2019 Competition Winners


The Kora Shriner’s would like to thank all that came to the Kora Kare for Kids Ride-In and BBQ Competition. We appreciate the Widows Sons leading a very scenic motorcycle ride through the valley and the local and Kora ATV clubs for leading a ride to Devils Den. The Hillbilly Corn hole tournament was busy with everyone having fun. Our Shriner’s Hospital patients had a blast in the Kids BBQ contest and were happy to meet their supporters. Our guest “Kechi” was a pleasure to have at the event. Her amazing story of recovery and her beautiful voice was truly a very special treat. The weather was perfect at the Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds with plenty of excitement in the air, along with the smell of great BBQ. Our main attraction drew 36 Professional competition BBQ teams to Hiram, Maine to compete for prize money and KCBS points. Thank you to Chad and Nicole Humphrey for coordinating a great competition. Below is a list of the winners and where they are from.


KCBS Competitors
Grand Champion                         $1,400       Insane Swine BBQ / Worcester, MA.
Reserve Champion                      $800          Big Raz BBQ / Melrose, NY
1st Place Chicken                          $300         Amazie Q / NH.
2nd Place Chicken                        $200         Fire Down Below / Mansfield, MA.
3rd Place Chicken                        $150          Rhode Hog BBQ / Cumberland, RI.
4th Place Chicken                        $100         Smokin’ Hoggz BBQ / Abington, MA.
5th Place Chicken                        $75            Insane Swine BBQ / Worcester, MA.
1st Place Pork Ribs                      $300         Amazie Q / NH.
2nd Place Pork Ribs                    $200         Insane Swine BBQ / Worcester, MA.
3rd Place Pork Ribs                     $150          North Pole BBQ / Montreal, Canada
4th Place Pork Ribs                     $100          Big Raz BBQ / Melrose, NY
5th Place Pork Ribs                     $75            T-Bone BBQ / Taunton, MA.
1st Place Pork Shoulder            $300           Rhode Hog BBQ / Cumberland, RI.
2nd Place Pork Shoulder           $200           Ack-Que / New Canaan, CT.
3rd Place Pork Shoulder            $150          Paddy McQ’s BBQ / Danvers, MA.
4th Place Pork Shoulder            $100          Qshanty / Raynham, MA.
5th Place Pork Shoulder            $75            Big Raz BBQ / Melrose, NY
1st Place Brisket                          $1,800        Pikes Pits / Billerica, MA.
2nd Place Brisket                        $200          Smokin Aces / Monson, MA.
3rd Place Brisket                         $150           Old Virginia Smoke / Bristow, VA.
4th Place Brisket                         $100           Fire Down Below / Mansfield, MA.
5th Place Brisket                         $75             Big Raz BBQ / Melrose, NY


SCA Steak Grilling
1st Place Steak cook-off       $500   Fire Down Below / Mansfield MA.
2nd Place Steak cook-off     $300   Grand Smoke Railroad BBQ / Gloucester, MA.
3rd Place Steak cook-off     $200    Dr Pearls Medicinal Smoke /  Rutherford NJ.


People’s Choice
Open category (Any Item)       $200        Matt Allen / China ME.
Closed Category (sausage) Hammer Stahl Knifes (Tied) Bill Minahan and Owen
All 1st, 2nd and 3rd place KCBS and SCA  winners also received a Laser engraved Hammer Stahl knife trophy


Kids-Q Competition
1st Place: Double J’s BBQ
2nd Place: Kora Kid BBQ ***
3rd Place: Ccla Jr.
4th Place: Butter Beans
5th Place: Burger Queen
*** (Shriner Patient mentored by Luke Darnell of Old Virginia Smoke / World Champion BBQ Pit Master)


Hot Wing Eating Contest
Champion:   Richard Hodgdon of Hiram, ME
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