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FamilyManBBQ
05-18-2010, 02:14 AM
Inspired by monty3777's post...

Thought I'd share an experience of my own. A couple of weeks ago my daughter and I competed as Daddy & Me BBQ in a one day event (WA Spring Training in Seattle). This was my daughter's first comp (my second).

We took 2nd in sausage, 2nd in chicken, 6th in tri-tip and 1st in ribs. We were GC!!!

It's hard to describe how it felt to share this with my daughter. What an experience!!! Here are some pics:

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/familymanbbq/WA%20Spring%20Training%2009/040.jpg

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/familymanbbq/WA%20Spring%20Training%2009/006.jpg

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/familymanbbq/WA%20Spring%20Training%2009/004.jpg

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/familymanbbq/WA%20Spring%20Training%2009/022.jpg

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/familymanbbq/WA%20Spring%20Training%2009/064.jpg

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/familymanbbq/WA%20Spring%20Training%2009/070.jpg

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac208/familymanbbq/WA%20Spring%20Training%2009/Grand20Champion.jpg

Katie and I built the "smoker joe" and entered this contest in conjuction with her science fair project (on the formation of a smoke ring). Her project was very well received...even more ribbons!!!

She's now set to compete in a Kids Q competition this Saturday. She's got the bug!!

Crash
05-18-2010, 02:28 AM
The smiles on the kid's faces with their trophies speaks volumes. Awesome job...and congrats on your GC.

dgassaway
05-18-2010, 06:25 AM
Great Job! Congratulations on the contest and what an excellent science fair project. Way to go Katie!

Rich Parker
05-18-2010, 06:26 AM
That is awesome!

Congrats on your walk and GC. I am sure she will grow up appreciating BBQ and competitions.

HeSmellsLikeSmoke
05-18-2010, 06:30 AM
Great post. Congratulations and I love the team name "Daddy and Me".

Lake Dogs
05-18-2010, 06:30 AM
Truly, that brings a very big smile to my face. Congrats!

beerguy
05-18-2010, 06:37 AM
Great pics, a great day to remember for all time.

monty3777
05-18-2010, 07:34 AM
Great pics and a great day!

tonto1117
05-18-2010, 07:39 AM
Priceless!! Big congrat's to to you and Katie!!:thumb:

blues_n_cues
05-18-2010, 07:53 AM
very cool congratz.:thumb::thumb:

FamilyManBBQ
05-18-2010, 08:25 AM
The smiles on the kid's faces with their trophies speaks volumes. Awesome job...and congrats on your GC.

Thanks! Little brother (and the Home Depot guy) wanted to get in on the photo action!! Katie has the ribbons/trophies displayed in her bedroom!! One very proud little bbq cook. :-D

FamilyManBBQ
05-18-2010, 08:28 AM
Great pics and a great day!

Thanks! Great avatar!!

I've promised her an overnight comp this summer. I can't wait!!

Jacked UP BBQ
05-18-2010, 08:30 AM
Awesome, that looked like a lot of fun. What are you scanning?

Alexa RnQ
05-18-2010, 08:38 AM
Those pictures pegged out the awwwww-meter for today! http://www.divaherself.com/funny/hearteyes.gif
Congratulations!!!

big brother smoke
05-18-2010, 09:03 AM
SHe will never forget the experience, congrats!

drewc
05-18-2010, 09:27 AM
Big congrats!!!!!

Smoke & Beers
05-18-2010, 10:03 AM
That's great! Congrats:clap2:

Dylan's Dad
05-18-2010, 10:08 AM
That made my morning! Thanks for sharing. Congrats :clap2:

Big George's BBQ
05-18-2010, 01:44 PM
That is Priceless Congrats

LoneStarTom
05-18-2010, 07:11 PM
What an excellent day for you.....too cool!

High Q
05-18-2010, 08:39 PM
I had a brutal day at work today and this is the first post I read when I got home. Thanks for the great story and the great photos - what a smile.

Congrats on the win. What a great day.

Meat Burner
05-18-2010, 08:42 PM
Great story, great job, and obviously a great little girl. Tell Katie congrats for all her hard work. Thanks for posting this!

BobBrisket
05-18-2010, 10:32 PM
Congrats!!!!! What a memory and an experience for both of you.

Bob

MilitantSquatter
05-18-2010, 10:43 PM
fantastic !!!

landarc
05-18-2010, 11:26 PM
Very nice, I can see what a great day that was in all the smiles. Congrats on your shared trophy, something to touch every time you share the memories.