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Taste of Grand Rapids & Barbecue Competition

Grand Rapids, MI
07/24/2009 - 07/25/2009


Grand Champion: CancerSucksChicago.com
Reserve Champion: Motley Que Crew

Overall:
1 CancerSucksChicago.com
2 Motley Que Crew
3 Great Lakes BBQ & Feed C
4 Shigs in Pit
5 The Powers of BBQ
6 Extreme Roasters
7 Ole-Ken Chuckie BBQ Team
8 Smokin' Scotsmen
9 Jus' Blowin' Smoke
10 Captain Ron's Brew-n-Que
11 QUAU
12 KRE Smokers
13 Big Moe's BBQ
14 Bar-B-Que-Ski
15 Anchor City Smoke
16 Boogie Bar-B-Q
17 Wink's BBQ & Catering
18 Red, White and Que
19 Beale St. Smokehouse BBQ
20 Spruce Ridge Smokers
21 Up in Smoke & Chet Too
22 J-Lo's Smok'n Hot Butts
23 Real Grillers
24 Squirrel's 2 BBQ
25 BBQ ASAP
26 Rum River Rackaholics
27 Taters and Grits
28 Aww Hell
29 Port-A-Jon's BBQ
30 Born to Be Smokers
31 BBQ Mole
32 Pigs-N-Digs BBQ Team
33 The Simons Family BBQ
34 Hot, Smoky & Righteous
35 Cole Pepper
36 Sweet Racks BBQ
37 Smokin' Pigs
38 Smokin Irish Eyes
39 CherryHillMarketTeamPHAT
40 Rueben's Chuckwagon
41 Backyard Grill Master
42 Buffalo's BrothersBar-B-
43 Dragonspit
44 We-B-Q'n
45 Swine & Dandy


Chicken:
1 Great Lakes BBQ & Feed C
2 Shigs in Pit
3 CherryHillMarketTeamPHAT
4 CancerSucksChicago.com
5 Pigs-N-Digs BBQ Team
6 Extreme Roasters
7 Wink's BBQ & Catering
8 Cole Pepper
9 QUAU
10 Ole-Ken Chuckie BBQ Team
11 Captain Ron's Brew-n-Que
12 Real Grillers
13 Buffalo's BrothersBar-B-
14 Big Moe's BBQ
15 Motley Que Crew
16 J-Lo's Smok'n Hot Butts
17 Up in Smoke & Chet Too
18 Port-A-Jon's BBQ
19 Rum River Rackaholics
20 Born to Be Smokers
21 Smokin' Scotsmen
22 Swine & Dandy
23 KRE Smokers
24 The Powers of BBQ
25 Anchor City Smoke
26 Squirrel's 2 BBQ
27 Jus' Blowin' Smoke
28 Sweet Racks BBQ
29 BBQ ASAP
30 We-B-Q'n
31 Rueben's Chuckwagon
32 Smokin Irish Eyes
33 Boogie Bar-B-Q
34 Aww Hell
35 Taters and Grits
36 Bar-B-Que-Ski
37 Beale St. Smokehouse BBQ
38 BBQ Mole
39 Smokin' Pigs
40 Red, White and Que
41 Hot, Smoky & Righteous
42 Dragonspit
43 Backyard Grill Master
44 Spruce Ridge Smokers
45 The Simons Family BBQ


Ribs:
1 Bar-B-Que-Ski
2 Boogie Bar-B-Q
3 Red, White and Que
4 Jus' Blowin' Smoke
5 Great Lakes BBQ & Feed C
6 QUAU
7 The Powers of BBQ
8 CancerSucksChicago.com
9 Smokin' Scotsmen
10 Motley Que Crew
11 J-Lo's Smok'n Hot Butts
12 Big Moe's BBQ
13 Rum River Rackaholics
14 BBQ ASAP
15 Up in Smoke & Chet Too
16 Sweet Racks BBQ
17 KRE Smokers
18 Taters and Grits
19 Buffalo's BrothersBar-B-
20 Shigs in Pit
21 Beale St. Smokehouse BBQ
22 Anchor City Smoke
23 Ole-Ken Chuckie BBQ Team
24 Spruce Ridge Smokers
25 Backyard Grill Master
26 Captain Ron's Brew-n-Que
27 Extreme Roasters
28 The Simons Family BBQ
29 Wink's BBQ & Catering
30 We-B-Q'n
31 Squirrel's 2 BBQ
32 BBQ Mole
33 Cole Pepper
34 Dragonspit
35 Hot, Smoky & Righteous
36 Smokin' Pigs
37 Born to Be Smokers
38 Pigs-N-Digs BBQ Team
39 Real Grillers
40 Swine & Dandy
41 Rueben's Chuckwagon
42 CherryHillMarketTeamPHAT
43 Aww Hell
44 Port-A-Jon's BBQ
45 Smokin Irish Eyes


Pork:
1 Motley Que Crew
2 The Powers of BBQ
3 CancerSucksChicago.com
4 Extreme Roasters
5 Real Grillers
6 Port-A-Jon's BBQ
7 The Simons Family BBQ
8 Great Lakes BBQ & Feed C
9 Ole-Ken Chuckie BBQ Team
10 Aww Hell
11 Spruce Ridge Smokers
12 Taters and Grits
13 CherryHillMarketTeamPHAT
14 Anchor City Smoke
15 Shigs in Pit
16 Big Moe's BBQ
17 Rum River Rackaholics
18 Squirrel's 2 BBQ
19 Up in Smoke & Chet Too
20 Beale St. Smokehouse BBQ
21 Smokin' Pigs
22 Dragonspit
23 Smokin Irish Eyes
24 Boogie Bar-B-Q
25 Smokin' Scotsmen
26 Born to Be Smokers
27 Captain Ron's Brew-n-Que
28 Cole Pepper
29 Jus' Blowin' Smoke
30 QUAU
31 Wink's BBQ & Catering
32 Backyard Grill Master
33 Red, White and Que
34 Pigs-N-Digs BBQ Team
35 Hot, Smoky & Righteous
36 KRE Smokers
37 Rueben's Chuckwagon
38 Bar-B-Que-Ski
39 We-B-Q'n
40 BBQ Mole
41 J-Lo's Smok'n Hot Butts
42 BBQ ASAP
43 Sweet Racks BBQ
44 Buffalo's BrothersBar-B-
45 Swine & Dandy


Brisket:
1 KRE Smokers
2 Smokin' Scotsmen
3 Captain Ron's Brew-n-Que
4 Jus' Blowin' Smoke
5 Motley Que Crew
6 CancerSucksChicago.com
7 Shigs in Pit
8 Spruce Ridge Smokers
9 Aww Hell
10 Beale St. Smokehouse BBQ
11 Ole-Ken Chuckie BBQ Team
12 Anchor City Smoke
13 Bar-B-Que-Ski
14 Hot, Smoky & Righteous
15 Smokin Irish Eyes
16 BBQ Mole
17 The Powers of BBQ
18 QUAU
19 Red, White and Que
20 Extreme Roasters
21 Wink's BBQ & Catering
22 Squirrel's 2 BBQ
23 Big Moe's BBQ
24 Port-A-Jon's BBQ
25 Real Grillers
26 Born to Be Smokers
27 J-Lo's Smok'n Hot Butts
28 BBQ ASAP
29 Smokin' Pigs
30 Swine & Dandy
31 Boogie Bar-B-Q
32 Rueben's Chuckwagon
33 Up in Smoke & Chet Too
34 Great Lakes BBQ & Feed C
35 Pigs-N-Digs BBQ Team
36 Sweet Racks BBQ
37 The Simons Family BBQ
38 Dragonspit
39 Taters and Grits
40 Backyard Grill Master
41 Rum River Rackaholics
42 Cole Pepper
43 CherryHillMarketTeamPHAT
44 Buffalo's BrothersBar-B-
45 We-B-Q'n


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