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* The CBJ% shown for contests is determined by the percentage of Certified Judges in attendance the previous year.
* All State Championships are subject to the approval of the American Royal World Series of Barbecue® and Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue
* KCBS does not guarantee the prize pool, the listed amount may include ancillary prize money, and the organizer is solely responsible for the payment of the prize money

March 2017

03/03/2017
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03/04/2017
The Great Brunswick BBQ Throwdown Brunswick, MD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Beth Johnson, Phone: 301-712-4137, abetterchoicebakery@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: ANGELA MCKEE, ROBERT MCKEE
Prize Money: $4,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: OLD VIRGINIA SMOKE
Results In    Number of Teams: 50    High Score: 691.9888
03/03/2017
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03/04/2017
Sip & Swine BBQ Festival Lawrenceville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Lloyd, Phone: 404-683-1549, jlloyd@insurancehub.com
Contact: Rachel Harper, Phone: 678-898-8563, sipnswine2017@whitefoxrun.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER, JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: ATLANTA BBQ STORE
Results In    Number of Teams: 63    High Score: 696.5140
03/03/2017
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03/04/2017
*Bodagetta BBQ Auburn, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Jim McLaughlin, Phone: 334-887-7011, jayhem75@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Jay Hovey, Phone: 334-887-7011, jhovey@charterbank.net
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SMOKE ME SILLY
Results In    Number of Teams: 25    High Score: 699.3828
03/03/2017
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03/04/2017
Fire on Ice Barbecue World Championship Onamia, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tony Korthaus, Phone: 952-405-8495, tony@quetopiabbq.com
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Prize Money: $5,700    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: LUCKY'S Q
Results In    Number of Teams: 47    High Score: 700.5484
03/03/2017
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03/04/2017
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Shreveport, LA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office, Phone: 800-963-5227,
KCBS Reps: DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON
Prize Money: $10,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: RAILYARD BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 29    High Score: 691.9312
03/04/2017
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03/05/2017
BBQ Fest Costa Rica Costa Rica,
Contact: Natasha Loew, Phone: +506-8399-3111, info@lifeandspicecr.com
KCBS Reps: IO TEAM
Grand Champion: Grilldroids
Results In    Number of Teams: 18    High Score: 665.0512
03/08/2017
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02/11/2017
Big 12 Big Q (COMPETITOR'S SERIES) Kansas City, MO
Contact: Chris Phelen, Phone: 816-561-7555, chris@oneillevents.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL,
KCBS Reps: KIM COLLIER, Karrin Murphy, CAROLYN WELLS
Results Not In.
03/10/2017
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03/11/2017
Smoke on the Shores Nashville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Hite, Phone: 615-219-9590, Nashvillesmoke@gmail.com
Contact: Jason Cole, Phone: 615-219-9590, colejac@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $10,000    CBJ Percentage: 10%
Grand Champion: UNDER THE RADAR
Results In    Number of Teams: 62    High Score: 702.8688
03/10/2017
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03/11/2017
Flames on the Flint Bainbridge, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Adrienne Harrison, Phone: 229-246-4774, adrienne@bainbridgegachamber.com
Contact: Ryan Goddens, Phone: 229-515-0132, flamesontheflint@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Prize Money: $50,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: ROCKY TOP BARBEQUE
Results In    Number of Teams: 67    High Score: 697.0972
03/10/2017
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03/11/2017
*Kansas Winter Q and Chest to Chest National Cook Off Great Bend, KS
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: David Key's, KansaswinterQ@gmail.com
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Kent Romine, Phone: 620-793-2985, kromine@opiwireless.com
KCBS Reps: KEVIN ROSE, MICHELLE R ROSE
Prize Money: $9,000    CBJ Percentage: 95%
Grand Champion: RAILYARD BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 34    High Score: 693.7028
03/10/2017
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03/11/2017
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour White Settlement, TX
Contact: KCBS Office, Phone: 800-963-5227,
KCBS Reps: DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON
Prize Money: $10,000   
Grand Champion: BLAZEN BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 30    High Score: 680.5484
03/17/2017
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03/18/2017
Smokin in the Square Pensacola, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ivan Delabruere, Phone: 850-516-2622, SmokinInTheSquare@yahoo.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Diane Scott, Phone: 850-983-0413, square-bbq@att.net
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $10,250    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SOUTH PORK
Results In    Number of Teams: 38    High Score: 698.2056
03/17/2017
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03/18/2017
Tupelo BBQ Duel- Comp 1 Tupelo, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Team Contact: Leslie Mart, Phone: 662-891-5379, tupelobbq@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marge Plummer, Phone: 901-487-3872, margeplummer1@bellsouth.ne
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE, MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Prize Money: $10,700    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: FIRE DANCER BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 68    High Score: 704.5600
03/17/2017
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03/18/2017
*Corums Building Center BBQ (BACKYARD)(TEAMS FULL) Hartselle, AL
Contact: Michael Broom, Phone: 256-214-0068, mwbroomua@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $2,500    CBJ Percentage: 96%
Results In   
03/17/2017
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03/18/2017
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Tucson, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office, Phone: 800-963-5227,
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Prize Money: $10,000   
Grand Champion: LOOT N' BOOTY BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 29    High Score: 697.6340
03/18/2017
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03/19/2017
Tupelo BBQ Duel- Comp 2 Tupelo, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Team Contact: Leslie Mart, Phone: 6628915379, tupelobbq@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marge Plummer, Phone: 901-487-3872, margeplummer1@bellsouth.ne
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE, MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Prize Money: $10,700    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: KILLER HOGS
Results In    Number of Teams: 45    High Score: 703.9888
03/24/2017
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03/25/2017
13th Annual Triple B Festival Blackwater, BBQ & Bands Crestview, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sandra Wilson, Phone: (850) 682-3212 Ext. 102, swilson@crestviewchamber.com
Contact: Tom Hardin, thardinfla@aol.com
KCBS Reps: MIKE LAKE, THERESA LAKE
Grand Champion: UNCLE BUD'S BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 8    High Score: 693.0512
03/24/2017
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03/25/2017
BBQ Gives Back Urbanna, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bill Jones, Phone: 804-965-0484, bbqgivesback@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, JOHN G BUSCH, ALAN ROTHROCK
Prize Money: $8,000   
Grand Champion: WOLF'S REVENGE BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 64    High Score: 691.3484
03/24/2017
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03/25/2017
Firelake BBQ Cook Off (Day 1) Shawnee, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jason Boyce, Phone: 405-878-4850 ext. 2110, jboyce@firelakefoods.com
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $15,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: FAT BOYS BBQ - TEMPLE, TX
Results In    Number of Teams: 87    High Score: 704.0232
03/24/2017
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03/25/2017
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Reno, NV
Contact: KCBS Office, Phone: 800-963-5227,
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Prize Money: $10,000   
Grand Champion: LOOT N' BOOTY BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 30    High Score: 674.2168
03/24/2017
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03/25/2017
Smoked & Sauced a BBQ for Badges Spring Hill, Ks
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lindsay Denny, Phone: 913-706-3911, smokedandsaucedkc@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: FORREST BRUCE, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $5,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: R BUTTS R SMOKIN
Results In    Number of Teams: 27    High Score: 698.8228
03/24/2017
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03/25/2017
Hammond BBQ Hammond, LA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Jodie Gieseler, Phone: 985-507-6902, jodeemichiel@yahoo.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Deek DeBlieux, Phone: 985-634-8046, deek.deblieux@sbdinc.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $12,000   
Grand Champion: IOWA'S SMOKEY D'S BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 55    High Score: 703.4400
03/25/2017
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03/26/2017
Firelake BBQ Cook Off(Day 2) Shawnee, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jason Boyce, Phone: 405-878-4850 ext. 2110, jboyce@firelakefoods.com
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $15,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: PORKY BUTTS BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 77    High Score: 709.1660
03/31/2017
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04/01/2017
Blues Hog BBQ & Music Fest Savannah, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mary Beth Hopper, Phone: 731-616-7474, mbhopper@eplus.net
Contact: Scott Parish, Phone: 731-298-6665, bscottparish@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: WILLIAM GAGE, WAYNE LOHMAN
Prize Money: $15,000   
Results Not In.
03/31/2017
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04/01/2017
*Cedar Fest BBQ Cook-Off Cedar Park , TX
Contact: Lyndee Mathews, Phone: 512-260-7800, lyndee@cedarparkchamber.org
KCBS Reps: BOB MCKINNON, TERRI MCKINNON, BILL SHIFLETT, JENNIFER SHIFLETT
Prize Money: $15,000   
Results Not In.
03/31/2017
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04/01/2017
Stillwater Elks Lodge Blazathon Stillwater, OK
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Chad Duncan, Phone: 405-880-4514, Blazathon@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kris Duncan, Phone: 405-714-5334, blazathonjudges@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY HADLEY, MARK SIMMONS
Prize Money: $6,400   
Results Not In.
03/31/2017
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04/01/2017
6th Annual Santa Anita Winners Circle BBQ Championship Arcadia, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Lobenstein, Phone: 415-683-0784, ben@fireitupevents.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL,
KCBS Reps: MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ, STEVE ALVAREZ, JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Prize Money: $15,000   
Results Not In.
03/31/2017
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04/01/2017
The Ironman Greencastle, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Eric Forrester, Phone: 717-643-0039, eric@ironmanbbq.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Shawna Corun, shawna@mdbbqservices.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, ROBERT MCKEE, LOUISE WEIDNER
Results Not In.
03/31/2017
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04/01/2017
Smokin On Big Creek BBQ Contest Benefiting Operation BBQ Relief(TEAMS AND JUDGES FULL) Pleasant Hill, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAM CONTACT:Stan Hays, Phone: 816-876-9019, shays@operationbbqrelief.org
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Amy Hays, Please go to smokinonbigcreek website to register to judge http://www.smokinonbigcreek.com
KCBS Reps: MARK COLLIER, CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $8,000   
Results Not In.
03/31/2017
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04/01/2017
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Renton, WA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office, Phone: 800-963-5227,
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Prize Money: $10,000   
Results Not In.
03/31/2017
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04/01/2017
*Jack Town Throw Down Jackson, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Van Waites, Phone: 601-942-4985, Vanwaites@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA GOULD, ROXANNE GOULD
Results Not In.
03/31/2017
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04/01/2017
The Carolina Grand BBQ Contest Winston Salem, NC
Contact: Mark Little, Phone: 336-655-7245, mar_donlittle@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK, DOUG REID
Results Not In.
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