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1st Competition this weekend

FatMikeFatMike Posts: 464
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
Did my first competition this weekend at the county fair. It was a bit intimidating seeing all these big bbq rigs, teams of 4 with their matching shirts. Of course the 2 big BBQ restaurants in the county were there too. I only had a large egg, a digiQ, lots of beer and my wife to help drink the beer. We cooked all four categories. Chicken, Ribs, Butt and Brisket. My goal for the weekend was I didn't want to finish last. SO this was shocking...............
Grand Champion
Awards and prizes: 1st in chicken, 1st in ribs, 4th in butt, 2nd brisket a $400 dollar check, 2 new tables, a 10x10 EZ-up canopy, 2 zero gravity lounge chairs. Damn I love my egg!


  • Wow! Those are pretty cool! I hope to cook like that one day B)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Wowwwwwwwwwwwwwww Mike Felicidades to you mi amigo well deserved!!!!
  • EGGRPhEGGRPh Posts: 178
    Congrats Mike! That is awesome that you beat all of the big BBQ rigs. A great testimonial to the BGE itself and to your skill. Keep it up!

    Stef in Brunswick, Oh.
  • Outstanding
  • Congratulations. Now to keep on going!
  • FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
    Too cool!!!!! A hearty congratulations.
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 7,895
    Ha! The matching shirts must've just LOVED you!!! Excellent work - quite impressive!
    Central Connecticut 

    "Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic." Bourdain
  • Congrats.........I hope to try that someday
  • AWESOME !!!
  • Congrats. That is awesome.
  • WOW Mike, that's incredible! That's got to be a great feeling!

  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    Awesome! I bet your hooked now.
  • Dude, that rocks! Congrats!
  • You're making this look too easy! Wow, congrats to you and the wife. Always looking for a good competition tip...what type of beer you drinking? LOL



    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,365
    That friggin rocks Mike!!!!! Nice job man!!! Woooohoooo!!!! You got paid to do what you love. B) :laugh:
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  • LDDLDD Posts: 1,225
    looks like you cleaned up... great job
    context is important :)
  • GrumpaGrumpa Posts: 861
    WTG Mike and a big congrats! I love it when an underdog rises to the top B)
  • Wow, that is amazing, Mike. A huge congratulations is in order!

    Great job.
  • Gollllllly! Shut Up! Man o Man! Great for you! I bet you couldn't walk through any doorways because your head was so big. :woohoo: Congrats to you and your wife and your BGE. B) Tim
  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,406
    You were spectacular, and didn't even know it. The big 'Q restaurants prolly are putting your pic on a dart board! :laugh:

    Great work. The trophies look grand.
  • "Sparky""Sparky" Posts: 6,024
    Way to go Mike :woohoo: Congrats ;)
  • looks like there are more competitions in your future! Congratulations!
  • WOW!!! Congratulations!!!!
  • ibandaibanda Posts: 439
    Wow Wow Wow!!

    Cooking all 4 categories on one Large Egg and winning Grand Prize on your first competition!! Amazing!
    "Bacon tastes gooood, pork chops taste gooood." - Vincent Vega, Pulp Fiction
  • That is really awesome! You must be very proud... Congratulations!! :woohoo:
  • BashBash Posts: 1,011
    Congratulations - looks like quite an accomplishment. You did all that on just one large?
  • Impressive!
  • congrats :) impressive
  • rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
    Nice job ! Rock on
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