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

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No chance of a Steve Harvey/ Oscars moment here: The winners are... (KTRK)

The winners of the 2017 Houston Livestock Show Rodeo World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest were announced Saturday afternoon.



It was a barbecue bucket list item checked off for Darren and Sherry Warth of Iowa's Smokey D's BBQ. The husband and wife duo from Des Moines, Iowa, took home the overall grand champion cooking team award, Saturday, March 4.

"My dream was to win Houston, and here it is," said Darren Warth. "I've been on every major barbecue stage and nothing compares to Houston."

Here is the complete list of winners:

Grand Champion - Iowa's Smokey D's BBQ
First Runner Up - Top Hand Cookers 2
Second Runner Up - Roadkill BBQ Company 2

Brisket
Champion - Roadkill BBQ Company 2
First Runner Up - Roadkill BBQ Company 1
Second Runner Up - Jack Daniels Barrelhouse Cookers 1

Ribs
Champion - Iowa's Smokey D's BBQ
First Runner Up - Top Hand Cookers 2
Second Runner Up - Wild Game Crew 1

Chicken
Champion - Washington County Go Texan
First Runner Up - Bulldog Mountain Cooking Crew
Second Runner Up - Bottomless Pit Cooking Team 1

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

Dutch Oven
Champion - Fowl Feathered Cookers
First Runner Up - 100.3 The Bull
Second Runner Up - Brisket Cases
Specialty Awards
Most Colorful Team - PBR Cookers
Runner Up Most Colorful Team - Houston First Corporation
Go Texan Most Colorful - Falls County Go Texan
Runner Up Go Texan Most Colorful - Metro Go Texan, Gridiron Cookers
Most Unique Pit - Lost Village Cooking Team
Runner Up Most Unique Pit - Shelby County Go Texan
Best Team Skit - Brazos County Go Texan
Runner Up Best Team Skit - Devil's River Mountain Men
Cleanest Team Area - Floyd Morrow & Larkin
Runner Up Cleanest Team Area - Clifton Chevy Cookers

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