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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

January 2017

01/06/17
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01/07/17
National Western BBQ Throwdown Denver, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg Morgain Topolnicki, Denver, CO 80216
Phone: 615-447-7447. arlie@arliequeevents.com
Contact: Arlie Bragg Morgain Topolnicki, mtopolnicki@nationalwestern.com arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK
Grand Champion: CLARK CREW BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 38     High Score: 700.5600
01/13/17
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01/14/17
*1st Annual Collard Green Festival(BACKYARD) Evergreen, AL
Contact: Robert Skipper, Evergreen, AL 36401
Phone: 334-301-5479. bskipper@evergreenal.org
Contact: Carl Butler, Evergreen, AL 36401
Phone: 251-232-3316. butler_carl@msn.com
KCBS Reps: SAM APPLETON, JANET APPLETON
Results In.
01/14/17
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01/15/17
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: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN, LUCA FAMIGLI
Prize Money: $2775.00   
Grand Champion: BBQ LONGHORN RANCH HANDS
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 679.4172
01/20/17
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01/21/17
Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge Bullhead City, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Scott Merrill, Bullhead City, AZ 86439
Phone: 928-234-8130. rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com
Contact: T'Shura-Ann Elias, Bullhead City, AZ 86439
Phone: 928-704-7267. rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com
KCBS Reps: RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE Alt Rep: LYNDA VOTH
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
01/27/17
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01/28/17
*Newport Beach Winter Q Newport, CA
Contact: Steve Bender, Newport, CA 92663
Phone: 949-300-5103. steve@stevebender.net
KCBS Reps: STEVE ALVAREZ, MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
01/27/17
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01/28/17
Outwest Food Fest BBQ Competiton Quartzsite, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg, Quaetzsite, AZ 85359
Phone: 928-927-5050. arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: STEVEN FLEWALLEN, GENE GOYCOCHEA
Results not in.
01/27/17
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01/28/17
Lakeland Pig Festival Lakeland, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Donovan Tinsley, Lakeland, FL 33811
enicknicholas@gmail.com
Contact: Amanda Lamont, Lakeland, FL 33811
judges@lakelandpigfest.org
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS, MIKE GARRETSON
Prize Money: $20000.00   
Results not in.
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