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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

February 2018

02/02/18
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02/03/18
*Humble Rodeo and BBQ Humble, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Juilia Acuri, Humble, TX 77338
Phone: 281-444-0996. jarcuri@humbleisd.net
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, TERRI MCKINNON, BOB MCKINNON
Results not in.
02/02/18
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02/03/18
Brasstown Valley Resort BBQ Throwdown (JUDGES FULL) Young Harris, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Karen Rogers, krogers@brasstownvalley.com Phone: 7063794606. krogers@brasstownvalley.com
Contact: Doug Reid JUDGES FULL
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results not in.
02/03/18
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02/04/18
Melbourne Barbecue Festival Melbourn,
Contact: Margaret Vitale, Melbourn, 8008
Phone: 0418 364 594 . margaret@bbqfest.com.au
KCBS Reps: IO TEAM
Results not in.
02/09/18
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02/10/18
*Bud & BBQ(CANCELLED) Meridian, MS
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marger Plummer, Meridian, MS 39307
Phone: 901-487-3872. margeplummer1@bellsouth.net
Contact: Anna Graceward, Team Entry www.mitchelldistributing.com, Meridian, MS 39307
Phone: 601-934-1352. annagrace@mitchellcompanies.com
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN
Results not in.
02/10/18
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02/11/18
Sydney Barbeque Festival Sydney,
Contact: Margaret Vitale, Sydney, Australia , 8008
Phone: 0418 364 594 . margaret@bbqfest.com.au
KCBS Reps: IO TEAM
Results not in.
02/16/18
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02/17/18
*Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown Huntsville, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Pruitt, Huntsville, TX 77320
Phone: 936-661-4204. benatt41@aol.com
Contact: Ben Pruitt benatt41@aol.com
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Results not in.
02/16/18
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02/17/18
*Dirty South-KOD Powder Springs, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Betsy Allgood, Power Springs, GA 30165
dirtysouthkingofthedriveway@gmail.com
Contact: Holly Bishop, Power Springs, GA 30165
dirtysouthkingofthedriveway@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: WAYNE HARPER, RACHEL HARPER
Prize Money: $3330.00   
Results not in.
02/17/18
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02/18/18
Meat, Smoke & Beer Festival- BBQ on Ice Weissensee,
Contact: Armin Oberndurfer, Weissensee, Austria, 9762
Phone: +43 664 882 33 000. armin@barbecue-point.at
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results not in.
02/23/18
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02/24/18
*D'Iberville BBQ Throw down Kids Q & Festival D'Iberville, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Desiree Marquez, D'Iberville , MS 39540
Phone: 228-365-3195.
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Desiree Marquez, D'Iberville, MS 39540
Phone: 228-257-9734. dmarquez@diberville.ms.us
KCBS Reps: JENNIFER SHIFLETT, BILL SHIFLETT
Prize Money: $5900.00   
Results not in.
02/23/18
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02/24/18
Polar Bear BBQ Challenge Kingdom City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chris Wolters, Kingdom City, MO 65202
Phone: 573-268-3082. cwolters@mchsi.com
KCBS Reps: ED YOUNG, JAMEY JOHNSON
Results not in.
02/23/18
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02/24/18
The Smithfield Guinea Pig (JUDGES FULL) Coachella, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jessie Corbin, Coachella, CA 92210
Phone: 8778280727. jessie@bigpoppasmokers.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $10600.00   
Results not in.
02/24/18
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02/24/18
*D'Iberville BBQ Throw down Kids Q & Festival (BACKYARD ) D'Iberville, MS
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Desiree Marquez, D'Iberville , MS 39540

Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Desiree Marquez, D'Iberville , MS 39540
Phone: 228-257-9734. dmarquez@diberville.ms.us
KCBS Reps: JENNIFER SHIFLETT, BILL SHIFLETT
Prize Money: $5900.00   
Results not in.
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