The 4th annual “Guys Who Grill” competition was held on Saturday, March 15, and was again a huge success.
Now in its fourth year, this unique event is open to the public and features teams competing in grilling, smoking, and barbecuing categories.
The estimated attendance was over 650 people, with 13 teams participating.New grilling teams and returning favorites cooked a variety of meats to sample, including ribs, brisket, chicken, tri-tip, pulled pork, tacos and more.
The winning teams were the Mayorinators who won in two categories, “Beef” and “Pulled Pork;” Ace Hardware Grillers in the “Pork” category; Gospel Outreach Grillers’ wings won best in the “Chicken” category; and El Ranchero won in the Other category for their smoked tacos!
The Los Cab Brats won Best Marketing/Promotion for their apparel and booth set-up. The State of Colorado won the Inter-State Challenge for the second year in a row!
The big winner of the afternoon was Team Sonora, who won the “People’s Choice Award,” with over $900 raised. All proceeds from the People’s Choice Award goes directly to arts education programming at the Webb Center.
“Guys Who Grill” is presented by the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts. All proceeds from the event benefit the Webb Center’s “Arts for Kids” educational programs. This year over $15,000 was raised, including contributions from the Inter-State Challenge.