FACT: There's been an 18% increase in contest participation by members in the past year    
FACT: 64% of KCBS members own three or more grills/smokers    
FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year    
FACT: 56% of Americans report having a smartphone, 77% of KCBS members do    
FACT: 70% of KCBS members use Facebook    
FACT: 55% of members choose charcoal when cooking for leisure    
FACT: 23% of KCBS members work in the food service industry as a restauranteur or caterer    
FACT: Learning from friends, family and at competitions is the best way to improve cooking skills    
Joining KCBS has its privileges!
  • The official KCBS monthly newsletter, "The Bullsheet"
  • Save $5 when you buy 3 bags of Adirondack Grilling Pellets
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 10% off all Creekstone Farms® products
  • 10% off any ICEHOLE Cooler or the option to customize your ICEHOLE Cooler with your team or KCBS logo for $50.00.
  • 15% off your total order from Papa Tony's seasonings and ribs.
  • One-day shopping pass at any Restaurant Depot location when you present your KCBS membership card.
  • 20% off your total order from Sadler's Smokehouse online store.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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Contact KCBS International

Email: internationalinfo@kcbs.us
Wayne Lohman: 901-497-8051

KCBS International

New CBJs-Sydney, AU
Triple B Festival-Kenora, Ontario
Tony Stone Low and Slow BBQ Competition: FLAMING PIG (SE)-Grand Champion and Rubmaster BBQ Team-Reserve Grand
2016 -CBJ Class Tony Stone
Bohemian BBQ: Prague, CZ
Oslofjord BBQ Challenge-Oslo, Norway
Rugby Sound BBQ Competition Grand Champions-Breaking Bad BBQ Team
Meat the East Grand Champion: iQ-Netherlands
Wolfe BBQ Fest 2016- Richmond, Quebec
2016 W.E.S.T. Grand Champions: Southern Dutch BBQ
Melbourne Grand Champs-Hector's Smoke House
CBJ's, Nassau, Bahamas
2016 Barbeque Bulls Championship- Salzburg, Austria
Wolfe BBQ Fest: Grand Champion-Eatapedia and Reserve Grand Champion-Black Strap
Bad Ass Barbecue-Grand Champion Sydney, Australia
BBQ Society Cook-Off, Reserve Grand Champion- IQ
Barbeque Bulls Championship-Grand Champion: Baldique and Reserve Grand Champion: BBQ Longhorn Ranch Hands
CBJ Class -W.E.S.T.
Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival Grand Champs-Arrowhead North and Reserve Grand Champs-Pigtamer BBQ
W.E.S.T. Judge's Meeting
Bomehian BBQ Grand Champions: BBQ4ALL DEFENDERS
2016 Meat the East, Enschede, NL
W.E.S.T. by Night
2016 Smokin' Hot BBQ San Juan, Puerto Rico
Black Forest Smoke & Wine Festival Grand Champions-Grillkunst
CBJ Class-Melbourne, Australia
Oslofjord BBQ Challenge-Oslo, Norway Grand Champion-Viking BBQ
Smokin' Hot BBQ San Juan Grand Champions-Shiggin & Grinnin
Triple B Festival: BIGG SMOAK BBQ-Grand Champion and Blue Haze-Reserve Grand
CBJ Class-Kerteminde, Denmark


Recognizing barbecue as America's cuisine, our mission is to celebrate, teach, preserve and promote Barbecue as a culinary technique, sport and art form by:

  • Increasing the knowledge and skills of Out of United States (O.U.S.) competition cook teams to successfully compete in KCBS competitions worldwide.
  • Instructing, training and certifying judges according to KCBS parameters so they could judge KCBS sanctioned contests anywhere in the world.
  • Supporting and encouraging O.U.S. KCBS competition organizers.
  • Increasing KCBS membership worldwide.