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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

October 2017

10/06/17
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10/07/17
Jim Beam BBQ Classic Springfield, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ralph Blandford, Springfield, KY 40069
Phone: 859-481-3992. blandfordauction@bellsouth.net
Contact: Marie Blandford, Springfield, KY 40069
Phone: 859-481-8459. jimbeambbqclassic@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KENT SCHUETZ, RACHEL SCHUETZ
Results not in.
10/06/17
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10/07/17
*Decatur's Smokin BBQ Festival Decatur, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lavell Peete, Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-390-5455. lpeete1050@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WELLER JR, TINA WELLER
Results not in.
10/06/17
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10/07/17
*Leavenworth Break-out BBQ Leavenworth, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Jerry Hansen, Leavenworth, KS 66048
ghansenjr@kc.rr.com
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Michael Cole, Leavenworth, KS 66048
Phone: 913-680-8680. armypsncomsg@fmail.com
KCBS Reps: RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE
Results not in.
10/06/17
to
10/07/17
*BBQ & Blues on the Levee Helena, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Teresa Patton, Helena, AR 72342
Phone: 870-572-9855. teresapatton59@hotmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Dusty Patton, Helena, AR 72342
Phone: 870-572-5332. teresapatton59@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: JANET APPLETON, SAM APPLETON
Results not in.
10/06/17
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10/07/17
*Harbor-Que Winthrop Harbor, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Deborah Leable, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
Phone: 847-872-8998. harborque@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: BECKY DRUETZLER, DAVE DRUETZLER
Results not in.
10/06/17
to
10/07/17
*Roast N Boast BBQ Columbus, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kathy Jones, Columbus, MS 39703
Phone: 662-251-7251. jonesgang@cableone.net
KCBS Reps: LEE MCWRIGHT, ROXANNE GOULD
Results not in.
10/06/17
to
10/07/17
All Fired Up (BACKYARD ONLY) Heathsville, VA
Contact: Sidney Mace, Heathsville, VA 22539
Phone: 804-453-4108. Macepenny@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ANGELA MCKEE, ROBERT MCKEE
Results not in.
10/07/17
to
10/08/17
5th Annual BBQ Society Cook-Off Hoofddorp,
Contact: Frits De Jonge, Hoofddorp Netherlands, 6515 DE
Phone: 0031621553009. frits@bbqsociety.nl
KCBS Reps: LINDA HAVINGA, HARRY HAVINGA
Results not in.
10/13/17
to
10/14/17
CIBR-BBQ Central Illinois Bragging Right BBQ Arthur, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: George Fritz, Arthur, IL 61911
Phone: 217-543-2766. BBQ@ArthurIL.com
KCBS Reps: CHARLIE BRINZA, RALPH WELLER JR
Results not in.
10/13/17
to
10/14/17
Dana Point State BBQ Championship Dana Point, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brian McClune, Dana Point, CA 37122
Phone: 949-248-3583. bmcclure@danapoint.org
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results not in.
10/13/17
to
10/14/17
Anchor City Cook Off Centralia, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ginny Zoellers, Centralia, MO 65240
Phone: 573-682-2272. ginny@centraliamochamber.com
KCBS Reps: ROSEMARY MORROW, PHIL MORROW
Results not in.
10/13/17
to
10/14/17
*Harper County Bullseye BBQ Harper, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Sherry McCaslin, 3001 N 33 Highway, Harper, KS 67058
Phone: 620-845-1598. Fax: Pratt. slmccaslin@cessna.textron.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Kimberly Schrant, Harper, KS 67058
Phone: 620-845-0397. Kimberly.schrant@us.gt.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH
Results not in.
10/13/17
to
10/14/17
The Real Squeal BBQ & Music Festival Lyons, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kathy Sharp, Lyons, GA 30436
Phone: 912-526-6445. lyonsmainstreet@gmail.com
Contact: Tim Lively tdlively@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Results not in.
10/13/17
to
10/14/17
Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down Rocky Mount, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Susan Phelps, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Phone: 252-972-1159. susan.phelps@rockymountnc.gov
KCBS Reps: RUSTY COOK, DOUG REID
Results not in.
10/13/17
to
10/14/17
*Grillin & chillin BBQ cook-off Waxhaw, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lisa Hoffman, waxhaw, NC 28173
Phone: 704-843-2195. lhoffman@waxhaw.com
KCBS Reps: MICKY WILLIAMS, SYBIL WILLIAMS
Results not in.
10/14/17
to
10/14/17
Blues,Brew & BBQ(BACKYARD) Prince Fredrick, MD
Contact: Onyx Linthicum, Lusby, MD 20657
Phone: 202-439-4942. onyxlinthicum@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ANGELA MCKEE, ROBERT MCKEE
Results not in.
10/20/17
to
10/21/17
*Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cook-off Munfordville, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Patti England, Munfordville, KY 42765
Phone: 270-524-4752. pattimtourism@gmail.com
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Coni Shepperd, Munfordville, KY 42765
Phone: 270-524-4752. pattimtourism@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Results not in.
10/20/17
to
10/21/17
Smoking in the Foothills Barbecue Competition And Festival Lenoir, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Michael Kilby, Hudson, NC 28638
Phone: 828-310-2953. smokinginthefoothills@gmail.com
Contact: Rachel Harper, Hudson, NC 28638
lenoir2017@whitefoxrun.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK, DOUG REID
Results not in.
10/20/17
to
10/21/17
Boo-B-Que Rehobeth Beach, De
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sandy Fulton, Rehobeth Beach, DE 21863
Phone: 410-726-1881. Sandyfulton720@gmail.com
Contact: Betty Frizzell, Rehobeth Beach, DE 21863
thebbqjudge@aol.com
KCBS Reps: MICKY WILLIAMS, SYBIL WILLIAMS Alt Rep: JUDY THOMPSON
Results not in.
10/27/17
to
10/28/17
Border War Barbeque Osawatomie, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Don Cawby, Osawatomie, KS 66064
Phone: 913-755-1944. borderwarbbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: PEG ROGERS, DAVE ROGERS
Results not in.
10/27/17
to
10/28/17
Smokin the Fort BBQ & Blue Grass Festival Fort Gibson, OK
Contact: Alyssa Gage, Fort Gibson, OK 74434
Phone: 918-478-4780. smokinthefort@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Results not in.
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