There is no set rules here. What hurts you most is that you don't have a track record. Don't feel alone there are alot of teams in the same boat including us. Alot of sponsors we have talked to want to see championships under your belt so we are in the same boat.
(Brewmaster and Pitmaster)
BBQ Team: Lawn Guyland Smokers
Brewery: Black Dog Brewery
"Sam I Am": XL Big Green Egg
"R2 and D2": Twin 22" Weber Smokey Mountains
Custom Made Automated Souped Up Sabco