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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

September 2018

09/01/18
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09/02/18
BBQ on the Bow Calgary,
Contact: Bernie Kenny, Calgary, Alberta, T2W3J6
Phone: 403-708-1900. smokinbox@gmail.com
Contact: Ken & Brenda Black, Calgary, Alberta, T2W3J6
Phone: 403-771-2288. blblack@telus.net
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Results not in.
09/01/18
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09/02/18
2nd International Suydersee BBQ Contest Zeewolde Flevoland,
Contact: Rene' De Regt, Zeewolde, Flevoland Netherlands, 3891 DM
Phone: +31 647233350. info@suydersee-bbq.nl
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results not in.
09/01/18
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09/02/18
*Redwood Coast Grills Gone Wild Crescent City, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sharyn Loughry, Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone: 707-464-3174. chamber@delnorte.org
KCBS Reps: IAN SCHMIDT, JULIE POE
Results not in.
09/01/18
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09/02/18
*Septemberfest BBQ & Rib-eye Steak Cookoff Challenge Omaha, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Linda Morin, Omaha, NE 68106
Phone: 402-346-4800. linda@omahafed.org
KCBS Reps: ROSEMARY MORROW, PHIL MORROW
Results not in.
09/07/18
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09/08/18
*Smoke On The Ohio(JUDGES FULL) Mt.Vernon, IN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cary Bredemeier, Mt.Vernon, IN 47620
Phone: 8124494795. bunnysbuttsmokers@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL
Contact: JUDGES FULL
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Results not in.
09/07/18
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09/08/18
*14th Annual Recovery Fest/8th Annual BBQ State Championship Richmond, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Honest Liller, Richmond, VA 23228
Phone: 8045640132. honesty@mcshin.org
KCBS Reps: DEBBY HARWELL, DON HARWELL
Results not in.
09/07/18
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09/08/18
Ribs, Rod & Rock'n Roll Vermillion, SD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chad Smidt, Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone: 605-880-4494. chadsdbbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Results not in.
09/07/18
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09/08/18
*Hot Pursuit BBQ Shawnee, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Erika Jones, Shawnee, OK 74804
Phone: 405-476-4158. ejones08@sbc
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Results not in.
09/07/18
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09/08/18
Puckaway Pigfest Montello, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jessica Malsack, Montello, WI 53949
Phone: (920)295-3000. pigfest@lacampaground.com
KCBS Reps: ANTHONY MOORE, ANITA MOORE
Results not in.
09/07/18
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09/08/18
Hog Wild West BBQ Contest Leavenworth, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Joey Denney, Leavenworth, KS 66048
Phone: 913-682-3924. joey@jumpinjoesbbq.com
Contact: Janice Denney, Leavenworth, KS 66048
Phone: 913-682-3924. jj@jumpinjoesbbq.com
KCBS Reps: ALFRED T BOWEN, FRAN BOWEN
Results not in.
09/07/18
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09/08/18
International Goat Days Championship BBQ Contest-SMOKIN IN THE GOAT PEN Millington , TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Phillip Doyle, Millington, TN 38004
Phone: 731-499-1489. igdchampionshipbbq@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marge Plummer, Millington, TN 38004
margeplummer1@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: WAYNE LOHMAN, MARIA LOHMAN
Results not in.
09/07/18
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09/08/18
Colorado Pork & Hops Challenge Grand Jct, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Larry Manchester, Grand Jct, CO 81501
Phone: 970-254-3844. Larrm@gjcity.org
Contact: Arlie Bragg, Grand Jct, CO 81501
Phone: 615-477-7447. arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK
Results not in.
09/08/18
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09/09/18
Smoke on the Quiet Waters Devon,
Contact: John Gower, Devon, UK, EX37 9HZ
Phone: +44(0)7918163449. admin@quietwatersfarm.co.uk
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results not in.
09/08/18
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09/09/18
Farm Meat De Vaartse Hoeve BBQ Contest Dongen,
Contact: Astrid Lodewijks, Dongen,Netherlands, 5106NC
Phone: +31162312082. c.lodewijks@kpnmail.nl
KCBS Reps: Mayco van Galen, MARIANNE VAN GALEN
Results not in.
09/14/18
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09/15/18
Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and BBQ Classic Salisbury, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Gary Moss, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-202-8712. gary.moss9@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DEBBY HARWELL, DON HARWELL
Results not in.
09/14/18
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09/15/18
*Butler Chambers Of Commerce BBQ & Hucksters Days Butler, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lee Anna Schowengerdt, Butler, MO 64730
Phone: 660-647-3380. director@butlerchamber.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY HADLEY, FORREST BRUCE
Results not in.
09/14/18
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09/15/18
Bands & BBQ at the Point Carrollton, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Misty Wheeler, Carrollton, MO 41008
Phone: 5027327036. director@carrolltontourism.com
KCBS Reps: RACHEL SCHUETZ, KENT SCHUETZ
Results not in.
09/14/18
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09/15/18
*Currituck Heritage Festival Currituck, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sierra Scellato, Currituck, NC 27958
Phone: 252-453-9040 Ext: 228. sscellato@visitcurrituck.com
KCBS Reps: JOHN G BUSCH, ALEX JR BROWN
Results not in.
09/14/18
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09/15/18
*Silver Lake Apple BBQ Festival Mears, MI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Amy Zaloga, Mears, MI 49436
Phone: 231-773-3356. azaloga113@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: DENA MILHOUS, RON MILHOUS
Results not in.
09/14/18
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09/15/18
KTD Smokin ' Gobbler Cook-Off Worthington, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ryan Loomans, Worthington, MN 56187
Phone: 816-507-372-2919. agoettig@frontier.com
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Results not in.
09/14/18
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09/15/18
Jesse James Barbeque Cook Out Kearney, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Larry Pratt, Kearney, MO 64060
Phone: 816-935-9644. LPratt2@kc.rr.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Valerie Fort, Kearney, MO 64060
Phone: 816-719-5141. VFort@KearneyFire.org
KCBS Reps: ROSEMARY MORROW, PHIL MORROW
Results not in.
09/14/18
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09/15/18
4th Annual Hot Q's & Cold Brews BBQ Championship Orville, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Lobenstein, Oroville, CA 94121
Phone: 415-683-0784. ben@fireitupevents.com
KCBS Reps: MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ, STEVE ALVAREZ, JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Results not in.
09/14/18
to
09/15/18
Smoke & Soul Fest Casper, WY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jennifer Deurlo, Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-473-1767. jennifer@wybia.org
KCBS Reps: MICHAEL EBERLE, ROBERT HAHN
Results not in.
09/15/18
to
09/16/18
Table Rock Boats and Bones Kimberling, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Cindy Rains, Kimberly, MO 65615
Phone: 417-335-9233. crains@whiteriver.org
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Jim Altic, Kimberly, MO 65615
jimaltic@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DAVE ROGERS, PEG ROGERS
Results not in.
09/15/18
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09/16/18
Het 5DE BBQKampioenschap Van Het Waasland Sint Niklaas,
Contact: Dave Heyninck, Sint Niklaas, Belgium, 9100
Phone: 0032 0498641018. info@daveheyninck.pictures
KCBS Reps: Mayco van Galen, MARIANNE VAN GALEN
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
*Great Maine BBQ Challenge Bangor, ME
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Frank Pendola, Bangor, ME 04609
Phone: 207-288-0269. nostrano@roadrunner.com
KCBS Reps: LESLIE LOVELY, DON LOVELY
Prize Money: $20000.00   
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
Murphysboro BBQ Cookoff Murphysboro, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sammi Graff, Murphysboro, IL 62966
Phone: 618-684-8902. sammi@17bbq.com
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE, CAROLYN WELLS
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
*Tri City BBQ Fest Denison, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Blair Weigum, Denison, IA 51442
Phone: 712-263-6622. bweigum@cdcia.org
KCBS Reps: RON MILHOUS, DENA MILHOUS
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
Rock'n Ribville Lawrenceville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Jody Herrin, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Phone: 678-407-6598. jody.herrin@lawrencevillega.org
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Cindy Reynolds, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Phone: 770-607-5032. creynolds@lawrencevillepd.com
KCBS Reps: WAYNE HARPER, RUSTY COOK
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
*The Rumble on the River presented by TheBBQSuperStore.com Grand Haven, MI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Stan Wawzysko, Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: 269-209-1281. stanasc@yahoo.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: John and Melissa Greko, melissagreko@gmail.com, Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: 616-334-1857. johngreko@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ANITA MOORE, ANTHONY MOORE
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
Shawnee Great Grillers State Championship Barbeque Shawnee, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tonya Lecuru, shawnee, KS 66203
Phone: 913-742-6402. tlecuru@cityofshawnee.org
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, LARRY HADLEY, MARK COLLIER, KIM COLLIER, FORREST BRUCE
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
Butts and Beans BBQ Challenge Newton, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Noel Kay, Newton, NC 28658
Phone: 828-455-8914. buttsandbeans@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Tom Morris, Newton, NC 28658
NC.BBQ.TOM@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ALAN ROTHROCK, DOUG REID
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
*Smokin in The Hills Hillsboro, OH
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Shane Wilkin, Hillsboro, OH 43133
Phone: 937-393-4745. visithighlandcounty@gmail.com
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Destiny Bryson, Hilsboro, OH 43133
Phone: 937-763-7012. visithighlandcounty@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: STEVE GRINSTEAD, SCOTT GRINSTEAD
Results not in.
09/21/18
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09/22/18
*First Tennessee Bank Bluegrass & BBQ (COMPETITOR'S SERIES) Columbia, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Paul Keltner, Columbia, TN 38401
Phone: 931-560-1560. paul@columbiatn.com
KCBS Reps: TANA R FRENSLEY, RANDY G BIGLER
Results not in.
09/22/18
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09/23/18
*Que by the Sea Seaside Heights, NJ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Danielle Triolo Phone: 7328303700. info@exit82.com
KCBS Reps: STEVE BEDWELL, GENE GOYCOCHEA
Results not in.
09/22/18
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09/23/18
*Garden City Fall Festival BBQ Contest Garden City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: David Leimer, Garden City, MO 64747
Phone: 816-509-0275. dleimer3@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: BUNNY TUTTLE, RICH TUTTLE
Results not in.
09/28/18
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09/29/18
*Rock The Grill Rock Hill, SC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Martin Lane, Rock Hill, SC 29730
Phone: 803-326-3886. martin.lane@cityofrockhill.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Liam Kyle, Rock Hill, SC 29730
Phone: 440-728-1337. liam.kyle@cityofrockhill.com
KCBS Reps: MICKY WILLIAMS, SYBIL WILLIAMS
Results not in.
09/28/18
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09/29/18
*Bryant's Buzzin BBQ Bash Bryant, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Cheryl Smith Phone: 501-350-6299. cheryl@bryantchamber.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Jeremiah Ohmans Phone: 501-847-4702.
KCBS Reps: BILL SHIFLETT, JENNIFER SHIFLETT
Results not in.
09/28/18
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09/29/18
Smoke in the Park Lemoyne, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Todd Shadle, Lemoyne, PA 17043
Phone: 7177372924. tshadle@wsbf.org
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE, LOUISE WEIDNER
Results not in.
09/28/18
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09/29/18
*Bikes, Blues and BBQ Fayetteville, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Clyde Phelps, Fayetteville, AR 72702
Phone: 479-446-5863. c.phelps100@yahoo.com
Contact: Duane Kovach, FAYETVILLE, AR 72701
Phone: 479-466-5863. duanekkovach@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RALPH WILLIAMS, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS
Results not in.
09/28/18
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09/29/18
*Dells BBQ Bash(BACKYARD ONLY) Wisconsin Dell, WI
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Laurie Tweten, Wisconsin Dells , WI 60638
Phone: 608-769-7446. rocknribsbbq@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Greco Clem Phone: 608-253-4092. reservations@deltonoaksresort.com
KCBS Reps: ANITA MOORE, ANTHONY MOORE
Results not in.
09/28/18
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09/29/18
*Smoke On the Trails Gardner, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Renee Nagle, Gardner, KS 66030
Phone: 913-856-0936. rnagle@gardnerkansas.gov
KCBS Reps: FORREST BRUCE, LARRY HADLEY, DAVE ROGERS, PEG ROGERS
Results not in.
09/29/18
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09/30/18
Meat, Smoke & Beer Festival & KCBS BBQ Competition 2018 Graze,
Contact: Armin Oberndorfer , Graze,Austria, 8010
Phone: +43 664 882 33 000. armin@barbecue-point.at
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results not in.
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