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Judging Classes - 2014

KCBS teams are known for cooking some of the best barbeque in the world, but it takes a dedicated team of judges to decide which is truly the best-of-the-best. Being a Certified Barbeque Judge (CBJ) means more than just getting to taste award-winning barbeque - and deciding which barbeque wins those awards. It's about representing and spreading the message of KCBS, which is to promote America's cuisine - barbeque.

To become a CBJ, just attend one of the hundreds of classes conducted by KCBS every year throughout the country. In a half-day's time, you'll learn how to grade world-class chicken, pulled pork, ribs and brisket - and taste them during the process!

By the time you're finished, you'll be ready to sign up for the next competition in your area! And remember: your CBJ fee also includes one year's membership to KCBS. It's a win-win!

Certified BBQ Judging Class
LAKELAND , FL 01/23/2014
CANCELLED - Certified BBQ Judging Class
LAKE HAVASU, AZ 01/23/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SANDY SPRINGS, GA 01/25/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MORTON, IL 02/08/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MILLINGTON, TN 02/15/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BIXBY, OK 02/22/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WESTMONT, IL 02/22/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LAURENS, SC 02/22/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SAN JUAN, PR 02/23/2014
Certified BBQ Class
HUNTSVILLE, TX 02/27/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
DES MOINES, IA 03/01/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
APPLETON, WI 03/07/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SMITHVILLE, MO 03/08/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SAN MARCOS, TX 03/08/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR 03/09/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class - POSTPONED
NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS, 03/14/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
RIVERSIDE, CA 03/15/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WATERLOO, IA 03/15/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ST. CHARLES, IL 03/15/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WOODWARD, OK 03/22/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GETTYSBURG, PA 03/22/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
FLOYD , VA 03/22/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OMAHA, NE 03/29/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GARDEN CITY, KS 03/29/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OVERLAND PARK, KS 03/30/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GULFPORT, MS 04/03/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OWATONNA, MN 04/05/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NEW HOLLAND, PA 04/11/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MANKATO, MN 04/19/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GOTHENBURG, NE 04/23/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OVERLAND PARK, KS 04/23/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MONROE, WA 04/26/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
STILLWATER, OK 04/26/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, 05/04/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ANNAPOLIS, MD 05/04/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MAYNARD, MA 05/04/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HASSELT, BELGIUM, 05/10/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ITALY, 05/16/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CARY, NC 05/17/2014
CANCELLED - Certified BBQ Judging Class
SPRINGFIELD, IL 05/17/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MEARS, MI 05/17/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CENTRAL POINT, OR 05/21/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ROCHESTER, NY 05/23/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORTH BEND, OR 05/23/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
TUSCUMBIA, AL 06/07/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SANTA CLARA, CA 06/07/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
FRISCO, CO 06/12/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MILES CITY, MT 06/12/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
EDMONTON, AB 06/13/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
PERUGIA, ITALY, 06/14/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WILLARD, MO 06/26/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ARTESIA, NM 06/27/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
VICTORVILLE, CA 06/29/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WINCHESTER, VA 06/29/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OVERLAND PARK, KS 06/29/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
RIO RANCHO, NM 07/03/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GETTYSBURG, PA 07/12/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CANCELLED
WARREN/PITTSFIELD, PA 07/17/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CANCELLED
WATERTOWN, SD 07/17/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HOLLADAY, UT 07/24/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KANSAS CITY, MO 07/25/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
QUINCY, IL 08/02/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SHAWNEE, KS 08/02/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BILLINGS, MT 08/11/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CANCELLED
DANVILLE, IL 08/16/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
COLUMBUS, MS 08/16/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WENDOVER, NV 08/21/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class - Cancelled
SMITHVILLE, MO 08/23/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CALGARY, AB 08/29/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GUNTERSVILLE, AL 08/30/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BEDFORD, TX 08/30/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HEINSBERG, DENMARK, 09/05/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LANGLEY, BC 09/12/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CANCELLED
APPLETON CITY, MO 09/13/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SPEARFISH, SD 09/18/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OVERLAND PARK, KS 09/21/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BENTONVILLE, AR 09/24/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
DIKSMUIDE, BELGIUM, 09/30/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KANSAS CITY, MO 10/02/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
FT. BLISS, TX 10/09/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BULLHEAD CITY, AZ 10/09/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GELSENKIRCHEN, GERMANY, 10/10/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
JONESBORO, AR 10/18/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ATHENS, GA 10/18/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ST. CHARLES, IL 10/19/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BARDSTOWN, KY 11/22/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MIAMI, FL 12/04/2014
Certified BBQ Judging Class
PONCA CITY, OK 12/05/2014
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