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Judging Classes - 2018

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
REIN IN TAUFERS, 01/12/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LAKELAND, FL 01/25/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MELBOURNE, 02/02/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SINT NIKLAAS, 02/03/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
GOSFORD, 02/09/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WESTMONT, IL 02/17/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
BARNSEVILLE, GA 02/24/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WENDELL, NC 02/24/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
PEORIA, IL 03/03/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
ST. PAUL, MN 03/10/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
RIVERSIDE, CA 03/10/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 03/17/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
DUNCANVILLE, TX 03/24/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class - KOSHER
RICHARDSON, TX 03/25/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
JOHNSTON, IA 03/31/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
SAN JOSE, 04/04/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
LA CRESCENT, MN 04/07/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CARY, NC 04/07/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CLAYTON, CA 04/07/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CLASS FULL
NEW HOLLAND, PA 04/14/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORTH GROSVENORDALE, CT 04/15/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WATERTOWN, SD 04/21/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class - CANCELLED
JAMESTOWN, NY 05/03/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KANSAS CITY, MO 05/09/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
CLARKSVILLE, TN 05/17/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORTH BEND, OR 05/25/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MONTREAL, QB 06/02/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
NORCO, CA 06/03/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KANSAS CITY, KS 06/05/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
FRISCO, CO 06/14/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
MILES CITY, MT 06/15/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
KENORA, ON 06/22/2018
Certified BBQ Judging Class
WILLIAMSTOWN, WV 07/28/2018
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