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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

March 2018

03/02/18
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03/03/18
*Kansas BBQ Shoot Out Day 1 Cheney, KS
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kimberly Schrant, Cheney, KS 67058
Phone: 620-845-0397. Kimberly.Schrant@TKProductionsLLC.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Troy Burkhart , Cheney, KS 67058
Phone: 785-623-1175. troy.burkhart@TKproductionsLLC.com
KCBS Reps: LYNDA VOTH, LARRY VOTH Alt Rep: RALPH WILLIAMS
Results not in.
03/02/18
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03/03/18
Sip & Swine BBQ Festival Lawrenceville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Lloyd, Lawrenceville, GA 30518
Phone: 404-683-1549. jlloyd@insurancehub.com
Contact: Rachel Harper, Lawrenceville, GA 30518
Phone: 678-898-8563. sipandswine2018@whitefoxrun.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER, JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results not in.
03/02/18
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03/03/18
Sonny's Smokin Showdown (INVITATIONAL ONLY) Orlando, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Barbara Latimer, Orlando, FL 32805
Phone: 407-660-8888. blatimer@sonnysbbq.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Jim Frazee, Orlando, FL 32805
Phone: 407-314-8017. jfrazee.hydro@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS, WILLIAM GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Prize Money: $65000.00   
Results not in.
03/02/18
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03/03/18
Fire on Ice Barbecue World Championship Onamia, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tony Korthaus, Onamia, MN 56359
Phone: 952-405-8495. tony@quetopiabbq.com
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN
Results not in.
03/02/18
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03/03/18
*The Great Brunswick BBQ Throwdown Brunswick, MD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Beth Johnson, Brunswick, MD 21716
Phone: 301-712-4137. greatbrunswickbbqthrowdown@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE, ANGELA MCKEE
Results not in.
03/02/18
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03/03/18
*Jack Town Throw Down Ridgeland, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Van Waites, Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone: 601-942-5985. Vanwaites@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Results not in.
03/03/18
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03/04/18
*Kansas BBQ Shootout Day 2 Cheney, KS
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kimberly Schrant, Cheney, KS 67058
Phone: 620-845-0397. Kimberly.Schrant@TKProductionsLLC.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Troy Burkhart, Cheney, KS 67058
Phone: 785-623-1175. Troy.Burkhart@tkproductionsllc.com
KCBS Reps: LYNDA VOTH, LARRY VOTH Alt Rep: RALPH WILLIAMS
Results not in.
03/09/18
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03/10/18
Smoke on the Shores Nashville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Hite, Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: 615-219-9590. nashvillesmoke@gmail.com
Contact: Jason Cole, Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: 615-219-9590. nashvillesmoke@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: MARK HAGGITT, PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Results not in.
03/09/18
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03/10/18
*Corums Building Center BBQ (BACKYARD)(JUDGES FULL) Hartselle, AL
Contact: Michael Broom, Hartselle, AL 35640
Phone: 256-214-0068. mwbroomua@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Results not in.
03/09/18
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03/10/18
Flames on the Flint Bainbridge, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chip Davis, Bainbridge, GA 39818
Phone: 229-246-4774. cdavis@familybankonline.com
Contact: Tiffany Smith, Bainbridge, GA 39818
Phone: 229-246-6200. tsmith@firstportcity.com
KCBS Reps: RUSTY COOK, JULIE COOK
Results not in.
03/10/18
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03/10/18
*White Street Barbeque Experience(BACKYARD ONLY) Wake Forest, NC
Contact: Will Haddock, Wake Forest, NC 27596
Phone: 919-453-4170. will@whitestreetbrewing.com
KCBS Reps: JUDY THOMPSON, MICHAEL THOMPSON
Results not in.
03/16/18
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03/17/18
Smokin In the Square Pensacola, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ivan Delabruere, Pensacola, FL 32570
Phone: 850-516-2622. SmokinInTheSquare@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: JIM STANCIL, PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Results not in.
03/16/18
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03/17/18
*Hog Wild BBQ Contest Corinth, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tammy Bonds, Corinth, MS 38852
Phone: 662-396-1182. hogwildincorinth@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Results not in.
03/16/18
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03/17/18
*Pork-A-Palooza Weatherford, Ok
Contact: Jarred Jones, Weatherford, OK 73096
Phone: 580-305-9900. JJONES@fnbwford.com
KCBS Reps: MICHELLE R ROSE, KEVIN ROSE
Prize Money: $7100.00   
Results not in.
03/23/18
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03/24/18
BBQ Gives Back Urbanna, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bill Jones Phone: 8049650484. bbqgivesback@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JOHN G BUSCH, ALEX JR BROWN Alt Rep: ALAN ROTHROCK
Results not in.
03/23/18
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03/24/18
Fire Lake BBQ Cook-off Day 1 Shawnee, Ok
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Megan Phillips, Shawnee, Ok 74801
Phone: 405-878-4850. mphillips@firelakefoods.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Jason Boyce, Shawnee, OK 74801
jboyce@firelakefoods.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $15000.00   
Results not in.
03/23/18
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03/24/18
Hammond BBQ Hammond, LA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Eric Phares Jodie Gieseler, jodeemichiel@yahoo.com, Hammond, LA 70403
Phone: 985-969-8172. cityglass632@bellsouth.net
Contact: Deek Beblieux, Hammond, LA 70403
Phone: 985-634-8046. deek.deblieux@sbdinc.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $12000.00   
Results not in.
03/23/18
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03/24/18
Dickson County Smokefest Dickson, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rhonda Adams, Dickson, TN 37055
Phone: 615-446-2349. rhonda@dicksoncontychambers.com
KCBS Reps: RUSTY COOK, JULIE COOK
Prize Money: $6750.00   
Results not in.
03/23/18
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03/24/18
7th Annual Santa Anita Winners Circle BBQ Championship Arcadia, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Lobenstein, Arcadia, CA 91007
Phone: 415-683-0784. ben@fireitupevents.com
KCBS Reps: MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ, STEVE ALVAREZ, JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Results not in.
03/23/18
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03/24/18
*Smokin On Big Creek Pleasant Hill, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Stan Hays, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
Phone: 816-876-9019. shays@operationbbqrelief.org
KCBS Reps: MARK COLLIER, CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Results not in.
03/24/18
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03/25/18
Springbreak BBQ Contest Lommel Belgium ,
Contact: Marjolein Van Decraen, Lommel, Belgium, 3920
marjolein.vandecraen@telenet.be
Contact: Joeri Cools, Lommel, Belgium, 3920
joeri_mil_cools@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: Mayco van Galen, MARIANNE VAN GALEN
Results not in.
03/24/18
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03/25/18
Fire Lake BBQ Cook-off Day 2 Shawnee, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Megan Phillips, Shawnee, OK 74801
Phone: 405-878-4850. mphillips@firelakefoods.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Jason Boyce, Shawnee, Ok 74801
Phone: 405-878-4850. jboyce@firelakefoods.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $15000.00   
Results not in.
03/24/18
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03/25/18
The War of Barbeque Noventa di Piave,
Contact: Massimo Zaramella, Noventa di Piave, Italy, 30020
Phone: 3400936880. psychogriller@libero.it
KCBS Reps: HAYMO GUTWENIGER, LUCA FAMIGLI
Results not in.
03/31/18
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04/01/18
Eastern BBQ Contest Ninove,
Contact: Bart Beeckmans, Ninove, Belgiun,
Phone: 003/477641669. iinfo@wettelsonfire.be
KCBS Reps: Mayco van Galen, MARIANNE VAN GALEN
Results not in.
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