FACT: There's been an 18% increase in contest participation by members in the past year    
FACT: 64% of KCBS members own three or more grills/smokers    
FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year    
FACT: 56% of Americans report having a smartphone, 77% of KCBS members do    
FACT: 70% of KCBS members use Facebook    
FACT: 55% of members choose charcoal when cooking for leisure    
FACT: 23% of KCBS members work in the food service industry as a restauranteur or caterer    
FACT: Learning from friends, family and at competitions is the best way to improve cooking skills    
Joining KCBS has its privileges!
  • The official KCBS monthly newsletter, "The Bullsheet"
  • Save $5 when you buy 3 bags of Adirondack Grilling Pellets
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 10% off all Creekstone Farms® products
  • 10% off any ICEHOLE Cooler or the option to customize your ICEHOLE Cooler with your team or KCBS logo for $50.00.
  • 15% off your total order from Papa Tony's seasonings and ribs.
  • One-day shopping pass at any Restaurant Depot location when you present your KCBS membership card.
  • 20% off your total order from Sadler's Smokehouse online store.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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BBQ Guru Challenge


Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue

1st Place: Smoke Me Silly

2nd Place: Palmetto Smokehouse

Wings Over North Georgia - Smoke - n - Thunder Classic

1st Place: Moyers Competition BBQ

2nd Place: Curly Tails

Bliss Brews and Que

1st Place: Bad Boyz BBQ

2nd Place: Sweet Maise Rose

Conifer Mountain BBQ Challenge

1st Place: Pig Skin

2nd Place: 3 Lil Mac's BBQ

Ribs, Pigs and Watermelon

1st Place: Porterhouse BBQ

2nd Place: Zzyzx Bar.B.Q

Great Lenexa BBQ Battle

1st Place: Four Men and a Pig

2nd Place: Sublime BBQ

Blue Ridge BBQ and Music Festival

1st Place: Warren County Pork Choppers

2nd Place: Uncle Kenny's BBQ

St. Louis Blues Week Festival

1st Place: Black Iron BBQ

2nd Place: Bringing the Heat

Rock'n Ribs BBQ Festival

1st Place: Burnt Finger BBQ

2nd Place: Gettin Basted

Naptown BarBAYq Contest and Music Festival

1st Place: 3 Eyz BBQ

2nd Place: Lo-N-Slo

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