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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

Recently Added Events

These events were added to the schedule within the last 60 days.

11/02/18
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11/03/18
Added: Aug 8, 2018
*Brew & Que on the Shrine Lake Summerville, SC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kevin Merritt, Summerville, SC 29484
Phone: 843-224-9111. shrinerkev@yahoo.com
Contact: Sharon Droze, Summerville, SC 29484
Phone: 843-834-8313.
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results not in.
03/15/19
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03/16/19
Added: Aug 8, 2018
*Barnesville BBQ and Blues Festival Barnesville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sharon Greer, Barnesville, GA 30204
Phone: 770-872-1043. sgreer675@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RUSTY COOK, JULIE COOK
Results not in.
04/26/19
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04/27/19
Added: Aug 8, 2018
*Smokin In The Creek BBQ Contest Sugar Creek, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sue Mikula, Sugar Creek, MO 64054
Phone: 816-252-4413. smikula@sugar-creek.mo.us
KCBS Reps: PEG ROGERS, DAVE ROGERS
Results not in.
07/20/19
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07/21/19
Added: Aug 8, 2018
4th Black Forest Smoke & Wine Festival Bad Bellingen,
Contact: Michael Koepf, Bad Bellingen, Germany, 79418
michael@dragon-bbq.de
Contact: Stefanie Woerdehoff, Bad Bellingen, Germany, 79418
Stefanie@dragon-bbq.de
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results not in.
07/27/19
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07/28/19
Added: Aug 8, 2018
*Hannibal Bar-B-Q-Festival Hannibal, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jason Gregory, Hannibal, MO 63401
Phone: 573-501-2036. jmg63401@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: TINA WELLER, JEANNE TITUS
Results not in.
04/26/19
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04/27/19
Added: Aug 2, 2018
14th Annual HANOR Smokin' Red Dirt BBQ Enid, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lynne Benkendorf, Enid, OK 2019
Phone: 580-548-8194. lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS Alt Rep: BOB MCKINNON
Results not in.
06/08/19
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06/09/19
Added: Aug 2, 2018
Tony Stone BBQ Competition Hoofddorp,
Contact: Harry Havinga, Hoofddorp Netherlands,
Phone: +31 06-10568568. info@tonystonecompetition.nl
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results not in.
07/05/19
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07/07/19
Added: Aug 2, 2018
I Love Barbecue & Music Festival Lake Placid, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dmitry Feld, Lake Placid,
Phone: 5185232071. dmitry@usaluge.org
KCBS Reps: DON LOVELY, LESLIE LOVELY
Results not in.
10/02/18
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10/03/18
Added: Jul 30, 2018
*Holmes Drywall Supply BBQ Cook-off (INVITATIONAL ONLY GRILLING SERIES) Kansas City, MO
Contact: Jeanne McGrath, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-471-7595. jmcgrath@holmesdrywall.com
KCBS Reps: ALFRED T BOWEN, FRAN BOWEN
Results not in.
11/03/18
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11/04/18
Added: Jul 30, 2018
Smokin on the Water Bayswater,
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Julie Anne Davis, Bays water, Western Australia, 6962
info@smokin.org.au
Contact: Stephan Jenner, Bays water, Western Australia, 6962
judges@smokin.org.au
KCBS Reps: DAVID ONG
Results not in.
06/21/19
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06/22/19
Added: Jul 30, 2018
*Heritage Days BBQ Showdown Day 1 Belvidere, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Danny Anderson, Belvidere, IL 61008
Phone: 815-544-2612. danderson@ci.belvidere.il.us
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Karl Dahlin, Belvidere, IL 61008
car_dahl@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ANITA MOORE, ANTHONY MOORE
Results not in.
06/22/19
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06/23/19
Added: Jul 30, 2018
*Heritage Days BBQ Showdown Day 2 Belvidere, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Danny Anderson, Belvidere, IL 61008
Phone: 815-378-2928. danderson@ci.belvidere.il.us
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Karl Dahlin, Belvidere, IL 61008
car_dahl@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ANITA MOORE, ANTHONY MOORE
Results not in.
10/13/18
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10/14/18
Added: Jul 27, 2018
*Bataille Sur La Sorgue L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue,
Contact: Craig Price, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue,France, 84800
Phone: 44 7920 041090. craigprice09@yahoo.co.uk
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results not in.
11/03/18
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11/04/18
Added: Jul 27, 2018
Indio California State BBQ Championship & Festival DAY 2 (JUDGES FULL) Indio, CA
Contact: Robert Stouffer, Indio, CA 92203
Phone: 951-961-8870. cabbqjudge@att.net
Contact: JUDGES FULL
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results not in.
04/05/19
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04/06/19
Added: Jul 27, 2018
*Cedar Fest BBQ Cook-Off Cedar Park, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jessica Grate, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Phone: 512-851-9775. jessica@cedarparkchamber.org
KCBS Reps: TERRI MCKINNON, BOB MCKINNON Alt Rep: RALPH WILLIAMS
Results not in.
04/13/19
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04/14/19
Added: Jul 27, 2018
2nd Wild King BBQ Competition Tirol,
Contact: Franz Groessing, Tirol,Austria, A-6380
f.groessing@a1.net
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results not in.
10/20/18
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10/21/18
Added: Jul 24, 2018
*Holy Cow Kosher BBQ & Festival (KOSHER SERIES) Garden City, NY
Contact: Rabbi Yehoshua Marchuck, Garden City, NY 1004
Phone: 212-613-8273. marchuck@ncsy.org
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE
Results not in.
01/19/19
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01/20/19
Added: Jul 23, 2018
W.E.S.T. Winter Extreme South Tyrol BBQ Contest Rein in Taufers, BZ
Contact: Myrko Leitner Michele Capano, Rein in Taufers, Italy, 39032
Phone: +39 348 6913837. info@mig.bz
Contact: Haymo Gutweniger, Rein in Taufers, Italy, 39032
Phone: +39 348 6913837. info@mig.bz
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, CAROLYN WELLS
Results not in.
02/16/19
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02/17/19
Added: Jul 23, 2018
Austrian BBQ Festival BARBECUE on ICE Weissensee,
Contact: Armin Oberndurfer, Weissensee,Austria, 9762
Phone: +43 664 882 33 000. armin@barbecue-point.at
KCBS Reps: ANDREAS SCHNOELL, EVA SCHNOELL
Results not in.
03/22/19
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03/23/19
Added: Jul 23, 2018
BBQ Gives Back-III (DAY 1) Urbanna, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Mary Jones, Urbanna, VA 23175
Phone: 804-965-0484. bbqgivesback@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Greg Gordon, Urbanna, VA 23175
Phone: 804-965-0484. bbqgivesback@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ALAN ROTHROCK, ALEX JR BROWN Alt Rep: LOUISE WEIDNER
Results not in.
03/23/19
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03/24/19
Added: Jul 23, 2018
BBQ Gives Back-IV (DAY 2) Urbanna, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Mary Jones, Urbanna, VA 23175
Phone: 8049650484. bbqgivesback@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Greg Gordon, Urbanna, VA 23175
Phone: 8049650484. bbqgivesback@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ALAN ROTHROCK, ALEX JR BROWN Alt Rep: LOUISE WEIDNER
Results not in.
05/03/19
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05/04/19
Added: Jul 23, 2018
BBQ Jamboree (Day 1) Fredericksburg, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeremy Bullock, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone: 540-408-3789. bbqjamboree@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE, ALEX JR BROWN
Results not in.
05/04/19
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05/05/19
Added: Jul 23, 2018
BBQ Jamboree (Day 2) Fredericksburg, VA
Contact: Jeremy Bullock, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Phone: 540-408-3789. bbqjamboree@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE, ALEX JR BROWN
Results not in.
07/06/19
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07/07/19
Added: Jul 23, 2018
KCBS International BBQ Contest Vuur en Vlees Deurne,
Contact: Wendy Van Den Eijnden, Deurne,Netherlands, 5723 PN
Phone: 0031 493 313790. vuurenvlees@baroef.nl
KCBS Reps: MAYCO VAN GALEN, MARIANNE VAN GALEN
Results not in.
08/09/19
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08/10/19
Added: Jul 23, 2018
Milliken BBQ Beef N Bean Day Milliken, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Nichole Rodriguez, Milliken, CO 80543
Phone: 970-660-5026. millikenevents@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DEL ANDERSON
Results not in.
10/19/18
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10/20/18
Added: Jul 20, 2018
*BarnBQ Topeka, KS
Contact: Mike Rice, Topeka, KS 66614
Phone: 785-249-5826. mricekuchiefs@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, MARK COLLIER
Results not in.
05/31/19
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06/01/19
Added: Jul 20, 2018
*Beef Empire Days Smokin in the Wind Garden City, KS
Contact: Ryan Klaus, Garden City, KS 67846
Phone: 620-275-6807. ryan.klaus@cornestogaenergy.com
KCBS Reps: KEVIN ROSE, ROBERT HAHN
Results not in.
11/10/18
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11/10/18
Added: Jul 11, 2018
*Sticky Jar Open Sauce Contest by Spicin Foods(Judges full) Kansas City, MO
Contact: Kim Collier, KANSAS CITY, MO 64108-2334
Phone: 816-765-5291. Kcollier@kcbs.us
Contact: Judges Full
Contact: Judges Full
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS, MARK COLLIER
Results not in.
04/20/19
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04/21/19
Added: Jul 11, 2018
Eastern BBQ Contest Ninove,
Contact: Bart Beeckmans, Ninove, Belgium,
Phone: 00032477641169. iinfo@wettelsonfire.be
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results not in.
05/17/19
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05/18/19
Added: Jul 11, 2018
Twin Valley Fire and Smoke Morgantown, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sandy Fulton, Morgantown, PA 19543
Phone: 410 726 1881. Sandyfulton720@gmail.com
Contact: Betty Frizzell, Morgantown, PA 19543
thebbqjudge@aol.com
KCBS Reps: MICKY WILLIAMS, LOUISE WEIDNER, SYBIL WILLIAMS
Results not in.
11/09/18
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11/10/18
Added: Jul 3, 2018
*Oath BBQ Championship Contest Sealy, TX
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Glen, Sealy, TX 77474
Phone: 713-818-1652. glen@oathinc.org
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Sara Mellado, Sealy, TX 77474
Phone: 509-350-5148. sara@anterisalliance.com
KCBS Reps: TERRI MCKINNON, BOB MCKINNON
Results not in.
09/01/18
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09/01/18
Added: Jun 29, 2018
Blues, Views and BBQ Festival's Cookin' for a Cause(COMPETITOR'S SERIES) Westport, CT
Contact: Bob LeRose, Westport, CT 06880
Phone: 917-446-2921. rlerose@msn.com
KCBS Reps: LESLIE LOVELY, DON LOVELY
Results not in.
09/28/18
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09/29/18
Added: Jun 27, 2018
*Oaky Smokey At Oak Hills Girard, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Drew Eilerman, Girard, IL 62640
Phone: 217-627-4103. dreweilerman@me.com
KCBS Reps: TINA WELLER, JEANNE TITUS
Results not in.
12/28/18
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12/29/18
Added: Jun 27, 2018
*Arizona National BBQ Stampede Phoenix, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Eric or Lori Dunn, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 623 698 9206 Eric. bbqstampede@anls.org
KCBS Reps: STEVE ALVAREZ, MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ
Results not in.
05/31/19
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06/01/19
Added: Jun 27, 2018
*Smokin' Bike Fest Peachtree City, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sally Herman, Peachtree City, GA 30269
Phone: 770 487 8877. info@candsfilm.com
KCBS Reps: RUSTY COOK, JULIE COOK
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
Added: Jun 21, 2018
Greater Ozarks Blues Bash & BBQ Smoke Off West Plains, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jonathan Meade, West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: 417-293-8269. jmeadewp@yahoo.com
Contact: Lisa Meade, West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: 417-293-8269. jmeadewp@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ED YOUNG, DONNA YOUNG
Prize Money: $4500.00   
Results not in.
04/26/19
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04/27/19
Added: Jun 21, 2018
BBQ, Bikes and Blues Washington, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cassidy Lowery, Washington, MO 63090
Phone: 636 239 1743. events@downtownwashmo.org
KCBS Reps: BUNNY TUTTLE, RICH TUTTLE
Results not in.
10/26/18
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10/27/18
Added: Jun 18, 2018
Jack Daniel's World Championship Shade Tree Contest (BACKYARD) (JUDGES FULL) Lynchburg, TN
Contact: Debbie Christian:931-759-6332 Pam Hess:870-588-6508, Lynchburg, TN 37352

Contact: JUDGES Full
KCBS Reps: LYNDA VOTH, LARRY VOTH
Results not in.
10/26/18
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10/27/18
Added: Jun 15, 2018
Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitation Barbecue (JUDGES FULL) Lynchburg, TN
Contact: Debbie Christian and/or Pam Hess, Lynchburg, TN 37352
Phone: 931-759-6332. debbie_christian@b-f.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS, MARK HAGGITT, CHARLIE BRINZA
Results not in.
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