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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

March 2017

03/03/17
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03/04/17
The Great Brunswick BBQ Throwdown Brunswick, MD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Beth Johnson, Brunswick, MD 21716
Phone: 301-712-4137. abetterchoicebakery@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE, ANGELA MCKEE
Prize Money: $4000.00   
Results not in.
03/03/17
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03/04/17
Sip & Swine BBQ Festival Lawrenceville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Lloyd, Lawrenceville, GA 30518
Phone: 404-683-1549. jlloyd@insurancehub.com
Contact: Rachel Harper, Lawrenceville, GA 30518
Phone: 678-898-8563. sipnswine2017@whitefoxrun.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER, JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results not in.
03/03/17
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03/04/17
*Bodagetta BBQ Auburn, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Jim McLaughlin, Auburn, AL 36831
Phone: 334-887-7011. jayhem75@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Jay Hovey, Auburn, AL 36831
Phone: 334-887-7011. jhovey@charterbank.net
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Results not in.
03/03/17
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03/04/17
Fire on Ice Barbecue World Championship Onamia, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tony Korthaus, Onamia, MN 56359
Phone: 952-405-8495. tony@quetopiabbq.com
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN
Prize Money: $5700.00   
Results not in.
03/03/17
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03/04/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Shreveport, LA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
03/10/17
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03/11/17
Smoke on the Shores Nashville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Hite, Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: 615-219-9590. Nashvillesmoke@gmail.com
Contact: Jason Cole, Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: 615-219-9590. colejac@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Results not in.
03/10/17
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03/11/17
Flames on the Flint Bainbridge, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Adrienne Harrison, Bainbridge, GA 39818
Phone: 229-246-4774. adrienne@bainbridgegachamber.com
Contact: Ryan Goddens Phone: 229-515-0132. flamesontheflint@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RUSTY COOK, JULIE COOK
Results not in.
03/10/17
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03/11/17
Kansas Winter Q and Chest to Chest National Cook Off Great Bend, KS
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: David Key's, Great Bend, KS 67530
KansaswinterQ@gmail.com
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Kent Romine, Great Bend, KS 67530
Phone: 620-793-2985. kromine@opiwireless.com
KCBS Reps: MICHELLE R ROSE, KEVIN ROSE
Results not in.
03/10/17
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03/11/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour White Settlement, TX
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
03/17/17
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03/18/17
Smokin in the Square Pensacola , FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ivan Delabruere, Pensacola, FL 32570
Phone: 850-516-2622. SmokinInTheSquare@yahoo.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Diane Scott, Pensacola , FL 32570
Phone: 850-983-0413. square-bbq@att.net
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $7000.00   
Results not in.
03/17/17
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03/18/17
Tupelo BBQ Duel- Comp 1 Tupelo, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Team Contact: Leslie Mart, Tupelo, MS 38801
Phone: 662-891-5379. tupelobbq@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marge Plummer Phone: 901-487-3872. margeplummer1@bellsouth.ne
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN, WILLIAM GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Results not in.
03/17/17
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03/18/17
*Corums Building Center BBQ (BACKYARD)(JUDGES FULL) Hartselle, AL
Contact: Michael Broom, Hartselle, AL 35640
Phone: 256-214-0068. mwbroomua@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Results not in.
03/17/17
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03/18/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Tucson, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
03/18/17
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03/19/17
Tupelo BBQ Duel- Comp 2 Tupelo, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Team Contact: Leslie Mart, Tupelo, MS 38801
Phone: 6628915379. tupelobbq@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marge Plummer Phone: 901-487-3872. margeplummer1@bellsouth.ne
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN, WILLIAM GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Results not in.
03/24/17
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03/25/17
Triple B Spanish Trail BBQ Cook-Off Crestview, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Colin Richards, Crestview, FL 32539
Phone: 850-582-6026. ga247@live.com
Contact: Tom Hardin thardinfla@aol.com
KCBS Reps: THERESA LAKE, MIKE LAKE
Results not in.
03/24/17
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03/25/17
BBQ Gives Back Urbanna, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bill Jones, Urbanna, VA 23238
Phone: 804-965-0484. bbqgivesback@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JOHN G BUSCH, ALEX JR BROWN Alt Rep: LOUISE WEIDNER
Prize Money: $8000.00   
Results not in.
03/24/17
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03/25/17
Firelake BBQ Cook Off (Day 1) Shawnee, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jason Boyce, Shawnee, OK 74801
Phone: 816-878-4850 ext.2110. jboyce@firelakefoods.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $15000.00   
Results not in.
03/24/17
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03/25/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Reno, NV
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
03/24/17
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03/25/17
Smoked & Sauced a BBQ for Badges Spring Hill, Ks
Contact: Lindsay Denny, Spring Hill, KS 66083
Phone: 913-706-3911. smokedandsaucedkc@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY HADLEY, FORREST BRUCE
Results not in.
03/25/17
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03/26/17
Firelake BBQ Cook Off(Day 2) Shawnee, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jason Boyce, Shawnee, OK 74801
Phone: 405-878-4850 ext. 2110. jboyce@firelakefoods.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $15000.00   
Results not in.
03/31/17
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04/01/17
Blues Hog BBQ & Music Fest Savannah, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mary Beth Hopper, Savannah, TN 38308
Phone: 731-616-7474. mbhopper@eplus.net
Contact: Scott Parish Phone: 731-298-6665. bscottparish@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Results not in.
03/31/17
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04/01/17
*Cedar Fest BBQ Cook-Off Cedar Park , TX
Contact: Lyndee Mathews, Cedr Park, TX 78613
Phone: 512-260-7800. lyndee@cedarparkchamber.org
KCBS Reps: TERRI MCKINNON, BOB MCKINNON
Results not in.
03/31/17
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04/01/17
Stillwater Elks Lodge Blazathon Stillwater, OK
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Chad Duncan, Stillwater, OK 74075
Phone: 405-880-4514. Blazathon@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kris Duncan, Stillwater, OK 74075
Phone: 405-714-5334. blazathonjudges@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY HADLEY, MARK SIMMONS
Results not in.
03/31/17
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04/01/17
6th Annual Santa Anita Winners Circle BBQ Championship Arcadia, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Lobenstein, Arcadia, CA 91007
Phone: 415-683-0784. ben@fireitupevents.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL
KCBS Reps: MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ, STEVE ALVAREZ, JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Results not in.
03/31/17
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04/01/17
The Ironman Greencastle, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Eric Forrester, Greencastle, PA 17225
Phone: 717-643-0039. eric@ironmanbbq.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Shawna Corun, Greencastle, PA 17225
shawna@mdbbqservices.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, ROBERT MCKEE
Results not in.
03/31/17
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04/01/17
Smokin On Big Creek BBQ Contest Benefiting Operation BBQ Relief Pleasant Hill, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAM CONTACT:Stan Hays, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
Phone: 816-876-9019. shays@operationbbqrelief.org
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Amy Hays, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
Please go to smokinonbigcreek website to register to judge http://www.smokinonbigcreek.com
KCBS Reps: JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS, MARK COLLIER
Results not in.
03/31/17
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04/01/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Renton, WA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Results not in.
03/31/17
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04/01/17
*Jack Town Throw Down Jackson, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Van Waites, Jackson, MS 39110
Phone: 601-942-4985. Vanwaites@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ROXANNE GOULD, LINDA GOULD
Results not in.
03/31/17
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04/01/17
The Carolina Grand BBQ Contest Winston Salem, NC
Contact: Mark Little, Winston Salem, NC 27107
Phone: 336-655-7245. mar_donlittle@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: DOUG REID, RUSTY COOK, JULIE COOK
Results not in.
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