2017 Teams

We are proud to announce our 2017 Our Lady of Victory Holy Smokes BBQ competition teams. Keep checking back for more team announcements.


Smokin’ 4 Play (Ted Campbell) – Springboro, OH (Returning 2016 Holy Smokes Ribs champion)

Grey Street BBQ (Nathan Dexter) – Avon, IN (#16 in the 2016 KCBS Team of the Year standings)

Velvet Smoke (Matt Schneider) – Harrison, OH (Returning 2016 Holy Smokes grand champion)

Smokey Joe’s (Joe Sigmon) – Cincinnati, OH

Tire Smoke BBQ (Luke Legatt) – East Liberty, OH

Old Virginia Smoke (Luke Darnell) – Bristow, VA (KCBS 2016 recipient of the Carolyn Wells Ambassador Award and #33 in the 2016 KCBS Team of the Year standings)

Smokin’ Dudes BBQ (Nathan Wainscott) – Cincinnati, OH (Top 10 finish overall in Holy Smokes 2016)

Charlie’s Grilling Service (Charlie Kennel) – Oxford, OH

D’Vine Swine (Mike Robbins) – Cheviot, OH (Holy Smokes 2016 – 4th place Brisket, 7th place Pork and top ten in People’s Choice)

Team Crawford (Roger Crawford) – Atlantic, IA

Big Dogg BBQ (Mario Ramirez) – Cincinnati, OH (Holy Smokes 2016 – 2nd place Chicken, 5th place Brisket, 6th place Ribs and 5th place Overall)

Burning Pig BBQ (Dan Hurst) – Westerville, OH

Charlie Que BBQ (Charlie Rowe) – Cincinnati, OH

Ale Yeah BBQ (Chris Pannell) – Delaware, OH (Holy Smokes 2016 – 8th place Ribs, 3rd place Pork and 1st place People’s Choice)

Swines of Anarchy (Eric Neufarth) – Cincinnati, OH

Mountain Williams BBQ (Tem House) – Florence, KY

Smoking Bad (Brent Hammons) – Cincinnati, OH (Holy Smokes 2016 – 5th place Ribs and 7th place People’s Choice)

Extra Mile BBQ (Peter Golob)

Brothers of Ohio BBQ (Chad Graybill) – Batavia, OH

Brotha K’s BBQ (Tad A Kehl) – Vincent, OH

High on the Hog (Shawn Surber) – Leesburg, OH (Holy Smokes 2016 – 10th place Ribs, 5th place People’s Choice, 4th place Pork, 3rd place Brisket, 1st place Chicken and 3rd place Overall)

Shut Your Pie Hole (Jim Deters) – Cincinnati, OH (Holy Smokes 2016 – 9th place Brisket)

Hans Schwein (Beau Breiner) – Cincinnati, OH (OLV grad, Beau Breiner)

The Notorious P.I.G. (John Abaray) – Louisville, KY

Retired SalesGuy BBQ Co. (Chris Shodd) – Ravenna, OH

Billy Ray BBQ (Matt Loviolette) – Chicago, IL

Dubtown Smokers (Ryan Greene) – Wilmington, OH (Holy Smokes 2016 – 4th place Chicken, 1st place Brisket and 4th place Overall)

Neons BBQ (Micah Carter) – Cincinnati, OH

Bark Brothers BBQ (Todd Wernicke) – Columbus, OH

Buckshot Malone’s Pig Shack (Jeff Hite) – Gallatin, TN

Backyard Kuisine (Ricky Thomas) – Clarksville, TN

Fergolicious BBQ (Richard Fergola) – Gardner, KS (Featured team on the fifth season of BBQ Pitmasters)






Updated 1/18/17