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Colorado BBQ Challenge

Awards & Results

Women receiving awards at BBQ Challenge

2018 Colorado BBQ Challenge Winners

People’s Choice

1st- Golden Toad
2nd- Big Daddy’s Texas BBQ
3rd- Rat’s WoodShack BBQ


Grand Champion (1st Place) – Porky Butts BBQ
Reserve Grand Champion (2nd Place) – Shake’n Bake BBQ
3rd- Gettin’ Basted
4th- Clark Crew BBQ
5th- Woody’s Q Shack
6th- Wabash BBQ
7th- 913 BBQ
8th- Lucky’s Q
9th- Proud Souls Barbecue
10th- Shig Ninja BBQ


1st- Smokejumpers
2nd- 1-2 BBQ
3rd- The Mighty Quinns
4th- Q Live Crew BBQ
5th- Proud Souls Barbecue
6th- Big Daddy’s Texas BBQ
7th- Midnight Smokers
8th- Bigs Meat Wagon 5
9th- Bigs Meat Wagon
10th- Lost Weekend Grill


1st- Shake’n Bake BBQ
2nd- Porky Butts
3rd- Gettin’ Basted
4th- Proud Souls Barbecue
5th- Lucky’s Q
6th- Backdraft BBQ
7th- Wabash BBQ
8th- Woody’s Q Shack
9th- Brickhead BBQ
10th- Social Smokers BBQ


1st- The American Dream BBQ
2nd- Porky Butts
3rd- Clark Crew BBQ
4th- Burntout BBQ
5th- Uncle J’s
6th- Midnight Smokers
7th- Lucky’s Q
8th- Gettin’ Basted
9th- Woody’s Q Shack
10th- Smokin Hot BBQ

Pork Ribs

1st- Shake n’ Bake BBQ
2nd- Clark Crew BBQ
3rd- Old Style BBQ
4th- Brickhead BBQ
5th- Porky Butts
6th- Smokin’ Triggers
7th- D-5 BBQ Team
8th- 3 Lil’ Mac’s BBQ
9th- Porky’s Pit Crew
10th- Social Smokers BBQ


1st- Porky Butts
2nd- Wabash BBQ
3rd- 913 BBQ
4th- Shake ‘n Bake BBQ
5th- Gettin’ Basted
6th- Rubbin it & Lovin it BBQ
7th- The American Dream BBQ
8th- Grinder’s BBQ
9th- Big Daddy’s Backyard BBQ
10th-Kraze-E’s BBQ

Side Dish

1st- Billy Gromers BBQ
2nd- Proud Souls Barbecue
3rd- Ball Park BBQ
4th- Mountain Lyon Cafe Extreme BBQ
5th-Big’s Meat Wagon 2
6th- Q’Tang Clan 2
7th- Big Daddy’s Texas BBQ 2
8th- Midnight Smokers
9th- Kennedy Craft Barbecue
10th- The Mighty Quinns


1st- Woody’s Q Shack
2nd- Carnivores BBQ 3
3rd- Carnivores BBQ
4th- The Mighty Quinns
5th- Clark Crew BBQ 2
6th- 1-2 BBQ
7th- Team Danny (Special Ingredient) 3
8th- Carnivores BBQ 4
9th- Big’s Meat Wagon 2
10th- Team Danny (Special Ingredient)


1st- Team Danny (Special Ingredient)
2nd- Gettin’ Basted 3
3rd- Gettin’ Basted 2
4th- Z’s Salsa 1
5th- Gettin’ Basted
6th- Mountain Lyon Cafe Extreme BBQ
7th- Midnight Smokers 3
8th- Porky Butts BBQ
9th- Z’s Salsa 2
10th- Proud Souls Barbecue

Anything Goes

1st- Q’Tang Clan
2nd- Billy Gomer’s BBQ
3rd- Porky’s Pit Crew
4th- Midnight Smokers 2
5th- Carnivores BBQ
6th- Q’Tang Clan 2
7th- Kennedy Craft BBQ
8th- The Original Smoketrotters
9th- Ball Park BBQ
10th-  Team Danny (Special Ingredient)

Kids Q 5-10 Years

1st- Gaven McGlaun (Lucky’s Q)
2nd- Molly Leighninger (Gettin’ Basted)
3rd- Emily Burnett (Q’Tang Clan)
4th- Kate Burnett (Q’Tang Clan)
5th- Ellie Leighninger (Gettin’ Basted)
6th- Tatum Scheer (Shake N’ Bake BBQ)
7th- Kayleigh McBreen (3 Lil’ Mac’s BBQ)
8th- Taylor Sheer (Shake n’ Bake BBQ)

Kids Q 11-15 Years

1st-Alex Luster (BBQ Mama)
2nd- Samantha Dominguez (D-5 BBQ Team)
3rd- Bradley Metzger (Daddy’s Backyard BBQ)

4th Annual Firefighter Cook-Off 

The 4th Annual Firefighter/Sheriff Cook-Off was held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 as a part of the 25th Annual Colorado BBQ Challenge. The Summit County Sheriff’s Department was new to the competition.

Red, White and Blue Fire Rescue, Summit Fire & EMS and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, went head to head competing at the grills for a 1st place prize of $1,000 for their favorite charity and a 2nd place prize of $500 for their favorite charity. Red, White and Blue Fire Rescue won 1st place, Summit Fire & EMS won 2nd and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office came in 3rd.