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* All State Championships are subject to the approval of the American Royal World Series of Barbecue® and Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue

August 2017

08/04/17
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08/05/17
Badger Brews & Que Port Washington, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kris & Peter Raymond, Port Washington, WI 53024
Phone: 262-208-6288. kris@recordevents.com
Contact: Kris & Peter Raymond, Port Washington,
Phone: 262-208-6288. kris@recordevents.com
KCBS Reps: ANTHONY MOORE, ANITA MOORE
Prize Money: $4000.00   
Grand Champion: BIG "E" BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 684.5260
08/04/17
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08/05/17
*Our Lady of Victory Holy Smokes BBQ Competition Cincinnati, OH
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Jason McWhorter, Cincinnati, OH 45238
Phone: 513-295-8388. judging.holysmokersbbqcomp@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Brian Austing, Cincincati, OH 45238
Phone: 513-607-5869. HolysmokesBBQcomp@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DAVE DRUETZLER, BECKY DRUETZLER
Prize Money: $7000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Big Dogg BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 704.5256
08/04/17
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08/05/17
*Pigs & Pedals Asheboro, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Pam Hester, Asheboro, NC 27203
Phone: 336-626-1277. phester@ci.asheboro.nc.us
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $12000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: UNCLE TOAD'S COMPETITION BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 46     High Score: 687.9544
08/04/17
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08/05/17
*Rossville Tall Corn Festival BBQ Contest (CANCELLED) Rossville, KS
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jason Connell, Rossville, KS 66533
Phone: 785-215-2346. jason.connell@Rossvillekansas.com
KCBS Reps: PEG ROGERS, DAVE ROGERS
Results not in.
08/04/17
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08/05/17
San Luis Valley Beat the Heat BBQ Alamosa, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jamie Greeman, Alamosa, CO 81101
Phone: 719-589-9385. director@alamosa.org
KCBS Reps: MICHAEL EBERLE, DEL ANDERSON
Prize Money: $15000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: CLARK CREW BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 44     High Score: 691.9200
08/04/17
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08/05/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour South Windsor, CT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: INSANE SWINE BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 677.0972
08/04/17
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08/05/17
Dillard Bluegrass & Barbeque Festival Dillard, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jane Tomlin, Dillard, GA 30537
Phone: 706-746-2690. bbqjane@windstream.net
Contact: Diane Scott Phone: 850-450-1111.
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $10750.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BALD HAWG BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 57     High Score: 697.6800
08/04/17
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08/05/17
Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Laurie, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Susann Huff, Laurie, MO 65038
Phone: 573-374-8776. events@cityoflaurie.com
KCBS Reps: ED YOUNG, DONNA YOUNG
Prize Money: $6775.00   CBJ Percentage: 93%
Grand Champion: PITMASTERIQ BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 40     High Score: 706.8344
08/04/17
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08/05/17
All American BBQ Throwdown Westland, MI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sarah Austin, Westland, MI 48185
Phone: 734-612-5055. littlesk@aol.com
KCBS Reps: RACHEL SCHUETZ, KENT SCHUETZ
Prize Money: $6000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: iBQ'n@TheBBQSuperStore.com
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 689.1428
08/04/17
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08/06/17
*Pit at the Park Macungie, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Barett Byler, Macungie, PA 18062
Phone: 484-239-5240. mmppitatthepark@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LOUISE WEIDNER, ALEX JR BROWN
Prize Money: $4175.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SMOKEN DUDES BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 675.9660
08/04/17
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08/05/17
Omaha Steaks Nebraska BBQ Championship Day -1 Omaha, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steve Richards, Omaha, NE 68127
Phone: 402-350-1289. GOBS.BBQ.Contest@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RON MILHOUS, DENA MILHOUS Alt Rep: TOM JUHL
Prize Money: $23500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: LITTLE PIG TOWN BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 54     High Score: 698.8228
08/04/17
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08/05/17
Smithfield BBQ Classic Smithfield , VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jessie Corbin, Smithfield, VA 23430

Contact: Arlie Bragg, Smithfield, VA 23430
Phone: 6154777447. arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: RUSTY COOK, JULIE COOK
Prize Money: $10600.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: PAVONE BROTHERS BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 28     High Score: 684.5256
08/05/17
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08/06/17
Capital BBQ Festival Ottawa, Ontario ,
Contact: John Thomson, Ottawa, ON Canada, K2J ZA5
Phone: 613-986-5375. john@eatapedia.com
KCBS Reps: NANCY MULLER, DON MULLER
Grand Champion: SHORTSVILLE SMOKERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 42     High Score: 673.0512
08/05/17
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08/06/17
Omaha Steaks Nebraska BBQ Championship Day -2 Omaha, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steve Richards, Omaha, NE 68127
Phone: 402-350-1289. GOBS.BBQ.Contest@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RON MILHOUS, DENA MILHOUS Alt Rep: TOM JUHL
Prize Money: $23500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: PORKY BUTTS BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 695.9544
08/06/17
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08/06/17
Adath Israel Kosher BBQ Contestant and Festival (COMPETITOR'S SERIES)(Cancelled) CINCINNATI, OH
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: Hirsch Wise, Cincinnati, OH 45236
Phone: 513-543-8106. hwise@wisemarketinggroup.com
KCBS Reps: STEVE GRINSTEAD, SCOTT GRINSTEAD
Results not in.
08/11/17
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08/12/17
Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show Franklin, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Diane Baldwin, Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: 828-524-3161. facc@franklin-chamber.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER Alt Rep: JIM STANCIL
Prize Money: $12000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: MIDNIGHT BURN
Results In  Number of Teams: 34     High Score: 688.5140
08/11/17
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08/12/17
Ceres Bands Brews & BBQ Throwdown / Formerly Smoke on the River Ceres, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Renee Ledbetter, Ceres, CA 95307
Phone: 209-537-2601. ceressmokeontheriver@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: IAN SCHMIDT, JULIE POE
Prize Money: $7300.00   
Grand Champion: BIG POPPA SMOKERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 21     High Score: 692.5372
08/11/17
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08/12/17
Birdy's Pitmaster BBQ Competition(CANCELLED) Kohler, WI
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sandy Leske, kohler, WI 53044
Phone: 920-287-3313. sleske@theblindhorse.com
KCBS Reps: ANTHONY MOORE, ANITA MOORE
Results not in.
08/11/17
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08/12/17
Smokin in McMinnville McMinnville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg, McMinnville, TN 37111
Phone: 615-477-7447. arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: MARK HAGGITT, TANA R FRENSLEY
Prize Money: $12000.00   
Grand Champion: SWIGGIN PIG
Results In  Number of Teams: 35     High Score: 708.5372
08/11/17
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08/12/17
*Casa Grab, Root & Growl Woodward, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ashley McDermott, Woodward, OK 73802
Phone: 580-256-2182. ashleym-casa@eoys.org
KCBS Reps: LYNDA VOTH, LARRY VOTH
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BIG BUTTS NEED RUBBIN TOO
Results In  Number of Teams: 25     High Score: 704.5828
08/11/17
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08/12/17
*Smokin Trackside BBQ Bash Winston, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kyle Johnson, Winston, MO 64166
Phone: 816-365-7593. vettsb@aol.com
KCBS Reps: RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE
Prize Money: $4000.00   
Grand Champion: DIRT ROAD BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 25     High Score: 709.1200
08/11/17
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08/12/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour N. Charleston, SC
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SWEET SMOKE Q FLORIDA
Results In  Number of Teams: 27     High Score: 688.5144
08/11/17
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08/12/17
Maryland State BBQ Bash Bel Air, MD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Roman Daridyuk, Bel Air, MD 21014
Phone: 443-823-1797. roman@downtownbelair.com
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE, ANGELA MCKEE, JOHN G BUSCH
Prize Money: $12500.00   
Grand Champion: UNCLE PIG'S BARBEQUE PIT
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 686.2056
08/11/17
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08/12/17
*Q'ing to Cure Childhood Cancer BBQ Cookoff Conroe, TX
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Phillip Wilson, Conroe, TX 77302
Phone: 936-264-1010. davwilson5@yahoo.com
Contact: TEAM CONTACT:Davonna Wilson, Conroe, TX 77302
Phone: 936-333-9064. davwilson5@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: TERRI MCKINNON, BOB MCKINNON
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 94%
Grand Champion: FAT BOYS BBQ - TEMPLE, TX
Results In  Number of Teams: 26     High Score: 679.9312
08/11/17
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08/12/17
Northwood Triple Crown(BACKYARD) Antigo, WI
Contact: Shaughn Novy, Antigo, WI 54409
Phone: 715-610-1065. SLNovy20@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RON MILHOUS, DENA MILHOUS
Prize Money: $1000.00   
Results In.
08/12/17
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08/13/17
Those Were The Days BBQ Showdown North Battleford, Saskatchewan,
Contact: Shirly Maze, Sackatchewan, S9A 2Y1
Phone: 306-445-8033. smaze@wdm.ca
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN
Grand Champion: SmellaQue
Results In  Number of Teams: 18     High Score: 669.1656
08/12/17
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08/13/17
New London's Best BBQ Chef Competiton New London, CT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Barbara Neff, New London, CT 06320
Phone: 860-443-3786. bjneff1369@sbcglobal.net
KCBS Reps: KATHIE DAKAI, STEVE BEDWELL
Prize Money: $5500.00   
Grand Champion: PADDY McQ'S
Results In  Number of Teams: 14     High Score: 683.4284
08/12/17
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08/12/17
*Vine Street BBQ Competition (BACKYARD ONLY)(JUDGES FULL) Park Ridge , IL
Contact: Brian Chaplin, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: 312-320-4264. info@vinestbbq.org
KCBS Reps: ANTHONY MOORE, ANITA MOORE
Prize Money: $600.00   
Results In.
08/12/17
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08/12/17
Seward County Fair Rib Rally(COMPETITOR'S SERIES) Seward , NE
Contact: Kris Becker, Seward, NE 68434
Phone: 402-641-2960. kbeckler@windstream.net
KCBS Reps: TROY YOUNGBLOOD, MICHAEL EBERLE
Prize Money: $350.00   
Grand Champion: Beastie Boys
Results In  Number of Teams: 10     High Score: 169.1316
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
Pepsi WY State Championship BBQ & Bluegrass Festival Worland, WY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dave Clark, WORLAND, Wy 82401
Phone: 307-388-0495. dave@greearclarkking.com
Contact: Dave Paxton Phone: 307-431-2755. ddpaxton@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Grand Champion: B-S BBQ OUTLAWS
Results In  Number of Teams: 28     High Score: 683.3028
08/18/17
to
08/20/17
Del Mar BBQ Championship Del Mar, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg, Del Mar, CA 91977
Phone: 615-477-7447. arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, STEVE ALVAREZ, MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ
Grand Champion: ZZYZX BAR.B.Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 52     High Score: 698.8000
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
Lassen County Annual BBQ Cook-Off Susanville, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Penny Artz, Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: 530-257-2113. partzdept@hotmail.com
Contact: Alan Dowdy, Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: 530-945-6011. alandowdy@frontier.com
KCBS Reps: IAN SCHMIDT, JULIE POE
Prize Money: $8000.00   
Grand Champion: CYNICAL BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 15     High Score: 664.4916
08/18/17
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08/19/17
BBQ and Fly In on the River Excelsior Springs, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim McCullough, Excelsior Springs, KS 64024
Phone: 816-630-7700. Jim@conagauctions.com
Contact: Cheri McCullough, Excelsior Springs, KS 64024
Phone: 816-630-7700. cheri@wabashbbq.com
KCBS Reps: MARK COLLIER, KIM COLLIER, FORREST BRUCE
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Grand Champion: CLARK CREW BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 65     High Score: 703.9772
08/18/17
to
08/20/17
Hudson Valley Ribfest New Paltz, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Shonda Merrill, New Platz, NY 12528
Phone: 844-Ribfest(742-3378). contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org
Contact: Rolf oelgeschlager, New Platz, NY 12528
Phone: 844-Ribfest(742-3378). contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org
KCBS Reps: NANCY MULLER, DON MULLER
Prize Money: $6200.00   
Grand Champion: BLAZIN' BUTTZ BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 59     High Score: 690.8572
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
Big Bad BBQ in Boydton Boydton, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Donna Ober, Boydton, VA 23917
Phone: 434-738-7834. dcober@comcast.net
Contact: Brook Lenhart, Boydton, VA 23917
Phone: 434-210-1171. brookslenhart@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DON HARWELL, DEBBY HARWELL
Prize Money: $6200.00   
Grand Champion: APORKALYPSE NOW
Results In  Number of Teams: 31     High Score: 692.5488
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
SMSU Smokefest Marshall, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Adam Henning, Marshall, MN 56258
Phone: 319-512-8498. adam.henning@smsu.edu
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Grand Champion: BACKROADS BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 41     High Score: 687.9772
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues Festival Madison, IN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Drew Garrett Phone: 812-599-3152. agarret@gmail.com
Contact: Allen Demkovich Phone: 765-265-0351. allendemkovich@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KENT SCHUETZ, STEVE GRINSTEAD, SCOTT GRINSTEAD
Prize Money: $11300.00   
Grand Champion: GREY STREET BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 55     High Score: 701.6456
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
Flint Hills Beef Fest BBQ(CANCELLED) Emporia, KS
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rachel Roberts Parker Phone: 620-366-3624. beeffestbbq@gmail.com
Contact: Janel Wiederholt Phone: 620-392-5773. beeffestbbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLSON, DENNIS POLSON
Prize Money: $6000.00   
Results not in.
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
Oaktown Throwdown BBQ (CANCELLED) Oakland, CA
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dave Campbell, Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-701-5971. dave.campbell62@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Results not in.
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Asheville, NC
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Grand Champion: GROG N HOGS
Results In  Number of Teams: 29     High Score: 687.9084
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
*Cape Jaycees BBQ Fest Cape Girardeau, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Chris Foeste, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: 573-576-6175. Cfoeste@bigrivercom.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Jeff Branch, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: 573-225-5539. jeff_branch3@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $10000.00   
Grand Champion: OUTLAW HAWGS BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 43     High Score: 685.6800
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
*Smokin on Oak Bonner Springs, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Regina Utter, Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Phone: 913-422-5044. info@bsedwchamber.org
KCBS Reps: JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $3500.00   
Grand Champion: SMOOTH SMOKE
Results In  Number of Teams: 28     High Score: 697.6912
08/18/17
to
08/19/17
BBQ Festival 2017 Vanamõisa, Saue Parish,
Contact: Kris Seene, Vanamõisa, Saue Parish, Estonia,
Phone: +3725099707. kris.seene@mail.ee
KCBS Reps: LINDA HAVINGA, HARRY HAVINGA
Grand Champion: SMOKING FINNS FI
Results In  Number of Teams: 15     High Score: 676.6744
08/19/17
to
08/20/17
*Hudson Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cook Off DuPont, WA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tom Riggs, DuPont, WA 98498
Phone: 253-720-4557. tomwtr@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: MARK SILVER, STEVEN FLEWALLEN
Prize Money: $7100.00   
Grand Champion: SLOW PORKIN'
Results In  Number of Teams: 18     High Score: 688.5716
08/19/17
to
08/20/17
*EUregio Barbeque Festival Waldfeucht-Haaren/NRW,
Contact: Roman Schellartz, Waldfeucht-Haaren/NRW, 52525
Phone: +490 170 5258522. info@euregiobbq.de
KCBS Reps: MAYCO VAN GALEN, MARIANNE VAN GALEN
Grand Champion: BBQ WIESEL
Results In  Number of Teams: 31     High Score: 694.8572
08/19/17
to
08/20/17
*McHenry Rotary Blues Brews & BBQ McHenry, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Phil Baggio, McHenry, IL 60050
Phone: 847-347-5859. bnbautoexpress@sbcglobal.net
Contact: TEAM CONTACT:Don Tonyan, McHenery, IL 60050
Phone: 815-482-0746. don@wmtonyan.com
KCBS Reps: ANTHONY MOORE, ANITA MOORE
Prize Money: $5000.00   
Grand Champion: TIM'S FULL BELLI DELI
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 678.2060
08/20/17
to
08/20/17
*Total Eclips of the Q Presented BY La Bella Casa (BACK YARD ) Carrollton, MO
Contact: Linda Miller, Carrollton, MO 64633
Phone: 1-660-322-6068. rwlmiller@att.net
KCBS Reps: PEG ROGERS, DAVE ROGERS
Prize Money: $900.00   
Results In.
08/24/17
to
08/25/17
6th Annual Death Door Barbeque(DAY 1) Washington Island, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Richard Jepsen, Washington Island, WI 54246
Phone: 920-847-2784. jepsenr@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: WILLIAM GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Prize Money: $8000.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
to
08/26/17
BBQ The Bear Fest(CANCELLED) Big Bear Lake, CA
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: John Phane, Big Bear Lake, CA 91377
Phone: 909-771-0889. johnphane@aol.com
KCBS Reps: JENNIFER SHIFLETT, BILL SHIFLETT
Results not in.
08/25/17
to
08/26/17
BBQ on the Bricks Kearney, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ron Lieske, Kearney, NE 68847
Phone: 308-440-9698. rlieske9@gmail.com
Contact: Troy YoungBlood, Kearney, NE 68847
Phone: 402-740-9214. gobsjudges@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: MICHAEL WINTER, MICHAEL EBERLE
Prize Money: $11000.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
to
08/26/17
10th Annual Big Island BBQ Albert Lea, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Perry Vining, Albert Lea, MN 56007
Phone: 800-658-2526 or 507-402-6371. pvining@smig.net
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Dick Dahlen, Albert Lea, MN 56007
Phone: 507-402-2350. ddahlen@charter.net
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLSON, DENNIS POLSON
Prize Money: $10200.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
to
08/26/17
6th Annual Death Door Barbeque(DAY 2) Washington Island, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Richard Jepsen, Washington Island, WI 54246
Phone: 920-847-2784. jepsenr@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: WILLIAM GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Prize Money: $8000.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
to
08/26/17
*Raider Red Meats BBQ & Ribeye Championship Lubbock, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ashely Kanaman, Lubbock, TX 79409
Phone: 806-834-4135. ashley.kanaman@ttu.edu
KCBS Reps: TERRI MCKINNON, BOB MCKINNON
Prize Money: $12500.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
to
08/26/17
Grill Games Kenosha, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lou Molitor, Kenpsha, WI 53140
Phone: 262-654-1234. lou@kenoshaareachamber.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $7000.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
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Rockin Apples (CANCELLED) Appleton City, Mo
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Emily Gilkey, Appleton, MO 64776
Phone: 660-492-0015. emilygilkey@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE
Results not in.
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*The Great Catskill MTN BBQ Fest Fleischmanns, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kim OBrien Phone: 845-901-9690. gcmbbqfest@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: NANCY MULLER, DON MULLER
Results In  Number of Teams: 5     High Score:
08/25/17
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Grills N Grills penn Valley, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Lobenstein, Penn Valley, CA 95946
Phone: 415-683-0784. ben@fireitupevents.com
KCBS Reps: IAN SCHMIDT, JULIE POE
Prize Money: $6000.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
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New Holland Summer Fest New Holland, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Glenn Stoltzfus, New Holland, PA 17557
Phone: 717-435-0237. nhsummerfest@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LOUISE WEIDNER, ROBERT MCKEE, JOHN G BUSCH
Prize Money: $10700.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
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Great American BBQ Festival Franklin, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Nathan Perry, Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: 615-476-7390. nathan.perry@e-farmcredit.com
Contact: Jason Gregg, Franklin, TN 37179
Phone: 615-948-4275. Jasongregg@mybga.org
KCBS Reps: ROXANNE GOULD, TANA R FRENSLEY
Prize Money: $8000.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
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Hill City Wine Brew & BBQ Hill City, SD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bob Stanfiel, Hill City, SD 57745
Phone: 605-939-4262. corgis007@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: GENE GOYCOCHEA, STEVEN FLEWALLEN
Prize Money: $11400.00   
Results not in.
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*East Central State BBQ Cook-Off, Paola Roots Festival Paola, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Tracy Rankin, Paola, KS 66071
Phone: 913-731-7995. tlr7076@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Jon Smail, Paola, KS 66071
Phone: 913-731-7995. liamsnoj@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY HADLEY, JOHN GRIMES, KIM COLLIER
Prize Money: $4300.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
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08/26/17
Sam's Club National BBQ Tour (Regional) Richmond, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: KCBS Office Phone: 800-963-5227.
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN
Prize Money: $20000.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
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Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival(GBC QUALIFIER) Kennesaw, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Laurel Fleming, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 770-422-9714. lfleming@kennesaw-ga.gov
Contact: Doug Rhodes, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 770-299-8925. pigsandpeaches@att.net
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $12150.00   
Results not in.
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*Hott Butts BBQ Contest (CANCELLED) Boonville, MO
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: MIsty Larkins, Boonville, MO 65203
Phone: 573-777-5277. misty-larkins@showmeaction.org
KCBS Reps: ED YOUNG, DONNA YOUNG
Prize Money: $5250.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
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Wild West BBQ Shoot Out West Wendover, NV
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jesse Johnson, Wendover, NV 89883
Phone: 801-390-1000. jesse@bigjohnsonsbbq.com
KCBS Reps: STEVE ALVAREZ, MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ
Prize Money: $35000.00   
Results not in.
08/25/17
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*Montana Pitmaster Classic Bozeman, MT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Troy Heusel, Bozeman, MT 59771
Phone: 406-586-2384. troyh@kenyonnoble.com
KCBS Reps: TROY YOUNGBLOOD, JOHN RYAN
Prize Money: $12135.00   
Results not in.
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BBQ at the Jungle( Cancelled) Fairfield, OH
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dan Hurst, Fairfield, OH 45014
Phone: 614-223-1530. dhurst@pigmaniabbq.com
KCBS Reps: KENT SCHUETZ, DAVE DRUETZLER
Prize Money: $5000.00   
Results not in.
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*Western Legends Roundup BBQ Cook Off(BACKYARD ONLY) Kanab, UT
Contact: Brent Chamberlin, Kanab, UT 84741
Phone: 435-899-0786. brentchamberlain.hr@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $3000.00   
Results not in.
08/26/17
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HAVA Nagrilla 2017 Kosher (Competitor's Series)(Judges Full) Wynnewood, PA
Contact: Stuart Gordon, Haverford, PA 19041

KCBS Reps: LOUISE WEIDNER, ROBERT MCKEE
Results not in.
08/26/17
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Regahfest 2017 The Hague,
Contact: Daan Hamoen, The Hague, Netherlands, 2266HA
Phone: +31(0)647940067. info@regahfest.nl
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results not in.
08/26/17
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08/26/17
Indiana Bacon Festival( BACKYARD) Delphi, IN
Contact: John Chapman, Delphi, IN 46923
Phone: 765-588-8784. johnmchapman1963@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JENI FORD
Prize Money: $1050.00   
Results not in.
08/26/17
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08/26/17
Pikes Peak BBQ Showdown(BACKYARD ONLY) Woodland Park, CO
Contact: Kevin Dessureault, Woodland Park, CO 809707
Phone: 719-465-1745. coloradospringsgrillstore@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: DEL ANDERSON, ROBERT HAHN
Prize Money: $1000.00   
Results not in.
08/26/17
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*First Annual Half Way to St.Pat's BBQ Contest Emmetsburg, IA
Contact: Andy Joyce, Emmetsburg, IA 50536
Phone: 712-298-0298. joycefh@iowatelecom.net
KCBS Reps: TOM JUHL, CINDY JUHL
Prize Money: $5000.00   
Results not in.
08/31/17
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09/02/17
38th American Royal World Series of Barbecue (INVITATIONAL) Kansas City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Emily Park, Kansas City, KS 66111
Phone: 816-569-4021. bbq@americanroyal.com
Contact: Eric Pew, Kansas City, KS 66111
Phone: 816-569-4033. bbq@americanroyal.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLSON, DENNIS POLSON, THERESA LAKE, MIKE LAKE, LARRY HADLEY, STEVE GRINSTEAD, SCOTT GRINSTEAD, MARK COLLIER, KIM COLLIER, FORREST BRUCE
Prize Money: $31300.00   
Results not in.
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