Record Breaking Bar-B-Que Weekend

Houstonians had a great time at the Bar-B-Que this weekend.   With plenty of great food, excellent bands and good weather the Livestock Show and Rodeo Bar-B-Que Cook-Off had record crowds.   Click here to check out all the photos.

trans Record Breaking Bar B Que WeekendThe Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest experienced record crowds, breaking the 2010 attendance record of 221,229 people. More than 400 barbecue teams participated in the 2011 World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest, Feb. 24 – Feb. 26.

Champions were named in several categories. The 2011 winners were:

Overall Grand Champion – San Antonio Invitational Team – Texas Pepper Jelly

Champion Chicken – Rotten Wood Cookers

Champion Ribs – Goose Creek BBQ 1

Champion Brisket – San Antonio Invitational Team – Texas Pepper Jelly

Go Texan Best Barbecue – Freestone County Go Texan BBQ

Most Colorful Team – Holy Cow Cookers

Go Texan Most Colorful – Nueces County

Most Unique Pit – Pitmaker

Best Team Skit – Cooked on a Pitmaker

Cleanest Team Area – Floyd Morrow & Larkin

Go Texan Recycling – Austin County

Recycling – Blowin’ Smoke

Dutch Oven Dessert Contest – Hoot County Saloon 2

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