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December 2012 Committee Reports

December 10, 2012

KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY

COMMITTEE REPORTS - December 2012

MINUTES - Tana Shupe:

Request Minutes of meeting on November 14, 2012, and special meeting on November 28, 2012 be approved.

FINANCIAL REPORT - Mark Simmons

Emailed to members of the board, it is recommended by the finance committee that the financial report be approved as presented.

MARKETING REPORT - Jeff Stith

Merchandise

- Total November Sales: $5,138

- Cyber Monday led to record merchandise sales in a November

Web

- Advertising sold for November: $950

- Uploaded December Bullsheet

- Uploaded MP3 of November’s BOD

- 2013 continual Banquet Registration

- Partner Programs Update:

- Tyson Best Wing on the Planet, 2-day People’s Choice: WFC in Las Vegas, NV

- Reser’s America’s Best Potato Salad Championship: WFC in Las Vegas, NV

- Smithfield Ribs Super Series: The National BBQ Cup in Cummings, GA

GABT

- Final activation stop in November: WFC in Las Vegas, NV

- GABT Financial Update from Mike

Sam’s National BBQ Tour

- 2013 Sam’s Club Tour Schedule submitted to KCBS for review/approval

- Working on 2013 Sam’s Club Registration Improvements and technical support; Mike to explain

PR

- Social Media, using MMA, KCBS, and GABT Facebook, Twitter and other digital platforms to promote KCBS-related events/promotions

- GABT: 2014 Twitter Followers / 1565 FB Likes

- KCBS: 2014 Twitter Followers / 11,438 FB Likes

- Updated News section of KCBS website as necessary

- Bullsheet Content – Sam’s Review, Tyson Recap, Reser’s Review, Smithfield Review

- GABT Blog post reviews

Sponsorship Activities

- Have a new Seal of Approval applicant that requires an NDA restriction; KCBS attorney is reviewing

- 2013 KCBS Banquet: Sponsorship and Booth Prospecting and Sales

Sam’s Club, Kingsford, Tyson, Creekstone Farms, BBQr’s Delight, Pig Out Publications, The Kansas City BBQ Tour, Wusthof-Trident of America, Inc.

- Currently working with Smithfield to apply Seal of Approval brand to their packaging

- Need final board answer/approval/disapproval on the Destination America agreement

SANCTIONING REPORT - Karrin Murphy

Existing 2013:

2/22-23 6th Annual Kansas Winter Q Great Bend KS

3/15-16 2nd Annual Santa Anita Winners' Circle

BBQ Championship Arcadia CA

4/5-6 Smokin' On Big Creek Pleasant Hill MO

4/12-13 Grilling on the River '13 Columbus MS

4/19-20 Kings Mountain Firehouse BBQ Cook-Off Kings Mountain NC

4/19-20 Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Festival Cornelia GA

4/19-20 Pork in the Park Barbeque Festival Salisbury MD

4/19-20 Smoke Over Veishea Ames IA

4/26-27 Smokin 'N' the Ville Edwardsville KS

4/26-27 Char-Broil Pig Bowl Columbus GA

4/26-27 R'Kansas City State BBQ Championship Arkansas City KS

5/3-4 North Platte Honky Tonk Barbecue Festival North Platte NE

5/10-11 Sertoma 48 BBQ Lawrence KS

5/10-11 West Coast BBQ Classic Long Beach CA

5/10-11 Green Lane Fire Co's "Fire in the Village

BBQ Competition and Festival Green Lane PA

5/17-18 Great Mall BBQ Contest & Festival Olathe KS

5/17-18 "Hawgin" on Lanier Gainesville GA

5/17-18 Minnesota in May Faribault MN

5/17-18 Middletown BBQ Cook-Off Middletown DE

5/17-18 Bakersfield's Biggest Baddest BBQ

Championship Bakersfield CA

5/17-18 Lake of the Ozarks BBQ & BBQ Weekend Lake of the Ozarks MO

5/17-18 Cotton Pickin' BBQ Cook-Off Hartselle AL

5/18-19 The Lexington Battle-Green BBQ Festival Lexington MA

5/18-19 Tony Stone Low & Slow BBQ Championship Hoofddovp Netherlands

5/24-25 Lewisburg Rotary Club BBQ Cook-Off Lewisburg TN

5/24-26 Red, White & BBQ Westmont IL

5/25-26 The Memorial Day Pignic Fort Richie MD

5/25-26 Smokin' in the Junction West Des Moines IA

5/31-6/1 Okfuskee Volunteer Firefighters

Wildfire Cook-Off Okemah OK

5/31-6/1 Variety Children's BBQ Bash Memphis TN

5/31-6/1 Original SD BBQ Championship Huron SD

5/31-6/1 Royal Gorge Holy Smoke BBQ Showdown Canon City CO

6/7-8 Poor Que Montello WI

6/14-15 Blue Mountain BBQ Championship Blue Mtn. Ontario Canada

6/14-15 The Desoto Shrine Club 5th Annual

2013 BBQ Cookoff Hernando MS

6/14-15 Northern Arizona BBQ Festival Williams AZ

6/14-15 Smokin' on the River Jeffersonville IN

6/14-15 Central MD Swinetastic BBQ Festival Frederick MD

6/21-22 Peak City Pig Fest Apex NC

6/22-23 Safeway National Capital BBQ Battle Washington DC

6/28-29 Silicon Valley BBQ Championship Santa Clara CA

6/28-30 Boston Hill BBQ Fest Hamburg NY

7/5-6 Crossroads BBQ Cook-Off Cameron MO

7/12-13 6th Annual Wellsville BBQ Cookoff Wellsville MO

7/13-14 Heart of Illinois Fair BBQ Cookoff Peoria IL

7/13-14 Troy Pig Out Troy NY

7/19-20 Que & Cruz Louisa VA

7/19-20 Cookin on Kampeska Wing Fling & BBQ Thing Watertown SD

7/19-20 9th Annual WildBlue BBQ Burlington KS

7/19-20 Smokin' on the River Glasgow MO

7/26-27 Morton BBQ Throwdown Morton IL

7/26-27 The Harpoon Championships of New England

BBQ Windsor VT

7/26-27 Dodge City Days Barbeque Cook-Off Dodge City KS

8/2-3 5th Annual Vista Smokin' Q Classic Vista CA

8/9-10 Smokin in McMinnville McMinnville TN

8/9-10 Krystal 93 BBQ at the Summit Dillon CO

8/9-10 Cass County "Cookin' at the Fair" Weeping Water NE

8/16-18 Hudson Valley Ribfest New Paltz NY

8/16-17 Stand By Your Grill Fulton Ms

8/23-24 6th Annual Big Island BBQ Albert Lea MN

8/23-24 Flinthills Beef Fest BBQ Emporia KS

8/23-24 Nevada Kiwanis BBQ Contest Nevada IA

8/23-24 Smokin' on the Water Lakeport CA

8/23-24 Music City Festival & BBQ Championship Nashville TN

8/31-9/1 Septemberfest BBQ & Ribeye Steak Cookoff

Challenge Omaha NE

8/31-9/1 Smokin in Mesquite BBQ Championship Mesquite NV

8/31-9/1 Smokin' On The Bay Tracys Landing Md

9/6-7 Ribs, Rods & Rock'n Roll Vermillion SD

9/6-7 Pickin' in the Panhandle Hedgesville WV

9/6-7 Smoke On The River Quincy IL

9/6-7 Puckaway Pigfest Montello WI

9/6-7 Cookeville Cookoff Cookeville TN

9/13-14 Atlanta BarB-Q Festival Atlanta GA

9/13-14 KTS Smokin' Gobbler Cook-Off Worthington MN

9/13-14 Jug Tavern Festival Winder GA

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