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* The CBJ% shown for contests is determined by the percentage of Certified Judges in attendance the previous year.
* All State Championships are subject to the approval of the American Royal World Series of Barbecue® and Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue
* KCBS does not guarantee the prize pool, the listed amount may include ancillary prize money, and the organizer is solely responsible for the payment of the prize money

January 2017

01/06/2017
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01/07/2017
National Western BBQ Throwdown Denver, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg Morgain Topolnicki, Phone: 615-447-7447, arlie@arliequeevents.com
Contact: Arlie Bragg Morgain Topolnicki, arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL WHITEBOOK, MERL WHITEBOOK
Grand Champion: CLARK CREW BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 38    High Score: 700.5600
01/13/2017
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01/14/2017
*1st Annual Collard Green Festival(BACKYARD) Evergreen, AL
Contact: Robert Skipper, Phone: 334-301-5479, bskipper@evergreenal.org
Contact: Carl Butler, Phone: 251-232-3316, butler_carl@msn.com
KCBS Reps: JANET APPLETON, SAM APPLETON
Results In   
01/14/2017
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01/15/2017
W.E.S.T.Winter Extreme South Tyrol BBQ Contest Rein in Taufers , BZ
Contact: Myrko Leitner Michele Capano, Phone: +39-348-691-3837, info@mig.bz
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Prize Money: $2,775   
Grand Champion: BBQ LONGHORN RANCH HANDS
Results In    Number of Teams: 30    High Score: 679.4172
01/20/2017
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01/21/2017
Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge Bullhead City, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Scott Merrill, Phone: 928-234-8130, rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com
Contact: T'Shura-Ann Elias, Phone: 928-704-7267, rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com
KCBS Reps: BUNNY TUTTLE, RICH TUTTLE   Alt Rep: LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH
Prize Money: $10,000   
Results Not In.
01/27/2017
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01/28/2017
*Newport Beach Winter Q Newport, CA
Contact: Steve Bender, Phone: 949-300-5103, steve@stevebender.net
KCBS Reps: MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ, STEVE ALVAREZ
Prize Money: $10,000   
Results Not In.
01/27/2017
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01/28/2017
Outwest Food Fest BBQ Competiton Quartzsite, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg, Phone: 928-927-5050, arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: STEVEN FLEWALLEN, GENE GOYCOCHEA
Results Not In.
01/27/2017
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01/28/2017
Lakeland Pig Festival Lakeland, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Donovan Tinsley, enicknicholas@gmail.com
Contact: Amanda Lamont, judges@lakelandpigfest.org
KCBS Reps: MIKE GARRETSON, CAROLYN WELLS
Prize Money: $20,000   
Results Not In.
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