Actually, Ricky isn't going to be doing quite as much judge's training. :D A little bird told me that the board is looking to actually train the judges instead of telling them to just score high.
We'll see. I'm judging a lot this year and except for a couple of known entities just about everyone else is giving a good effort.
Southern Brethren BBQ Competition Team
"It's all about getting paid!" - Myron Mixon
"I love being hated in my hometown!" - David Hair
KingFisher Gator Rotisserie cooker, WSM, Stainless 5 burner with IR gas grill, Turkey Fryer, Weber JD Commemorative grill, slightly used Bandera chamber for future use as a cold smoker, Masterbuilt 40" insulated ELECTRIC smoker