02-18-2010, 09:52 AM
Are you saying this years venue is in a rough area or the RV park you stayed at last year :confused:

Yes:wink:

Big Ugly's BBQ
02-18-2010, 10:13 AM
Sound like I need to "load" my truck vault before heading out. Not really, but I might bring some LE signage to hang.

QueTPiesBBQ
02-18-2010, 02:21 PM
Are you saying this years venue is in a rough area or the RV park you stayed at last year :confused:


Lets just say it isn't in the best neighborhood in NLR. But you have the river to jump into to get away...hehehe. Or the television stations might even be able to see you from their tower cams.

Chris

Jacked UP BBQ
02-18-2010, 02:37 PM
Thats why I go LOADED if you know what I mean!

Jacked UP BBQ
02-18-2010, 02:39 PM
ready for little rock, Chris, we will be just fine!:evil:

QueTPiesBBQ
02-18-2010, 02:45 PM
ready for little rock, Chris, we will be just fine!:evil:

I hear ya, got one of those myself. Always good to have some protection around. Maybe I will be close to you and you can be my armed escort to the turn in table... lol

tonto1117
02-18-2010, 03:01 PM
This should be very interesting and alot of fun I hope. As far as it being a rough area....I'm taking our attack dog :rolleyes: Looking forward to seeing everyone...it's been a LONG winter!




Were gonna pass on it this year, but I hope to come up and visit with some buddies!

Liquor cabinet is stocked........ " EPIC"style!!:lol:

Jorge
02-18-2010, 03:13 PM
ready for little rock, Chris, we will be just fine!:evil:


For those that haven't been to Arkansas before...I'd STRONGLY suggest that you have your paperwork in order:mrgreen: It could be VERY expensive if you don't.

ique
02-18-2010, 03:21 PM
ready for little rock, Chris, we will be just fine!:evil:

Peace, Love and BBQ brother... no weapons are needed in my camp :-D

Paola Greg
02-18-2010, 03:27 PM
Here's a few pictures taken last year from the RV park we stayed at on Thursday night (contest location this year). Sorry about the poor pic quality.
See you all there in a few weeks!

Peteg
02-18-2010, 03:28 PM
For those that haven't been to Arkansas before...I'd STRONGLY suggest that you have your paperwork in order:mrgreen: It could be VERY expensive if you don't.

Jorge, can you elaborate on that? I haven't decided if we'll be able to do this one or not. If we make it, are you just referring to competion paperwork, or is there more to it than that?

Scottie
02-18-2010, 03:38 PM
For those that haven't been to Arkansas before...I'd STRONGLY suggest that you have your paperwork in order:mrgreen: It could be VERY expensive if you don't.


Is that warrant still active for you in Arkansas? :roll:

Jacked UP BBQ
02-18-2010, 03:41 PM
Peace, Love and BBQ brother... no weapons are needed in my camp :-D

No problem, I will leave them at home!:evil:

Ford
02-18-2010, 05:37 PM
I have complete faith that Ronnie will supply all necessary paperwork and will provide us with his cell number in case there's a problem at 3 am. And no running of booze is not considered a problem requiring the organzier.

musicmanryann
02-18-2010, 06:07 PM
Just registered. Looking forward to starting off the season.

Big Ugly's BBQ
02-18-2010, 07:19 PM
Awww, c'mon, now, its all in good fun. I don't think anyone will be that stupid to do anything to us. We're not the little-est group of people to be around.

Matt, I'm surprised State of NJ let's you have them, I thought they were pretty strict on Handguns?

QueTPiesBBQ
02-18-2010, 07:22 PM
Awww, c'mon, now, its all in good fun. I don't think anyone will be that stupid to do anything to us. We're not the little-est group of people to be around.

Matt, I'm surprised State of NJ let's you have them, I thought they were pretty strict on Handguns?


Heck no, I mean bbqr's usually don't come in size small. Besides there will be so much smoke in the air. Even the mosquito's will haul ass.

Chris

Big Ugly's BBQ
02-18-2010, 07:31 PM
Amen to that!!!!!

Jacked UP BBQ
02-18-2010, 09:59 PM
Awww, c'mon, now, its all in good fun. I don't think anyone will be that stupid to do anything to us. We're not the little-est group of people to be around.

Matt, I'm surprised State of NJ let's you have them, I thought they were pretty strict on Handguns?

Who ever said anything about the state knowing!!!!:twisted:

oceanpigassassins
02-18-2010, 11:23 PM
I'm with you Matt I've seen banging in Little Rock. Can't wait to go see you all there.

Ponderosa BBQ
02-18-2010, 11:52 PM
hell im gonna bring my fishin rods see if i can catch sumptin great pictures paola we will have a cold brew together.

tonto1117
02-19-2010, 06:34 AM
Anyone know if there's a place or two to grab a bite to eat within walking distance?

Diva Q
02-19-2010, 07:06 AM
Anyone know if there's a place or two to grab a bite to eat within walking distance?

Last year we walked the downtown core and ate at a seafood place. I had a really decent crawfish po'boy at the Flying Fish address:
511 President Clinton Ave.

Jorge
02-19-2010, 07:55 AM
Jorge, can you elaborate on that? I haven't decided if we'll be able to do this one or not. If we make it, are you just referring to competion paperwork, or is there more to it than that?

I was pointing out that anybody planning to transport a weapon in AR. might want to have a CHL and make sure that AR recognizes it. Or have a badge and proper ID

Peteg
02-19-2010, 08:06 AM
I was pointing out that anybody planning to transport a weapon in AR. might want to have a CHL and make sure that AR recognizes it. Or have a badge and proper ID

Got it. Thanks for clarifying Jorge. Guess I'll take the 45 off my pack list:x.

SmokinOkie
02-19-2010, 10:41 AM
I was pointing out that anybody planning to transport a weapon in AR. might want to have a CHL and make sure that AR recognizes it. Or have a badge and proper ID

Yup, got my CWL (Concealed Weapon License) and it's recognized by Arkansas.

Anyone need an escort to the turn-in table just let me know 8)

QueTPiesBBQ
02-19-2010, 03:41 PM
Anyone know if there's a place or two to grab a bite to eat within walking distance?

What type of food are you looking for, about the only thing on that side of the river that is close is fast food. Not sure I would say in walking distance.

Chris

QueTPiesBBQ
02-19-2010, 03:43 PM
hell im gonna bring my fishin rods see if i can catch sumptin great pictures paola we will have a cold brew together.

Usually some good catfishing on that side, near the rocks. You might also get lucky and catch some crappie hanging out next to the rocks.

Chris

tonto1117
02-19-2010, 04:21 PM
What type of food are you looking for, about the only thing on that side of the river that is close is fast food. Not sure I would say in walking distance.

Chris


Hey Chris, we got no wheels once we set up so 'beggars can't be choosy'. Look forward to seeing you all.

tonto1117
02-19-2010, 04:22 PM
Yup, got my CWL (Concealed Weapon License) and it's recognized by Arkansas.

Anyone need an escort to the turn-in table just let me know 8)

Tim, are you cooking or just coming by for a sip of Jack?

Ford
02-19-2010, 05:08 PM
Hey Chris, we got no wheels once we set up so 'beggars can't be choosy'. Look forward to seeing you all.
I'll be setting up Thursday but staying at a hotel. Friday you can borrow the truck if you need something. I'm not sure I can get the trailer and truck on the site together so it may be in handicapped parking.

tonto1117
02-19-2010, 05:22 PM
I'll be setting up Thursday but staying at a hotel. Friday you can borrow the truck if you need something. I'm not sure I can get the trailer and truck on the site together so it may be in handicapped parking.

Thanks Ford, I appreciate the offer!!

QueTPiesBBQ
02-19-2010, 06:41 PM
Hey Chris, we got no wheels once we set up so 'beggars can't be choosy'. Look forward to seeing you all.

Right at the Broadway exit off the freeway there is a McDonalds, Arbys, wendy's and something else. Maybe a KFC. It isn't too far, but if you guys need something come by. Wife and I might be cooking some fish Friday.

Chris

Mike - CSBBBQ
02-19-2010, 07:35 PM
Tim, are you cooking or just coming by for a sip of Jack?


I want a sip and will have some for you and Walt :-D

tonto1117
02-20-2010, 07:26 AM
Right at the Broadway exit off the freeway there is a McDonalds, Arbys, wendy's and something else. Maybe a KFC. It isn't too far, but if you guys need something come by. Wife and I might be cooking some fish Friday.

Chris Thanks for the info and offer Chris...might take you up on that Friday fish offer.........cause according to Bill (Wilkat) I'm giong to hell if I don't...lol :lol:


I want a sip and will have some for you and Walt :-D You got it Mike!! Look forward to seeing you and Barbara! Safe travels!

QueTPiesBBQ
02-20-2010, 12:06 PM
[QUOTE=tonto1117;1188677]Thanks for the info and offer Chris...might take you up on that Friday fish offer.........cause according to Bill (Wilkat) I'm giong to hell if I don't...lol :lol:

Guess I better work on my fishing skills then....lol

ique
02-20-2010, 12:32 PM
I think I have everything covered... except I was planning on picking up pork butts when I get into town on Thursday... any suggestions on where to go?

QueTPiesBBQ
02-20-2010, 06:58 PM
I think I have everything covered... except I was planning on picking up pork butts when I get into town on Thursday... any suggestions on where to go?

Several grocery store chains close by. Sams is pretty close, about 10 miles.

Chris

Kosmo's Q
02-24-2010, 12:53 PM
Well we got signed up. Looking forward to meeting some new friends and sharing some refreshments and stories.

Plowboy
02-24-2010, 02:22 PM
I think I have everything covered... except I was planning on picking up pork butts when I get into town on Thursday... any suggestions on where to go?

I'm buying a case of Seaboard brand. Want in on a couple?

Peteg
03-04-2010, 10:19 AM
Just got an email from Ron, confirming that he has 228 teams for NLR. We decided to do this one at the last minute. Good luck to everyone. Pete G.

Jacked UP BBQ
03-04-2010, 10:38 AM
This is longest ride I will ever take to play craps, I will pass atlantic city 35 minutes from my house!

Jorge
03-04-2010, 10:42 AM
I'd pack for just about any type of weather. Last year was about as miserable as I've ever been. Cold, wet, windy, and that includes hiding in the 5th wheel that Andy and Kim pulled down there.

Smokin' Joe
03-04-2010, 10:45 AM
Just got an email from Ron, confirming that he has 228 teams for NLR. We decided to do this one at the last minute. Good luck to everyone. Pete G.

I figured he would get to 200+...from the looks of the pictures, that place is gonna be full. I am planning on getting in Thursday afternoon, see you all there

dreed
03-04-2010, 10:45 AM
Should be an interesting weekend, Fun at the very least.

QueTPiesBBQ
03-04-2010, 11:09 AM
I'd pack for just about any type of weather. Last year was about as miserable as I've ever been. Cold, wet, windy, and that includes hiding in the 5th wheel that Andy and Kim pulled down there.


last year was really miserable, i am hoping for good warm weather.

Rick Hamilton
03-04-2010, 11:31 AM
Is the 228 count all in the pro event? Or does that include the Rib o Rama, Kids Cue, etc. Getting very excited as the time gets closer. I will be heading out Tuesday the 16th and hope to get in Weds evening.

Dustaway
03-04-2010, 11:48 AM
I'd pack for just about any type of weather. Last year was about as miserable as I've ever been. Cold, wet, windy, and that includes hiding in the 5th wheel that Andy and Kim pulled down there.


you big pud........suck it up :-D

Peteg
03-04-2010, 12:58 PM
Is the 228 count all in the pro event? Or does that include the Rib o Rama, Kids Cue, etc. Getting very excited as the time gets closer. I will be heading out Tuesday the 16th and hope to get in Weds evening.

Not sure about that. He said they would be sending out a list of the teams at the end of the week.

Balls Casten
03-04-2010, 01:47 PM
I count 25 Brethren in attendance...

Big T'z Q Cru
Big Ugly's BBQ
Burnt Finger BBQ
Butcher BBQ
Chicks, Swine & Bovine BBQ
Diva Q
Good Smoke
Great Lates BBQ
Hambones by the Fire
Hot-Nas Cookers
ique
Jacked Up BBQ
Kosmo's Q
Lion Bout the Q
Ponderosa BBQ
Pork Pullin Plowboys
QueTPies BBQ
Ribs 4 U
Smoke Syndicate
Smokers Purgatory
Smokin Scotsmen
SmokinOkie
The Slabs.com
Three Men and A Baby Back
TippyCanoe BBQ Crew

Jorge
03-04-2010, 02:04 PM
you big pud........suck it up :-D

Tell ya what. You come up and help me get Mom's new house painted inside and out, and I might come to Little Rock to help you instead of those Plowboy guys:wink:

EarlyBird
03-04-2010, 02:38 PM
I count 22 Brethren in attendance...

Big Ugly's BBQ, Big T'z Q Cru, Burnt Finger BBQ, Butcher BBQ, Chicks, Swine & Bovine BBQ, Diva Q, Good Smoke, Great Lates BBQ, Hambones by the Fire, ique, Jacked Up BBQ, Kosmo's Q, Lion Bout the Q, Ponderosa BBQ, Pork Pullin Plowboys, QueTPies BBQ, Ribs 4 U, Smoke Syndicate, Smokers Purgatory, Smokin Scotsmen, Three Men and A Baby Back, TippyCanoe BBQ Crew

You can add Early Bird BBQ to that list. See ya there!

Diva
03-04-2010, 02:45 PM
I count 22 Brethren in attendance...

Big Ugly's BBQ, Big T'z Q Cru, Burnt Finger BBQ, Butcher BBQ, Chicks, Swine & Bovine BBQ, Diva Q, Good Smoke, Great Lates BBQ, Hambones by the Fire, ique, Jacked Up BBQ, Kosmo's Q, Lion Bout the Q, Ponderosa BBQ, Pork Pullin Plowboys, QueTPies BBQ, Ribs 4 U, Smoke Syndicate, Smokers Purgatory, Smokin Scotsmen, Three Men and A Baby Back, TippyCanoe BBQ Crew

TheSlabs.com will be in attendance.

Plowboy
03-04-2010, 02:49 PM
you big pud........suck it up :-D

Glenn - That was awesome! Thanks for that!

Jorge
03-04-2010, 02:54 PM
Glenn - That was awesome! Thanks for that!

Shouldn't you be focused on how you are going to try and kill Fast Eddy this year?:roll:

Jacked UP BBQ
03-04-2010, 02:59 PM
I count 22 Brethren in attendance...

Big Ugly's BBQ, Big T'z Q Cru, Burnt Finger BBQ, Butcher BBQ, Chicks, Swine & Bovine BBQ, Diva Q, Good Smoke, Great Lates BBQ, Hambones by the Fire, ique, Jacked Up BBQ, Kosmo's Q, Lion Bout the Q, Ponderosa BBQ, Pork Pullin Plowboys, QueTPies BBQ, Ribs 4 U, Smoke Syndicate, Smokers Purgatory, Smokin Scotsmen, Three Men and A Baby Back, TippyCanoe BBQ Crew


Where did you get that list? Just from here?

Plowboy
03-04-2010, 03:02 PM
Shouldn't you be focused on how you are going to try and kill Fast Eddy this year?:roll:

Um, I'm not following?

Jorge
03-04-2010, 03:04 PM
Um, I'm not following?

Poor guy nearly died, bringing you a hat, on big extension cord you didn't warn him about......

Balls Casten
03-04-2010, 03:05 PM
Where did you get that list? Just from here?

I want to tell you that I recieved my space assignment and a list of attendees in the mail yesterday .... but I doubt anyone would think I was too funny.

Yes, the list came from this thread.

slabbs.com added ... 23

SmokinOkie
03-04-2010, 03:13 PM
Smokin Okies will be there too (add one to your list)

dreed
03-04-2010, 03:39 PM
I want to tell you that I recieved my space assignment and a list of attendees in the mail yesterday .... but I doubt anyone would think I was too funny.

Yes, the list came from this thread.

slabbs.com added ... 23

I would find it funny

bob n humble
03-04-2010, 03:50 PM
Hot-Nas Kookers will be there. :-P

Jacked UP BBQ
03-04-2010, 03:55 PM
I want to tell you that I recieved my space assignment and a list of attendees in the mail yesterday .... but I doubt anyone would think I was too funny.

Yes, the list came from this thread.

slabbs.com added ... 23

I would laugh too!

Plowboy
03-04-2010, 04:06 PM
Poor guy nearly died, bringing you a hat, on big extension cord you didn't warn him about......

Oh, yeah!!!! FE bit the dust on his scooter. I forgot.

Dan - 3eyzbbq
03-04-2010, 07:50 PM
You can add us to that list as well.

Gilly T
03-04-2010, 08:16 PM
Gilly's Barnstormin' BBQ will be there

Smokin' Gnome BBQ
03-04-2010, 08:35 PM
You can add us to that list as well.


I was wondering when you would throw your hat in!!! best of BBQ luck!!

Sal

Balls Casten
03-04-2010, 08:35 PM
Brethren team count 27

3 Eyz BBQ
Big T'z Q Cru
Big Ugly's BBQ
Burnt Finger BBQ
Butcher BBQ
Chicks, Swine & Bovine BBQ
Diva Q
Gilly's Barnstormin' BBQ
Good Smoke
Great Lates BBQ
Hambones by the Fire
Hot-Nas Cookers
ique
Jacked Up BBQ
Kosmo's Q
Lion Bout the Q
Ponderosa BBQ
Pork Pullin Plowboys & Hodedo
QueTPies BBQ
Ribs 4 U
Smoke Syndicate
Smokers Purgatory
Smokin Scotsmen
SmokinOkie
The Slabs.com
Three Men and A Baby Back
TippyCanoe BBQ Crew

Dustaway
03-04-2010, 09:05 PM
hey don't forget me

Plowboy
03-04-2010, 09:08 PM
hey don't forget me

Someone say something? :confused:

Kosmo's Q
03-04-2010, 09:14 PM
Can a brother get a Banner? :biggrin:

Rick's Pit Stop
03-04-2010, 11:59 PM
We're in. Last count was just over 260 teams as of today. According to them they'll have plenty of parking. They said two years ago they had 1100 motor coaches parked in the same areas we will be set up in. See y'all there!

Rick

ique
03-05-2010, 10:09 AM
I hear its 225 and they are looking for judges. Matt, you might want to stop in AC and play craps after all. :)

Rick's Pit Stop
03-05-2010, 11:28 AM
Yeah Chris, that 260 mark may have included the kidz que and the rib cookoff. Looking forward to coming by your site and shaking the hand of da man! Hell, I might even want to get a pic. See ya there brother.

Rick

The numbers they gave me yesterday were, 260+ teams, which included 27 states and 3 countries being represented. US, Canada, and Japan.

DocStl
03-05-2010, 11:42 AM
Ques Your Daddy will be there also..... That Damn Rick Pit Stop is everywhere! hehe

E Mellow
03-05-2010, 12:22 PM
ASAP will be making the trip down from St. Louis

Captain Caveman
03-05-2010, 12:38 PM
Caveman Cuisine should be on that list too.

HabitualBart
03-05-2010, 01:00 PM
The Habitual Smokers and Motley Que will be there!

dreed
03-05-2010, 01:10 PM
I second the 225, and the cooks packets will be sent out next week along with the team list

Jacked UP BBQ
03-05-2010, 01:20 PM
I just want to get in the top 200!

Peteg
03-05-2010, 02:32 PM
I just want to get in the top 200!

I just looked at the list of teams.. I might have trouble with that.:shock: Looks like a lot of really good teams. Can't say we should of expected anything else.

Pete

Ford
03-05-2010, 03:27 PM
The Habitual Smokers and Motley Que will be there!
I'll be pulling in Thursday afternoon. Staying at the Courtyard downtown. Anybody want to grab a bite Thursday night or is there Casino action in the plan?

I'll be looking for some place for dinner other than BBQ.

dreed
03-05-2010, 04:11 PM
I just want to finish in front of the Japanese team

tigercc
03-05-2010, 04:53 PM
Ford and really anybody else, if you are looking for something other than q, I would suggest a place called The Faded Rose... I think they have two locations, and one of them couldn't be more than 4 or 5 miles from the cook site. I ate there back in the fall and it was really good.

I'll be pulling in Thursday afternoon. Staying at the Courtyard downtown. Anybody want to grab a bite Thursday night or is there Casino action in the plan?

I'll be looking for some place for dinner other than BBQ.

oceanpigassassins
03-05-2010, 05:14 PM
Can't wait only two weeks to go.

Gotta Love It
03-05-2010, 06:21 PM
Gotta Love It BBQ team from Mississippi is really looking forward to it!

QueTPiesBBQ
03-05-2010, 06:31 PM
[QUOTE=Ford;1205722]I'll be pulling in Thursday afternoon. Staying at the Courtyard downtown. Anybody want to grab a bite Thursday night or is there Casino action in the plan?

I'll be looking for some place for dinner other than BBQ.[/QUO


lots of places in the area pizza, fast food, home cooking, burgers, Italian, mexican, steaks, you name it there is probably something close.

Chris

Balls Casten
03-05-2010, 08:32 PM
35 it is ...
We're planning on arriving first thing friady am.

3 Eyz BBQ
ASAP
Big T'z Q Cru
Big Ugly's BBQ
Burnt Finger BBQ
Butcher BBQ
Caveman Cuisine
Chicks, Swine & Bovine BBQ
Diva Q
Gilly's Barnstormin' BBQ
Good Smoke
Gotta Love it BBQ
Great Lates BBQ
Habitual Smokers
Hambones by the Fire
Hot-Nas Cookers
ique
Jacked Up BBQ
Kosmo's Q
Lion Bout the Q
Motley Que
Ponderosa BBQ
Pork Pullin Plowboys & Hodedo
Ques Your Daddy
QueTPies BBQ
Ribs 4 U
Ricks Pit Stop
She Thinks my Slabs are Sexy
Smoke Syndicate
Smokers Purgatory
Smokin Scotsmen
SmokinOkie
The Slabs.com
Three Men and A Baby Back
TippyCanoe BBQ Crew

Rick Hamilton
03-06-2010, 07:00 AM
I may have miscounted but it looks like about 40 of the top 100 teams in the country will be there including half or more of the top 25! I haven't been around too long but this is definately the most top loaded cook off I have been to. I can't wait to start the trip down. This is going to be a blast!

Dustaway
03-06-2010, 08:06 AM
I guess I will bring this with me so Myron can do his chicken...




http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r135/Dustaway/SDC10011.jpg

BChawg
03-06-2010, 08:00 PM
Add Clark Kent to the List!

Clark

Clark Kent Super Smokers

Plowboy
03-06-2010, 08:18 PM
I just want to finish in front of the Japanese team

I hear that!!

bbqpitstop
03-06-2010, 08:55 PM
Well you can add bbqpitstop (Desperados) to the attending Brethren, but we're coming down to vend. Donnie of Donnie's Smokehouse is coming as well as Mark Priester of Misfits of Meat. I believe they're competing together under Donnie's Smokehouse. When I spoke to Tom Sutton today he confirmed the count at 225 for saturday's teams. Ford, I'll be getting in hopefully Wednesday night, will try to get a room at the same hotel. We're definitely up for a decent dinner Thursday so I'll scope out the offerings when we get in if we have time. Would be great to meet you and go out to dinner.

bbqpitstop
03-06-2010, 09:10 PM
should I bring the southern comfort soaked cherries or just a tube of caulk ? lol

HoDeDo
03-06-2010, 10:14 PM
I'm tagging along as well. Got Grandma to watch the kiddos. Can't wait to see everyone there!!

Ok....did not realized my hubby hijacked my computer!:evil:

KIM

smknwhlswife
03-06-2010, 10:17 PM
I will be there!

bbqpitstop
03-06-2010, 10:25 PM
that's great Kim, can't wait to see you and Andy ! What day you getting in ?

smknwhlswife
03-06-2010, 10:30 PM
Thursday, probably late. Still working out details with Todd.

bbqpitstop
03-07-2010, 12:38 AM
are we having a massive potluck on Friday ? I'm game, I'll contact Diva for smoked salt and do up the margueritas again........

Dustaway
03-07-2010, 05:50 AM
should be rolling in Thursday afternoon

WannaBeBBQueen
03-07-2010, 07:56 AM
are we having a massive potluck on Friday ? I'm game, I'll contact Diva for smoked salt and do up the margueritas again........

Those are kick arse!!!:biggrin:

tonto1117
03-07-2010, 08:23 AM
Well you can add bbqpitstop (Desperados) to the attending Brethren, but we're coming down to vend. Donnie of Donnie's Smokehouse is coming as well as Mark Priester of Misfits of Meat. I believe they're competing together under Donnie's Smokehouse. When I spoke to Tom Sutton today he confirmed the count at 225 for saturday's teams. Ford, I'll be getting in hopefully Wednesday night, will try to get a room at the same hotel. We're definitely up for a decent dinner Thursday so I'll scope out the offerings when we get in if we have time. Would be great to meet you and go out to dinner.

See you when you roll in Shelly. Dinner on Thursday sounds like fun...count us in. Will be great to FINALLY meet you!!8)

WannaBeBBQueen
03-07-2010, 10:52 AM
might just have to roll in to sample the margarita's gotta make sure their right! lol:wink::biggrin:

bbqpitstop
03-07-2010, 09:09 PM
Was thinking today, hey, I think this contest might be a great opportunity for a group brethren picture.....if we make it a tradition, it would be a nice post followup to each contest we attend.

Anyone game ? I thought if we all just meet at my vending tent while the judges are taking their sweet ole time tallying the results we could do a quick photo. Whaddya say ? I personally would love to have a picture like this for my bbq scrapbook.

Just Pulin' Pork
03-07-2010, 10:21 PM
I would love to be a part of this. I will be down there helping Ford Alison and I can not wait. Please keep us upated on wheather this will photo op will bhappen.

Kosmo's Q
03-08-2010, 06:42 AM
Good Idea.

Balls Casten
03-08-2010, 08:09 AM
Cotham's Mercantile is 11 mi east of the campgrounds on Hwy 165.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-W3JwIGPUs

Jacked UP BBQ
03-08-2010, 08:54 AM
I am not sure you want a picture of me!

QueTPiesBBQ
03-08-2010, 09:05 AM
Cotham's Mercantile is 11 mi east of the campgrounds on Hwy 165.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-W3JwIGPUs

Great place, have been there several times and would recommend it.

Chris

Balls Casten
03-08-2010, 09:47 AM
Great place, have been there several times and would recommend it.

Chris

But did you eat the quad?

QueTPiesBBQ
03-08-2010, 09:53 AM
But did you eat the quad?


Seen a couple of people try, but haven't seen anyone finish it. You going to give it a try?

Chris

bbqpitstop
03-10-2010, 05:04 PM
Well whaddya think ? Massive potluck Friday night ? As for Thursday, anyone up for sitting around the grill at Benihanas ? They have a shrimp and chicken for two complete dinner for 35 dollars and maybe the grillmaster will show us how to flip shrimp tails into our shirt pockets. Theresa I'll call you tommorrow k ? All brethren up for a group picture, I say lets meet at my tent 30 minutes after turn ins have ended. Anyone have any other suggestions ? Should we go ahead and start a potluck dinner list?

BurntFinger_Jason
03-10-2010, 06:48 PM
I won't be rolling in until Friday afternoon, but I'm up for a pot-luck. Weekend meals are the details we tend to forget about, so this will be a good way to ensure get some sort of nutrition...outside of beer that is!!!

QueTPiesBBQ
03-10-2010, 07:00 PM
potluck would be cool, picture would be cool also. I am planning on being there Thursday and look forward to meeting some new bbq'rs

ique
03-11-2010, 08:52 AM
looking good

QueTPiesBBQ
03-11-2010, 10:16 AM
looking good

Hopefully it stays that way, had the bad weather yesterday and last night. Looking forward to a nice weather contest.

ique
03-11-2010, 10:19 AM
Hopefully it stays that way, had the bad weather yesterday and last night. Looking forward to a nice weather contest.

Yeah, I read the news that you got a few tornados down there. Thats what led me to check the forecast.. a lot can change but fingers crossed

Jorge
03-11-2010, 10:32 AM
Yeah, I read the news that you got a few tornados down there. Thats what led me to check the forecast.. a lot can change but fingers crossed

Cold weather has followed me this year, so you should be safe. On the other hand I may just show up if donations don't start coming in:lol:

tonto1117
03-11-2010, 01:53 PM
Well whaddya think ? Massive potluck Friday night ? As for Thursday, anyone up for sitting around the grill at Benihanas ? They have a shrimp and chicken for two complete dinner for 35 dollars and maybe the grillmaster will show us how to flip shrimp tails into our shirt pockets. Theresa I'll call you tommorrow k ? All brethren up for a group picture, I say lets meet at my tent 30 minutes after turn ins have ended. Anyone have any other suggestions ? Should we go ahead and start a potluck dinner list?

Just caught this....sounds good Shelly!

Cold weather has followed me this year, so you should be safe. On the other hand I may just show up if donations don't start coming in:lol:

I don't know Jorge, as I recall it was prettty dang chilly at the AR...:rolleyes::lol:

Just Pulin' Pork
03-11-2010, 01:58 PM
I won't be rolling in until Friday afternoon, but I'm up for a pot-luck. Weekend meals are the details we tend to forget about, so this will be a good way to ensure get some sort of nutrition...outside of beer that is!!!

Jason what time are you leaving friday from KC. I am heading down friday and I am thinking of leaving KC by 4:30 or 5:00 am so I can be there by noon.

Jon

Jorge
03-11-2010, 02:02 PM
Just caught this....sounds good Shelly!



I don't know Jorge, as I recall it was prettty dang chilly at the AR...:rolleyes::lol:

Ruin my scam. I was going to toss some green your way for new kilts 'n stuff:roll: Honest, I wuz!:lol:

tonto1117
03-11-2010, 02:11 PM
Ruin my scam. I was going to toss some green your way for new kilts 'n stuff:roll: Honest, I wuz!:lol:

Dang!!! Foiled again!! lmao:lol:

wheelterrapin
03-12-2010, 06:16 PM
Folks I will be coming into Little Rock traveling South on 67/167. Can someone direct me on what exit to take and how to get to the comp. grounds? I would appreciate the help.

QueTPiesBBQ
03-12-2010, 07:28 PM
Folks I will be coming into Little Rock traveling South on 67/167. Can someone direct me on what exit to take and how to get to the comp. grounds? I would appreciate the help.

take 141b exit, follow N. Cypress St. till you get to RiverFront Drive. Turn left about 2 blocks RV park is on the right.

wheelterrapin
03-12-2010, 08:55 PM
Thanks I appreciate the directions.



take 141b exit, follow N. Cypress St. till you get to RiverFront Drive. Turn left about 2 blocks RV park is on the right.

Smokin' Joe
03-13-2010, 01:47 PM
If your interested in a little extra brisket challenge in NLR please see this thread
http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=80258

Poker Smoker
03-13-2010, 05:22 PM
Hope the weather holds out

QueTPiesBBQ
03-13-2010, 06:45 PM
Hope the weather holds out

Local weather here is talking about a cold snap and some rain late next week. Sounds like it is starting to look like a repeat of last years weather.

dreed
03-13-2010, 07:24 PM
My last practice run was in 2 ft of snow and it was 20 degrees out. Though rain is another beast. Cold I can deal with.

Dan - 3eyzbbq
03-13-2010, 09:58 PM
Local weather here is talking about a cold snap and some rain late next week. Sounds like it is starting to look like a repeat of last years weather.

Nah, I wish, I like cooking in crap weather. Does look like we will get a shot at some rain though with a cold front. Here is what I see right now, but there is a long way to go:

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

Balls Casten
03-15-2010, 10:35 AM
Recieved my "packet" for the contest and the only thing it it was two parking passes.
Everyone recieve the same thing?

goodsmokebbq
03-15-2010, 10:45 AM
Recieved my "packet" for the contest and the only thing it it was two parking passes.
Everyone recieve the same thing?
Yep, same thing...

QueTPiesBBQ
03-15-2010, 11:17 AM
Recieved my "packet" for the contest and the only thing it it was two parking passes.
Everyone recieve the same thing?

same here

Diva Q
03-15-2010, 11:22 AM
same here. We leave tomorrow. Praying for better weather. Seriously that was the coldest wettest comp we did last year. I am so glad we are driving down. at least we will have the cargo trailer to give us some shelter.

Jacked UP BBQ
03-15-2010, 11:56 AM
I am leaving tomorrow night all by myself, this should be interesting.

tonto1117
03-15-2010, 12:06 PM
Recieved my "packet" for the contest and the only thing it it was two parking passes.
Everyone recieve the same thing?

Ditto

same here. We leave tomorrow. Praying for better weather. Seriously that was the coldest wettest comp we did last year. I am so glad we are driving down. at least we will have the cargo trailer to give us some shelter.

Hoping this holds true....not to bad. Safe travels to everyone!!!:thumb:

North Little Rock, Arkansas



http://icons-pe.wxug.com/i/c/a/partlycloudy.gifFriday
Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.

http://icons-pe.wxug.com/i/c/a/nt_partlycloudy.gifFriday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening...becoming cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. The chance of precipitation 40 percent.

http://icons-pe.wxug.com/i/c/a/cloudy.gifSaturday
Cloudy in the morning...becoming partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Highs in the lower 60s. The chance of precipitation 50 percent.

http://icons-pe.wxug.com/i/c/a/nt_partlycloudy.gifSaturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

http://icons-pe.wxug.com/i/c/a/sunny.gifSunday
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

QueTPiesBBQ
03-15-2010, 12:56 PM
leaving thursday morning, arriving thursday morning. For me it is only a 30 minute drive.....save travels to those of you that are doing the long haul. See you there.

ique
03-15-2010, 12:56 PM
Anyone getting a case of parsley, have extra they want to sell? Please let me know...

Jacked UP BBQ
03-15-2010, 01:03 PM
Anyone getting a case of parsley, have extra they want to sell? Please let me know...

I am going to try and find somewhere on the way down, I do not want to get it too early, dark green parsley wins comps!:cool:

Diva Q
03-15-2010, 01:08 PM
Anyone getting a case of parsley, have extra they want to sell? Please let me know...

Ill have some for you. We are getting a case with a couple of others.

Plowboy
03-15-2010, 01:11 PM
Ill have some for you. We are getting a case with a couple of others.

Can I get in on that?

Diva Q
03-15-2010, 01:44 PM
Can I get in on that?

Well theres 60 in the case
4 legs up-10
Can't stop Grilling-15
Diva Q-15
IQue-10
Plowboys-10

I think I have you covered.

smknwhlswife
03-15-2010, 01:44 PM
Safe travels everyone!!! See you there!

smknwhlswife
03-15-2010, 01:45 PM
Diva - Looking forward to the parsley party!!!! Should I grab something special to drink?

Jacked UP BBQ
03-15-2010, 01:45 PM
holy chit, 15 bunches of parsley for a comp? Are you getting micro greens!!! hahaha

ique
03-15-2010, 01:48 PM
Ill have some for you. We are getting a case with a couple of others.

Thank You!

smknwhlswife
03-15-2010, 01:53 PM
holy chit, 15 bunches of parsley for a comp? Are you getting micro greens!!! hahaha

You never know how the bunches are going to look. I always like to have at least 15 to choose from.

Diva Q
03-15-2010, 02:09 PM
Diva - Looking forward to the parsley party!!!! Should I grab something special to drink?

A little bit of tequila :-) Maybe a little bit of riesling ? Hmm the choices are endless. LOL

Plowboy
03-15-2010, 02:26 PM
Diva - Looking forward to the parsley party!!!! Should I grab something special to drink?

Kim doing boxes. Andy cooking brisket and pork. This is going to be a breeze. I don't know what I'm going to do with all of my time.

falldownbbq
03-15-2010, 02:33 PM
You never know how the bunches are going to look. I always like to have at least 15 to choose from.


15? 15 bunches of parsley could cover my front yard! hahaha

Jacked UP BBQ
03-15-2010, 02:33 PM
I'll take anyones left over pickings!!!!;0)

Dustaway
03-15-2010, 03:39 PM
I will be heading out Thursday pit stop in Dallas to pick up my box's that Jorge is doing for me :-D

He is such a great guy:-P

Plowboy
03-15-2010, 03:55 PM
I will be heading out Thursday pit stop in Dallas to pick up my box's that Jorge is doing for me :-D

He is such a great guy:-P

Jorge is a great box bitch.

tonto1117
03-15-2010, 04:03 PM
Jorge is a great box bitch.

http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/7098/little20rock20bbq200462.jpg


:icon_shy:bolt:

Plowboy
03-15-2010, 04:20 PM
http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/7098/little20rock20bbq200462.jpg


:icon_shy:bolt:


LOL. That was Little Rock from last year! Jorge is going to kill me. Thanks.

EDIT: Of course, this was right before Andy & Jorge put a Barbie blanket on me while I was sleeping and snapped a picture. Some buddies, eh?

tonto1117
03-15-2010, 04:35 PM
LOL. That was Little Rock from last year! Jorge is going to kill me. Thanks.

EDIT: Of course, this was right before Andy & Jorge put a Barbie blanket on me while I was sleeping and snapped a picture. Some buddies, eh?

You mean this one???
http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/408/little20rock20bbq200362.jpg


I'm in such deep doo doo, aren't I??:shock: :doh:

CajunSmoker
03-15-2010, 04:56 PM
Might I recommend martini's with Tonto and Walt! You'll have an epic time :-)Kim doing boxes. Andy cooking brisket and pork. This is going to be a breeze. I don't know what I'm going to do with all of my time.

Dustaway
03-15-2010, 05:41 PM
Jorge is a great box bitch.

you said that I didn't :tape: but your right:clap2:

Ford
03-15-2010, 06:14 PM
Kim doing boxes. Andy cooking brisket and pork. This is going to be a breeze. I don't know what I'm going to do with all of my time.
I'd say come over and help me with boxes but I should have 3 or 4 helpers so I guess I'll be spending a lot of time sitting in my chair.:cool::bored:

15? 15 bunches of parsley could cover my front yard! hahaha
16 for me. Parsley is cheap. Now at Mobile we only used 8 but they were big bunches and they were all quality. I've used as much as 15 for 4 boxes.

Might I recommend martini's with Tonto and Walt! You'll have an epic time :-)
I love my Michigan Brethren but I hope they are on the other side of the park. I can withstand the temptation but not sure about my helpers. :sick:

bbqpitstop
03-15-2010, 10:40 PM
Is ANYONE up for potluck dinner? Friday following cooks meeting ? Diva ? Theresa ? Kim ? Those that expressed interest, whaddya bringing ?

Theresa I'm sorry I haven't had a chance to call yet, it's been crazy pulling it together here and we were pleasantly surprised with a killer week in the restaurant. I'll put your number in my cell and call you before we head out. There are a TON of restaurants we could hit on Thursday, I'll have my laptop and a large list so we can be sure it's well recommended. Ford are you in ? What about the rest of the Thursday arrivals ?

Balls Casten
03-16-2010, 08:54 AM
You could be this guy ...
http://smokerspurgatory.com/cooks/americanroyal/webgallery/content/bin/images/large/DSC04129.jpg

pitstop, we dont get in until friday and planning on going to Cotham's Mercantile for lunch for the quad hubcap. Doubt I'll be eatting the rest of the weekend.

QueTPiesBBQ
03-16-2010, 09:24 AM
You could be this guy ...
http://smokerspurgatory.com/cooks/americanroyal/webgallery/content/bin/images/large/DSC04129.jpg

pitstop, we dont get in until friday and planning on going to Cotham's Mercantile for lunch for the quad hubcap. Doubt I'll be eatting the rest of the weekend.


That is a funny picture.:clap2: Have fun trying that quad hubcap, it is a pretty cool place with all the decor.

C-Town Smoker
03-16-2010, 09:29 AM
Would love to get a quick interview with the winner...especially if they happen to be a Brethren!

SmokinOkie
03-16-2010, 09:30 AM
Parsley wanted.

I may be too late, anyone have a parsley box they want to split? PM me if you do.

Russ

Balls Casten
03-16-2010, 09:42 AM
Parsley wanted.

I may be too late, anyone have a parsley box they want to split? PM me if you do.

Russ

We're just planning on hitting a grocery story on the way down. So we'd sure go in if it will help get another group buy together.

SmokinOkie
03-16-2010, 10:49 AM
I'm in too Doug, I'd buy a case if I had a good source, but I don't. Hope someone will help us :)

Jacked UP BBQ
03-16-2010, 10:53 AM
I'd be in on the parsley

Ponderosa BBQ
03-16-2010, 07:26 PM
If you got extras Ill buy a few bunches

Kosmo's Q
03-16-2010, 07:52 PM
Would love to get a quick interview with the winner...especially if they happen to be a Brethren!

Are you going to be down there G man?

Balls Casten
03-16-2010, 10:08 PM
Second box of parsley …
SmokinOkie
Jacked Up BBQ
Ponderosa
Smokers Purgatory
I’ll see what I can find in the am … any locals have a suggestion on where to pick up or call.

CajunSmoker
03-17-2010, 06:56 AM
Second box of parsley …
SmokinOkie
Jacked Up BBQ
Ponderosa
Smokers Purgatory
I’ll see what I can find in the am … any locals have a suggestion on where to pick up or call.


A quick search came up with this.

http://adamsproduce.com/Adams/directory.cfm

don't know if they sell to the public but its a starting point maybe.

SmokinOkie
03-17-2010, 07:59 AM
Okay, found a case, about 60 bunches from a place in town. NOW, I haven't used them, won't know what they look like. If you're in on this let me know, Jacked Up, Ponderosa, you want in? Could give you 20 each. Let me know.

Russ

Balls Casten
03-17-2010, 08:46 AM
Good, not having much luck over the phone …
Me “Is it curly parsley?”
Produce department “Well .. its kind a curly?”

QueTPiesBBQ
03-17-2010, 08:58 AM
Good, not having much luck over the phone …
Me “Is it curly parsley?”
Produce department “Well .. its kind a curly?”


that is funny, you know this is Arkansas....lol

Balls Casten
03-17-2010, 09:06 AM
He cracked me up!
I laughed and said “well there are a couple different kinds of parsley, curly is one of them. Does it say curly on the box?”
He said “We aint much into book lurnin, we just sell the stuff”

bbqpitstop
03-17-2010, 12:28 PM
Just passed ham bones from virginia while driving into memphis is he a brethren?

Ford
03-17-2010, 01:33 PM
I found a Wal Mart here in Mobile with great Parsley. Just got 12 bunches. That's 2 weeks in a row I've had good parsley. Last weekend I just used 8 bunches so I still have 8 in the fridge that looked good today. We'll see how it is Friday. I may have enough for Hammond as well.

I'll be hitting the road about 7:45 tomorrow morning and should pull in around 3. Imagine I'll be about 80th in line for getting in then. Sounds like a lot of people coming in real early.

getyourrubonbbq
03-17-2010, 05:27 PM
I'll see you guys tomorrow.

Diva Q
03-17-2010, 06:00 PM
well we have arrived in Memphis heading out to grab a bite to eat and a few cocktails. Overcast. hmph.

Just Pulin' Pork
03-17-2010, 06:04 PM
Safe travels to all! Hope to meet a bunch of you guys friday and saturday!

Ford
03-17-2010, 06:14 PM
I'll see you guys tomorrow.
come on by and show me where to put the stickers.

ThomEmery
03-17-2010, 09:42 PM
You Boys have fun and Good Luck

Jeff_in_KC
03-17-2010, 11:05 PM
Randy and I are leaving Pleasant Hill around 11:30 tomorrow morning. Gotta stop for some pork on the way. MapQuest says 399 miles from here.

BurntFinger_Jason
03-18-2010, 08:17 AM
Aaron and our trailer are heading down tonight. Gish and I will be heading town tomorrow with only a small pit stop in Springfield, MO for lunch at a micro-brew.

PS - Iron City Brewery is now an official sponsor of Burnt Finger BBQ, so we'll have plenty of IC beer on hand all weekend. Everyone is welcome to swing by and enjoy a cold one with us!!!

bob n humble
03-18-2010, 10:21 AM
Hot-Nas Kookers will be heading that way after work today.
Hope that everyone has a safe trip.

oceanpigassassins
03-18-2010, 10:43 AM
Will be heading down on a flight tomorrow, Matt got there today can't wait.

Captain Caveman
03-18-2010, 11:15 AM
Randy and I are leaving Pleasant Hill around 11:30 tomorrow morning. Gotta stop for some pork on the way. MapQuest says 399 miles from here.

We will be leaving by 12:30 this afternoon. Looks like we will be about an hour ahead of you. Safe travels to everyone.

Stoke&Smoke
03-18-2010, 05:14 PM
Good luck to all the brethren competing this weekend! Looking forward to seeing the results. Wish we could join you!

smknwhlswife
03-19-2010, 01:39 AM
We are on our way!!

Crash
03-19-2010, 04:12 AM
Best of luck to all...sounds like a fun one.

Ford
03-19-2010, 12:11 PM
Beautiful day here. Place is already packed. Most folks were in by 6 yesterday and some got in Wednesday.

Going to be fun.

Captian Dan
03-19-2010, 01:40 PM
good luck to you all, and take some pics for petes sake!

:wink:

getyourrubonbbq
03-19-2010, 06:35 PM
Beautiful day here. Place is already packed. Most folks were in by 6 yesterday and some got in Wednesday.

Going to be fun.

Ford,

I got there later in the eve. yesterday. Trailer looks great, I knocked no one answered. Sorry I missed you buddy. Good Luck!

Smokin' Gnome BBQ
03-19-2010, 09:42 PM
we want pics!! good luck to all!!!! be safe and bring the brethren some bling!!

Captian Dan
03-20-2010, 03:08 AM
Looks like weather is gonna be a factor again. Hope everyone stays safe and dry.

Batten down the hatches folks!:rain:

Smokin' Joe
03-20-2010, 07:38 AM
She's a beautiful morning in Little Rock, but it doesn't appear it will stay that way for long..

CajunSmoker
03-20-2010, 07:50 AM
Good luck to all the Brethren teams:first:. Wish I could be there:frusty: