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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2011 Kingsford Points Chase

Regional Event Schedule

Hammond Blues & BBQ Challenge1Hammond, LA3/25/2011 - 3/26/2011
Grillin' On The River1Columbus, MS4/8/2011 - 4/9/2011
Rock'n Ribs BBQ Festival1Springfield, MO4/15/2011 - 4/16/2011
Pork in the Park1Salisbury, MD4/15/2011 - 4/16/2011
Stagecoach Music Festival BBQ Championships1Indio, CA4/30/2011 - 5/1/2011
Inaugural Run for the Ribs BBQ Competition1Louisville, KY5/6/2011 - 5/7/2011
Morgan Hill No Bull BBQ Cookoff1Morgan Hill, CA5/6/2011 - 5/7/2011
Memphis in May2Memphis, TN5/12/2011 - 5/14/2011
Great American Barbecue Festival1Bonner Springs, KS5/20/2011 - 5/21/2011
Bloomin' BBQ and Bluegrass Festival1Sevierville, TN5/20/2011 - 5/21/2011
Roc City Rib Fest1Rochester, NY5/28/2011 - 5/29/2011
Great Lenexa BBQ Battle2Lexana, KS6/24/2011 - 6/25/2011
Iowa State BBQ Championships1Marshalltown, IA6/24/2011 - 6/25/2011
Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle1Washington, DC6/25/2011 - 6/26/2011
SC Festival of Discovery1Greenwood, SC7/8/2011 - 7/9/2011
New Jersey State Barbecue Championship1North Wildwood, NJ7/8/2011 - 7/9/2011
Krystal 93 BBQ at the Summit1Dillon, CO8/12/2011 - 8/13/2011
Mainely Grillin' & Chillin' BBQ Festival1Eliot, ME8/13/2011 - 8/14/2011
7th Annual Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival1Worland, WY8/19/2011 - 8/20/2011
Decatur Jaycees 16th Annual Riverfest1Decatur, AL9/16/2011 - 9/17/2011
Praise the Lard1Murphysboro, IL9/22/2011 - 9/24/2011
Bikes, Blues, & BBQ1Fayetteville, AR9/28/2011 - 10/1/2011
American Royal Barbecue Open2Kansas City, MO9/30/2011 - 10/1/2011
Cherokee Pignic1Canton, GA10/14/2011 - 10/15/2011
22nd Annual Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue1Lynchburg, TN10/22/2011

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