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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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2012

backyard bbq cook turned competition cook
Certified BBQ Judge (KCBS)
School Administrator

Team Members:
Richard "Fergie" Fergola-
Jeremy "J-Dub" Williams-

Hometown: Gardner
State: KS
Country: US

Most wins in a year: n/a

Biggest Wins: 1st year team (2012)
Smoke on the Water (Topeka, KS)
2nd in Sauce
2nd in People's Choice
3rd in Brisket
8th in Cook's Choice
19th overall out of 50

2012 Kanza Bowl (Topeka, KS) non-sanctioned
3rd in People's Choice (ribs)
4th in Sausage (first time ever cooking sausage)
7th overall

Smoke on the Water Topeka, KS.
6th in Brisket

Season 6 participant on BBQ Pitmasters

Smokin in da Ville Edwardsville, KS
9th in Chicken
9th in Ribs
7th in Pork
9th overall

Sponsors: Star Liquor (Gardner, KS)
Price Chopper (Gardner, KS.)
Smoke Me BBQ Wood
Trailers Plus
Midwest Distributors
Restaurant Depot

Website: http://fergoliciousbbq.wix.com/fergolicious-bbq


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