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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

March 2009

03/13/09
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03/14/09
Presidential Center Smoke on the Water USA Barbecue Championship Little Rock, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ron Cates, 621 East 8th, Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Phone: 870-536-8175. Fax: 870-536-8910. ronnie@catesandcompany.com
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE, WAYNE LOHMAN, RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $50000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Jack's Old South
Results In  Number of Teams: 129     High Score: 665.7146
03/13/09
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03/14/09
8th Annual BBQ Championship & Hog Wild Festival Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds - Mobile, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Marty Wheeler, 3058 Dauphin Square Connector, Mobile, AL 36607
Phone: 251-479-4900. Fax: 251-479-4998. mwheeler@ucpmobile.org
Contact: Gina Johnson rjohnson@ucpmobile.org
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS, RON HARWELL, PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $15000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Wild Bunch Butt Burners
Results In  Number of Teams: 70     High Score: 668.5714
03/13/09
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03/14/09
NKC BBQ MO State Championship North Kansas City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jay McClintick, 6701 N Woodland, Gladstone, MO 64118
Phone: 816-813-8686. xj1972@aol.com
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW, LYNDA SHOWALTER
CBJ Percentage: 50%
Grand Champion: Rubbin It Lovin It BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 73     High Score: 663.9998
03/20/09
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03/21/09
Knights of Columbus Council #7027's 2009 Blackwater River BBQ Fest & Charity Event for the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Funds Milton, FL
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Wayman, 5649 Dupree Rd, Milton, FL 32570
Phone: 850-686-3728. waymanjim@yahoo.com
Contact: Rick & Diane Scott blackwaterbbq@earthlink.net
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, MARIA LOHMAN
Results not in.
03/20/09
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03/21/09
Grilling on the River Columbus, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Harvey Myrick, PO Box 215, Columbus, MS 39703
Phone: 662-328-6850. grilling@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Wild Bunch Butt Burners
Results In  Number of Teams: 38     High Score: 662.8570
03/27/09
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03/28/09
New Mexico Pork & Brew BBQ State Championship Rio Rancho, NM
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Art Perez, PO Box 15550, Rio Rancho, NM 87174
Phone: 505-891-7258. Fax: 505-892-8328. aperez@ci.rio-rancho.nm.us
KCBS Reps: GENE GOYCOCHEA, LEW MILLER, CAROL WHITEBOOK, MERL WHITEBOOK
Prize Money: $20000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Rib'it
Results In  Number of Teams: 60     High Score: 667.4282
03/27/09
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03/28/09
BODAGETTABBQ Auburn, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bob Steiner, 918 Terrace Acres Circle, Auburn, AL 36830
Phone: 334-745-0477. Fax: 334-745-0478. bob@bodagettabbq.com
KCBS Reps: RON HARWELL, RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Jiggy Piggy
Results In  Number of Teams: 39     High Score: 670.8572
03/27/09
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03/28/09
The Smokin' Blues & BBQ Challenge Hammond, LA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Deek DeBlieux, PO Box 85, Hammond, LA 70404
Phone: 985-419-9863. Fax: 985-345-4233. deek.deblieux@bdk.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $12000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Pellet Envy
Results In  Number of Teams: 49     High Score: 673.7140
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