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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

October 2011

10/07/11
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10/08/11
St. Louis River Rub St. Louis, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kurt Schwab, PO Box 69024, St. Louis, MO 63169
Phone: 314-421-3480. Fax: 314-421-1263. kschwab@voief.org
Contact: JUDGES: Charlie Brinza brownsstl@aol.com
KCBS Reps: VICKI PEYTON, DALE NEWSTROM, MIKE LAKE
Prize Money: $28000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: 4 SMOKIN' BUTTS
Results In  Number of Teams: 59     High Score: 689.1432
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Wahabi 1st Annual BBQ Cookoff Jackson, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: William Sistrunk, 140 Holmar Drive, Brandon, MS 39047
Phone: 601-937-1052. charwebb@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, LINDA GOULD
Prize Money: $5500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: POP'S BLAZIN SMOKERS
Results In  Number of Teams: 21     High Score: 676.5710
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Rock 'n BBQ on the Water Jenks, OK
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Gail Fair, 7060 South Yale Ave Ste. 900, Tulsa, OK 74136
Phone: 918-488-8020. gfair@propertyclientservices.com
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK
Results not in.
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down Rocky Mount, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Debbie Julio, PO Box 1180, Rocky Mount, NC 27802
Phone: 252-972-1159. Fax: 252-972-1232. Debbie.Julio@rockymountnc.gov
KCBS Reps: DEBBY HARWELL, DON HARWELL
Prize Money: $14650.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BEER MEETS GRILL
Results In  Number of Teams: 43     High Score: 671.9994
10/07/11
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10/08/11
The Real Squeal: Lyons Barbecue & Music Festival Lyons, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Alexa Carter Britton, 134 NW Broad St, Lyons, GA 30436
Phone: 912-526-6445. Fax: 912-526-4372. bhtlyons@nctv.com
Contact: Tim Lively, 411 Claxton-Lively Road, Waynesboro, GA 30830
Phone: 706-554-3552. tdlively@roelco.net
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $15000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BUTTRUB.COM
Results In  Number of Teams: 39     High Score: 679.4282
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Cookin' on the Kaw BBQ Contest De Soto, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sara Ritter, PO Box 70, De Soto, KS 66018
Phone: 913-583-1585. Fax: 913-585-1821. sritter@desotoks.org
KCBS Reps: DAVE ROGERS, ALFRED T BOWEN
Prize Money: $4600.00   CBJ Percentage: 90%
Grand Champion: STICKS-N-CHICKS BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 49     High Score: 682.8568
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Keystone Classic Barbeque Harrisburg, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: James Sharp, 2300 N Cameron St., Harrisburg, PA 17110-9443
Phone: 717-787-2905. Fax: 717-705-9900. kile@state.pa.us
KCBS Reps: LESLIE LOVELY, DON LOVELY
Prize Money: $3100.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: APORKALYPSE NOW
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 680.0002
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Anchor City Cook Off Centralia, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ginny Zoelless, PO Box 235, Centralia, MO 65240
Phone: 573-682-2272. ginny@midamerica.net
KCBS Reps:
Prize Money: $4000.00   CBJ Percentage: 82%
Grand Champion: PORK PULLIN' PLOWBOYS
Results In  Number of Teams: 22     High Score: 685.3714
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Oktoberfest Bar-B-Q Challenge Cullman, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steve Cooke, 304 Graham St, SW, Cullman, AL 35055
Phone: 256-339-1209. Fax: 256-734-4458. coyote63@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: MARK HAGGITT, RICHARD C PRESTON
Prize Money: $5500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SMOKIN ON THE ROOF
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 679.9996
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Golden City Rockn' Blues & BBQ State Championship Golden City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Michelle Higgins, PO Box 234, Golden City, MO 64748
Phone: 417-682-1568. Fax: 417-681-0176. michellehiggins31@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $6000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BUTCHER BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 40     High Score: 688.5716
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Sam's Club BBQ Competition (Regional) Jackson, TN
Contact: Wayne Lohman Phone: 901-754-2948. wlohman@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $20000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SMOKERS WILD
Results In  Number of Teams: 31     High Score: 700.5714
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Super City Blues & Ques Metropolis, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Priseilla Abell Phone: 618-524-1696. metropolisparks@frontier.com
KCBS Reps: MARY CATO, RON CATO
Prize Money: $7000.00   CBJ Percentage: 99%
Grand Champion: DELTA SMOKE
Results In  Number of Teams: 20     High Score: 673.7140
10/07/11
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10/08/11
TBD Lawrenceville, GA
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: Jim Stancil Phone: 404-386-2531. bareknucklesbbq@yahoo.com
Contact: Amy Stancil Phone: 770-786-7241. jimamystancil@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: HARVEY HAMRICK, LEE MCWRIGHT
Results not in.
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Central Illinois Bragging Rights Arthur , IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: George Fritz Phone: 217-649-7703. bbq@arthuril.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $7000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: QUAU
Results In  Number of Teams: 40     High Score: 681.7140
10/07/11
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10/07/11
Taste of Country BBQ Nationals Arcadia, CA
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg, P.O. Box, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
Phone: 615-758-8749. arlieque@comcast.net
KCBS Reps:
Prize Money: $6000.00   
Results not in.
10/07/11
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10/08/11
Riverside Blues & BBQ Greenfield, MA
Contact: Christy Moore Phone: 413-772-1553. christym@greenfield-ma.gov
KCBS Reps: KATHIE DAKAI, KEN DAKAI
Prize Money: $4400.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: YABBA DABBA QUE!
Results In  Number of Teams: 18     High Score: 668.5716
10/08/11
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10/08/11
3rd Annual Future Legends of Barbeque (Competitors Series) Tuxedo, NC
Contact: Paige Hafner Wells Phone: 828-606-0209. director@hcylp.org
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS
Prize Money: $1250.00   
Grand Champion: Hogs & Kisses
Results In  Number of Teams: 21     High Score: 348.0000
10/08/11
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10/09/11
Grill'n & Chill'n on Main Waxhaw, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Catherine Murphy Phone: 704-843-2195 x226. events@waxhaw.com
KCBS Reps: SYBIL WILLIAMS, MICKY WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $6000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: UNCLE MAC'S BBQ CRUE
Results In  Number of Teams: 16     High Score: 686.2856
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Big Buffalo Crossing BBQ Cook-Off Munfordville, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Coni Shepperd, PO Box 304, Munfordville, KY 42765
Phone: 270-524-4752. Fax: 270-524-4852. conimtourism@scrtc.com
KCBS Reps: ERNEST POLAND, LINDA POLAND
Prize Money: $11300.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WARREN COUNTY PORK CHOPPER
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 681.7140
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Ohio Smoked Meat & BBQ Festival Nelsonville, OH
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kevin Dotson, PO Box 276, Nelsonville, OH 45764
Phone: 740-753-4346. Fax: 740-753-1019. info@nelsonvillechamber.com
KCBS Reps: SCOTT GRINSTEAD, STEVE GRINSTEAD
Prize Money: $10000.00   CBJ Percentage: 94%
Grand Champion: STEEL SMOKIN' BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 37     High Score: 671.4284
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Florence Eureka Days - Kick in the Butt BBQ Competition Florence, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cindy Cox, 805 E Main, Florence, CO 81226
Phone: 719-546-4343. cindycox@bresnan.net
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK, ROBERT HAHN
Prize Money: $4750.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BURNIN BOBS BUTTS N BONES
Results In  Number of Teams: 37     High Score: 679.9998
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Barn Burner Bar-B-Q Libertyville, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Stephanie Norum, 14245 W Rockland Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048
Phone: 847-990-3714. Fax: 847-362-5032. snorum@lambsfarm.org
KCBS Reps: LARRY HADLEY, DALE NEWSTROM, VICKI PEYTON
Prize Money: $4400.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BREW-B-Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 57     High Score: 658.2854
10/14/11
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10/15/11
The Fountains Blaze Off & Senior Q Independence, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Megan Hollar Phone: 816-257-5100. meg_Hollar@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW
Prize Money: $3000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: NICKLE BOYS BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 677.1430
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Balloons Bikes Blues & BBQ Parsons, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dave Winchell, 1405 Belmont, Parsons, KS 67357
Phone: 620-423-1193. dwinchell@cableone.net
KCBS Reps: ALFRED T BOWEN, FRAN BOWEN
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BUTCHER BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 25     High Score: 689.7142
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Smoketoberfest BBQ Challenge Chambersburg, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Eric Forrester, PO Box 153, Shady Grove, PA 17256
Phone: 717-816-7252. Fax: 866-314-9123. info@smoketoberfestbbq.com
KCBS Reps: LESLIE LOVELY, DON LOVELY
Prize Money: $6500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: The Firefighting BBQ Team
Results In  Number of Teams: 47     High Score: 656.5716
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Sam's Club BBQ Competition (National) Bentonville, AR
Contact: Troy Black learn2q@mac.com
KCBS Reps: WILLIAM GAGE, DEBRA GAGE, WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN
Prize Money: $100000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: TIPPYCANOE BBQ CREW
Results In  Number of Teams: 50     High Score: 701.1428
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Autumn Blaze BBQ Smokeoff Garnett, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ted Uhler Phone: 785-448-5357. tsuhler@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLSON, DENNIS POLSON
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 66%
Grand Champion: QSS SMOKIN
Results In  Number of Teams: 36     High Score: 682.8574
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Cherokee Pignic Canton, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Pamela Carnes Phone: 770-345-0400. pam@cherokeechamber.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $12500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SOUTH PORK
Results In  Number of Teams: 48     High Score: 687.4286
10/14/11
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10/15/11
United Way of Robertson County Big BBQ Bash Springfield, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Michelle Powell Phone: 615-384-8160. unitedwayofrobertsoncounty@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: LEE MCWRIGHT, BOBBIE MCWRIGHT Alt Rep: RICHARD C PRESTON
Prize Money: $6500.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: The Q-Team
Results In  Number of Teams: 18     High Score: 678.2856
10/14/11
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10/15/11
Grillin on the Farm Ward, SC
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: William Bell Phone: 803-275-7994.
KCBS Reps: DON HARWELL, DEBBY HARWELL
Prize Money: $15000.00   
Results not in.
10/14/11
to
10/15/11
Best Backyard BBQ New London, CT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Barbara Neff Phone: 860-443-3786. bj@neffproductions.com
KCBS Reps: RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE
Prize Money: $4600.00   CBJ Percentage: 93%
Grand Champion: ZBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 15     High Score: 643.4282
10/15/11
to
10/16/11
10th Annual Bordertown Bash Fort Smith, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Daniel Moore, PO Box 10242, Fort Smith, AR 72917
Phone: 479-650-9135. trolleytimebbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $6600.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: Butcher BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 38     High Score: 689.7140
10/21/11
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10/22/11
2nd Annual Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown & Musicfest White County (Cleveland/Sautee), GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Heather Sinyard, 68 Barker Trail Rd, Cleveland, GA 30528
Phone: 706-809-0139. hja33@windstream.net
KCBS Reps: LINDA POLAND, ERNEST POLAND
Prize Money: $7050.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BUB-BA-Q
Results In  Number of Teams: 32     High Score: 691.9998
10/21/11
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10/22/11
Shenandoah Valley BBQ Fest Woodstock, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dean Morgan Phone: 540-459-3867. dmorgan@shentel.net
KCBS Reps: KATHIE DAKAI, KEN DAKAI
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: LO'-N-SLO' BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 661.1426
10/21/11
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10/22/11
23rd Annual Jack Daniel's World Championship (Invitational) Lynchburg, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Debbie Christian Phone: 931-759-6332. debbie_christian@b-f.com
KCBS Reps: DAVID LOPP, LORI LOPP, CAROLYN WELLS
Grand Champion: SMOKIN' HOGGZ COMPETITION BBQ TEAM
Results In  Number of Teams: 89     High Score: 686.2858
10/22/11
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10/23/11
Liberty Tree BBQ Festival Dalton, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kasey Carpenter, 201 West Cuyler St, Dalton, GA 30720
Phone: 706-218-8065. Fax: 706-529-9664. buckblue@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: RICHARD C PRESTON, MARK HAGGITT
Prize Money: $9000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: COOL SMOKE
Results In  Number of Teams: 25     High Score: 694.2854
10/28/11
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10/29/11
Smokin' the Fort - BBQ & Bluegrass Festival Fort Gibson, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Gary Perkins, PO Box 730, Fort Gibson, OK 74434
Phone: 918-478-4780. Fax: 918-478-4780. fortgibson@sbcglobal.net
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $5000.00   CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: LITTLE PIG TOWN BBQ
Results In  Number of Teams: 26     High Score: 694.2858
10/28/11
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10/29/11
Carolina Smoke-off Gastonia, NC
Contact: Denise Propst, 4514 Lisa Drive, Gastonia, NC 28056
Phone: 704-864-5102. denise@getdenise.com
KCBS Reps: MICKY WILLIAMS, DON HARWELL
Grand Champion: COOL SMOKE
Results In  Number of Teams: 34     High Score: 702.8570
10/28/11
to
10/29/11
Bates County BBQ State Championship Butler, MO
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brandon Plunkett Phone: 660-679-6131. batescountybbq@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: MIKE BUDAI, LARRY HADLEY, MARK SIMMONS
Results not in.
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