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

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Monday, February 29, 2016

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- 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

BrisketChampion - Xtreme Texas Cookers 4

First Runner Up - Cool Smoke (2015 Jack Daniel's Invitational Winner)

Second Runner Up - Valero Texas Gasoline Alley Cookers 1

RibsChampion - Bulldog Mountain Cookin' Crew 2

First Runner Up - Comcast Business 4

Second Runner Up - Grills Gone Wild Iowa (2015 American Royal Winner)

ChickenChampion - Washington County Go Texan

First Runner Up - Bulldog Mountain Cookin' Crew 3

Second Runner Up - Damnifino Team 3

Go TexanGo Texan Best Barbecue - Washington County Go Texan

Runner Up - Lavaca County Go Texan

Dutch OvenChampion - Jasper County Go Texan

First Runner Up - Red's Young Guns

Second Runner Up - Refugio County Go Texan

Specialty AwardsMost 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