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Judging Classes - 2015

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 - Cancelled
HARTSELLE, AL 01/17/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SNOW HILL, MD 01/24/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SANDY SPRINGS, GA 01/24/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LAKELAND , FL 01/29/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MELBOURNE, 01/30/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CARY, NC 02/07/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MORTON, IL 02/07/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WESTMONT, IL 02/21/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HARPER, KS 02/21/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LAKE HAVASU, AZ 02/26/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HUNTSVILLE, TX 02/26/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
DES MOINES, IA 02/28/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CANCELLED
LEXINGTON, NC 02/28/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
JOPPA, AL 02/28/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
VIDALIA, LA 02/28/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LAURENS, SC 02/28/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ST. CHARLES, IL 03/01/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
FLOYD , VA 03/07/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
RIVERSIDE, CA 03/07/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NASHVILLE, TN 03/07/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SMITHVILLE, MO 03/14/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GETTYSBURG, PA 03/28/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
STILLWATER, OK 03/28/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OWATONNA , MN 03/28/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OMAHA, NE 03/28/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GULFPORT, MS 04/02/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NEW HOLLAND, PA 04/10/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
AUBURN, AL 04/11/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
OVERLAND PARK, KS 04/15/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ST. MICHAEL, MN 04/18/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MARIETTA, OH 04/25/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HOOFDDORP, 04/25/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
JEFFERSONVILLE, IN 04/25/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CANCELLED
COLUMBIA, MO 04/25/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
HURON, SD 04/25/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
TUSCUMBIA, AL 04/25/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SALZBURG, AUSTRIA, 04/29/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SHOW LOW, AZ 04/30/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BRUGG, 05/02/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MAYNARD, MA 05/03/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ANNAPOLIS, MD 05/03/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MANKATO, MN 05/09/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORTH BEND, OR 05/22/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORCO, CA 05/31/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
UNCASVILLE, CT 06/12/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
REGINA, SASKTCHEWAN, 06/12/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
FRISCO, CO 06/18/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
EDMONTON, AB 06/19/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
PERUGIA, 06/19/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LEADVILLE, CO 06/25/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ARTESIA, NM 06/26/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NAPLAVKA, PRAGUE, 06/27/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CROSS PLAINS, WI 06/27/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
RIO RANCHO, NM 07/02/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LAKE PLACID, NY 07/02/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
DRAYTON, ON 07/09/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GUNNILSE/GOTHENBURG, 08/01/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SHAWNEE, KS 08/01/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
PLYMOUTH, IN 08/08/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WORLAND, WY 08/13/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BIRCH RUN, MI 08/20/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CLINTON, MO 09/03/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CALGARY, AB 09/05/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ST. CHARLES, IL 09/17/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KEARNEY, NE 09/17/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GELSENKIRCHEN, 09/25/2015
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CINCINNATI, OH 10/08/2015
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