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. Check out all the photos.
The 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