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Judging Classes - 2017

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
SAND IN TAUFERS, 01/13/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HUMBLE, TX 01/21/2017
Certified BBQ Judge Class
LAKELAND, FL 01/26/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HUMBLE, TX 02/02/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MELBOURNE, 02/02/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SINT NIKLAAS, 02/04/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CANCELLED
CEDAR PARK, TX 02/11/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LAURENS, SC 02/24/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LUNTEREN, 02/25/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SAN JOSE, 02/25/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WESTMONT, IL 02/25/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
PEORIA, IL 03/04/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
RIVERSIDE, CA 03/11/2017
Certified BBQ Judgin Class - CANCELLED
OWATONNA, MN 03/11/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 03/18/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CRESTVIEW, FL 03/23/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CANANDAIGUA, NY 03/25/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
JOHNSTON, IA 03/25/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BROOKHAVEN, MS 03/26/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NINOVE, 03/26/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
STILLWATER, OK 03/30/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CARY, NC 04/01/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KEARNEY, NE 04/01/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
AUGGEN, 04/01/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
PERTH, 04/08/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LUBBOCK, TX 04/12/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CLAYTON, CA 04/15/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OVERLAND PARK, KS 04/19/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CLASS FULL
RED DEER COUNTY, AB 04/22/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
FLEISHMANNS, NY 04/22/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
TUSCUMBIA, AL 04/22/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BISHOPSTEIGNTON, DEVON, 04/28/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SELLERSBURG, IN 04/29/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MARIETTA, OH 04/29/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MANKATO, MN 04/29/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KANSAS CITY, MO 05/03/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CROWNSVILLE, MD 05/05/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
PLYMOUTH, IN 05/06/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LJUBLJANA, 05/13/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORTH BEND, OR 05/26/2017
KOSHER Certified BBQ Judging Class
WYNNEWOOD, PA 06/04/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORCO, CA 06/04/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BLUE LAKE, CA 06/09/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KANSAS CITY, KS 06/13/2017
Certified BBQ Judging
FRISCO, CO 06/15/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MILES CITY, MT 06/15/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
VIENNA, 07/07/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SUSANVILLE, CA 07/08/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ASHEBORO, NC 08/03/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OTTAWA, ON 08/04/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WORLAND, WY 08/17/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
APPLETON CITY, MO 08/24/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LEBANON, OH 08/31/2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
DOTHAN, AL 09/28/2017
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