Arlington BBQ FallFest draws crowds and cooks

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Arl-BBQ-2015-logoThe Arlington BBQ FallFest typically draws thousands of attendees, and visitors to the Oct. 2-3 event this year got to enjoy the festival atmosphere, see contestants brave their way through searing hot peppers and find out who gets this year’s top barbecue honors.

Pro BBQ Teams

Winners in this year’s pro category include the following kings and queens of the grill.

Whole Hog

  • First place, Victory Lane BBQ
  • Second place, Will-Be-Que BBQ Team
  • Third place, Sweet Swine O’Mine
  • Fourth place, Party Q
  • Fifth place, Southern Hoggers

Shoulder

  • First place, Victory Lane BBQ
  • Second place, Smoke Master
  • Third place, Party Q
  • Fourth place, 901 Q
  • Fifth place, Southern Hoggers

Rib

  • First place, Serial Grillers
  • Second place, 901 Q
  • Third place, Rib-Ka-Teers
  • Fourth Place, Meat Drink and Be Merry
  • Fifth Place is Sweet Swine of Mine

Grand Champion, Pro Teams: Victory Lane BBQ

Challenger BBQ Teams

Winners on the challenger teams included the following.

Shoulder

  • First place, Dang She’s Swine
  • Second place, Moonlight Smokers
  • Third place, Boarhouse Smokers
  • Fourth place, Sweat Hogs
  • Fifth place, Phat Chance

Rib

  • First place, Pork Illustrated
  • Second place, Phat Chance
  • Third Place, Camp Slauterhouse
  • Fourth place, Killer Grillers
  • Fifth place, Camo Cookers

Grand Champion, challenger teams: Dang She’s Swine

Pepper-eating contest

The 2015 competition to consume jalapeno after jalapeno was blistering hot, and organizers overlooked capturing the name of the first-place winner in the Arlington Computers Jalapeno Eating Contest.

Second place went to Matthew Stokes, and Robbie West was third.