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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

April 2009

04/02/09
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04/02/09
Prilosec OTC BBQ Shootout Series - Competitive Series Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS
Results In  Number of Teams: 13     High Score: 640.5718
04/03/09
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04/04/09
Porkin' in the Park Clarksville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Frazier Allen, 50 Franklin St., Clarksville, TN 37040
Phone: 931-801-4303. Fax: 931-648-1720. frazier.allen@raymondjames.com
KCBS Reps: RON HARWELL, TONY STONE
Prize Money: $6500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Smoky Mountain Smokers
Results In  Number of Teams: 31     High Score: 686.8572
04/03/09
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04/04/09
Benton KY Kiwanis Barbeque Kookoff Benton, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Jones, PO Box 78, Benton, KY 42025
Phone: 270-527-6247. Fax: 270-252-3547. info@bentonkykiwanisclub.org
KCBS Reps: MARY CATO, RON CATO
Prize Money: $3800.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Florida Skin and Bones
Results In  Number of Teams: 13     High Score: 676.5714
04/03/09
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04/04/09
Stillwater Elks 21st Annual Blazathon Stillwater, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brian Bredesen, 202 E. McElroy, Stillwater, OK 74075
Phone: 405-742-1266. Fax: 405-742-1266. brian.bredesen@ok.usda.gov
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK
Prize Money: $5450.00   
Grand Champion: Butcher BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 54     High Score: 657.1432
04/03/09
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04/04/09
Pelahatchie BBQ Festival Pelahatchie, MS
Contact: Gary Ferguson, 143 Campground Rd, Pelahatchie, MS 39145
Phone: 920-256-9154. Fax: 601-854-6839. gary.ferguson@legacycupbbq.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Sweat Hogs
Results In  Number of Teams: 18     High Score: 654.2860
04/03/09
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04/04/09
Smokin' on Big Creek Pleasant Hill, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Stith, 1404 Redbud Avenue, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
Phone: 816-590-5057. bigcreekbbq@embarqmail.com
KCBS Reps: MIKE BUDAI, MARK SIMMONS
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Caveman Cuisine
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 660.5716
04/10/09
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04/11/09
15th Annual Redneck Barbecue Sikeston, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Missy Marshall, One Industrial Drive, Sikeston, MO 63801
Phone: 573-471-2498. Fax: 573-471-2499. chamber@sikeston.net
KCBS Reps: RON CATO, MARY CATO
Prize Money: $3600.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Half Sauced Barbecue
Results In  Number of Teams: 27     High Score: 656.0000
04/10/09
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04/11/09
Smoke in the Spring Osage City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Corey Linton, PO Box 250, Osage City, KS 66523
Phone: 785-528-4610. rec@osagecity.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLSON, DENNIS POLSON, MIKE BUDAI, JOHN GRIMES
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 95%
Grand Champion: Munchin' Hogs @ the Hilton
Results In  Number of Teams: 69     High Score: 660.0000
04/17/09
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04/18/09
13th Annual Firehouse BBQ Cook-Off Kings Mountain, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Frank Burns, PO Box 429, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Phone: 704-734-0555. Fax: 704-734-4468. frankb@cityofkm.com
KCBS Reps: DON HARWELL, DEBBY HARWELL
Prize Money: $8300.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: GB's BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 39     High Score: 647.4288
04/17/09
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04/18/09
Sucarnochee BBQ and Blues Livingston, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Monica Moore, UWA, Station 45, Livingston, AL 35470
Phone: 205-652-3497. Fax: 205-652-3589. centerforblackbelt@uwa.edu
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $8000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: South Pork
Results In  Number of Teams: 18     High Score: 670.2854
04/17/09
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04/18/09
Pork in the Park Salisbury, MD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sandy Fulton, PO Box 2333, Salisbury, MD 21802
Phone: 410-548-4914. Fax: 410-341-4996. slfulton@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: JOHN G BUSCH, SYBIL WILLIAMS, MICKY WILLIAMS Alt Rep: LINDA MULLANE
Prize Money: $18000.00   CBJ Percentage: 98%
Grand Champion: I Smell Smoke
Results In  Number of Teams: 92     High Score: 646.2858
04/17/09
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04/18/09
Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest Washington, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Aimee Frey, 124 Jefferson St, Washington, MO 63090
Phone: 636-239-1743. Fax: 636-239-4832. events@downtownwashmo.org
KCBS Reps: RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE
Prize Money: $3600.00   CBJ Percentage: 97%
Grand Champion: Lip Lickin BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 622.8570
04/17/09
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04/18/09
Smokin' Red Dirt BBQ Enid, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lynne Benkendorf, PO Box 1192, Enid, OK 73701
Phone: 580-548-8194. Fax: 580-233-1263. lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, ROBERT HAHN
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 67%
Grand Champion: Butcher BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 48     High Score: 666.2858
04/17/09
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04/18/09
22nd Annual High on the Hog Festival Winchester, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: (Teams) Linda Gould, 117 Jennings Circle, Tullahoma, TN 37388
Phone: 931-455-7409. winchesterhoth@aol.com
Contact: (Judges) Dianne Zimmerman Phone: 931-967-0862.
KCBS Reps: TONY STONE, TANA SHUPE Alt Rep: RON HARWELL
Prize Money: $11750.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Wild Bunch Butt Burners
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 668.5712
04/17/09
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04/18/09
Rock'n Ribs BBQ Festival Springfield, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mike Redmon, 2003 E Sunshine, Springfield, MO 65804
Phone: 417-882-4300. Fax: 417-882-9418. mredmon@kpmcpa.com
KCBS Reps: JOHN L BENNETT, ALFRED T BOWEN Alt Rep: HELEN BENNETT
Prize Money: $5350.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Half Sauced Barbecue
Results In  Number of Teams: 58     High Score: 656.5714
04/17/09
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04/18/09
Capital City Cookoff Jefferson City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bruce Ring, 3604 Schott Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-291-9716. ring@cebridge.net
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW, PAMELA PFAFF, WALLY PFAFF
Prize Money: $20000.00   CBJ Percentage: 93%
Grand Champion: Four Men and a Pig
Results In  Number of Teams: 55     High Score: 663.4286
04/17/09
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04/19/09
Smoke on the Water Isle of Capri Lula, MS
Contact: Ron Cates, 621 E 8th Ave, Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Phone: 870-536-8175. Fax: 870-536-8910. ronnie@catesandcompany.com
KCBS Reps: WILLIAM GAGE, WAYNE LOHMAN
Prize Money: $20000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BBQr's Delight
Results In  Number of Teams: 43     High Score: 682.8570
04/24/09
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04/25/09
Best Bucking BBQ Cookoff Athens, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Cooper, 16182 Tulip Lane, Athens, AL 35613
Phone: 256-353-1855. Fax: 256-353-1449. coop1257@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $7900.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: The EGGseQuetive Council
Results In  Number of Teams: 35     High Score: 672.0002
04/24/09
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04/25/09
Smokin' in the Creek Sugar Creek, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sue Mikula, 103 S Sterling, Sugar Creek, MO 64054
Phone: 816-252-4413, ext. 302. Fax: smikula@sugar-creek.mo.us.
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW
Prize Money: $6550.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Pellet Envy
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 666.2860
04/24/09
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04/25/09
Saturday Stagecoach Music Festival BBQ Cookoff Indio, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Thom Emery, PO Box 7, Thousand Palms, CA 92276
thomemery@aol.com
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $8000.00   CBJ Percentage: 60%
Grand Champion: Rhythm N' Que
Results In  Number of Teams: 52     High Score: 631.9998
04/24/09
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04/25/09
4th Annual Barry Road Hy-Vee BBQ Cook-Off Kansas City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Dunn, 8801 N. St. Clair Ave, Kansas City, MO 64151
Phone: 816-505-1000.
KCBS Reps: MIKE BUDAI, KIM COLLIER
Prize Money: $2900.00   CBJ Percentage: 37%
Grand Champion: Blues Hog BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 658.8578
04/24/09
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04/25/09
VFW Post 846 BBQ Challenge Overland Park, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Lilleston, 8804 Grant, Overland Park, KS 66212
Phone: 913-206-7860. james.lilleston@us.army.mil
KCBS Reps: LYNDA SHOWALTER, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $2000.00   CBJ Percentage: 63%
Grand Champion: Hoggy Style
Results In  Number of Teams: 44     High Score: 675.4288
04/24/09
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04/25/09
Kick-Off Cook-Off Hazelwood, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Greg Wilkinson, 2680 Narraganset Drive, Florissant, MO 63033
Phone: 314-629-4734. gawilk@swbell.net
KCBS Reps: JENI FORD, GRANT FORD
Prize Money: $4000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Rick's Pit Stop
Results In  Number of Teams: 35     High Score: 648.5714
04/25/09
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04/26/09
Sunday Stagecoach Music Festival BBQ Cookoff Indio, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Thom Emery, PO Box 7, Thousand Palms, CA 92276
thomemery@aol.com
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $21500.00   CBJ Percentage: 58%
Grand Champion: Lotta Bull
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 651.9998
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