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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

May 2009

05/01/09
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05/02/09
Brew, Blues & Bar-B-Q Lansing, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Nolan Sunderman, 800 First Terr, Lansing, KS 66043
Phone: 913-727-5488. Fax: 913-727-1538. sunderman@lansing.ks.us
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $4000.00   CBJ Percentage: 57%
Grand Champion: Brew 'n' Bar-B-Que
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 672.0000
05/01/09
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05/02/09
The Whistlestop Festival Huntsville, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ashley Carr, 404 Madison St, Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-564-8103. Fax: 256-564-8151. ashley.carr@hsvcity.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER, LINDA GOULD Alt Rep: LINDA POLAND
Prize Money: $20000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Bub-Ba-Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 62     High Score: 671.4284
05/01/09
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05/02/09
Southwestern Illinois Spring Festival Wamac, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Shane Swartzlander, 25105 Benning Road, Centralia, IL 62801
Phone: 618-204-2523. Fax: 618-533-5703. 2chubby@sbcglobal.net
KCBS Reps: RON CATO, MARY CATO
Prize Money: $4000.00   CBJ Percentage: 90%
Grand Champion: Redneck Grillers
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 645.1430
05/01/09
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05/02/09
Richmond Mushroom Festival BBQ Contest Richmond, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chris Brown, 104 W. North Main, Richmond, MO 64085
Phone: 816-776-5403. Fax: 816-776-3591. cofcommerce@mchsi.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY HADLEY, DAVE ROGERS Alt Rep: PEG ROGERS
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Y-We-Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 23     High Score: 659.4290
05/01/09
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05/02/09
Oh, Mercy! BBQ Challenge Independence, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Joanne Cox, PO Box 388, Independence, KS 67301
Phone: 620-332-3248. Fax: 620-332-3268. joanne.cox@mercy.net
KCBS Reps: BILL NORMAN, DARLENE NORMAN
Prize Money: $5400.00   CBJ Percentage: 51%
Grand Champion: Ribs 4 U
Results In  Number of Teams: 25     High Score: 662.2858
05/01/09
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05/02/09
Apple Blossom Barbecue St. Joseph, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tom Supple, 6204 Greenway Court, St. Joseph, MO 64504
Phone: 816-262-9162. tbsup@sbcglobal.net
KCBS Reps: KIM COLLIER, DEBBY FRERICHS
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 75%
Grand Champion: JP Custom Smoke
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 657.1428
05/01/09
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05/02/09
Smokin' in the Ozarks Rogers, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tim Gray, 22 Dornoch Ln, Bella Vista, AR 72715
Phone: 479-721-3584. Fax: 479-927-2546. g_tim@rocketmail.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Habitual Smokers
Results In  Number of Teams: 23     High Score: 688.0000
05/01/09
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05/02/09
Belton Heritage BBQ Contest Belton, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Connie Hubburd, 611 Main St, Belton, MO 64012
Phone: 816-392-7714. cshubbard12@kc.rr.com
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, JACK GIBBS Alt Rep: DENNIS POLSON
Prize Money: $4700.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Blues Hog Barbecue Co
Results In  Number of Teams: 31     High Score: 671.4288
05/07/09
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05/09/09
SunDrop Country BBQ Cook-Off Pulaski, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jay Aymett, PO Box 289, Pulaski, TN 38478
Phone: 931-424-2134. Fax: 931-363-7574. jaymett@fnbforyou.net
KCBS Reps: LINDA GOULD, MARK HAGGITT
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Smokers Wild
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 669.1426
05/08/09
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05/09/09
Boss Hog Cook-Off Waynesboro, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Nan Lynch, PO Box 647, Waynesboro, GA 30830
Phone: 706-554-8100. bosshogcookoff@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: RON HARWELL, HARVEY HAMRICK
Prize Money: $9800.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Mount Dora Bar-B-Que
Results In  Number of Teams: 37     High Score: 664.0000
05/08/09
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05/09/09
Mississippi Springfest Ashland, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tony Tidwell, PO Box 507, Ashland, MS 38603
Phone: 662-224-3220. Fax: 662-224-8588. wbiitv@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: DALE NEWSTROM, VICKI PEYTON
Prize Money: $6500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Pops Blazen Smokers
Results In  Number of Teams: 28     High Score: 673.7140
05/08/09
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05/09/09
Lawrence Sertoma 48 BBQ Lawrence, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Laura Hague, 120 E 9th St, Ste 201, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-841-0110 ext. 213. lhague@kellerappraisal.com
KCBS Reps: LYNDA SHOWALTER, JOHN GRIMES Alt Rep: PEG ROGERS
Prize Money: $4800.00   CBJ Percentage: 80%
Grand Champion: Four Men and a Pig
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 684.5714
05/08/09
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05/10/09
Celebration Cook-Off Lyons, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cheryl Miller, 1145 E. Hwy 56, Lyons, KS 67554
Phone: 620-257-5390. Fax: 620-257-5630. director@lyonscelebrationcentre.com
KCBS Reps: DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: JP Custom Smoke
Results In  Number of Teams: 26     High Score: 672.0004
05/08/09
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05/09/09
North Platte Honky Tonk Barbecue Festival North Platte, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rob Mandeville, PO Box 1085, North Platte, NE 69103
Phone: 308-532-3344. Fax: 308-534-6651. rob@honkytonkbbq.com
KCBS Reps: SONNY ASHFORD, PATTY FLESSNER
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 33%
Grand Champion: KC Can Crew
Results In  Number of Teams: 35     High Score: 649.1428
05/08/09
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05/09/09
Columbia Elks Lodge #594 B-B-Q Contest Columbia, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Curtis Stone, 4747 E. Elk Park Drive, Columbia, MO 65202
Phone: 573-881-3739. Fax: 573-449-7553. cnestone@netscape.com
Contact: Jamey Johnson Phone: 573-881-4074 . Fax: 573-474-0463. jkjohnson@centurytel.net
KCBS Reps: MIKE MCMILLEN, ANDREA MCMILLEN
Prize Money: $2800.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Great Grills O'Fire
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 662.2856
05/08/09
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05/09/09
Bixby BBQ & Music Festival Bixby, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mark Musser, PO Box 511, Bixby, OK 74008
Phone: 918-365-8550. Fax: 918-369-3206. mark@markmusser.net
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK Alt Rep: LEW MILLER
Prize Money: $7810.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Butcher BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 89     High Score: 679.9998
05/08/09
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05/09/09
Platte City/Basswood Resort BBQ Platte City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Gary Ferguson, 15880 Interurban Rd, Platte City, MO 64079
Phone: 920-256-9154. Fax: 816-431-3802. gary.ferguson@legacycupbbq.com
KCBS Reps: KIM COLLIER, DEBBY FRERICHS
Prize Money: $4925.00   CBJ Percentage: 70%
Grand Champion: Reservoir Hogs
Results In  Number of Teams: 37     High Score: 670.8570
05/08/09
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05/09/09
BBQ in the Bluffs Council Bluffs, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steve Gorman, PO Box 1544, Council Bluffs, IA 51502
Phone: 402-256-8890. cgorman11@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: JACK GIBBS, MIKE BUDAI
Prize Money: $4850.00   CBJ Percentage: 82%
Grand Champion: Iowa's Smokey D's
Results In  Number of Teams: 25     High Score: 650.8570
05/08/09
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05/09/09
Quen' for Kids Costa Mesa, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kelleigh Strobel, 1747 S. Claudina Way, Anaheim, CA 92805
Phone: 714-881-0349. Fax: 714-956-1475. kstrobel@wishland.org
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $4390.00   CBJ Percentage: 79%
Grand Champion: Slap Yo' Daddy BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 33     High Score: 624.5710
05/08/09
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05/09/09
Edwardsville BBQ Challenge Edwardsville, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Doc & Susan Richardson, 1751 Fountainbleu Drive, Worden, IL 62097
Phone: 618-656-4300. Fax: 618-656-1990. nick1059@aol.com
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $4250.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Smokey Joel/Cubby Bear
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 649.7142
05/08/09
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05/09/09
Wild West Barbecue Lamar, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Toni McPherson, 301 S Main, Ste. 215, Lamar, CO 81052
Phone: 719-688-3899. tmcp@centurytel.net
KCBS Reps: ROBERT HAHN, MICHAEL WINTER
Prize Money: $3300.00   CBJ Percentage: 23%
Grand Champion: Burnin' Bob's Butts N Bones
Results In  Number of Teams: 12     High Score: 644.5716
05/08/09
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05/09/09
3rd Annual Hog Fest Edenton, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steve Leary, PO Box 390, Edenton, NC 27932
Phone: 252-482-4057 (office). Fax: 252-482-5642. chowancorfair@net-change.com
Contact: Roy Murray Phone: 252-426-1426 (office).
KCBS Reps: DEBBY HARWELL, DON HARWELL
Prize Money: $1750.00   CBJ Percentage: 68%
Grand Champion: Checkered Pig
Results In  Number of Teams: 26     High Score: 674.2856
05/15/09
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05/16/09
Boots & BBQ Claremore, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dan Schiedel, PO Box 673, Claremore, OK 74018
Phone: 918-343-7657. Fax: 918-343-7952. dschiedel@rsu.edu
KCBS Reps: CAROL WHITEBOOK, MERL WHITEBOOK
Prize Money: $12000.00   CBJ Percentage: 98%
Grand Champion: Stu's Q BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 53     High Score: 666.2852
05/15/09
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05/16/09
Smoke in the Valley Green Lane, PA
Contact: Shawn Tucker, 214 Main St, Green Lane, PA 18054
Phone: 215-740-7593. GLFCBBQ@Comcast.net
KCBS Reps: LESLIE LOVELY, DON LOVELY
Prize Money: $4700.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Lo'-N-Slo' BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 28     High Score: 625.1422
05/15/09
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05/16/09
Bloomin' BBQ & Bluegrass Sevierville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Carroll McMahan, 110 Gary Wade Blvd, Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: 865-453-6411. Fax: 865-453-9649. cmcmahan@scoc.org
KCBS Reps: TONY STONE, RON HARWELL Alt Rep: HARVEY HAMRICK
Prize Money: $13325.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Learn2Q.com
Results In  Number of Teams: 43     High Score: 657.7142
05/15/09
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05/16/09
Chesapeake Jubilee BBQ Cook-Off Chesapeake, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Laurie McElveen, 1500 Mt Pleasant Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322
Phone: 757-482-4848. Fax: 757-482-9668. laurie@chesapeakejubilee.org
KCBS Reps: LINDA MULLANE, JERRY MULLANE
Prize Money: $13000.00   CBJ Percentage: 80%
Grand Champion: Wood Chicks
Results In  Number of Teams: 35     High Score: 640.5712
05/15/09
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05/16/09
Pigs in the Park Danville, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Heather Vipperman, 645 River Park, Danville, VA 24540
Phone: 434-793-4636. Fax: 434-773-8198. hvipperman@visitdanville.com
Contact: Bill McMann
Contact: Bill McMann
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER Alt Rep: JOHN G BUSCH
Prize Money: $25000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Cool Smoke
Results In  Number of Teams: 53     High Score: 674.857
05/15/09
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05/16/09
Randolph County Pig Party Steeleville, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jason Vallett, 402 E Broadway, Steeleville, IL 62288
Phone: 618-965-3414. Fax: 618-965-3177. jason@gregvallettautosales.com
KCBS Reps: DALE NEWSTROM, VICKI PEYTON
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 75%
Grand Champion: Big and Twig BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 643.4286
05/15/09
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05/16/09
Minnesota in May Austin, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Perry Vining, 701 Marshall St. , Albert Lea, MN 56007
Phone: 507-402-6371. Fax: 507-373-0344. pvining@smig.net
KCBS Reps: TERRY JO LITCHFIELD, KAREN KELLY
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 98%
Grand Champion: Iowa's Smokey D's
Results In  Number of Teams: 70     High Score: 677.714
05/15/09
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05/16/09
Smoke on the Falls/Noccalula BBQ Festival Gadsden, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Janet Tarrance, PO Box 267, Gadsden, AL 35902
Phone: 256-549-4663 . Fax: 256-546-5843. jtarrance@cityofgadsden.com
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, MARY CATO Alt Rep: RON CATO
Prize Money: $8500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Team Top Chick
Results In  Number of Teams: 15     High Score: 666.2856
05/22/09
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05/23/09
Battle of the Pigs Johnson City, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jacob Higginbotham, PO Box 1187, Johnson City, TN 37605
Phone: 423-538-8191. Fax: 423-538-8002. jacob.higginbotham@cccbox.com
KCBS Reps: HARVEY HAMRICK, RON HARWELL
Prize Money: $15000.00   CBJ Percentage: 98%
Grand Champion: Big Mo from Aho
Results In  Number of Teams: 44     High Score: 662.8572
05/22/09
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05/23/09
North Georgia Mountains Horsin' Around BBQ Showdown Young Harris, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Terry Plott, 6321 US HWY 76, Young Harris, GA 30582-2717
Phone: 706-379-4602. Fax: 706-379-4643. terry.plott@brasstownvalley.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA GOULD, TANA SHUPE
Prize Money: $8200.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Jack's Old South
Results In  Number of Teams: 28     High Score: 682.8574
05/22/09
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05/24/09
Great American Barbeque Kansas City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tracy Satterfield, PO Box 304, Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Phone: 913-422-9599. Fax: 913-422-4223. tracy@thinkbbq.com
KCBS Reps: MIKE BUDAI, CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, MARK SIMMONS, LARRY HADLEY, LYNDA SHOWALTER
Prize Money: $58830.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Habitual Smokers
Results In  Number of Teams: 161     High Score: 681.1432
05/22/09
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05/23/09
The Bonifest Rib Cook-Off Edwardsville, IL
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ryan Hentz, 110 N. Buchanan, Edwardsville, IL 62025
Phone: 618-656-6450. Fax: 618-656-7669. bonifestbbq@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: RON CATO, MARY CATO
Results not in.
05/22/09
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05/23/09
Best Dam Barbecue Challenge Boulder City, NV
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Beth Walker, PO Box 60924, Boulder City, NV 89006
Phone: 702-277-4121. bwalker9766@cox.net
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $7500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Blakes BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 34     High Score: 642.8568
05/22/09
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05/22/09
Prilosec OTC BBQ Shootout Series - Competitive Series Lowe's Motor Speedway, Charlotte, NC
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS
Results not in.
05/23/09
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05/24/09
Red, White & BBQ Westmont, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Addington, PO Box 1075, Westmont, IL 60559
Phone: 630-444-2940. Fax: 630-444-2945. jaddington@ambankqc.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $8000.00   CBJ Percentage: 90%
Grand Champion: Dr. Porkenstein
Results In  Number of Teams: 45     High Score: 652.5714
05/23/09
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05/24/09
Roc City Rib Fest Rochester, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brian Wemett, 44 San Gabriel Dr, Rochester, NY 14610
Phone: 585-935-1547. info@roccityribfest.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA MULLANE, JERRY MULLANE
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 98%
Grand Champion: Yabba Dabba Que!
Results In  Number of Teams: 41     High Score: 664.5712
05/29/09
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05/30/09
Wheatstock Grill-Off: Peace, Love & BBQ Abilene, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Julie LaCombe, 511 NE 10th St., Abilene, KS 67410
Phone: 785-263-6694. Fax: 785-263-6622. jlacombe@mhsks.org
KCBS Reps: MICHAEL WINTER, DAVE ROGERS
Prize Money: $5250.00   CBJ Percentage: 92%
Grand Champion: Pellet Envy
Results In  Number of Teams: 31     High Score: 681.7144
05/29/09
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05/30/09
The BBQ, Blues & Cruise Taylorville, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Paul Mizeur, 108 W Market/PO Box 526, Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-1876. Fax: 217-287-1848. paul.mizeur@usbank.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $7500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Lotta Bull BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 648.0006
05/29/09
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05/30/09
Smokin' in Steele Owatonna, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Joe Elbert, PO Box 945, Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: 507-279-4015. Fax: 507-214-2734. jjcabin@smig.net
KCBS Reps: KAREN KELLY, TERRY JO LITCHFIELD
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 89%
Grand Champion: Tippy Canoe BBQ Crew
Results In  Number of Teams: 42     High Score: 666.2858
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