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: 2002

Hometown: Oak Grove / Warrensburg
State: MO
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 6 ( if you're only counting calls to the stage)

Biggest Wins: "Missouri state Fair"- 2007 "Sho-me-the-Q" Back yard BBQ Contest. (first KCBS sanctioned contest at the fair) - 1st place Pork!

Reserve Champion & 2nd place chicken - 2007 Grain Valley Fair Daze BBQ Contest.

9th place chicken - 2008 Laurie, Mo. Hillbilly BBQ Cook-off. (77 teams)

3rd place Pork & 10th place Ribs - 2008 Blue Springs Blaze-off.(6th Overall out of 83 teams)

4th place ribs - 2009 "Smokin' on Big Creek", Pleasant Hill, Mo.(47 teams)

3rd Place pork & 8th place ribs - 2009 Sedalia Lions Club Blues & BBQ, Sedalia, Mo. (30 teams)

5th Place chicken & 10th Place ribs - 2009 Johnson County Fair Cook-off, Warrensburg, Mo.(25 teams)

2nd Place chicken - 2009 Blue Springs Blaze-off.(81 teams)

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