Thank You Sponsors, Partners, Volunteers and Attendees


The second annual Silicon Valley Pig Jig which took place on Saturday, October 5th 2019 at Excite Ballpark was a huge success! Live music, line dancing, beer garden, craft vendors and kids zone kept attendees busy while corporate sponsors participated in a friendly amateur BBQ competition. All proceeds raised benefit NephCure Kidney International.


  • Andy Schatzman from Devcon Construction was this year’s Honorary Chairman
  • Over 1,500 attendees
  • 28 patient families attended – Two families from Chicago and one from Colorado Springs.
  • 28 teams participated in the BBQ competition
  • Approximately 150 volunteers to ensure that the event ran smoothly
  • Core committee of 22 dedicated volunteers
  • Live music from Haley & Michaels, Teddy Robb, Seaforth, Robert Counts and Chris Giles, COO of the Oakland A’s
  • Shopping from local artisan vendors
  • Local brews in the Beer Garden
  • Great family fun in the Kids Zone
  • Amazing support from our sponsors and in kind donors

2019 BBQ Results

The BBQ pit was a happening place on Saturday, October 5th as teams competed in a friendly BBQ competition. Team members, guests and VIP attendees were able to visit the pit and watch the teams in action.

Teams competed in four categories – tri-tip, ribs, wild card and overall. Entries were judged by a panel of California BBQ Association judges.

Grand Champions 2019 – Rosendin Electric

overall grand champions

1st place: Rosendin Electric

2nd place: Veregy Consulting

3rd place: Alpine Electronics

4th place: Communication & Control

5th place: Joseph J Albanese

Veregy Consulting – Best Tri-Tip

Top Winners Tri-tip

1st place: Veregy Consulting

2nd place: Preston Pipelines

3rd place: Joseph J. Albanese

4th place: Rosendin Electric

5th place: Alpine Electronics

Rosendin Electric – Best Ribs

top winners ribs

1st place: Rosendin Electric with a perfect score of 180 points

2nd place: Munne Pig Roasting Company

3rd place: Veregy Consulting

4th place: West Coast Sheet Metal

5th place: Backyard Boys

Joseph J. Albanese – Best WildCard

Top winners wildcard

1st place: Joseph J Albanese 

2nd place: Silicon Valley Mechanical

3rd place: Environmental Systems Inc

4th place: Communication & Control

5th place: Frontier Ford

Elcor Electric – Best Tailgate

best tailgate – voted by nephcure patients

1st place: Elecor Electric – with a Game Day set including Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit

2nd place: Cupertino Electric

3rd place: Lee’s Imperial Welding


Mark your calendars

Saturday, October 3rd 2020 for next Silicon Valley Pig Jig!