KCBS Team Bios
JO-BAWB'S BBQYear Started: 2009
Lon & JoAnne Mitchell make up the team Jo-Bawb's BBQ from Rozet Wyoming, this is our 5th year competing. The caliber & quality of teams we compete against, we feel very lucky to have reached a national level and being invited to the World Food Championships in Las Vegas. We are very thankful to God & everyone that has help us with our achievements. To receive the trophy for Wyoming's High Point Team two years in a row and RGC in Grand Junction Colorado.
2013 Grand Champion & 180 Brisket score at the Hill City Wine Brew & BBQ in Hill City SD. with automatic invitation to the 2013 Jack Daniels Invitational. Grand Champion at Taste of Autumn BBQ Cook-Off in Spearfish, SD is among our highest personal accomplishments. (SO FAR)
Most wins in a year: 2
Biggest Wins: 2010 - 1st place chicken at the Colorado Pork and Hops Challenge with a perfect score of 180, 6th place brisket and 6th place overall.
4th place ribs at 2010 Colorado State BBQ Championship at Craig CO.
7th Brisket, ribs, 9th chicken and 9th overall at 2010 Worland Wyoming State BBQ.
2011 - 4th Overall - Boats, Bands and BBQ, Pueblo, CO
9th Overall, 2nd Place Ribs - Griller's Cup, Laramie, WY
4th Overall, - Smokin' on the Prairie, Gillette, WY
7th Overall, Wyoming Highest Point Team, 2nd Place Ribs - Wyoming State BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival Worland, WY
2012 - 3rd Overall - Griller's Cup, Laramie, WY
6th Overall - Montana State BBQ, Billings, MT
3rd Overall & Wyoming Highest Point Team, - Wyoming State BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival Worland, WY
9th Overall - Smokin' Brew BBQ Parker, CO
Reserve Grand Champion - Colorado Pork & Hops Challenge Grand Junction, CO
4th Overall - Florence Eureka Days-Kick in the Butt Florence, CO
2013 - 9th Overall - Sam's Club National BBQ Tour, Thornton, CO
8th Overall - Pony Express BBQ Challenge, Gothenburg, NE
8th Overall - North Platte Honky Tonk Barbecue Festival, North Platte, NE
10th Overall - Royal Gorge Holy Smoke BBQ Showdown, Canon City, CO
4th Overall - Montana BBQ Cook-Off, Absarokee, MT
10th Overall - Griller's Cup, Laramie, WY
6th Overall - Smokin' on the Prairie, Gillette, WY
3rd Overall - Montana State BBQ Championships at Montana Fair, Billings, MT
7th Overall - 9th Annual Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, Worland, WY
Grand Champion & 180 Brisket Score - 1st Annual Hill City Wine, Brew & BBQ, Hill City SD
3rd Overall - Best of the West BBQ Fest, Sheridan, WY
7th Overall - Colorado Pork and Hops Challenge, Grand Junction, CO
Grand Champion - Taste of Autumn BBQ Cook-Off, Spearfish, SD
Sponsors: Freund Construction, Gillette, WY.
Lifestyle Homes, Gillette, WY.
Teton CADD Inc., Rozet, WY.
Claude's Welding, Gillette, WY