YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The first Holy Smokes Backyard Tri-Tip Competition took place Saturday.
The all-day block party featured vendors and local BBQ food trucks along Main Street in Downtown Yuma.
Backyard BBQ enthusiasts competed for cash prizes by either grilling or smoking their tri-tip that would be submitted for judging.
Papa Sekaz won first place in the competition and went home with a trophy and a $1,000 cash prize.
"This is a Veteran-owned business. I run it with my wife and kids. It's something that I put my heart and soul into," said Francisco Poo, owner of Papa Sekaz.