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Greg and his wife, Tricia Barry, of West (Credit: Chris Ware)

Greg and his wife, Tricia Barry, of West Islip, competing as Team BigBarryQ, prepare their chicken entry during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren state competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren

Contestants compete in the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren in Manorville.

Mary Cavanaugh, center, of East Moriches, eats barbecue
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Mary Cavanaugh, center, of East Moriches, eats barbecue from RUB restaurant during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Kansas City Barbecue Society judge Richard Nightingale bites
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Kansas City Barbecue Society judge Richard Nightingale bites into a chicken entry during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Brisket and beans served by RUB restaurant during
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Brisket and beans served by RUB restaurant during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren N.Y. State BBQ competition in Manorville. (Aug. 8, 2011)

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Joe Corrente, of Islandia, competing with JC's Bar-B-Que
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Joe Corrente, of Islandia, competing with JC's Bar-B-Que Catering, smokes chicken during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Eric Devlin, of Dix Hills, competing with The
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Eric Devlin, of Dix Hills, competing with The Grill Scouts, prepares a pork entry during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

The Grill Scouts barbecue team, prepares its rib
(Credit: Chris Ware)

The Grill Scouts barbecue team, prepares its rib entry during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

The Grill Scouts barbecue team, prepares its rib
(Credit: Chris Ware)

The Grill Scouts barbecue team, prepares its rib entry during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

A team prepares its chicken entry during the
(Credit: Chris Ware)

A team prepares its chicken entry during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

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Trophies to be awarded for winning ribs, chicken,
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Trophies to be awarded for winning ribs, chicken, brisket and or pork entries during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Ethan, 13, and his father, Chris Hart, of
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Ethan, 13, and his father, Chris Hart, of Hopkinton, Mass., competing as IQUE, celebrate their trophy won during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Ethan, 13, and his father, Chris Hart, of
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Ethan, 13, and his father, Chris Hart, of Hopkinton, Mass., proudly show their trophy won during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Greg Barry and his wife, Tricia, of West
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Greg Barry and his wife, Tricia, of West Islip, competing as Team BigBarryQ, prepare their chicken entry during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Kansas City Barbecue Society judge Jennifer Barrows examines
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Kansas City Barbecue Society judge Jennifer Barrows examines a chicken entry during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

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Greg and his wife, Tricia Barry, of West
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Greg and his wife, Tricia Barry, of West Islip, competing as Team BigBarryQ, prepare their chicken entry during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren state competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Patrick Gaeta, left, of Wading River, smiles after
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Patrick Gaeta, left, of Wading River, smiles after winning first place for a chicken entry with his team Early Mornin' Smokin' during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Steve Cuomo, of Nissequogue, competing with Fat Guys
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Steve Cuomo, of Nissequogue, competing with Fat Guys in a Little Smoke, cleans his grill during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Paul Hettesheimer, 16, of Glen Rock, N.J., competing
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Paul Hettesheimer, 16, of Glen Rock, N.J., competing with Pig Man and the Sounder sponsored by Sussex Meat Packer, prepares ribs during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Paul Hettesheimer, 16, of Glen Rock, N.J., competing
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Paul Hettesheimer, 16, of Glen Rock, N.J., competing with Pig Man and the Sounder sponsored by Sussex Meat Packer, prepares ribs during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

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Brittany Allen, of Islip, eyes her boyfriend's barbecue
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Brittany Allen, of Islip, eyes her boyfriend's barbecue during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

Barbecue entries are displayed for judges during the
(Credit: Chris Ware)

Barbecue entries are displayed for judges during the 2011 Battle of the BBQ Brethren competition in Manorville. (Aug. 7, 2011)

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