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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 2010

05/01/10
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05/02/10
Indiana Smokin' on the Water - BBQ Festival by the Lake Liberty, IN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Carl Sharp, 27 W Union St, Liberty, IN 47353
Phone: 765-458-5574. Fax: 765-458-7403. carl.sharp.c9mm@statefarm.com
KCBS Reps: JENI FORD, STEVE GRINSTEAD Alt Rep: SCOTT GRINSTEAD
Prize Money: $3000.00   CBJ Percentage: 83%
Grand Champion: Extreme Roasters
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 637.1430
05/07/10
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05/08/10
Boss Hog Cook-Off (Georgia BBQ Championship) Waynesboro, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Nan Lynch & Amy Lively, PO Box 647, Waynesboro, GA 30830
Phone: 706-554-8100. bosshogcookoff@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: HARVEY HAMRICK, RON HARWELL
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Pickin' Porkers
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 666.2852
05/07/10
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05/08/10
Bixby BBQ'N Music Festival Bixby, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Buster McCurtain, Rotary Club of Bixby, PO Box 511, Bixby, OK 74088
Phone: 918-549-8065. Fax: 530-466-3119 . brmccurtain@sbcglobal.net
KCBS Reps: CAROL WHITEBOOK, MERL WHITEBOOK, LEW MILLER, GENE GOYCOCHEA
Prize Money: $11450.00   CBJ Percentage: 86%
Grand Champion: Quau
Results In  Number of Teams: 94     High Score: 686.2858
05/07/10
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05/08/10
5th Annual Celebration Cook-Off Lyons, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cheryl Miller, PO Box 444, Lyons, KS 67554
Phone: 620-257-5390. Fax: 620-257-5630. director@celebrationcentreofricecounty.com
KCBS Reps: FRAN BOWEN, ALFRED T BOWEN
Prize Money: $5025.00   CBJ Percentage: 71%
Grand Champion: Blue Collar BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 650.2856
05/07/10
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05/08/10
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: 100%
Grand Champion: Raccoon Flats
Results In  Number of Teams: 53     High Score: 677.7142
05/07/10
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05/08/10
Columbia Elks Lodge #594 BBQ Contest Columbia, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Curtis Stone, 205 W Phyllis Ave, Columbia, MO 65202
Phone: 573-881-3739. cnestone@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: MIKE MCMILLEN, ANDREA MCMILLEN
Prize Money: $3000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Natural Born Grillers
Results In  Number of Teams: 41     High Score: 684.5714
05/07/10
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05/08/10
BBQ in the Bluffs Council Bluffs, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steven Gorman, 203 5th Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Phone: 712-310-9431. cgorman11@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: MIKE BUDAI, TOM PRICE
Prize Money: $4850.00   CBJ Percentage: 88%
Grand Champion: Bubba Q's
Results In  Number of Teams: 37     High Score: 660.0002
05/07/10
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05/08/10
Sertoma 48 BBQ Lawrence, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tim Keller, PO Box 327, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-841-0110. Fax: 785-841-0148. tkeller@kellerappraisal.com
KCBS Reps: JOHN GRIMES, LYNDA SHOWALTER
Prize Money: $4800.00   CBJ Percentage: 63%
Grand Champion: Smoke on Wheels
Results In  Number of Teams: 48     High Score: 676.5712
05/07/10
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05/08/10
Roman Roast on the River (Georgia Barbecue Championship) Rome, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lisa Nash, 300 West Third St, Rome, GA 30165
Phone: 706-676-8570. Fax: 706-235-3936. lnash@rfpra.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $5850.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Team Top Chick
Results In  Number of Teams: 26     High Score: 675.4286
05/07/10
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05/08/10
Platte City BBQ Cook-Off Platte City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Gary Ferguson, 15880 Interurban Rd, Platte City, MO 64079
Phone: 816-431-2017. gary.ferguson@legacycupbbq.com
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $4775.00   CBJ Percentage: 80%
Grand Champion: Big Creek BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 660.5714
05/07/10
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05/08/10
Morgan Hill No Bull BBQ Cookoff Morgan Hill, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Lobenstein, 750 La Playa #912, San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone: 415.683.0784. ben@fireitupevents.com
KCBS Reps: JIM MEHL, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 87%
Grand Champion: Slap Yo Daddy
Results In  Number of Teams: 52     High Score: 638.2860
05/14/10
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05/15/10
Bloomin' BBQ and Bluegrass Festival 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: 54     High Score: 683.4288
05/14/10
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05/15/10
Smoke in the Valley BBQ Competition Green Lane, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Shawn Tucker, 214 Main Street, Green Lane, PA 18054
Phone: 215-740-7593. glfcbbq@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: DON LOVELY, LESLIE LOVELY
Prize Money: $6000.00   CBJ Percentage: 84%
Grand Champion: PA Midnight Smoker
Results In  Number of Teams: 49     High Score: 646.2856
05/14/10
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05/15/10
Minnesota in May Austin, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Randy Appelgren, 2286 130th Lane NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Phone: 612-790-6364. Fax: 763-755-7739. randyhomeloan@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN KELLY, DAVID LOPP, LORI LOPP
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Parrothead Smokers
Results In  Number of Teams: 53     High Score: 676.5718
05/14/10
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05/15/10
Wild West Barbecue Lamar, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Toni McPherson, 801 S. 10th St., Lamar, CO 81052
Phone: 719-688-3899. tmcp@centurytel.net
KCBS Reps: PATTY FLESSNER, MICHAEL WINTER
Prize Money: $3300.00   CBJ Percentage: 23%
Grand Champion: Burnin Bob's Butts N Bones
Results In  Number of Teams: 28     High Score: 681.1430
05/14/10
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05/15/10
Claremore Reveille Rotary's Boot-N-BBQ Claremore, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Barb Blankenship, PO Box 673, Claremore, OK 74018
Phone: 918-342-5058. Fax: 918-342-5023. dwappraisalgroup@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL WHITEBOOK, MERL WHITEBOOK
Prize Money: $12000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Butcher BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 39     High Score: 680.5710
05/14/10
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05/15/10
Randolph County Pig Party Steeleville, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Curtis Jeffers, 110 N Sparta St, Steeleville, IL 62288
Phone: 618-965-9615. Fax: 618-965-9613. curtislo@egyptian.net
KCBS Reps: VICKI PEYTON, DALE NEWSTROM
Prize Money: $8500.00   CBJ Percentage: 88%
Grand Champion: Let's Kick Some Ash
Results In  Number of Teams: 39     High Score: 651.9996
05/21/10
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05/22/10
The Dells BBQ Bash & State BBQ Championship Wisconsin Dells, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tanya Hanson, 150 Gasser Road, PO Box 298, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Phone: 608-253-2200. Fax: 608-253-2215. thanson@buffalophilsgrille.com
KCBS Reps: MIKE LAKE, THERESA LAKE, TOM PRICE
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Bubba Q's
Results In  Number of Teams: 59     High Score: 660.0000
05/21/10
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05/22/10
Great American Barbecue Festival Bonner Springs, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tracy Satterfield, 11936 W 119th, #314, Overland Park, KS 66213
Phone: 847-232-9680. Fax: 847-232-9680. tracy@thinkbbq.com
KCBS Reps: MIKE BUDAI, MARK SIMMONS, LARRY HADLEY, DAVE ROGERS, PEG ROGERS
Prize Money: $53000.00   CBJ Percentage: 97%
Grand Champion: Big Creek BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 190     High Score: 678.8572
05/21/10
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05/22/10
Mississippi Springfest Barbecue Contest 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: 98%
Grand Champion: Redneck Grillers
Results In  Number of Teams: 37     High Score: 692.5716
05/21/10
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05/22/10
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: FRAN BOWEN, ALFRED T BOWEN
Prize Money: $12000.00   CBJ Percentage: 98%
Grand Champion: The BBQ Guru
Results In  Number of Teams: 48     High Score: 669.7144
05/21/10
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05/22/10
First Annual Middletown BBQ Cookoff Middletown, DE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mose Zook, 701 N Broad St, Middletown, DE 19709
Phone: 302-285-0851. Fax: 302-285-0859. mose@dutchcountryfarmersmarket.com
KCBS Reps: JOHN G BUSCH, MURRAY SALTZMAN
Prize Money: $4500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Black Cat BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 42     High Score: 649.7140
05/21/10
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05/22/10
Bakersfield's Biggest Baddest BBQ Bakersfield, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mike George, 157 A St., Bakersfield, CA 93304
Phone: 661-331-3900. Fax: 661-716-2428. mikegeorge@agapemtgco.com
KCBS Reps: GENE GOYCOCHEA, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: All Sauced Up
Results In  Number of Teams: 54     High Score: 643.9998
05/21/10
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05/22/10
Pig Bowl Columbus, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Matt Hilliker , 1127 21st St, Columbus, GA 31901
Phone: 706-221-1900. Fax: 706-221-1901. Matt@outdoorevents.com
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $7500.00   CBJ Percentage: 99%
Grand Champion: Rescue Smokers
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 677.1424
05/22/10
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05/23/10
Northwest BBQ Championships Bellevue, WA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Scott Cook, 14408 NE 20th St, Bellevue , WA 98007
Phone: 425-702-2000. Fax: 425-289-5347. scook@eastsideharley.com
KCBS Reps: JIM MONIHAN, MARK SILVER
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Left Hand Smoke
Results In  Number of Teams: 31     High Score: 651.9996
05/28/10
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05/29/10
Northeast Tennessee Battle of the Pigs BBQ & Carshow Johnson City, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jacob Higginbotham, PO Box 1187, Johnson City, TN 37686
Phone: 423-538-8191. Fax: 423-538-8002. jacob.higginbotham@cccbox.com
KCBS Reps: RON HARWELL, HARVEY HAMRICK Alt Rep: TONY STONE
Prize Money: $19800.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Lotta Bull BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 38     High Score: 668.5712
05/28/10
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05/29/10
Papa Joe's Banjobque North Augusta, SC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Christy Beckham, 665 Industrial Drive, Evans, GA 30809
Phone: 706-855-8555. Fax: 706-855-5845. christy_beckham2@yahoo.com
Contact: Doug Varnadore kdvarnadore@abbeverage.com
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $30000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: The Long Dawgs
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 695.4286
05/28/10
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05/29/10
Red, White, Blue & BBQ Topeka, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Shaun Miller, 1305 Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-554-6572. shrinebbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLSON, DENNIS POLSON
Prize Money: $4000.00   CBJ Percentage: 87%
Grand Champion: Buffalo's BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 38     High Score: 681.7142
05/28/10
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05/29/10
3rd Annual Horsin' Around BBQ Showdown (Georgia BBQ Championship) Young Harris, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Terry Plott or Bobby Brumley, 6321 US HWY 76, Young Harris, GA 30582
Phone: 706-379-4602 (Terry). Fax: 706-379-4643. terry.plott@brasstownvalley.com
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, LINDA GOULD
Prize Money: $8825.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Wicked Que
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 698.8576
05/28/10
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05/29/10
Sixth Annual BestDam Barbecue Boulder City, NV
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chris Carroll, PO Box 60924, Boulder City, NV 89006
Phone: 702-524-3314. Fax: 702-293-0287. carroll.chris9@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Rhythm 'n Que
Results In  Number of Teams: 37     High Score: 665.7140
05/28/10
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05/29/10
Versailles Smokin' Bar-B-Q Cookoff Versailles, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Terry Silvey, 104 N Fisher, Versailles, MO 65084
Phone: 573-378-5874. Fax: 573-378-5553. insmanib@sbcglobal.net
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $4000.00   CBJ Percentage: 83%
Grand Champion: Uncle Bub's BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 17     High Score: 678.2854
05/29/10
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05/30/10
Roc City Rib Fest Rochester, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brian Wemett Phone: 1-888-ROC-BBQ8 . info@roccityribfest.com
KCBS Reps: DON LOVELY, KATHIE DAKAI, KEN DAKAI
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 97%
Grand Champion: Regal BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 69     High Score: 655.4286
05/29/10
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05/30/10
Smokin' in the Junction West Des Moines, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brian Sweeney, 217 Fifth St, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone: 515-277-6832. Fax: 484-303-6562. pitmaster@sweeneysbarbecue.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $10500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Big T'z Q Cru
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 177.7144
05/29/10
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05/30/10
Red, White & BBQ Westmont, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: James Addington, 337 E Traube St, Westmont, IL 60559
Phone: 630-654-2894. jaaddington@earthlink.net
KCBS Reps: VICKI PEYTON, DALE NEWSTROM
Prize Money: $7000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: QUAU
Results In  Number of Teams: 52     High Score: 664.5710
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