Author Archives: Pete Semadeni

2016 Season gearing up

I know I’ve been terrible at keeping this site updated, and for that I apologize.  It’s now April of 2016 and the team is gearing up for the season.  Pending funding approval, our fist contest may end up being in … Continue reading

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2015 season is upon us

Here we are just a month away from the Lenexa BBQ battle and I finally got this website working again.  Honestly I didn’t even know it was not working because I had previously forwarded the domain to our Facebook page … Continue reading

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2013 American Royal Recap

Well, apparently I’ve been slacking.  I’ve posted all our stats and thanks on the facebook page but completely forgot to update this page.  For those that only follow this blog I apologize for keeping you in the dark.  It certainly … Continue reading

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Rain and BBQ just don’t mix well.

Was out at the Sprint Campus tonight setting up for tomorrows competition and trying to beat the massive rain storm headed our way.  Well that didn’t happen but at least we got most of the preliminary work done and only … Continue reading

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Goin to the Royal…

We now have confirmation that our bid for the lottery was accepted and we’ve been assigned a spot.  It’s not a great spot as far as visibility but we’ll do whatever we can to make the best of it.  We’re … Continue reading

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Labor Day 2013

Over the Labor Day weekend we catered for the attendees of the Kansas City Building Trades Labor Day Parade and competed in the first annual Greater Kansas City Labor Day BBQ Cook Off.  It was a fantastic weekend with warm … Continue reading

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Results from the Great Lenexa BBQ Battle

For a bunch of Electricians with little to no restaurant or professional cooking training we did pretty damned well today at the Great Lenexa BBQ Battle. We placed 86th in the overall and beat notable names such as Squeal of … Continue reading

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Lenexa is Coming

The 2013 Great Lenexa BBQ Battle is just around the corner and we want to remind everyone that we WILL be competing.  This will be the first outing for the new team so we’re cutting our teeth on a fairly … Continue reading

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New season and a new team.

As most will be able to notice, we’ve had to change our domain name from ibewsmokinsparkys.info to ibewsmokinsparkys.us due to a miscommunication with our provider.  We’ve also had some pretty major reconstruction within our ranks.  Our Chairman Charlie Burton has … Continue reading

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