Winners of the Houston Rodeo Bar-B-Que contest announced

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image ktrk"><span>KTRK</span></div><span class="caption-text">The World Championship BBQ Cook-off is the kickoff to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More than 250 Bar-B-Que teams competed in the contest.</span></div>
The winners of the 2016 Houston Livestock Show Rodeo World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest were announced Saturday afternoon.

The three-day event ended Saturday with three international teams competing for the first time. Bulldog Mountain Cookin' Crew 2 of Houston took home top honors as overall grand champion.

"The feeling is indescribable," Wells said. His advice for future aspiring champions, "Just love your product, cook it low and slow, and never stop trying."

Here is the complete list of winners:


Overall Grand Champion - Bulldog Mountain Cookin' Crew 2
First Runner Up - Washington County Go Texan
Second Runner Up - Xtreme Texas Cookers 4

Brisket
Champion - Xtreme Texas Cookers 4
First Runner Up - Cool Smoke (2015 Jack Daniel's Invitational Winner)
Second Runner Up - Valero Texas Gasoline Alley Cookers 1
Ribs
Champion - Bulldog Mountain Cookin' Crew 2
First Runner Up - Comcast Business 4
Second Runner Up - Grills Gone Wild Iowa (2015 American Royal Winner)

Chicken
Champion - Washington County Go Texan
First Runner Up - Bulldog Mountain Cookin' Crew 3
Second Runner Up - Damnifino Team 3

Go Texan
Go Texan Best Barbecue - Washington County Go Texan
Runner Up - Lavaca County Go Texan

Dutch Oven
Champion - Jasper County Go Texan
First Runner Up - Red's Young Guns
Second Runner Up - Refugio County Go Texan

Specialty Awards
Most Colorful Team - Holy Cow Cookers
Runner Up Most Colorful Team - Devil's River Mountain Men
Go Texan Most Colorful - Metro Go Texan 4 - Road Dog Cookers
Runner Up Go Texan Most Colorful - Jasper County Go Texan
Most Unique Pit - Fowl Feathered Cookers
Runner Up Most Unique Pit - Lost Village Cooking Team
Best Team Skit - Brazos County Go Texan
Runner Up Best Team Skit - Holy Cow Cookers
Cleanest Team Area - Chevy Cookers
Runner Up Cleanest Team Area - Limestone County
Go Texan Recycling - Calhoun County
Recycling - Brisket Cases
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