2015 Barbeque Cookers Winners
2015: Q-Factor (Grand Champion)
2015 - Q-Factor (Grand Champion)


During Bloomin' Barbeque & Bluegrass, Sevierville plays host to barbeque cook teams from all across the United States. If you've never tasted award-winning competition barbeque, you're in for a treat.

The Bloomin' Barbeque & Bluegrass Cook-Off is a Tennessee State Championship Competition and is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.

Sevierville BBQ Cook Teams Application
2015 - SWIGGIN'PIG (Reserve Grand Champion)
2015 - SWIGGIN'PIG (Reserve Grand Champion)


For complete 2015 competition results, Click Here.


Check out photos from our Past Competitions or our winners gallery below.

BBQ Cooker Winners Gallery



2016 Cook Teams
  1. Bar-B-Q 101 — Greg Huddleston, 105 Redwood Road, Clinton, TN 37716, 865-898-3433
  2. BBQ UP — Russ Lannom, 148 Sunset Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-330-9857
  3. Caught By The Fire — Bryan Edwards, 11736 Yarnell Road, Knoxville, TN 37932, 865-389-6183
  4. Carolina BBQ — Ned M. Beck, 7366 Mobley Lane, Connelly Springs, NC 28612, 828-446-2781
  5. Carolina Rib King — Solomon Williams, 1730 Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29440, 864-356-5050
  6. Checkered Pig — Tommy Houston, 1014 Liberty Street, Martinsville, VA 24112, 276-732-3154
  7. Contagious Q — Sean Mikel, 264 Timberland Circle, Kingsport, TN 37664, 423-310-2523
  8. Cookin' Possums — Len Kamper, 204 Brancroff Circle, Knoxville, TN 37920, 865-216-4568
  9. Critter Cookers — Randy Sexton, 7570 George E. Horn Rd, Nashville, TN 37221, 615-673-1424
  10. Dirty Ol' Butt Slappers — Tom Greer, 1217 Park Glen Road, Knoxville, TN 37919, 865-661-1573
  11. Firehouse Smokers TN — Michelle Zinneman, 9720 Clift Road, Straw Plains, TN 37871, 865-258-3450
  12. Fowl Butt BBQ — Jan Mitchel, 1304 Eagle Glen Court, Decatur, IN 46733, 260-437-2453
  13. Governor's BBQ — Gary Roberts, 1615 NW Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, 615-715-5277
  14. Grillin' Gangsters — Rook Williams, PO Box 323, Epworth, GA 30541, 706-632-5150
  15. Grillz Gone Wild — Gary Hubbs, PO Box 509, Grays Knob, KY 40829, 606-273-4424
  16. Hamouflage — Greg Forderhase, 4045 Hitching Post Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, 865-659-3124
  17. Hoggy Bottom Boys — Rusty Edwards, 1945 Horse Creek Park, Chuckey, TN 37641, 423-257-3100
  18. Jack's Old South — Myron Mixon, PO Box 25, Unadilla, GA 31091, 229-806-5225
  19. Jerry's Tender Butt BBQ — Jerry Tomlinson, 140 Gravely Road, Kingsport, TN 37665, 423-246-4442
  20. K-Town Daddy's BBQ — "Bubba" Roy Oller, 1155 Matlock Shores, Loudon, TN 37774, 865-242-0584
  21. Killer BBQ — Tom Hash, 118 Willows Ridge Court, Johnson City, TN 37601, 423-773-4274
  22. KnoxVegas BBQ — Sam Rockholt, 642 Liverpool Lane, Knoxville, TN 37920, 865-414-2800
  23. Last Smoker Standing — Gene Venable, 705 South Sherbrooke Circle, Mt. Carmel, TN 37645, 423-534-8877
  24. Late Night Whiskey Smokers — John & Marsha Hale, PO Box 199, Lynchburg, TN 37352, 931-247-5540
  25. L&N Barbecue — Joey Hubbs, PO Box 182, Harlan, KY 40831, 606-273-1305
  26. Molloy's BBQ — John Molloy, 6243 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921, 865-643-6090
  27. Meat Misters — Joey Allen, 3865 Mt Elmira Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165, 502-297-1503
  28. Nibble Me This — Chris Grove, 8505 Old Towne Court, Knoxville, TN 37923, 865-659-1699
  29. Paradise Que — Greg Edmonds, 7216 Turnborrow Lane, Knoxville, TN 37918, 865-712-8109
  30. Pass That Smoke BBQ — Darren "Cujo" Sanders, 4435 Johnson Road, Birchwood, TN 37308, 423-453-8443
  31. Pig Bossman — Michael Matthews, 4204 Elvis Presley Drive, Milton, FL 32583, 850-791-8587
  32. Pull My Meat — Jan Allen, 226 Littlebrook Circle, Rockford, TN 37853, 865-382-2528
  33. Q-Factor — Mark Whitamore, 160 B.H. Graybeal Lane, Johnson City, TN 37601, 423-483-3232
  34. River Road Grillbillies — Jeff Thompson, 116 Garlington Drive, Kingston, TN 37763, 423-400-4332
  35. Rocky Top Barbeque — Walt Moulton, 830 A.A. Deakins Road, Jonesborough, TN 37659, 423-341-4411
  36. Seymour Smokers — Robert and Denise Ballard, 215 Freda Dale Circle, Seymour, TN 37865, 865-256-3265
  37. Smoke It If Ya Got It — Jim Gelston, 9916 South 28th Street, Kent, WA 98030, 866-816-7454
  38. Smoke On This — Jackie Price, 895 Shipley Lane, Lenoir City, TN 37772, 865-310-3277
  39. Soggy Bottom Smokers — Henry DeVault, 10415 Rutledge Pike, Corryton, TN 37721-4418, 865-719-8251
  40. Sons of Smoke — Chris Freels, 304 Cedar Street, Loudon, TN 37774, 865-719-2782
  41. Swiggin' Pig — Barry Johnson, 416 McCreary Road, Lebanon, TN 37090, 615-476-3939
  42. Uncultured Swine — Kelly & Rhonda Snyder, 405 Colonial Street, Jefferson City, TN 37760, 865-414-0512
  43. Under The Radar-TN — Allen Clem, PO Box 5002, Kingsport, TN 37663, 423-502-6282
  44. W.V. Loc-N-Loaded — Jason Boggess, 3139 Poindexter Road, Fraziers Bottom, WV 25082, 304-552-0197
  45. Warren County Pork Choppers — Donny Bray, 1719 Jenkins Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101, 270-843-2168
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