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KY State BBQ Festival People’s Choice Awards

People’s Choice Awards Announced

People's Choice Awards Ceremony at 2012 KY State BBQ Festival

Brad, Landon and Cindy Simmons, Melissa Cookston, Shelly Hunt, Moe Cason, Carey Bringle and Craig Kimmel on stage for People’s Choice Awards Ceremony at 2012 KY State BBQ Festival.

Melissa Cookston of Yazoo Delta Q BBQ Team and Owner of Memphis BBQ Co. in Horn Lake, MS took 1st Place honors for Best Pulled Pork in the 2012 KY State BBQ Festival People’s Choice.

Once again, Firehouse BBQ takes Best Looking Rig and Best Looking Team. The Firehouse BBQ rig is a thing of beauty and Craig and his crew have really nice shirts :-).

Best Team Spirit went to Carey Bringle’s Peg Leg Porker Team with Carey leading the way throughout the weekend.

  1. Best Pulled Pork – Memphis BBQ Co./Yazoo Delta Q BBQ Team
  2. Best Looking Rig – Firehouse BBQ
  3. Best Team Spirit – Peg Leg Porker
  4. Best Looking Team – Firehouse BBQ

Congratulations to our winners and out undying gratitude for your helping to make the 2012 Kentucky State BBQ Festival a rousing success.

Although People’s Choice balloting is blind by necessity, the matchup of which letter corresponded to which team was posted shortly after the voting ended at 4PM Saturday. For anyone who missed it, here is the list of teams with their corresponding ballot letter.

On the People’s Choice ballot, teams were:

  1. Desperados BBQ, Angola, NY
  2. Firehouse BBQ, Deland, FL
  3. Ponderosa BBQ, Des Moines, IA
  4. Yazoo Delta Q / Memphis BBQ Co., Horn Lake, MS
  5. Peg Leg Porker, Nashville, TN
  6. Lucky Dog BBQ, Danville, KY

We know some of you have ideas on how the People’s Choice could be improved and we welcome your suggestions. Just comment below to be heard.

2 Responses

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  2. Jennifer

    Provide folks with the name of the BBQ they selected as their favorite, so they can spend their money at that rig instead of guessing which one to buy from. To keep it fair – only provide the info after they have voted, and only for their pick.

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