World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest 2019 Winners Announced

February 23, 2019

World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest 2019 Winners Announced


More than 250 barbecue teams competed at the 2019 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest, presented by Comcast Business, Feb. 21 – 23, 2019. On Saturday night, one team was named Overall Grand Champion Team — Operation BBQ Relief.


Over the course of three days, teams from across Texas and the world competed for championship titles in the following categories: Brisket, Ribs, Chicken, Go Texan and Dutch Over Dessert.


The 2019 World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest winners are:

  • Grand Champion Overall – Operation BBQ Relief
  • Reserve Grand Champion Overall – Hill County Go Texan
Brisket
  • Champion – Circle D-A Cookers
  • Second Place – Operation BBQ Relief
  • Third Place – Hill County Go Texan
Ribs
  • Champion – Gulfstream
  • Second Place – Bottoms Up Cookers
  • Third Place – Lignon & Dill BBQ Team
Chicken
  • Champion – Metro Go Texan 2/Cypress Boys
  • Second Place – Texan Cowtown Cook
  • Third Place – Damnifino Team
Go Texan
  • Grand Champion – Hill County Go Texan
  • Reserve Champion – Lavaca County Go Texan
Dutch Oven Dessert
  • Champion – Tejas Barbacoa
  • Second Place – Cold River Cattle Co. Barbeque Team
  • Third Place – Texas Night Owls
Specialty Awards
  • Best Façade – Holy Cow Cookers
  • Go Texan Best Façade – Cherokee County Go Texan
  • Best Overall Theme – Floyd, Morrow & Larkin
  • Go Texan Best Overall Theme – Metro Go Texan 1 – Gridiron Cookers
  • Best Recycling – Blowin’ Smoke
  • Go Texan Best Recycling – Grimes County Go Texan