Our 2012 Competitor Pro Teams

Prior Year's Pro Teams

Note: Challengers are listed in the order their registration form/entry fees are received

Squat and Gobble BBQ

We are a husband and wife team from Las Vegas, Nevada. Our goal is to produce the best barbecue while having fun with friends & family. The atmosphere at barbecue competitions is exhilarating and we look forward to competing in the Best Dam Barbecue in Boulder City!

BBQ Junkie

We are a Boulder City homegrown team and it’s our 3rd Best Dam Barbecue! Our best finish are 5th in ribs at Lake Havasu and 3rd in ribs at last year’s Best Dam Barbecue. Our team members are: Dan Fox, Kelly Allen, Bill White and Richie Ellington!

The BBQ Nerds

No information provided.

All Sauced Up

No information provided.

Knock Ur Sox Off BBQ

We are a husband & wife team competing in our 2nd year. We had 6 top ten finishes in our 1st year and are very excited for this new year. With the support of Fire Magic Grills, we are fired up and ready to go!

The Smokin' B.A.R.

Bill & Christine Huggins’ The Smokin’ B.A.R. is an award winning Competition BBQ Team that also does BBQ catering. Founded in 2008, our express purpose is to enlarge the “backyard bbq” experience & make it available to the public. Visit Website.

Trailhound Smokers BBQ

Trailhound Smokers BBQ was started in March of 2010; we are a family team plus our mascot (Timm, Crystal, Scott, Chris, Christy & Cassy). We built our first smoker out of an old Knaack job site tool box. We competed once with it before moving up to a custom built RK250 from East Texas Smoker. We competed in a total of 12 contests last year in four different states NV, AZ, UT & CA. We enjoy the family time and the good friends that come with BBQ and BBQ contests. We are a proud member of NVBBQ, KCBS, IMBBQA & AZbarbeque. Visit Website.

Master of Disaster

Master of Disaster BBQ team is a 4th year team based out of Santa Ana, CA. In 2011, we won our first Grand Championship in Vista, CA at the Vista Smokin Q Classic. In 2011, we were also chosen in the Jack draw to represent California!

Sin City Smokers

We are a small family team – we have been involved with the Best Dam Barbecue since it started. We have 7 years on the competition circuit and always look forward to the Best Dam Barbecue!

Bullpen BBQ

Bullpen BBQ is a new team from Henderson, Nevada and this will be their first time at the Best Dam Barbecue!

Montana Q (formerly Mua BBQ & Co.)

Montana Q crew are fun, hard working team-players. We thrive to give the best customer service and serve the best food in the Northwest. You will always see this team with a “can do Mua” attitude.

Piggy D's BBQ

Piggy D’s BBQ is a husband/wife competition team. We have been competing for 7 years, winning GC in California and Montana, RGC in Oregon and RC in Washington. Piggy D’s BBQ has also competed at the American Royal and Jack Daniels Invitational!

Voodoo ZomBque

We are a group of friends that banded together in the summer of 2011 to throw our bones into the competitive BBQ pit. We might get a trophy or two. We might win actual cash money. We will definitely have a few adventures!

Poppa Naps BBQ

No information provided.

Cooters Country Catering

We are a weekend catering company after 23 years as a chef and have some top 10 finishes and a few first places in single categories, still hoping for that first GC!

Bourbon Boys BBQ

This will be our third year in a row cooking at the Best Dam Barbecue Challenge!

Ozark Mountain BBQ

No information provided.

Pope's Backyard BBQs

Pope’s Backyard BBQ is a family team, consisting of myself (Kenny), my wife and our two daughters. We started competing four years ago.

Left Coast Q

California’s 2010 Rookie of the Year, 2011 Chicken Team of the Year and currently ranked #5 in the KCBS rankings (as of 4/10/12). We are a friends and family team from Banning, CA — we love to compete in CA, AZ and NV – there are so many great people out here in the West!

Great Basin Cooking Company

No information provided.

Satisfied Hogs

No information provided.

Big Poppa Smokers

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Loot N'Booty BBQ

Our first competition was in September 2009 and since then we have 1 Grand Champion, 2 Reserve Grand Champions, and multiple Top 10 Calls in all four meats. We have competed in AZ, CA, NV, MO, and Tijuana, Mexico. This will be our first time in Boulder City!


B & B BBQ is in its 1st year of competition, we completed our 1st competition at the Sam’s Club event and finished 11th overall with 2 calls - 10th in ribs & 5th in brisket. We love hanging out with our families BBQ’N. With the support from our families, we hope to get some hardware in this event!

T & J Backyard BBQ

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Bam Bam’s BBQ is an award winning competition BBQ team offering vending and catering services in Az. Ut. and surrounding areas…but more importantly, they were a last minute addition to our lineup and took GRAND CHAMPION at our event!