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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

April 2013

04/05/13
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04/06/13
Smokin on the River Chattooga's BBQ Cook-Off (GBC Qualifier) Summerville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Roxie Weesner Phone: 706-506-9514. rweesner@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $9550.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: OLD PLANTATION BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 39     High Score: 687.4286
04/05/13
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04/06/13
The Ultimate BBQ Showdown East vs. West IV Wildomar, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Henry Silvestre Phone: 951-445-1903. hsilvestre@aol.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $13000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SIMPLY MARVELOUS BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 48     High Score: 670.2858
04/05/13
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04/06/13
Kennett Jaycee's Show Me State BBQ Cookoff Kennett, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Allen Williams Phone: 573-717-6875. kennettkcbbq@yahoo.com
Contact: Lee Atwill Phone: 573-717-6875. kennettkcbbq@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: MARK HAGGITT, RON CATO
Prize Money: $8500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: GILLY'S BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 44     High Score: 704.5714
04/05/13
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04/06/13
Stillwater Elks 25th Annual Blazathon Stillwater, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dwight Stoddard Phone: 405-880-2869. dlstodd1941@aol.com
Contact: Brian Bredsen brian.bredsen@sbcglobal.net
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $5500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: RUBBING BUTTS BBQ KS
Results In  Number of Teams: 52     High Score: 651.4288
04/05/13
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04/06/13
Smokin' On Big Creek Pleasant Hill, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Stith Phone: 816-590-5057. bigcreekbbq@embarqmail.com
KCBS Reps: JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS, DAVE ROGERS
Prize Money: $7000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: TIPPYCANOE BBQ CREW
Results In  Number of Teams: 74     High Score: 689.7140
04/05/13
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04/06/13
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Salt Lake City, UT
Contact: KCBS OFFICE Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: THERESA LAKE, MIKE LAKE
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: PHIL & LOU BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 689.1426
04/05/13
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04/06/13
Third Annual Bull Moose BBQ Contest Somerville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Marvin Hurley Phone: 901-282-6138. mdhurley1957@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN
Prize Money: $3000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: 901Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 28     High Score: 700.5712
04/05/13
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04/06/13
1st Annual Parkinson's Smoke Out Evansville, IN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Robert Morphew Phone: 812-893-1216. robertwmorphew@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLAND, ERNEST POLAND
Prize Money: $6300.00   
Grand Champion: WARREN COUNTY PORK CHOPPERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 687.4282
04/06/13
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04/07/13
Kings of the Que BBQ Championship Woodland, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Anhorn Phone: 916-599-5095. ed@sierrasmokehousebbq.com
KCBS Reps: LORI LOPP, DAVID LOPP
Prize Money: $1950.00   
Grand Champion: HOUND DOG BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 33     High Score: 662.2856
04/12/13
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04/13/13
Smoke In The Spring Osage City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Corey Linton Phone: 785-528-4610. rec@osagecity.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLSON, DENNIS POLSON, MIKE BUDAI, AUDREY BUDAI Alt Rep: MARK SIMMONS
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: GRILLIN' BEAVERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 71     High Score: 685.7142
04/12/13
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04/13/13
Smoke on the Falls Gadsden, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Janet Tarrance Phone: 256-549-4663. jtarrance@cityofgadsden.com
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, LINDA GOULD
Prize Money: $9000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SWIGGIN PIG
Results In  Number of Teams: 34     High Score: 696.5718
04/12/13
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04/13/13
Grilling on the River '13 Columbus, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Harvey Myrick Phone: 662-328-6850. grilling@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $8000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BIG WHIT AND THE BOYS
Results In  Number of Teams: 31     High Score: 695.9996
04/12/13
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04/13/13
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Renton, WA
Contact: KCBS OFFICE Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: THERESA LAKE, MIKE LAKE
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: MOVIN' THE CHAINS
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 666.8574
04/12/13
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04/13/13
The Best Dam BBQ Contest at Smithville Lake Smithville, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Troy Whitton twpublic1@kc.rr.com
KCBS Reps: ROSEMARY MORROW, PHIL MORROW
Prize Money: $3500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: TRUEBUD BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 48     High Score: 695.4288
04/19/13
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04/20/13
Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest Washington, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Aimee Frey Phone: 636-239-1743. events@downtownwashmo.org
KCBS Reps: JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $7000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BLAZIN' BLUES BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 678.2856
04/19/13
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04/20/13
8th Annual Smokin' Red Dirt BBQ Enid, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lynne Benkendorf Phone: 580-548-8194. Fax: 580-233-1263. lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, LARRY VOTH
Prize Money: $11300.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: JP CUSTOM SMOKE
Results In  Number of Teams: 62     High Score: 690.2856
04/19/13
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04/20/13
Rock'n Ribs BBQ Festival Springfield, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kristin McDaniel Phone: 417-840-7463. info@rocknribs.com
KCBS Reps: PEG ROGERS, DAVE ROGERS, FRAN BOWEN, ALFRED T BOWEN
Prize Money: $7800.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: GETTIN' BASTED
Results In  Number of Teams: 67     High Score: 698.2858
04/19/13
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04/20/13
High on the Hog Festival Winchester, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeannie Bates Phone: 931-967-6008. bates139@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, LINDA GOULD
Prize Money: $11700.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BAYOU BOOGIE BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 60     High Score: 704.5712
04/19/13
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04/20/13
New York City BBQ Cookoff Staten Island, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Eze Ramos Phone: 718-351-1611 ext. 241. eramos@historicrichmondtown.org
KCBS Reps: NANCY MULLER, DON MULLER
Prize Money: $5650.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BLAZIN' BUTTZ BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 661.1428
04/19/13
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04/20/13
5th Annual VFW Post 846 BBQ Challenge (FULL) Overland Park, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Lilleston Phone: 913-206-7860. james.lilleston@us.army.mil
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $4000.00   CBJ Percentage: 90%
Grand Champion: PELLET ENVY
Results In  Number of Teams: 73     High Score: 689.7142
04/19/13
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04/20/13
Kings Mountain Firehouse BBQ Cook-off Kings Mountain, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Frank Burns Phone: 704-734-0555. frankb@cityofkm.com
KCBS Reps: DON HARWELL, DEBBY HARWELL
Prize Money: $10400.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: TWO OLD MEN AND A GRILL
Results In  Number of Teams: 55     High Score: 704.5718
04/19/13
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04/20/13
Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Festivals (GBC Qualifier) Cornelia, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Heather Sinyard Phone: 706-778-8585 x280. bht@corneliageorgia.org
KCBS Reps: SUSAN REID, DOUG REID
Prize Money: $8650.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WICKED QUE
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 696.5716
04/19/13
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04/20/13
Pork in the Park Barbeque Festival Salisbury, MD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steve Miller Phone: 410-548-4914. smiller@wicomicocounty.org
KCBS Reps: SYBIL WILLIAMS, MICKY WILLIAMS, JOHN G BUSCH, GEORGE J BAROODY, DONNA BAROODY Alt Rep: ALEX JR BROWN
Prize Money: $20200.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: 4:20 Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 106     High Score: 676.5712
04/19/13
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04/20/13
Smoke Over Veishea Ames, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jake Armstrong Phone: 309-297-0780. smokeoverveishea@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RON MILHOUS, DENA MILHOUS
Prize Money: $6570.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SHIGGIN & GRINNIN
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 682.8570
04/19/13
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04/20/13
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour (Regional) Las Vegas, NV
Contact: KCBS OFFICE Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: THERESA LAKE, MIKE LAKE
Prize Money: $20000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: TOMBSTONE BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 667.4280
04/20/13
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04/21/13
High Desert BBQ Showdown Victorville, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Debbie Yopp Phone: 951-538-7788. yoppdebbie@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $7400.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WILD WILLY'S SMOKIN HOT BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 678.2858
04/26/13
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04/27/13
BBQ Capital Cook-Off Lexington, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chad Hodges Phone: 336-249-0383. chadhodges@me.com
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN
Prize Money: $15900.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: TWO OLD MEN AND A GRILL
Results In  Number of Teams: 71     High Score: 682.8566
04/26/13
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04/27/13
Wabash Ribber Fest Barbecue Championship Mt. Carmel, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Colette Grigsby Phone: 618-262-6822. grigsbycol@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: SUSAN RICHARDSON, DOC RICHARDSON
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SON SEEKERS BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 676.5708
04/26/13
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04/27/13
Pony Express BBQ Challenge Gothenburg, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mike Eberle Phone: 308-962-0112 . crabdaddyfeast@hotmail.com
Contact: John Burks Phone: 308-325-6330. burks1@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE
Prize Money: $7500.00   
Grand Champion: LONESTAR SMOKE RANGERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 681.1426
04/26/13
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04/27/13
BBQ Boogie & Blues Calhoun, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Aaron Walkover Phone: 706-625-3200. smashburn@gordonchamber.org
KCBS Reps: RICHARD C PRESTON, MARK HAGGITT
Prize Money: $8000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BUB-BA-Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 24     High Score: 703.4288
04/26/13
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04/27/13
Savannah BBQ Fest & Bone Marrow Drive (CANCELLED- BBQ EVENT ONLY) Savannah, MO
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Danielle Wright Phone: 816-294-3109. danielle_h1rcf@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ROSEMARY MORROW, PHIL MORROW
Prize Money: $2500.00   
Results not in.
04/26/13
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04/27/13
Smokin' In The Creek Sugar Creek, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sue Mikula Phone: 816-252-4413 x302. smikula@sugar-creek.mo.us
KCBS Reps: PEG ROGERS, DAVE ROGERS
Prize Money: $7915.00   CBJ Percentage: 96%
Grand Champion: TRUEBUD BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 41     High Score: 695.4284
04/26/13
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04/27/13
Smokin 'n' the Ville Edwardsville, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mark Bishop Phone: 913-441-3707. Fax: 913-441-3805. firecapt344@kc.rr.com
KCBS Reps: FRAN BOWEN, ALFRED T BOWEN
Prize Money: $1920.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BURNT FINGER BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 26     High Score: 695.4286
04/26/13
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04/27/13
Char-Broil Pig Bowl (GBC Qualifier) Columbus, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Matt Hilliker Phone: 706-221-1900. matt@outdoorevents.com
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $7500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: QUE'N STEW'N & BREW'N
Results In  Number of Teams: 25     High Score: 697.7140
04/26/13
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04/27/13
R'Kansas City State BBQ Championship Arkansas City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ronnie Dornhoffer Phone: 620-441-7693. ronnie_dornhoffer@cox.net
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLSON, DENNIS POLSON
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WHISKEY PIT BBQ COMPANY
Results In  Number of Teams: 25     High Score: 689.7142
04/26/13
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04/27/13
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Overland Park, KS
Contact: KCBS OFFICE Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: THERESA LAKE, MIKE LAKE
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: DIRT ROAD BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 666.2856
04/26/13
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04/27/13
Smokin' in the Ozarks Rogers, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Clyde Phelps Phone: 479-586-0023. c.phelps100@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $11000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: CAVEMAN CUISINE
Results In  Number of Teams: 34     High Score: 687.4286
04/27/13
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04/28/13
7th Stagecoach BBQ Fest Indio, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Thom Emery thom@bbqthom.com
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK
Prize Money: $5000.00   
Grand Champion: BRAZEN BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 686.2856
04/28/13
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04/28/13
Southern Hot Wing Contest Memphis, TN
Contact: Brooks Monypeny Phone: 901-826-3629. bmoneypeny@comcast.net
KCBS Reps:
Prize Money: $2050.00   
Grand Champion: SOUTHLAND GAMING
Results In  Number of Teams: 12     High Score: 177.1428
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