Competition Teams

Southern Q is all about building the best equipment at affordable prices with the competition cook in mind. The measure of our success is the number of teams who are winning every weekend with entries cooked in our smokers and prepared in our trailers. Here we recognize some of the teams that are succeeding with Southern Q as a part of their secret recipe for award winning barbecue:

QSB - Multiple Grand Champion and 180 pin winner

Que'n, Stew'n & Brew'n - Kennesaw, GA

Founder Scott's team is currently in contention for the top spot in the Georgia Barbecue Championship and in the KCBS Team of the Year top ten.

Pitmaster: Scott Smith
Team Members:  Christopher Smith
Smoker: Southern Q 500 Water Smoker
Trailer: Southern Q  Porch Trailer 8x25
Recent Wins: Grand Champion, Rome, GA
  Grand Champion, Young Harris, GA
  Grand Champion, Gulfport, MS
  Grand Champion, Euharlee, GA
  180s: Canton, Euharlee, Tupelo, Fulton...

The Pit Crew - Peachtree City, GA

In 2011, Tina and Bobby boaught a new trailer and classic TNT gravity fed smoker, and moved up from cooking backyard.  When they decided to upgrade their smoker, it was to another Southern Q model, a Limo in their signature yellow of course!

Pitmaster: Tina Cannon
Team Members: Bobby Cannon & Cody
Smoker: Southern Q Limo
Trailer: Customized 16' cargo
Recent Wins: $10,000 Winner, American Grilled "Southern Char" episode
Grand Champion, Barnesville GA (FBA)
  Grand Champion, Daphne AL (SAMS)
The Pit Crew - GA
Reserve Grand, The Jack, 2012

Swiggin' Pig - Nashville, TN

Barry, his father and Riley the Golden Retriever have been a fixture on the KCBS circuit for many years. Known for preparing steaks at Friday night cook's potlucks, Barry was instrumental in the development of the custom Southern Q grill.

Swiggin' Pig's Limo Elite took them all the way to The Jack in 2012, and brought home the Reserve Grand!

Pitmaster: Barry Johnson
Team Members: Mike Johnson & Riley
Smoker: Southern Q Grill, Southern Q Limo
Trailer: Custom triple axle 5th wheel cargo
Recent Wins: Grand Champion, McMinnville, TN
Grand Champion, Henderson, TN (SAMS Regional)
  Reserve Grand Champion, Jack Daniel's World Championship 2012

Smokin' Aces Crap Shoot BBQ - Grand Haven, MI

As the owner of, Mark spends a lot of time testing competition barbecue products. When he decided to switch to cooking hot & fast, he chose a Southern Q 250 water smoker - a perfect fit for his toy hauler RV.

Pitmaster: Mark Rasmussen
Team Members: Kate Rasmussen
Smoker: Southern Q 250 Water Smoker
Trailer: Toy hauler
Recent Wins: Reserve Grand Champion, Marne MI
Grand Champion, Auburn Hills, MI
Grand Champion, Newaygo, MI
Smokin' Aces Crap Shoot BBQ
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