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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 2010

04/02/10
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04/03/10
Slidell BBQ Challenge Slidell, LA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arnold (Skinny) King, PO Box 1953, Slidell, LA 70459
Phone: 985-643-6863. arnoldking@att.net
KCBS Reps: WILLIAM GAGE, WAYNE LOHMAN
Prize Money: $10500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Parrothead Smokers
Results In  Number of Teams: 35     High Score: 693.7146
04/02/10
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04/03/10
Benton KY Kiwanis Barbeque Kookoff Benton, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Jones, c/o Benton Kiwanis Club, PO Box 78, Benton, KY 42025
Phone: 270-527-6247. Fax: 270-252-3547. edj@mtginsurance.com
KCBS Reps: MARY CATO, RON CATO
Prize Money: $3800.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Cancer Sucks BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 662.2856
04/02/10
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04/03/10
Smokin' on Big Creek Pleasant Hill, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Stith, 1404 Redbud Ave., Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
Phone: 816-590-5057. bigcreekbbq@embarqmail.com
KCBS Reps: JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS Alt Rep: PHIL MORROW
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Smoke on Wheels
Results In  Number of Teams: 65     High Score: 670.8570
04/02/10
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04/03/10
Pelahatchie BBQ Festival Pelahatchie, MS
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: Gary Ferguson, 143 Campground Rd, Pelahatchie, MS 39145
Phone: 601-854-6621. gary.ferguson@legacycupbbq.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Results not in.
04/09/10
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04/10/10
The Attack! BBQ Cook-Off Hattiesburg, MS
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: Gary Camp, 118 College Drive, #5152, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Phone: 601-266-7210. Fax: 601-266-6597. gary.camp@usm.edu
KCBS Reps: MARK HAGGITT, RICHARD C PRESTON
Results not in.
04/09/10
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04/10/10
Smoke in the Spring Osage City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Corey Linton, 201 South 5th Street, Osage City, KS 66523
Phone: 785-528-4610. Fax: 785-528-4951. rec@osagecity.com
KCBS Reps: KIM COLLIER, MARK SIMMONS, JOHN GRIMES, MIKE BUDAI
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 83%
Grand Champion: Holy Smoke BBQ - Shawnee
Results In  Number of Teams: 83     High Score: 669.7142
04/09/10
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04/10/10
Redneck BBQ Sikeston, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Garth Fuchs, 1308 North Ingram, Sikeston, MO 63801
Phone: 573-471-2498. Fax: 573-471-2499. garth@sikeston.net
KCBS Reps: MARY CATO, RON CATO
Prize Money: $3600.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Quau
Results In  Number of Teams: 41     High Score: 666.2858
04/09/10
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04/10/10
Grilling on the River 2010 Columbus, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Harvey Myrick, PO Box 215, Columbus, MS 39703
Phone: 662-328-6850. grilling@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $8100.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Rickey's Sports Cafe
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 690.8572
04/09/10
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04/10/10
Smoke on the Falls Noccalula BBQ Fest Gadsden, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Janet Tarrance, PO Box 267, Gadsden, AL 35902
Phone: 256-549-4663. Fax: 256-546-5843. jtarrance@cityofgadsden.com
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, PHILLIP BRAZIER Alt Rep: KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $7700.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Uncle Chet's BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 687.4280
04/09/10
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04/10/10
Stillwater Elk's 22nd Annual Blazathon Stillwater, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jay Thomas, 202 E McElroy, Stillwater, OK 74075
Phone: 405-372-4057. stwsooner@suddenlink.net
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK, ROBERT HAHN
Prize Money: $5450.00   CBJ Percentage: 24%
Grand Champion: Stu's Q BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 648.5712
04/09/10
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04/10/10
AZ BBQ Festival Scottsdale, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Michael Reimann, 12730 E Cochise Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Phone: 602-363-5196. Fax: 480-275-8001. michael@azbarbeque.com
KCBS Reps: LORI LOPP, LEW MILLER Alt Rep: DAVID LOPP
Prize Money: $20000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Rhythm 'n Que
Results In  Number of Teams: 55     High Score: 666.2854
04/16/10
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04/17/10
Main Street BBQ & Bluesfest Washington, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Aimee Frey, 124 Jefferson St., PO Box 144, Washington, MO 63090
Phone: 636-239-1743. Fax: 636-239-4832. events@downtownwashmo.org
KCBS Reps: BUNNY TUTTLE, RICH TUTTLE
Prize Money: $5800.00   CBJ Percentage: 70%
Grand Champion: Gilly's Barnstormin BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 660.0000
04/16/10
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04/17/10
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: DONNA BAROODY, MICKY WILLIAMS, SYBIL WILLIAMS, JOHN G BUSCH, GEORGE J BAROODY, JENI FORD
Prize Money: $17000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Chix, Swine & Bovine BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 132     High Score: 650.8570
04/16/10
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04/17/10
High on the Hog Festival Winchester, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Linda Gould, , ,
Phone: 931-455-7409. winchesterhoth@aol.com
Contact: Dianne Zimmerman Phone: 931-0862. deezimmermann1949@bellsouthl.net
KCBS Reps: TONY STONE, RON HARWELL
Prize Money: $11750.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: The EggseQuetive Council
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 683.9994
04/16/10
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04/17/10
5th Annual Smokin' Red Dirt BBQ Enid, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lynne Benkendorf, 227 W Broadway, Enid, OK 73701
Phone: 580-548-8194. Fax: 580-233-1263. lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS, ROBERT HAHN, MICHAEL WINTER
Prize Money: $12000.00   CBJ Percentage: 80%
Grand Champion: Iron Wheel Cookers
Results In  Number of Teams: 75     High Score: 661.1426
04/16/10
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04/17/10
Rock'n Ribs BBQ Festival Springfield, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: (Teams) Steve Hynds Phone: 417-873-7406. shynds@drewery.edu
Contact: (Judges) Adrienne McCoy, 949 E Primrose St, Springfield, MO 65807
Phone: 417-875-3522. adrienne.mccoy@ronaldmcdonaldhouse.org
KCBS Reps: DAVE ROGERS, FRAN BOWEN, ALFRED T BOWEN
Prize Money: $5500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Belly Brothers BBQ Team
Results In  Number of Teams: 59     High Score: 684.5716
04/16/10
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04/17/10
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: MARK SIMMONS, MIKE LAKE, MIKE BUDAI
Prize Money: $26000.00   CBJ Percentage: 94%
Grand Champion: Great Grills of Fire
Results In  Number of Teams: 68     High Score: 681.7144
04/16/10
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04/17/10
14th 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: $7700.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: A Taste of Carolina
Results In  Number of Teams: 44     High Score: 661.1422
04/16/10
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04/17/10
Bodagetta BBQ Auburn, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lesley Foote, c/o Auburn Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 1370, Auburn, AL 36830
Phone: 334-887-7011. Fax: 334-821-5500. seanandlesley@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: J & J Southern Smokers
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 669.7140
04/16/10
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04/17/10
Smoke on the Water Mississippi State Barbecue Championship Lula, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ronnie Cates,, Will respond within 24 hours info@smokeonthewaterbbq.com
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, WILLIAM GAGE
Prize Money: $20000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Jacks Old South
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 689.1426
04/23/10
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04/24/10
VFW Post 846 BBQ Challenge (FULL) 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: LARRY HADLEY, LYNDA SHOWALTER
Prize Money: $3050.00   CBJ Percentage: 90%
Grand Champion: Hoggy Style
Results In  Number of Teams: 57     High Score: 671.4288
04/23/10
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04/24/10
Best Buckin BBQ Athens, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jonathan Hinton, PO Box 1700, Athens, AL 35612
Phone: 256-497-4887. jhinton@limestonesheriff.com
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $7900.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: 2 Men and a Pig
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 684.0000
04/23/10
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04/24/10
Kick-Off Cook-Off (FULL) Hazelwood, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Greg Wilkinson, 2680 Narraganset, Florissant, MO 63033
Phone: 314-629-4734. gawilk@swbell.net
KCBS Reps: DALE NEWSTROM, VICKI PEYTON
Prize Money: $5100.00   CBJ Percentage: 95%
Grand Champion: Back Porch Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 58     High Score: 665.1426
04/23/10
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04/24/10
7th Annual Smokin' in the Creek BBQ Cook-off Sugar Creek, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sue Mikula, 103 S Sterling, Sugar Creek, MO 64054
Phone: 816-252-4413. Fax: 816-252-8843. smikula@sugar-creek.mo.us
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW
Prize Money: $6480.00   CBJ Percentage: 88%
Grand Champion: KC Can Crew
Results In  Number of Teams: 52     High Score: 672.5718
04/23/10
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04/24/10
Pork Knox Q Fest Knoxville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kathi Hollander, 900 E Hill Ave, Ste 120, Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone: 865-637-3666. Fax: (Cell) 865-566-4693. kathi@porkknoxqfest.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $8900.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Late Night Whiskey Smoke
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 677.1426
04/24/10
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04/25/10
Stagecoach Music Festival BBQ Championships - Sunday Indio, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Thom Emery, PO Box 7, Thousand Palms, CA 92276
thomemery@aol.com
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $4000.00   CBJ Percentage: 61%
Grand Champion: Lotta Bull West
Results In  Number of Teams: 27     High Score: 650.2858
04/30/10
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05/01/10
Smokin' in the Ozarks Springdale, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tim Gray, 448 W Wallis Rd, Cave Springs, AR 72718
Phone: 479-721-3584. Fax: 479-419-9453. g_tim@rocketmail.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $10500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Munchin Hogs at the Hilton
Results In  Number of Teams: 44     High Score: 684.5712
04/30/10
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05/01/10
The Whistlestop Festival Huntsville, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ashley Carr, 404 Madison Street, Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-564-8103. Fax: 256-564-8151. ashley.carr@hsvcity.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER, LINDA GOULD Alt Rep: ERNEST POLAND
Prize Money: $20000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: South Park
Results In  Number of Teams: 71     High Score: 691.9998
04/30/10
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05/01/10
Richmond Mushroom Festival BBQ Contest (Limit of 30 teams) Richmond, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chris Brown, 804 Wollard Blvd, Richmond, MO 64085
Phone: 816-776-5403. Fax: 816-776-3591. shirkey@epsi.net
KCBS Reps: DAVE ROGERS, PEG ROGERS
Prize Money: $7750.00   CBJ Percentage: 70%
Grand Champion: Ribs 4 U
Results In  Number of Teams: 25     High Score: 681.7144
04/30/10
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05/01/10
Apple Blossom Barbecue Contest St. Joseph, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tom Supple, 6204 Greenway Court, St. Joseph, MO 64504
Phone: 816-238-7144. tbsup@sbcglobal.net
KCBS Reps: JOHN GRIMES, ALFRED T BOWEN Alt Rep: FRAN BOWEN
Prize Money: $10100.00   CBJ Percentage: 70%
Grand Champion: R Butts R Smokin
Results In  Number of Teams: 58     High Score: 663.9996
04/30/10
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05/01/10
Belton Heritage BBQ Contest Belton, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Connie Hubbard, PO Box 424, Belton, MO 64012
Phone: 816-322-2831. Fax: 816-322-3560. cshubbard12@kc.rr.com
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, LYNDA SHOWALTER
Prize Money: $4700.00   CBJ Percentage: 90%
Grand Champion: Moo Cow
Results In  Number of Teams: 33     High Score: 671.4278
04/30/10
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05/01/10
Hog Fest in Historic Edenton Edenton, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Roy Murray, PO Box 390, Edenton, NC 27932
Phone: 252-426-1426. Fax: 252-426-1421. tarheelfireplace@embarqmail.com
KCBS Reps: DEBBY HARWELL, DON HARWELL
Prize Money: $6800.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Smoke This
Results In  Number of Teams: 37     High Score: 671.4288
04/30/10
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05/01/10
American Bass Anglers BBQ Tour Anderson, SC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Debra Talley, PO Box 475, Anderson, SC 35611
Phone: 888-203-6222. Fax: 256-233-2295. dtalley@americanbassanglers.com
KCBS Reps: RON HARWELL, TANA SHUPE
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Swamp Sauce
Results In  Number of Teams: 24     High Score: 669.7140
04/30/10
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05/01/10
Bayou Barbecue Festival Covington, LA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Davis Brister, 2681 N. Causeway Blvd., Mandeville, LA 70471
Phone: 985-898-3938. davis_brister@ml.com
KCBS Reps: RICHARD C PRESTON, MARK HAGGITT
Prize Money: $7800.00   CBJ Percentage: 90%
Grand Champion: Smokin N the Dark
Results In  Number of Teams: 21     High Score: 688.5712
04/30/10
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05/01/10
Brew, Blues & Bar-B-Q Cook-Off Lansing, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sundae Holler, 730 1st Terrace, Suite 2, Lansing, KS 66043
Phone: 913-727-5488. Fax: 913-351-3618. holler@lansing.ks.us
KCBS Reps: JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $3900.00   CBJ Percentage: 28%
Grand Champion: Brew N Bar-B-Que
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 653.1432
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