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Buster Dog BBQ
02-24-2010, 05:44 PM
I know it's on KCBS calendar but has anyone heard anything about this contest for this year?

Smokin' Joe
02-24-2010, 06:42 PM
Yes...I got a letter this monthfrom them about them looking forward to seeing us again, etc, etc. I'm pretty sure they had a app enclosed as well but I can't seem to locate it (imagine that)

Smokin' Joe
02-24-2010, 06:44 PM
Here is a link to the website, looks like it has updated info
http://www.bridgeviewcenter.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=143

FWIW, we cooked this last year and I thought it was a very well run event especially for the first year (except the judges clearly didn't know what good Q tasted like:shock:, kidding of course...I bet you can guess how I did:wink:). The tried really hard to keep the cooks happy, free ice, lots of volunteers, etc

Buster Dog BBQ
02-24-2010, 06:51 PM
Thanks, Joe. I Googled it and ended up at a different site from last year.

Buster Dog BBQ
02-24-2010, 06:54 PM
Just looked at it. $250 is pretty steep if they still only pay the top 5. I guess you gotta cover the buffet. Wish they had payouts on the site.

Smokin' Joe
02-24-2010, 06:58 PM
yep, that was the big complaint last year as well...entry fee is a little steep for the payout and location. If you need power and a big space its probably in line with most as they are included

Ponderosa BBQ
02-24-2010, 11:53 PM
buffet what buffet?

Ponderosa BBQ
02-24-2010, 11:54 PM
u see I caught that.... husky folks don't miss news about grubbing!

Plowboy
02-24-2010, 11:56 PM
Just looked at it. $250 is pretty steep if they still only pay the top 5. I guess you gotta cover the buffet. Wish they had payouts on the site.

How about $150 for the backyard contest and all you cook is ribs. Day-ham!

thenewguy
02-25-2010, 12:00 AM
Thursday night Moe.Get your grub on!
I whined to them last year about the price. Their response was that they had high payouts...Like I would know what those are...

Ponderosa BBQ
02-25-2010, 12:05 AM
oh i will be there then on thurs for some eats and drinks.

Buster Dog BBQ
02-25-2010, 07:07 AM
From what I understood of the buffet Moe is it was Thursday night and it was seafood including jumbo shrimp and lobster, many other good buffet items and an open bar. Now, some of that may not be 100% accurate as I was hearing 3rd hand on that.

Mike, I talked to them in Marshalltown and told them the price wasn't that great and Bobby and I told them to lower the price and skip the buffet since it was Thursday night as not all teams are able to come out then.

Divemaster
02-25-2010, 08:22 AM
I was thinking of doing this one just to meet Radar....

Scottie
02-25-2010, 09:04 AM
Hmmmmmm. I just can't figure it out, about going to this one or going to PoorQue and get me some of that $70 total purse.... Decisions decisions.

Buster Dog BBQ
02-25-2010, 11:05 AM
Hmmmmmm. I just can't figure it out, about going to this one or going to PoorQue and get me some of that $70 total purse.... Decisions decisions.
Ha. I looked at that one last night Scottie and had to read every form them thinking they had a typo someplace.

Buster Dog BBQ
02-25-2010, 11:07 AM
Talked to the organizer. You get 4 buffet tickets on thur night.

payouts for each category are $750, 500, 300, 200, 100.

GC $1,000 RGC $750.

Todd, backyard ribs pays $300, 200, 100.

Still iffy on this one.

If you guys haven't seen it yet, check out King of Kong. It's a movie made about some Ottumwa guys and shows how they staked their claim to video game capital of the world.

KC_Bobby
02-25-2010, 11:13 AM
I'm with Divemaster - A nuclear bomb could hit their main street and Ottumwa would still be known for Corporal Walter O'Reilly.

musicmanryann
02-25-2010, 02:04 PM
I'm with Divemaster - A nuclear bomb could hit their main street and Ottumwa would still be known for Corporal Walter O'Reilly.

Don't forget Tim Arnold. Also it is the "Video Game Capital of the World" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Galaxies)
Anyone ever seen the movie "King of Kong"? lol.

Oops. missed the part what B-Dog talked about KOK. My bad.

Buster Dog BBQ
02-25-2010, 02:36 PM
Don't forget Tim Arnold. Also it is the "Video Game Capital of the World" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Galaxies)
Anyone ever seen the movie "King of Kong"? lol.

Oops. missed the part what B-Dog talked about KOK. My bad.

Ah, Billy and his mullet and his hot sauce. Give em credit those dudes got a lot for 25 cents.

Wonder if I could get the other guy to sponsor me for that contest?

KC_Bobby
02-25-2010, 03:03 PM
Who's Tim Arnold? Tom's brother?

musicmanryann
02-25-2010, 04:02 PM
Who's Tim Arnold? Tom's brother?

Boy that previous post of mine was a disaster! Admin, please lower my post count by 1. Thanks. lol.

KC_Bobby
02-25-2010, 04:33 PM
I bet Tim and Tom caused havoc in O-town when they were high schoolers cruising their local drag.

Plowboy
02-25-2010, 07:32 PM
We're going to catch this one on the way home from the World Pork Expo.