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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

December 2016

12/02/2016
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12/03/2016
*Christmas on the River Demopolis, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Paul Willingham, Phone: 334-422-1029, cotrbbq2016@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Dee Wright, Phone: 334-422-1164, cotrbbq2016@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Grand Champion: CONTAGIOUS Q
Results In    Number of Teams: 34    High Score: 705.1428
12/02/2016
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12/03/2016
When Pigs Fly South Lakeland, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Laura Vaughn, Phone: 863-904-4003, llvaughn@sun-n-fun.org
KCBS Reps: MIKE LAKE, THERESA LAKE
Prize Money: $8,850   
Grand Champion: UNCLE TOAD'S COMPETITION BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 36    High Score: 691.3944
12/02/2016
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12/03/2016
The Smithfield King of the Smoker(INVITATIONAL)(Judges Full) Rancho Mirage, CA
Contact: Jessie Corbin, Phone: 877-828-0727, customerservice@bigpapsmokers.com
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $75,000   
Grand Champion: LUCKY'S Q
Results In    Number of Teams: 24    High Score: 701.1200
12/09/2016
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12/10/2016
Down Town Throw Down Barbecue Championships Las Vegas, NV
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steve Overlay, Phone: 702-376-9532, steveno702@embarqmail.com
KCBS Reps: MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ, STEVE ALVAREZ
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