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"
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 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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The Kingsford® Charcoal Giveaway

Overview & Schedule

Kingsford® Charcoal and barbecue go hand in hand, but throw in FREE Kingsford® Charcoal and it's a shoe-in for a winning combination.

Kingsford® Charcoal is committed to keeping barbecue smokers fired up, and this year, they're giving away charcoal. Five KCBS events across the nation have been selected to receive one free bag of charcoal per team... all for the love of barbecue

Congratulations to the following events for being selected to receive free charcoal:

  • Silicon Valley BBQ Championships Santa Clara, CA, June 28-29
  • Hogging Up BBQ and Music Festival Manchester, PA, June 28-30
  • CASA's Grab, Root, and Growl BBQ Competition Woodward, OK, Aug. 9-10
  • 2013 Hudson Valley Ribfest New Paltz, NY, Aug. 16-18
  • Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown Cleveland, GA, Oct. 26

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