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BBQ Pitmasters 2013

Starts June 2, 2013

BBQ Pitmasters Season 5

 

Thirteen weeks of barbecue battles to a semi final and grand finally with huge cash prizes and endorsements!

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Episodes


bbq pitmaster stage with lang 36 models
Myron with a Lang BBQ Smoker on the Pitmaster set


Episodes

guest judge bubba baker
Guest Judge
Al "Bubba" Baker

Episode 1: When Pigs Fly

Aired: 6/02/13

BBQ Pitmasters Champion Competitors:
David Bouska, Eric Thomas, and "Big Jim" Modesitt


Guest Judge: Al Baker


Challenge: Spare Ribs and Pork Butt


Competition: Smokin' in the Square Festival, Pensacola, Fl

 


David Bouska
David Bouska
Chandler, OK
Bulcher BBQ
Jim
"Big Jim" Modesitt
San Franscisco, CA
Big Jim's BBQ

Eric Thomas
Atlanta, GA
The Rolling Grill


guest judge Chris Lilly
Guest Judge
Chris Lilly

Episode 2: Por-ken for Dinner

Aired: 6/09/13

BBQ Pitmasters Champion Competitors:
Sara Horowitz, Chuck Baker, and Mark "Pig Daddy" Little


Guest Judge: Chris Lilly


Challenge: Whole Chicken and Whole Pork Shoulder


Competition: 12th Annual Hog Wild Festival, Mobile, AL

 

 


Sara Horowitz
Sara Horowitz
El Paso, TX
Nacho Mama
Chuck baker
Chuck Baker
Lynchburg, TN
Barrel House BBQ
Mark Little
Mark "Pig Daddy" Little
Winston-Salem, NC
Team Bibs


guest judge arron franklin
Guest Judge
Arron Franklin

Episode 3: Everything is Beefier in Texas

Aired: 6/16/13

BBQ Pitmasters Champion Competitors:
Glenn Gross, Garry Roark, and Michael Character


Guest Judge: Arron Franklin of Franky BBQ


Challenge: Beef Ribs and Beef Shoulder


Competition: Rodeo Austin in Austin, Texas


Winner: Michael Character


Glen Gross
Glenn Gross
Phily, PA
Fat Jacks BBQ
Garry Roark
Garry Roark
Yazoo City, MS
Ubons BBQ of Yazoo
Michael Character
Michael Character
Aoairsville, GA
Character Famous BBQ



guest judge arron franklin
Guest Judge
William "Bubba" Latimer

Episode 4: BBQ Border Battle

Aired: 6/23/13

BBQ Pitmasters Champion Competitors:
Andy King, Jeff Vanderlinde, and Scott Lane


Guest Judge: William "Bubba" Latimer


Challenge: Buffalo Brisket/ Pork Loin


Competition: Border Brawl at Slidell, LA


Winner: Jeff Vanderlinde


Andy King
Andy King
Templeton, MA
The Basty Boys
Jeff Vanderlinde
Jeff Vanderlinde
Delano, MN
Shiggin' and Grinnin'
Scott Lane
Scott Lane
Hugglescote, Leichestershire, UK
Piggy's UK



guest judge chris lilly
Guest Judge
Chris Lilly

Episode 5: Race to the Finish

Aired: 6/30/13

BBQ Pitmasters Champion Competitors:
Rob and Amy Bagby, Jennifer and Tommy Duncan, and Tommy and Lisa Houston


Guest Judge: Chris Lilly


Challenge: Baby Back Ribs, Whole Turkey


Competition: Couples battle, Martinsville Speedway in Virginia


Winner: Rob "Rub" and Amy Bagby


Jennifer Duncan
Jennifer Duncan
Gilbert, AZ
Smoked to the Bone
Rob Bagby
Rob "Rub" Bagby
Winter Haven, FL
Swamp Boys
Scott Lane
Tommy Houston
Martinsville, VA
Checkered Pig



The winner joins special guest Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in pit row.



guest judge melissa cookston
Guest Judge
Melissa Cookston

Episode 6: Kicking It in KC

Aired: 7/7/13

BBQ Pitmasters Champion Competitors:
Lynnae Oxley, brothers Cody and Colby Archie, and Danny Coogle


Guest Judge: Melisa Cookston


Challenge: Turkey legs, Brisket


Competition: Smoke in the Spring BBQ Contest in Osage City, KS


Winner: Lynnae Oxley on a Lang BBQ Smoker


Lynnae Oxley
Lynnae Oxley
Portland, OR
Sugar's BBQ
Cody Archie
Cody Archie
East Prairie, MO
Lulu's BBQ
Danny Coogle
Danny Coogle
Kennisaw, GA
Pit Bulls Up in Smoke


Lyannae wins on her Lang BBQ Smokers Smoker Cooker.



guest judge melissa cookston
Guest Judge
Melissa Cookston

Episode 7: A NY State of 'Cue

Aired: 7/14/13

BBQ Pitmasters Champion Competitors:
Jamie Geer, Rich Tuttle, and Stump McDowell


Guest Judge: Melisa Cookston


Challenge: Chicken Wings, Pork Belly


Competition: New York City BBQ Cookoff


Winner: Stump McDowell


Jamie Greer
Jamie Greer
Burleson, TX
Jambo Pits Cooking Team
Rich Tuttle
Rich Tuttle
Kansas City, MO
K Cass Bar-B-Que
Stump McDowell
Stump McDowll
Elko, GA
Stump's BBQ Team




guest judge danielle diva-q dimovski
Guest Judge
Danielle "Diva Q" Dimovski

Episode 8: Champions Q-Off

Aired: 7/21/13

BBQ Pitmasters Champion Competitors:
Mark West, Rod Gray, and Corey Brinson


Guest Judge: Danielle "Diva Q" Dimovski


Challenge: Brisket, Flats


Competition: Barnesville BBQ and Blues Festival


Winner: Rod Gray


Rod Gray
Rod Gray
Kansas City, KS
Pellet Envy
Corey Brinson
Corey Brinson
Fayetteville, NC
Fatback's BBQ & Rib Shack
Mark West
Mark West
Hernando, MS
10 Bones BBQ


Corey Brinson cooking on his Lang 48 Hybrid Deluxe




guest judge danielle diva-q dimovski
Guest Judge
Danielle "Diva Q" Dimovski

Episode 9: O-Cue-Homa

Aired: 7/28/13

BBQ Pitmasters Champion Competitors:
Robbie Royal, Howie Kleinberg, and Jack Waiboer


Guest Judge: Danielle "Diva Q" Dimovski


Challenge: Country style ribs, beef tri-tips


Competition:Bixby BBQ and Blues Festival


Winner: Robby Royal


Robby Royal
Robby Royal
Sycamore, GA
Rescue Smokers
Jack Waiboer
Jack Waiboer
Charleston, SC
Common Interest BBQ
Howie Kleinberg
Howie Kleinberg
Miami, FL
Bulldogs BBQ




David Bouska
David Bouska
Chandler, OK
Butcher BBQ
Michael Character
Michael Character
Adairsville, GA
Character's Famous BBQ
Mark "Pig Daddy" Little
Mark "Pig Daddy" Little
Winston-Salem, NC
Team Bibs



See summaries of the Semi Finals - Episodes 10, 11, and 12 and the Grandchampship.

For more information about the BBQ PITMASTERS series go to www.FaceBook.com/bbqpitmasters