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"
  • Save $5 when you buy 3 bags of Adirondack Grilling Pellets
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 10% off all Creekstone Farms® products
  • 10% off any ICEHOLE Cooler or the option to customize your ICEHOLE Cooler with your team or KCBS logo for $50.00.
  • 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: 2007

Pitmiesters Brian Brandt and Karl Porisch. Always supported at home and sometimes at contests by Brian's wife Kathy.

It all started as simple tailgating at SMSU Mustang football games. It has since turned into a BBQ team. Started in 2007 entering one contest the Sallies now enter 6-8 contests each year.

Hometown: Marshall
State: MN
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 2 Grand Champions!!!!

Biggest Wins: Grand Champion - Great Northern BBQ - Brainerd, MN 2014
Grand Champion - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN 2010
1st Place Pork - SD BBQ Championships - Huron, SD 2014
1st Place Brisket - Great Northern BBQ - Brainerd, MN 2014
1st Place People's Choice - Smoke on the Water - Okoboji, IA 2012
1st Place Ribs - SD BBQ Championships - Huron, SD 2012
1st Place Brisket - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN 2011
1st Place Ribs - SD BBQ Championships - Huron, SD 2011
1st Place Dessert - Smokefest - Marshall, MN 2010
1st Place Pork - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN 2009
1st Place Anything But - Smokefest - Marshall, MN 2008
1st Place Dessert - Smokefest - Marshall, MN 2009

Sponsors: Pitmaster Level
Hy-Vee Foods - Marshall
Ralco Nutrition, Inc
D&G Excavating

Cook Level
Southwest MN State University
Western Mutual Insurance

Asst. Cook Level
Birath Wealth Management

Website: http://www.mustangsallytailgating.com


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