The 7th Annual Hub City BBQ Cook-off, presented by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and Suddenlink West Texas, awarded the best BBQ in the Hub City Thursday afternoon.
There were 89 teams entered this year, which included professional, corporate and amateur/student experience levels. The BBQ takes place in front of the Chamber office at Broadway & Ave. L and this year it was extended down Broadway to Ave. N to include the First United Methodist Church Family-friendly area.
Honors were presented to the following:
Other (which includes any meat other than brisket or ribs)
Professional 1st - Ashmore and Associates Insurance Agency
Professional 2nd - Budweiser/Bud Light - Standard Sales
Professional 3rd - David Rogers Homes
Corporate 1st - Lone Star State Bank
Corporate 2nd - Westech Electric, Inc.
Corporate 3rd - City Bank
Amateur/Student 1st - Texas Tech Meat Science
Amateur/Student 2nd - Bash Riprock's
Amateur/Student 3rd - Designs In Thread
Professional 1st - Budweiser/Bud Light -Standard Sales
Professional 2nd - Xcel Energy/Weems Cattle Co.
Professional 3rd - Overhead Door Company of Lubbock - Commercial
Corporate 1st - Lubbock Credit Wholesale Team No. 1
Corporate 2nd - Acme Electric
Corporate 3rd - Buffalo Springs Lake
Amateur/Student 1st - Exit Reality - Ken Harlan
Amateur/Student 2nd - Designs In Thread
Amateur/Student 3rd - Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.
Professional 1st - Overhead Door Company of Lubbock - Commercial
Professional 2nd - Lone Star Decorating
Professional 3rd - Lubbock Criminal District Attorney's Office
Corporate 1st - Lubbock Credit Wholesale Team No. 2
Corporate 2nd - Aim Bank
Corporate 3rd - South Plains Mall
Amateur/Student 1st - Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.
Amateur/Student 2nd - Custom Electronics
Amateur/Student 3rd - BoDart Recruiters
Best Decorated Booth - Plains Cotton Cooperative Association
Source: Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
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