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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

February 2017

02/03/17
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02/04/17
*Humble Rodeo & BBQ Humble, TX
Contact: Ric Halbrook, Humble, TX 77338
Phone: 713-826-6321. rhalbrook@humblerodeo.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Julia Arcuri, Humnle, TX 77338
Phone: 832-444-0996. julia.arcuri@humble.k12.tx.us
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS, CAROLYN WELLS, TERRI MCKINNON, BOB MCKINNON
Prize Money: $17400.00   
Results not in.
02/03/17
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02/04/17
Brasstown Valley Resort BBQ Throwdown(Teams & Judges Full) Young Harris, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Karen Rogers, Young Harris, GA 30512
Phone: 706-379-4606. krogers@brasstownvalley.com
Contact: Doug Reid
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $6200.00   
Results not in.
02/04/17
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02/05/17
Yak Ales Melbourne Barbecue Festival Melbourne,
Contact: Matt Vitale, Melbourn, 8008
Phone: +61 410 458 075. melbourne@bbqfest.com.au
KCBS Reps: IO TEAM
Results not in.
02/16/17
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02/18/17
* Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown Huntsville, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Pruitt Phone: 936-661-4204. benatt41@aol.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, CAROLYN WELLS
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
02/17/17
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02/18/17
Downtown BBQ Throwdown Boca Raton, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Walter Jones, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 813-765-7247. info@downtownbbqthrowdown.com
Contact: Wazim Reid, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 934-347-1326. judging@downtownbbqthrowdown.com
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS, MIKE GARRETSON
Prize Money: $17100.00   
Results not in.
02/17/17
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02/18/17
The Smithfield Guinea Pig Indio, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg Phone: 6154777447. arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
02/18/17
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02/19/17
Smoking Hot BBQ CoCo Beach Rio Grande,
Contact: Michael Compton, Rio Grande, 00745
Phone: 787-319-9410. mike@bbqpr.com
Contact: Henry Bosh, Rio Grande, 00745
Phone: 787-319-9410. Henry@BBQPR.com.
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN
Prize Money: $5500.00   
Results not in.
02/24/17
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02/25/17
*Bud & BBQ (JUDGING IS FULL) Meridian, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Anna Graceward, Meridian, MS 39307
Phone: 601-934-1352. annagrace@mitchellcompanies.com
Contact: Judges Contact - Marge Plummer Ph.B. Phone: 901-487-3872. margeplummer1@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: SAM APPLETON, JANET APPLETON
Results not in.
02/24/17
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02/25/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Daphne, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
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