I achieved my goal of beating at least one team. In fact, I beat 25 of them. 6th place, nice ribbon, and a two days stay at the fabulous ocean front Sea Mist Resort in Myrtle Beach (where I live, by the way).
I'd like to thank the Academy.
Also I'd like to thank Jack W. who came by Friday night and gave me some excellent advice. No way I'm in the top 20 without that advice.
I'm rather shocked, and you will be too when I post the pics...there were some big rigs there, and lots of tables full of trophies.
The WSM has spoken.