Photos & Results: First Responders Barbecue Delights Judges and Contestants
SAN ANGELO, TX -- When Tom Green County Constable Mike Magee first thought about holding a barbecue cook-off for first responders, he thought he might have ten teams participate.
As word spread and Magee chose the park at the end of Spillway Rd. at Lake Nasworthy, dozens of teams clammored to participate in the first annual charitable event to benedfit Aden Snider.
Saturday, 33 teams competed in Barbecue jalapeno poppers, chicken, ribs and brisket on a beautiful afternoon under the pecan trees in the rarely used park.
Jalapeno poppers were judged at 11 a.m. followed each hour by chicken, ribs, then brisket.
Several police officers, Sheriff's Deputies, firefighters and volunteers were on hand to enjoy the event.
Results were released after the final competition Saturday and are as follows:
1st Riverbank BQ - Jimmy Martin
2nd Circle H BBQ - Chris Hall
3rd Just Wingin It - Ricky Weidner
1st West Texas Smokehouse - Kevan Amonett
2nd Dr. Chillies BBQ - David Page
3rd Wally Digs - Jason Wall
1st Just Wingin it - Ricky Weidner
2nd Cowboys Cooking - Rico Vargas
3rd. Grill Billies - Travis Mohler
1st. Circle H BBQ - Chris Hall
2nd Riverbank BBQ - Jimmy Martin
3rd Texas Smoke - Daniel Rodriguez
The first annual First Responders barbecue raised $4,398.00.
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