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'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest Winners Announced

'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest Winners Announced

COBB COUNTY, GA -- The "Fun in the Park" Photo Contest, hosted by the Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, is over for 2010.

This year marked the largest turn-out in the contest's history. Over 280 photos, all of which were taken in Cobb parks, were submitted in the three categories.

With so many great photos submitted, the panel of eight judges had a difficult time selecting the winners.

Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival Crowns Champions

The Right Stuff Team won $2,000 in cash, a Big Green Egg cooker, a one-of-a-kind ceramic trophy and bragging rights as State Champions in the Georgia State Championship Barbeque Cookoff and Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) sanctioned competition. They took home additional cash and prizes in other judging categories, including 1st place in the beef brisket category and 5th place in the pork category as well as 1st place in the Anything Butt competition.

B.S. Pitmeisters was Reserve Grand Champion, winning $1,500 in cash and a trophy.

The category winners for each of the four professional categories are as follows:

Chicken - TNT Southern BBQ
Ribs: Mrs T’s BBQ
Pork: Dust’n & Rub’n Cooking
Brisket: The Right Stuff BBQ

In amatuer competition, the Georgia Boys BBQ team won the Backyard BBQ contest. Sweet Rack BBQ took 1st Place in the peach dessert contest.