Originally Posted by Meat Man
I don't know if you have yet, but one thing that really helped me prepare for my first contest was actually doing a four meat cook. I only did one practice four meat cook, but it really helped me.
Do this! Set up in your yard just as you will at the comp and run a mock competition. Every time you have to go into the house for something, write it down!
For hot water lots of guys use an igloo drink cooler and boil water with a turkey fryer and put it in the drink cooler. It will stay hot for hours.