Smokin’ Aces Wins BBQ Cook-Off Championship

Posted by – Shawn Keenan, Assistant City Planner

The City of Auburn Hills held its 8th Annual State Championship Barbecue Cook-Off on June 24th and 25th.  The cook-off, which was part of the Auburn Hills Summerfest event, was sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.  Thirty teams competed in all four categories including chicken, pork ribs, pork and brisket for the coveted Grand Championship title.  This year the City had four teams from Ohio and one team from Georgia competing in the event.

2016 BBQ Competition

8th Annual Auburn Hills State Championship Barbecue Competition

Congratulations to the 2016 Grand Champions – SmokinAces@TheBBQSuperStore.com, from Spring Lake, Michigan.  They will now be considered for participation in the two largest invitational BBQ contests in the world, the American Royal in Kansas City, and the Jack Daniel’s World Championship BBQ Invitational in Lynchburg, Tennessee.

Auburn Hills Barbecue Cook-Off Contest Results (Top 5)

Overall Rankings

  1. SmokinAces@TheBBQSuperStore.com (Grand Champion)
  2. Slippery Pete’s BBQ (Reserve Champion)
  3. Spittin’ Feathers BBQ
  4. OMG-BBQ-TX
  5. Bavarian Smoke
Grand Champ

Grand Champion – SmokinAces@TheBBQSuperStore.com

Chicken

  1. OMG-BBQ-TX
  2. Stinky D’s
  3. Slippery Pete’s BBQ
  4. iBQ’N@TheBBQSuperStore.com
  5. Mac Attack BBQ
Reserve Champion

Reserve Champions – Slippery Pete’s BBQ

Pork

  1. SmokinAces@TheBBQSuperStore.com
  2. Rubbed, Smoked and Sauced BBQ
  3. Aww Hell
  4. J & B’s BBQ
  5. iBQ’N@TheBBQSuperstore.com

Brisket

  1. Smokin’Aces@TheBBQSuperStore.com
  2. Slippery Pete’s BBQ
  3. Bavarian Smoke
  4. Bad Wolf BBQ
  5. Spittin’ Feathers BBQ

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS AND SUPPORTERS

Genisys Credit Union – Parkways of Auburn Hills – DTE Energy – Mayo Welding – Sonesta ES Suites – ITC Holdings – Meijer – Duffy’s Pub – Little Caesars – Secrest Wardle – Plante Moran – Broners – The River Church – Community Impact Church – Parkside A Modern American Bistro