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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 2014

04/03/14
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04/05/14
Smokin on the River (GBC & SBBQA Qualifier) Summerville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Roxie Weesner Phone: 706-506-9514. rweesner@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: SUSAN REID, DOUG REID
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SOUTHERN THUNDER BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 680.5028
04/03/14
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04/05/14
2nd Annual Parkinson's Smoke Out Evansville, IN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Robert Morphew Phone: 812-893-1216. robertwmorphew@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: RACHEL SCHUETZ, LINDA POLAND, ERNEST POLAND
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 96%
Grand Champion: ONE2BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 64     High Score: 680.5484
04/04/14
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04/05/14
'Que at the View Gulfport, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Layton Phone: 228-314-2143. viewque@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA GOULD, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $15100.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: QUE'N STEW'N & BREW'N
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 694.2628
04/04/14
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04/05/14
Fourth Annual Bull Moose Somerville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Marvin Hurley Phone: 901-282-6138. mdhurley1957@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SMOKE ME SILLY
Results In  Number of Teams: 31     High Score: 692.5144
04/04/14
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04/05/14
Kennett Jaycee's Show Me State BBQ Cookoff Kennett, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Allen Williams Lee Atwill Phone: 573-717-6875. kennettkcbbq@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, MARK HAGGITT
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: GILLY'S BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 22     High Score: 698.8000
04/04/14
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04/05/14
Cedar Fest BBQ Cook-Off (Teams Full) Cedar Park, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce Phone: 512-260-7800. info@cedarparkchamber.org
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 96%
Grand Champion: TRASH CAN COOKERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 663.9768
04/04/14
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04/05/14
Benton KY Kiwanis Barbeque Kookoff (CANCELLED) Benton, KY
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Jones Phone: 270-703-2437. emjones911@twc.com
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, RON CATO
Results not in.
04/04/14
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04/05/14
Stillwater Elks Lodge Blazathon Stillwater, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brian Bredesen Phone: 405-880-7893. brian.bredesen@sbcglobal.net
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $5500.00   
Grand Champion: SMOKIN HOT J'S
Results In  Number of Teams: 40     High Score: 661.7484
04/04/14
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04/05/14
Smokin On Big Creek - Benefiting Operation BBQ Relief Pleasant Hill, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Stan Hays Phone: 816-974-3299. smokinonbigcreek@operationbbqrelief.org
KCBS Reps: JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS, ROSEMARY MORROW, PHIL MORROW
Prize Money: $11000.00   CBJ Percentage: 83%
Grand Champion: HOG TIDE BAR-B-QUE
Results In  Number of Teams: 75     High Score: 702.8456
04/04/14
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04/05/14
Rockahock's Pickin' and Pullin' Festival Lanexa, VA
Contact: Steve Long Phone: 804-814-5470. stevelong@rockahock.com
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE, JOHN G BUSCH
Prize Money: $5500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: APORKALYPSE NOW
Results In  Number of Teams: 41     High Score: 675.4060
04/04/14
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04/05/14
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   
Grand Champion: BAD BONES BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 676.5488
04/11/14
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04/12/14
Delaware's Triple Threat BBQ Festival at the Fair Harrington, DE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sandy Fulton Phone: 302-398-3269. Organizer - sandy@thestatefair.net or robin@thestatefair.net
KCBS Reps: SYBIL WILLIAMS, MICKY WILLIAMS, STEVE GRINSTEAD, SCOTT GRINSTEAD, ALEX JR BROWN
Prize Money: $18700.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: APORKALYPSE NOW
Results In  Number of Teams: 109     High Score: 674.2516
04/11/14
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04/12/14
6th Annual Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest Washington, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Aimee Frey Phone: 636-239-1743. events@downtownwashmo.org
KCBS Reps: RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE
Prize Money: $7000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: QUAU
Results In  Number of Teams: 46     High Score: 690.8800
04/11/14
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04/12/14
9th Annual Smokin' Red Dirt BBQ Enid, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lynne Benkendorf Phone: 580-548-8194. lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $13000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WHISKEY PIT BBQ COMPANY
Results In  Number of Teams: 64     High Score: 694.2400
04/11/14
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04/12/14
The Best Dam BBQ Contest at Smithville Lake Smithville, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Troy Whitton Phone: 816-223-6527. twpublic1@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ROSEMARY MORROW, PHIL MORROW
Prize Money: $4000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WORTH SMOKIN' BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 54     High Score: 690.7884
04/11/14
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04/12/14
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: KIM COLLIER
Grand Champion: IOWA'S SMOKEY D'S BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 73     High Score: 689.6916
04/11/14
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04/12/14
New York City BBQ Cookoff Staten Island, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Eze Ramos Phone: 718-351-1611 x250. eramos@historicrichmondtown.org
KCBS Reps: NANCY MULLER, DON MULLER
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: STUBBORN BULL BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 37     High Score: 657.6684
04/11/14
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04/12/14
Kings of the Que BBQ Championship (CANCELLED) Woodland, CA
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Anhorn Phone: 916-599-5095. ed@bigbullbbqevents.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Results not in.
04/11/14
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04/12/14
Jammin' Pig BBQ Musice Festival Winston-Salem, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mark Little Phone: 336-655-7245. mar_donlittle@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: SUSAN REID, DOUG REID, DAVE AMEND
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: CHECKERED PIG
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 677.6228
04/11/14
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04/12/14
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   
Grand Champion: R&R BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 685.1656
04/11/14
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04/12/14
Smoke on the Falls Noccalula BBQ Fest Gadsden, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Janet Tarrance Phone: 256-549-4663. jtarrance@cityofgadsden.com
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, LINDA GOULD
Prize Money: $8600.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SMOKIN BUTT CREW
Results In  Number of Teams: 34     High Score: 693.6688
04/18/14
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04/19/14
Smokin' In The Creek BBQ Cook-off (CANCELLED) Sugar Creek, MO
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sue Mikula Phone: 816-252-4413 x302. smikula@sugar-creek.mo.us
KCBS Reps: PEG ROGERS, DAVE ROGERS
Results not in.
04/18/14
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04/19/14
High on the Hog Festival Winchester, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Teams Contact: Linda Gould Phone: 931-308-7660.
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, MARK HAGGITT, LINDA GOULD
Prize Money: $11600.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WARREN COUNTY PORK CHOPPERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 62     High Score: 701.0972
04/18/14
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04/19/14
Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Festival (SBBQA) Cornelia, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Heather Sinyard Phone: 706-778-8585 x280. bht@corneliageorgia.org
KCBS Reps: SUSAN REID, DOUG REID
Prize Money: $8700.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: TENACIOUS Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 27     High Score: 695.4060
04/18/14
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04/19/14
17th Annual 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: SAUCED! BBQ TEAM
Results In  Number of Teams: 55     High Score: 701.7256
04/18/14
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04/19/14
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Denver, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: THERESA LAKE, MIKE LAKE
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 96%
Grand Champion: GQUE
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 686.7768
04/25/14
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04/26/14
VFW Post 846 6th Annual BBQ Challenge (10 TEAM SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE) Overland Park, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Lilleston Phone: 913-206-7860. james.lilleston@us.army.mil
KCBS Reps: LARRY HADLEY, KIM COLLIER, MIKE BUDAI
Prize Money: $5000.00   
Grand Champion: MEAT MITCH
Results In  Number of Teams: 65     High Score: 688.5488
04/25/14
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04/26/14
BBQ Boogie & Blues (SBBQA) Calhoun, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Aaron Walkover Phone: 706-625-3200. calhounkoa@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: RICHARD C PRESTON, MARK HAGGITT
Grand Champion: MOYERS COMPETITION BAR-B-Q TEAM
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 697.6340
04/25/14
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04/26/14
Wabash Ribberfest Barbecue Championship Mt. Carmel, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Terry Beckerman Phone: 618-263-2093. maplehill82@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: VICKI PEYTON, DALE NEWSTROM
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WARREN COUNTY PORK CHOPPERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 696.5024
04/25/14
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04/26/14
BBQ Capital Cookoff Lexington, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chad Hodges Phone: 336-249-0383. chadhodges@mac.com
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN, WILLIAM GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Prize Money: $15900.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SMOKIN SKULLIES
Results In  Number of Teams: 62     High Score: 690.2972
04/25/14
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04/27/14
Washington State Spring BBQ Championship Monroe, WA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bryan & Nancy Lipscy Phone: 425-387-3490. bryan@deadmanbbq.com
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, MARK SILVER
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WINECOUNTRYQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 22     High Score: 666.1828
04/25/14
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04/26/14
Pony Express BBQ Challenge Gothenburg, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mike Eberle Phone: 308-962-0112. crabdaddyfeast@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE
Prize Money: $7000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: PORK PATROL BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 28     High Score: 687.3600
04/25/14
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04/26/14
Smokin' in the Ozarks (CANCELLED) Rogers, AR
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Clyde Phelps Phone: 479-586-0023. c.phelps100@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Results not in.
04/25/14
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04/26/14
Central Iowa Expo BBQ, Cruise & Brew Boone, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dena Milhous Phone: 515-231-1381. denamilhous@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN
Prize Money: $7275.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: PIGSKIN BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 45     High Score: 683.9660
04/25/14
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04/26/14
Bynum Schools Best of the Basin BBQ Championship Midland, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tracy Bush Phone: 432-520-0075. tracy@bynumschool.org
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
CBJ Percentage: 16%
Grand Champion: CNB BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 62     High Score: 658.3312
04/25/14
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04/26/14
Smokin' N the Ville Edwardsville, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce Phone: 913-422-5044. info@bsedwchamber.org
KCBS Reps: FRAN BOWEN, ALFRED T BOWEN
Prize Money: $2500.00   CBJ Percentage: 41%
Grand Champion: PORKY MCBEEF AND THE CLUCKERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 27     High Score: 684.5028
04/25/14
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04/26/14
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: 86%
Grand Champion: RHYTHM 'N QUE
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 685.7140
04/26/14
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04/27/14
Smokin In Mesquite BBQ Championship Mesquite, NV
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg Phone: 615-477-7447. arlieque@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK
Prize Money: $40000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BIG B'S DOWN-N-DIRTY BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 51     High Score: 697.0512
04/26/14
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04/27/14
Central Iowa Expo BBQ, Cruise & Brew Boone, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dena Milhous Phone: 515-231-1381. denamilhous@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN
Prize Money: $7275.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: THE AMERICAN DREAM BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 39     High Score: 700.0232
04/26/14
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04/26/14
Southern Hotwing Festival Memphis, TN
Contact: Paul Gagliano Phone: 901-949-2596. paul.gagliano@svn.com
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS
Prize Money: $1850.00   
Results In.
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