I ended my nearly two decade run of attendance by sitting out the affair in New Orleans.
The High Desert Hillbilly team from Farmington, New Mexico came in second.
The Goats N Stuff team led by pit boss David Fekri finished third.
In a stunner, the Waco Boys Cooking Team did not win best hospitality. That honor went to Cooking Old School led by Chris Medrano from Brady.
The Super Bowl portion of the event (where only previous grand champions can compete) was won by the Los Quatros Locos team from Brady.
The champion of the Rib Cook-Off was the Scrap Iron on Wobbly Wheels team from Voca.