Originally Posted by G$
You answered it yourself.
Many competitors do EVERYTHING THEY CAN to remove any trace of randomness to their whole process. THEY DO NOT WANT RANDOM JUDGING. They want what they consider fair and equal judging.
For the record, I am not personally saying this is my point of view, but it is a point of view of many very excellent competition barbeque teams.
yes, fair and equal per judge. we're talking per table, know what i mean?
the use of random in this thread isn't what your'e thinking.