• Backwoods Smoker Competitor with Heat Diverter

Backwoods Smoker Competitor with Heat Diverter

SKU:    Many in stock

Built for cooking contests, the Backwoods Competitor meets the need for larger capacities while needing portability for those looking to do catering or compete in the KCBS circuit, or a MIM contest. This unit is in stock and ready to ship!

The Backwoods Competitor has 8 racks measuring 19 1/2″ square, spaced 3 inches apart. The Competitor can handle 16 Boston Butt’s, or 8 full briskets. It can hold 21 slabs of St Louis Style ribs with all the racks inside of it.

The standard Backwoods Competitor comes with stainless doors and latches, the new low profile smoke stack, non removable water pan and splatter guard.


Outside dimensions:
25″ deep plus 2 1/2″ for the thermometer and latches
53″ tall plus 2 1/2″ for stack
20″ wide

Inside dimensions:
20″ deep
33″ tall cooking chamber
20″ wide

8 – 3″ apart
19 1/2″ deep
19 1/2″ wide
1/8″ Nickel plated round bar


Call Mark at 9018311451 or mark@ssomd.com for an exact shipping quote


Standard features:
Permanent water pan
Stainless steel doors
2″ insulation
Commercial fire grate
Splash guard
Pre-drilled Caster bolt hole pattern on the bottom of the 3 inch feet

Cooking degrees: (approx) 180 to 300

Amount of Charcoal: (approx) 12 to 18 lbs.

Cooking time: (approx) 6 to 10 hours {Depending on the temperature used for cooking}

Meat: (approx)
Six 12 lb. turkeys
22 to 26 slabs of baby back ribs
8 to 12 briskets
16 to 18 Boston butts


  • Heat diverter $60
  • Auto Water $775
  • Auto Gas $2403
  • Convection $1235
  • Castors $213 {they will raise the smoker up 6″}
  • Stand:
    Permanent $165 {This will be welded to the bottom of the smoker in place of the three-inch feet.}
    Removable $310 {This will be bolted to the existing bolt hole pattern on the bottom of the feet.}
    *We prefer not to go over a total of 16 inches in total height on the bottom of the smoker.
  • Cover $120
  • Tie down handles $85 {1″ d-rings for your ratchet straps}
  • Racks $50 {additional racks can be added}
  • Sliders $35 {additional sliders can be added, these are what your racks rest on and slide in and out on}
  • BBQ Guru Digi Q DX 2 $302 {this includes the adapter door and the 10 CFM fan}