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Judging Classes - 2016

KCBS teams are known for cooking some of the best barbeque in the world, but it takes a dedicated team of judges to decide which is truly the best-of-the-best. Being a Certified Barbeque Judge (CBJ) means more than just getting to taste award-winning barbeque - and deciding which barbeque wins those awards. It's about representing and spreading the message of KCBS, which is to promote America's cuisine - barbeque.

To become a CBJ, just attend one of the hundreds of classes conducted by KCBS every year throughout the country. In a half-day's time, you'll learn how to grade world-class chicken, pulled pork, ribs and brisket - and taste them during the process!

By the time you're finished, you'll be ready to sign up for the next competition in your area! And remember: your CBJ fee also includes one year's membership to KCBS. It's a win-win!

Certified BBQ Judging Class
REIN IN TAUFERS, 01/15/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LUBBOCK, TX 01/23/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SYDNEY, 01/28/2016
Certified BBQ Judge Class
LAKELAND, FL 01/28/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MELBOURNE, 02/04/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BIXBY, OK 02/06/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MORTON, IL 02/06/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WESTMONT, IL 02/20/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
DODGE CITY, KS 02/20/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
JOPPA, AL 02/20/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CEDAR PARK, TX 02/20/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HUNTSVILLE, TX 02/25/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
DALLAS, TX 03/02/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SMITHVILLE, MO 03/05/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CLASS FULL
RIVERSIDE, CA 03/05/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
FALCON HEIGHTS, MN 03/12/2016
Certified BBQ Judge Class
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 03/19/2016
Certified BBQ Judge Class
WARSAW, IN 03/19/2016
Certified BBQ Judge Class
DES MOINES, IA 03/26/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
STILLWATER, OK 03/26/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
DICKSON, TN 03/26/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GULFPORT, MS 04/07/2016
Certified BBQ Judge Class
BROOKHAVEN, MS 04/12/2016
Certified BBQ Judge Class
SELLERSBURG, IN 04/16/2016
Certified BBQ Judge Class
OVERLAND PARK, KS 04/20/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OMAHA, NE 04/23/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MAYNARD, MA 04/24/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BOCA RATON, FL 04/28/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WATERTOWN, SD 04/30/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CARY, NC 04/30/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CANCELLED
MESQUITE, NV 05/05/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KERTEMINDEVEJEN, 05/07/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NIEUW VENNEP, 05/12/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CLAYTON, CA 05/21/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ONALASKA, WI 05/21/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ROBINSON, TX 05/26/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORTH BEND, OR 05/27/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORCO, CA 06/05/2016
Certified BBQ Judge Class
UNCASVILLE, CT 06/10/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KANSAS CITY, KS 06/14/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MILES CITY, MT 06/16/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ARTESIA, NM 06/23/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BIRCH RUN, MI 07/28/2016
Certified BBQ Judge Class
OTTAWA, 08/04/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HVALSTAD, 08/12/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
APPLETON CITY, MO 09/01/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BEDFORD, TX 09/03/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GRAND JUNCTION, CO 09/09/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WALTROP, 09/23/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
UNION GROVE, WI 10/20/2016
Certified BBQ Judging Class
PONCA CITY, OK 12/02/2016
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