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Judging Classes - All 2017

KCBS teams are known for cooking some of the best barbeque in the world, but it takes a dedicated team of judges to decide which is truly the best-of-the-best. Being a Certified Barbeque Judge (CBJ) means more than just getting to taste award-winning barbeque - and deciding which barbeque wins those awards. It's about representing and spreading the message of KCBS, which is to promote America's cuisine - barbeque.

To become a CBJ, just attend one of the hundreds of classes conducted by KCBS every year throughout the country. In a half-day's time, you'll learn how to grade world-class chicken, pulled pork, ribs and brisket - and taste them during the process!

By the time you're finished, you'll be ready to sign up for the next competition in your area! And remember: your CBJ fee also includes one year's membership to KCBS. It's a win-win!







Certified BBQ Judging Class
SAND IN TAUFERS, IT
January 13th 2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SINT NIKLAAS, BE
February 4th 2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LUNTEREN, NL
February 25th 2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NINOVE, BE
March 26th 2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
AUGGEN, DE
April 1st 2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SOUTH ALBERTA, AB, CA
April 22nd 2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BISHOPSTEIGNTON, DEVON, GB
April 28th 2017
Certified BBQ Judging Class
VIENNA, AT
July 7th 2017