Hog Jam 2012 – Results

Hog Jam 2012 Results

A foggy morning gave way to a beautiful fall day filled with the aroma of BBQ in the North Georgia Mountains on Saturday, October 13, 2012. Professional and backyard teams worked tirelessly through the evening  Friday and all day Saturday to compete for the thousands of dollars in prize money.

In its inaugural year, the Presenting Sponsor for Hog Jam 2012 was Forty Creek Whisky. All members of the BBQ teams, sponsors, judges, vendors, and board members of the sanctioning body, Georgia BBQ Association, enjoyed a Friday night welcome reception sponsored by Forty Creek Whisky and Kinetic Telecom Services. The reception featured hors’d oeuvres prepared by Chef Bill Minkert and the Copperhead Culinary Team as well as an open bar featuring Forty Creek Whisky. Live music by 12 Gauge Persuaders kept the teams up and dancing until it was time to get to the work they had come for – BBQ!

On Saturday, vendors lined the covered front porch of the Lodge, along with a large display set up by Harley Davidson of Cartersville, another event sponsor. Patrons were able to shop with vendors, enjoy a plate of BBQ donated by Bi-Lo, Blairsville, GA and prepared by Smokey Q BBQ, Blairsville, GA and listen to live music by Modern Vinyl and Mike Watson Blues Band.

Over $6,000 in prize money was awarded to the best teams. Results were as follows:

Grand Champion – Jethro’s Cooking Crew, Richland, GA

Reserve Champion – Smokinwilly Squealers, Barney, GA

Professional Results:

Ribs – 1st place – Jethro’s Cooking Crew, Richland GA

Ribs – 2nd place – Bubba Grills, Haddock, GA

Ribs – 3rd place – Smokinwilly Squealers, Barney, GA

Pulled Pork – 1st place – Smokinwilly Squealers, Barney, GA

Pulled Pork – 2nd place – Onsite Ribs, Jackson, GA

Pulled Pork – 3rd place – The Pampered Pig, Blackshear, GA

Pork Loin – 1st place – Jethro’s Cooking Crew, Richland, GA

Pork Loin – 2nd place – Bubba Grills, Haddock, GA

Pork Loin – 3rd place – The Pampered Pig, Blackshear, GA

Backyard Results:

Grand Champion – Diggin Que, Rome, GA

Reserve Champion – Rollin Smoker, Cumming, GA

Ribs – 1st place – Diggin Que, Rome, GA

Ribs – 2nd place – Screaming Eagle BBQ, Tiger, GA

Ribs – 3rd place – Rollin Smoker, Cumming, GA

Pulled Pork – 1st place – Diggin Que, Rome, GA

Pulled Pork – 2nd place – Screaming Eagle BBQ, Tiger, GA

Pulled Pork – 3rd place – Rollin Smoker, Cumming, GA

Pork Loin – 1st place – Wilbur’s Been Smokin’ Somthin’, Woodstock, GA

Pork Loin – 2nd place – Rollin Smoker, Cumming, GA

Pork Loin – 3rd place – Diggin Que, Rome, GA

Ancillary Results:

Sauce – Onsite Ribs, Jackson, GA

Brunswick Stew – Smokinwilly Squealers, Barney, GA

Wild Game – Onsite Ribs, Jackson, GA

Dessert – Rufus Smokehouse BBQ, Stockbridge, GA

Bloody Mary – Onsite Ribs, Jackson, GA

The Lodge at Copperhead and the Georgia BBQ Association wish to thank the generous sponsors who made this event possible. Forty Creek Whisky, Kinetic Telecom Service, Lawbike.com, Harley Davidson of Cartersville, RUWebby, LLC, Straight Count Choppers, Biker Barn, Holiday Inn Express, Bi-Lo, Blairsville, GA, TH Griffith Agency, Inc., Visual Outdoor Advertising, Elder Financial Services – Nationwide Insurance, Mountain View RV Resort, Blairsville Cinema, and United Community Bank. Without your support this event would not have been possible, and we thank you!

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