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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
* KCBS does not guarantee the prize pool, the listed amount may include ancillary prize money, and the organizer is solely responsible for the payment of the prize money

Recently Added Events

These events were added to the schedule within the last 60 days.

04/06/2019
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04/07/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
*Smoke On the Border Garvette, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Fred Overstreet, Phone: 479-752-3313, blastmaster@fullnet.net
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Results Not In.
05/04/2019
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05/05/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
Spit in the Hills Chidlow,Western, Australia
Contact: Fran Berry, Phone: +0417530500, fran@aliveandkicking.com.au
Results Not In.
05/10/2019
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05/11/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
Roman Roast on the River Rome, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Betsy Allgood, Phone: 706-314-1324, allgoodb@floydcountyga.org
KCBS Reps: DAVE AMEND, MARK HAGGITT
Results Not In.
05/11/2019
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05/12/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
Dr.George Smith BBQ Brawl (COMPETITORS SERIES) Murfreesboro, TN
Contact: BIll Taylor, Phone: 615-294-5752, btboro@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: JANET APPLETON, SAM APPLETON
Results Not In.
05/31/2019
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06/02/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
Sun BBQFest Uncasville, CT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg, Phone: 615-477-7447, arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: CONNIE AMIDEI, JONATHAN AMIDEI, KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results Not In.
05/31/2019
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06/01/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
*Blue Hills Bar-B-Q Fest Rice Lake, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: John Blaskowski, Phone: 715-419-0272, jpblask@centurylink.net
Results Not In.
05/31/2019
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06/01/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
*Honeybee BBQ Competition LaFayette, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chris Finkbone, Phone: 423-653-4899, cfinkbone@cityoflafayettega.org
KCBS Reps: DAVE AMEND, CONNIE AMIDEI
Results Not In.
06/21/2019
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06/22/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
Oklahoma Barbeque Championship Oklahoma City, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg, Phone: 615-477-7447, arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: BILL SHIFLETT, JENNIFER SHIFLETT
Results Not In.
06/28/2019
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06/29/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
*York County BBQ Festival Delta, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Michele Frey, Phone: 717-870-371, michele.frey5747@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Ken Jensen, Phone: 732-513-8331, kendjensen@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ANGELA MCKEE, ROBERT MCKEE
Results Not In.
08/16/2019
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08/17/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
*Lassen Annual BBQ Cook-Off Susanville, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Penny Artz, Phone: 530-257-2113, partzdept@hotmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Alan Dowdy, Phone: 530-945-6011, lassenbbqcookoff@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Results Not In.
09/20/2019
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09/21/2019
Added: Nov 15, 2018
Tilley Harley-Davidson Biker Blues BBQ Rally and BBQ Classic Salisbury, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Gary Moss, Phone: 704-202-8712, gary.moss9@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DEBBY HARWELL, DON HARWELL
Results Not In.
06/07/2019
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06/08/2019
Added: Nov 13, 2018
Almost Heaven BBQ Bash Roanoke, WV
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jody Light, Phone: 304-472-3033, almostheavenbbqbash@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results Not In.
06/14/2019
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06/15/2019
Added: Nov 13, 2018
*Smokin On The Buffalo Mannington, WV
Contact: Jerry Reel, Phone: 304-677-0106, reeldeal812@aol.com
KCBS Reps: SCOTT GRINSTEAD, STEVE GRINSTEAD
Results Not In.
05/03/2019
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05/04/2019
Added: Nov 8, 2018
*Brew, Blue & Bar-B-Q Lansing, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Timothy Dossey, Phone: 913-727-5488, cvb@lansing.ks.us
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Results Not In.
07/13/2019
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07/14/2019
Added: Nov 8, 2018
*Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-off & Cruise In Day 2 Jamestown, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Wiley, Phone: 931-267-8084, ed@allardtland.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results Not In.
09/14/2019
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09/15/2019
Added: Nov 8, 2018
Jesse James Barbeque Cook Out Kearney, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Larry Pratt, Phone: 816-935-9644, LPratt2@kc.rr.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Valerie Fort, Phone: 816-719-5141, VFort@Kearneyfire.org
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW
Results Not In.
04/26/2019
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04/27/2019
Added: Nov 7, 2018
Atlanta BBQ Classic Atlanta, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Randall Bowman, Phone: 770-886-6290, bbqcup@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results Not In.
06/28/2019
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06/29/2019
Added: Nov 7, 2018
*Elks BBQ Contest Grandview, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cordell McDonald, Phone: 816-286-6915, cordmac38@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: DAVE ROGERS, PEG ROGERS
Results Not In.
07/20/2019
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07/21/2019
Added: Nov 7, 2018
*Smoking on the Osage BBQ contest and Car show Osceola, MO
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Jim Altic, JIMALTIC@GMAIL.COM
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Michelle Higgins, Phone: 417-682-1568, michellehiggins31@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Results Not In.
08/02/2019
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08/03/2019
Added: Nov 7, 2018
*Our Lady of Victory Holy Smokes BBQ Competition CINCINNATI, OH
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Jason McWhorter, Phone: 513-295-8388, judging.holysmokersbbqcomp@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Brian Austing, Phone: 513-607-5869, HolysmokesBBQcomp@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: BECKY DRUETZLER, DAVE DRUETZLER
Results Not In.
08/16/2019
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08/18/2019
Added: Nov 7, 2018
Hudson Valley Ribfest New Paltz, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Rolf Oelgeschlager, Phone: 1-844-Ribfest (742-3378), contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Shonda Merill, Phone: 1-844-Ribfest(742-3378), contest@hudsonvalleyribfest.org
KCBS Reps: DON MULLER, NANCY MULLER
Results Not In.
10/04/2019
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10/05/2019
Added: Nov 7, 2018
*Independence Fire & Ice BBQ Day 1 Independence, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Vickie Rew, Phone: 816-442-6104, vicki_rew@comcastspectacor.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Dillan Esco, Phone: 816-442-6110, dillan_esco@comcastspectacor.com
KCBS Reps: KIM COLLIER, MARK COLLIER, BUNNY TUTTLE, RICH TUTTLE
Results Not In.
10/05/2019
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10/06/2019
Added: Nov 7, 2018
*Independence Fire & Ice BBQ Day 2 Independence, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Vickie Rew, Phone: 816-442-6104, vicki_rew@comcastspectacor.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Dillan Esco, Phone: 816-442-6110, dillan_esco@comcastspectacor.com
KCBS Reps: KIM COLLIER, MARK COLLIER, BUNNY TUTTLE, RICH TUTTLE
Results Not In.
03/22/2019
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03/23/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
PigMania Franklin State Championship BBQ Competition Franklin, IN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dan Hurst, Phone: 614-676-0770, dhurst@pigmaniabbq.com
KCBS Reps: BECKY DRUETZLER, DAVE DRUETZLER
Prize Money: $5,100   
Results Not In.
04/05/2019
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04/06/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Stillwater Elks Lodge Blazathon Stillwater, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Chad Duncan, Phone: 405-880-4514, Blazathon@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTEST: Kris Duncan, Phone: 405-714-5334, Blazathon@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ED YOUNG
Prize Money: $5,000   
Results Not In.
04/12/2019
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04/13/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Fire it up Frostproof! Frostproof, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Angela Iversen, Phone: 407-697-4077, aiver@att.net
Contact: Melody Sauerhafer, Phone: 863-635-8504, msauerhafer@cityoffrostproof.com
KCBS Reps: MIKE LAKE, THERESA LAKE
Results Not In.
04/26/2019
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04/28/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
KCBS Greek Fire Festival 2019 Marketplate, Germany
Contact: Markus Bondorf, Phone: +49 1737150876, Kcbs@greekfire.de
Contact: Oliver Louse, Phone: +49 1788488888, Kcbs@greekfire.de
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
04/26/2019
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04/27/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Rock N Ribs BBQ Festival Springfield, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kim Nash, Phone: 417-849-9764, knash@greatsouthernbank.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Andrea and Michael Brady, Phone: 417-880-3915, abrady@greatsouthernbank.com
KCBS Reps: ALFRED T BOWEN, FRAN BOWEN
Results Not In.
05/03/2019
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05/04/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Jiggy With The Piggy Kannapolis, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Eddie Smith, Phone: 704-920-4308, resmith@kannapolisnc.gov
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Tina Cline, Phone: 704-920-4302, tcline@kannapolisnc.gov
KCBS Reps: DOUG REID, ALAN ROTHROCK
Results Not In.
05/18/2019
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05/19/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Transylvanian BBQ Festival Covasna County, Romania
Contact: Szidonia Fazakas-Csoma, Phone: +40 746 1 10 766, csomaszidi@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
06/14/2019
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06/15/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Central Plains Ribfest Holdrege, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Doug Stevenson, Phone: 308-991-8967, dougstevenson53@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: MICHAEL EBERLE, TROY YOUNGBLOOD
Results Not In.
06/15/2019
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06/16/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Porkapalooza BBQ Festival Edmonton, Canada
Contact: Darcy Fitzgerald, Phone: 780-964-3529, darcy.fitzgerald@albertapork.com
Contact: Michael Brodrick, Phone: 780-436-1162 x 222, michael@homesandgardensrealestate.com
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results Not In.
06/21/2019
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06/22/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Elkmont Lions Club Smokin Railroad St. BBQ Cook-off(BACKYARD ONLY) Elkmont, AL
Contact: Larry Pylant, Phone: 256-777-3364, ldpylant25902@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: JANET APPLETON, SAM APPLETON
Results Not In.
06/22/2019
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06/23/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Giant National Capital BBQ Battle Washington, DC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kathy Halo, Phone: 301-860-0630, kshalo1@aol.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Doug Halo, Phone: 703-799-0523, dhalo001@aol.com
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS
Results Not In.
08/02/2019
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08/03/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
San Luis Valley Beat the Heat BBQ Alamosa, CO
Contact: Elizabeth Summer, Phone: 719-937-1024, events@alamosa.org
KCBS Reps: DEL ANDERSON, MICHAEL EBERLE
Results Not In.
08/03/2019
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08/04/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Burleigh BBQ Championships (COMPETITORS SERIES) Queensland, Australia
Contact: Greg Dean, Phone: +0438488554, greg@burleighbbq.com
KCBS Reps: DAVID ONG
Results Not In.
08/10/2019
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08/11/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Wild West Fest On Fire Zbilje, Medvode, Slovenia
Contact: Milan Stjepanovic, Phone: +386 41 587 073, info@sbbqs.si
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
08/16/2019
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08/17/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Pepsi WY State Championship BBQ & Bluegrass Festival Worland, WY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dave Paxton, Phone: 307-431-2755, ddpaxton@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ALFRED T BOWEN, FRAN BOWEN
Results Not In.
08/23/2019
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08/24/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Smokin on the Rez BBQ and Music Festival (DAY 1) Brandon, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marger Plummer, Ph.B, margeplummer1@bellsouth.net
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Bobby Cleveland, Phone: 601-506-0739, bobbyc7754@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Results Not In.
08/23/2019
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08/24/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Montana Pitmaster Classic Bozeman, MT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Troy Heusel, Phone: 406-586-2384, troyh@kenyonnoble.com
KCBS Reps: JOHN RYAN, TROY YOUNGBLOOD
Results Not In.
08/24/2019
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08/25/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Smokin on the Rez BBQ and Music Festival (DAY 2) Brandon, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marger Plummer, Ph.B, margeplummer1@bellsouth.net
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Bobby Cleveland, Phone: 601-506-0739, bobbyc7754@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Results Not In.
08/24/2019
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08/25/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Kora Kare for Kids Rind-In & BBQ Competition Hiram, ME
Contact: Nicole Humphrey, Phone: 207-793-2598, info@humphreysbbq.com
KCBS Reps: DON LOVELY, LESLIE LOVELY
Results Not In.
08/30/2019
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08/31/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
*Blue Ridge BBQ & Brew Festival West Jefferson, NC
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Tom Morris, Phone: 919-601-2750, nc.judges.bbq.tom@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: James Killian, Phone: 828-612-9550, jamesekillian@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: DOUG REID, ALAN ROTHROCK
Results Not In.
09/13/2019
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09/14/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Bands & BBQ at the Point Carrillton, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Misty Wheeler, Phone: 502-732-7036, director@carrolltontourism.com
KCBS Reps: KENT SCHUETZ, RACHEL SCHUETZ
Results Not In.
09/20/2019
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09/21/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Tri City BBQ Fest Denison, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Blair Weigum, Phone: 712-263-6622, bweigum@cdcia.org
Contact: Kris Gates, gobsjudges@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DENA MILHOUS, RON MILHOUS
Results Not In.
10/12/2019
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10/13/2019
Added: Nov 6, 2018
Bataille Sur La Sorgue L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
Contact: Craig Price, Phone: 44 (0) 7920 041090, craigprice09@yahoo.co.uk
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results Not In.
05/25/2019
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05/26/2019
Added: Oct 24, 2018
*BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay North Bend, OR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Amy Bailey Judges registration opens Jan. 21, 2019, Phone: 541-756-8800, abailey@themillcasino.com
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: John Hunt, Phone: 541-999-5199, huntj1@me.com
KCBS Reps: STEVEN FLEWALLEN, MARK SILVER
Results Not In.
05/31/2019
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06/01/2019
Added: Oct 24, 2018
*Original SD BBQ Championship Huron, SD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Candi Briley, Phone: 605-353-7354, candi.briley@state.sd.us
KCBS Reps: DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON
Results Not In.
05/31/2019
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06/01/2019
Added: Oct 24, 2018
*Up In Smoke on the Square Lincoln, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Terry Baker, Phone: 217-735-4444, tubbaker@comcast.net
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Marc Schoonover, Phone: 217-737-9398, mkschoonover@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: CHARLIE BRINZA, TINA WELLER
Results Not In.
06/21/2019
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06/22/2019
Added: Oct 24, 2018
*Bring'n Home the Bacon West Salem, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Laurie Tweten, Phone: 608-769-7446, fortheluvofbbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: CINDY JUHL, TOM JUHL
Results Not In.
06/22/2019
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06/22/2019
Added: Oct 24, 2018
*Bring'n Home the Bacon (BACK YARD ONLY) West Salem, WI
Contact: Laurie Tweten, Phone: 608-769-7446, fortheluvofbbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: CINDY JUHL, TOM JUHL
Results Not In.
05/17/2019
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05/18/2019
Added: Oct 23, 2018
Kings of Q BBQ Cook-off and Festival Ayden, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Kim Raynor, Phone: 252-481-5828, krayner@ayden.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Gordon Hubbell, Phone: 704-732-8815, fghubbell@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JUDY THOMPSON, MICHAEL THOMPSON
Prize Money: $10,000   
Results Not In.
05/31/2019
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06/01/2019
Added: Oct 23, 2018
8th Annual Valley Veterans BBQ Competition Valley, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Doug Eggen, Phone: 402-510-1603, deggen@valley.omhcoxmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: TROY Youngblood, bbqjudges@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: BUNNY TUTTLE, RICH TUTTLE
Results Not In.
06/07/2019
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06/08/2019
Added: Oct 23, 2018
*Smoke on the Plains Derby BBQ & Music Fest Derby, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Janae Springer, Phone: 316-788-1519, janaespringer@derbyweb.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH
Results Not In.
06/22/2019
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06/22/2019
Added: Oct 23, 2018
*Camp High Hopes Rib Fest(BACK YARD ONLY) Sioux City, IA
Contact: Sara Morgan, Phone: 712-224-2267, smorgan@camphighhopes.com
KCBS Reps: ALFRED T BOWEN, FRAN BOWEN
Results Not In.
07/12/2019
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07/13/2019
Added: Oct 23, 2018
Clayton BBQ Cook-off Clayton, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rory Richmond, Phone: 925-672-2272, rrichmond509@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Results Not In.
07/26/2019
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07/27/2019
Added: Oct 23, 2018
*Dodge City Days Smokin Saddles BBQ Competition Dodge City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Scott Wadley, Phone: 620-227-3119, scottwadley510@yahoo.com
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Joni Wittman, Phone: 620-227-3119, jwittman@dodgechamber.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH
Results Not In.
08/09/2019
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08/10/2019
Added: Oct 23, 2018
GOBS Que Arlington, NE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kris Gates, Phone: 402-630-1135, gobs.bbq.contest@gmail.com
Contact: Judges Registration, gobsjudges@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DENA MILHOUS, RON MILHOUS
Results Not In.
08/17/2019
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08/18/2019
Added: Oct 23, 2018
*3rd Annual Hudson Bay Heritage Days BBQ Cookoff DuPont, WA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tom Riggs, Phone: 253-720-4557, tomwtr@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: JENNIFER SHIFLETT, MARK SILVER
Results Not In.
07/19/2019
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07/20/2019
Added: Oct 18, 2018
Chillin & Grillin in the Glades Wise, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Rick Back, Phone: 540-335-4698, Chillinjudges@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Greg Cross, Phone: 276-328-2889, gmmcross@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, ALEX JR BROWN
Results Not In.
08/17/2019
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08/18/2019
Added: Oct 18, 2018
Smoke and Fire Festival Maldon, Essex, United Kingdom
Contact: Ashley Bird, Phone: +44(0)7843217194, info@smokeandfirefestival.com
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
08/31/2019
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09/01/2019
Added: Oct 18, 2018
BBQ on the Bow Calgary, Canada
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Bernie Kenny, Phone: 403-708-1900, smokinboxbbq@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Brenda Black, Phone: 403-771-2288, blblack@telus.net
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results Not In.
09/20/2019
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09/21/2019
Added: Oct 18, 2018
*Great Maine BBQ Challenge Day 1(CANCELLED) Bangor, ME
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Frank Pendola, Phone: 207-288-0269, nostrano@roadrunner.com
KCBS Reps: BILL SHIFLETT, JENNIFER SHIFLETT
Results Not In.
09/21/2019
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09/22/2019
Added: Oct 18, 2018
*Great Maine BBQ Challenge Day 2(CANCELLED) Bangor, ME
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Frank Pendola, Phone: 207-288-0269, nostrano@roadrunner.com
KCBS Reps: BILL SHIFLETT, JENNIFER SHIFLETT
Results Not In.
09/13/2019
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09/13/2019
Added: Oct 17, 2018
*Smoke On the Ohio (STEAK CONTEST) Mt.Vernon, IN
Contact: Cary Bredemeier, Phone: 812-449-4795, bunnysbuttsmokers@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results Not In.
03/08/2019
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03/09/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
*Mid Atlantic BBQ Expo Atlantic City, NJ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rob Immer, Phone: 301-991-2373, Rob@interstatefestivalgroup.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, ROBERT MCKEE, LOUISE WEIDNER
Results Not In.
05/31/2019
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06/01/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
*Smoke on the Bricks Baldwin City , KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Matt McClure, Phone: 785-594-3670, matt@baldwinrec.org
KCBS Reps: FORREST BRUCE, LARRY HADLEY
Results Not In.
06/14/2019
to
06/15/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
*Flippin' Pigs of Peak BBQ Competition Marquette, MI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rebecca Portale, Phone: 906-273-0696, peakgymfit@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: BILL GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Results Not In.
07/12/2019
to
07/13/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
*2nd Annual Cameron Elks BBQ Cook Off Cameron, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Carl McBee, Phone: 660-973-1953, Carl.mcbee@gmail.com
Contact: Judges Registration Opens Jan-02-2019,
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW
Results Not In.
07/26/2019
to
07/27/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
Smoke in the Grove Spring Grove, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: John McLucas, Phone: 717-225-5791, jmclucas@springgroveboro.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, ROBERT MCKEE, LOUISE WEIDNER
Results Not In.
08/02/2019
to
08/03/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Laurie, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Barbara Wood, Phone: 573-374-8776, events@cityoflaurie.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Susan Huff, lauriebbqjudge@aol.com
KCBS Reps: DONNA YOUNG, ED YOUNG
Results Not In.
08/16/2019
to
08/17/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues Festival Madsion, IN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Ken Schneider, Phone: 812-866-4723, kenandcj@roadrunner.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Allen Demkovich, Phone: 765-265-0351, allendemkovich@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: SCOTT GRINSTEAD, STEVE GRINSTEAD
Results Not In.
08/24/2019
to
08/25/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
*3rd Annual Halfway to St.Pats BBQ Contest Emmetsburg, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Stephanie Mehan, Phone: 712-480-0252, stephamehan@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: CINDY JUHL, TOM JUHL
Results Not In.
09/20/2019
to
09/21/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
Murphysboro BBQ Cook Off Murphysboro, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sammi Graff, Phone: 618-684-8902, sammi@17bbq.com
KCBS Reps: BILL GAGE, DEBRA GAGE, CAROLYN WELLS
Results Not In.
10/04/2019
to
10/05/2019
Added: Oct 16, 2018
Jim Beam BBQ Classic Springfield, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ralph Blanford, Phone: 859-481-3992, blandfordauction@bellsouth.net
Contact: Marie Blandford, Phone: 859-481-3992, blandfordauction@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: KENT SCHUETZ, RACHEL SCHUETZ
Results Not In.
02/15/2019
to
02/16/2019
Added: Oct 11, 2018
The Smithfield Guinea Pig Indian Wells, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jessie Corbin, Phone: 760-775-4222, customerservice@bigpoppasmokers.com
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $10,600   
Results Not In.
09/13/2019
to
09/14/2019
Added: Oct 11, 2018
America's Finest BBQ State Championship San Diego, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Robert Stouffer, Phone: 951-961-8870, info@socaleventsmgt.com
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results Not In.
04/12/2019
to
04/13/2019
Added: Oct 9, 2018
*The Best Dam BBQ Contest at Smithville Lake Smithville, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Tony Kerns, Phone: 816-749-3154, teams@thebestdambbqcontest.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Scott Willi, thebestdambbqcontest@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW
Results Not In.
05/24/2019
to
05/25/2019
Added: Oct 9, 2018
The Best Dam Barbeque Boulder City, NV
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Myra Davis, Phone: 702-371-3037, mjdfly@cox.net
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results Not In.
06/07/2019
to
06/08/2019
Added: Oct 9, 2018
*Blues,Brews & Barbecue Beardstown, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Steve Dyche, Phone: 217-909-4228, sdyche@fnbbtown.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACTS: Megan Zimny, Phone: 217-909-4228, meganzimny@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: CHARLIE BRINZA, TINA WELLER
Results Not In.
06/14/2019
to
06/15/2019
Added: Oct 9, 2018
Bone Suckin Sauce Peak City Pig Fest Apex, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Graham Wilson, Phone: 919-608-0209, graham@peakcitypigfest.com
Contact: Terry Winebrenner, Phone: 919-368-6669, Terry61560@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DOUG REID, ALAN ROTHROCK
Results Not In.
07/06/2019
to
07/07/2019
Added: Oct 9, 2018
BBQ an der Burg 2019 Geestland, Germany
Contact: Thomas Karstaedt, Phone: +491777517222, info@bbq-an-der-burg.de
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
04/26/2019
to
04/27/2019
Added: Oct 4, 2018
BBQ Capital Cook Off Lexington, NC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rebekah McGee, Phone: 3362490383, rebekah@uptownlexington.com
Contact: Katie Hoyle, Phone: 336-249-0383, Katie@uptownlexington.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results Not In.
05/24/2019
to
05/25/2019
Added: Oct 4, 2018
Brew N Q Invitational Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Contact: Scott Lane, Phone: 00447759678774, scott@brewnq.co.uk
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
05/25/2019
to
05/26/2019
Added: Oct 4, 2018
Brew N Q Open Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Contact: Scott Lane, Phone: 7759678774, scott@brewnq.co.uk
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
03/01/2019
to
03/02/2019
Added: Oct 3, 2018
Sip & Swine BBQ Festival Lawrenceville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Lloyd, Phone: 404-683-1549, jlloyd@insurancehub.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Rachel Harper, Phone: 678-898-8563, sipandswine2019@whitefoxrun.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER, JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results Not In.
05/24/2019
to
05/25/2019
Added: Oct 3, 2018
*Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que & Music Festival Evans, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Doug Or Cathy Varnadore, Phone: 706 855 8555, cathy@banjobbq.com
KCBS Reps: DOUG REID
Results Not In.
06/08/2019
to
06/09/2019
Added: Oct 3, 2018
Quebec City International BBQ & Music Fest Quebec, Canada
Contact: Guillaume Couture, Phone: 1-581-998-3821, gc@dxa.ca
KCBS Reps: ANITA MOORE, ANTHONY MOORE
Results Not In.
07/19/2019
to
07/20/2019
Added: Oct 3, 2018
*Bordertown BBQ Brawl Sault Ste Marie, MI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Linda Miller, Phone: 906-647-2213, bordertownbbqbrawl@gmail.com
Contact: Andie Aiello, Phone: 906-647-2213, bordertownbbqbrawl@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: BILL GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Results Not In.
09/13/2019
to
09/14/2019
Added: Oct 3, 2018
*15th annual Recovery Fest/ 10th annual State BBQ Championship Richmond, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Honest Liller, Phone: 8045640132, honesty@mcshin.org
KCBS Reps: DEBBY HARWELL, DON HARWELL
Results Not In.
09/27/2019
to
09/28/2019
Added: Oct 3, 2018
*Smoke on the Trails Gardner, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Amy Craft, Phone: 913- 856-0953, acraft@gardnerkansas.gov
Contact: Judges Registration Opens Jan-02-2019,
KCBS Reps: FORREST BRUCE, LARRY HADLEY
Results Not In.
05/10/2019
to
05/11/2019
Added: Oct 1, 2018
*City Of Springs BBQ Championship Sulphur, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Garrett Leveridge, Phone: 580-618-0950, garrett.leveridge@gmail.com
Contact: Abby Behrens, Phone: 580-618-0511,
KCBS Reps: LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH
Results Not In.
01/11/2019
to
01/12/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
National Western BBQ Throwdown Denver, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Morgan Unks Unks, Phone: 303-299-5560, munks@nationalwestern.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Arlie Bragg, Arlie@arliequeevents.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL WHITEBOOK, MERL WHITEBOOK
Prize Money: $11,000   
Results Not In.
02/01/2019
to
02/02/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
*Humble Rodeo and BBQ Humble, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Julia Arcuri, Phone: 832-444-0996, julia@humblerodeo.com
KCBS Reps: BOB MCKINNON, TERRI MCKINNON, LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Results Not In.
02/01/2019
to
02/02/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Brasstown Valley Resort BBQ Throwdown (JUDGES FULL) Young Harris, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jodi Pierro, Phone: 706-379-4770, jpierro@brasstownvalley.com
Contact: Doug Reid, bugsnq@wildblue.net
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results Not In.
02/22/2019
to
02/23/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
*Bama Q Capital City Cook-Off Montgomery, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Ricky Steakin, Phone: 334-625-2100, rsteakin@montgomeryal.gov
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Jamie Gonzalez, Phone: 334-625-2100, jgonzalez@montgomeryal.gov
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Results Not In.
03/22/2019
to
03/23/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Country Road & BBQ Contest -Day1 Torreglia, Padova, Italy
Contact: Massimo Zaramella, Phone: 3400936880, countryroadbbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
03/23/2019
to
03/24/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Country Road & BBQ Contest -Day2 Torreglia, Padova, Italy
Contact: Massimo Zarmella, Phone: 3400936880, countryroadbbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
03/29/2019
to
03/30/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
TN River BBQ Battle & Music Fest Savannah, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mary Beth Hopper, Phone: 7316167474, mbhopper@eplus.net
Contact: Scott Parish, Phone: 73162986665, bscottparish@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Results Not In.
04/05/2019
to
04/06/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
*Fire at the Foothills(BACKYARD ONLY) Chelsea, AL
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Mike Denton, Phone: 205-915-2745, jmdenton@bellsouth.net
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Scott Weygand, Scottw@hometownagent.net
KCBS Reps: JANET APPLETON, SAM APPLETON
Prize Money: $3,000   
Results Not In.
04/05/2019
to
04/06/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
9th Annual Bull Moose Millington, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Marvin Hurley, Phone: 901-282-6138, mdhurley1957@yahoo.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marg Plummer, Phone: 901-487-3872, margeplummer1@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Results Not In.
04/12/2019
to
04/13/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Smoke In the Springs Osage City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Corey Linton, Phone: 785-806-8911, rec@osagecity.com
Contact: Wayne White, Phone: 785-217-7456, osagecountynews@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KIM COLLIER, MARK COLLIER, JOHN GRIMES, DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON, DAVE ROGERS, PEG ROGERS
Results Not In.
04/19/2019
to
04/20/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
High on the Hog Festival Winchester, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Ray Davis JUDGES CONTACT: Dianne Zimmerman, Phone: 931-308-9376 (TEAMS) 931-607-6030 (JUDGES), highonthehog_teams@yahoo.com (TEAMS) FOR JUDGES - deezimmerman1949@hotmail.com
Contact: BACKYARD TEAMS: Nancy Hibler, Phone: 931-636-2719 (BACKYARD TEAMS), nancyh927@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER, ROXANNE GOULD, MARK HAGGITT
Results Not In.
04/19/2019
to
04/20/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Eastern BBQ Contest Day 1 Ninove, Belgium
Contact: Bart Beeckmans, Phone: 00032477641169, info@wettelsonfire.be
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results Not In.
04/26/2019
to
04/27/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Southaven Springfest Southaven, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brenda Orozco, Phone: 901-800-7907, brendaorozco514@hotmail.com
Contact: Dana Alvarez, Phone: 901-254-4727, msqueen1970@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: BILL GAGE, DEBRA GAGE
Results Not In.
05/04/2019
to
05/05/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Ridgefield Gone Country BBQ Festival Ridgefield, CT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cliff Heidinger, Phone: 2033131714, info@ridgefieldbbqct.com
KCBS Reps: DON LOVELY, LESLIE LOVELY
Results Not In.
05/10/2019
to
05/11/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
*Rockin BBQ Warsaw, IN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kevin Harris, Phone: 574-371-5786, kevinharrissr@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Jeanette Wood, Phone: 574-269-1823, Jeanette@kcfair.org
KCBS Reps: KENT SCHUETZ, RACHEL SCHUETZ
Results Not In.
05/11/2019
to
05/12/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Beer,Fries & BBQ VI Kapermolenpark,Hasselt, Belgium
Contact: Wim Bloemen, Phone: 31 11 68 92 77, wim@defilous.be
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results Not In.
06/14/2019
to
06/15/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Barbourville BBQ Cookoff & Festival Barbourville, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Denise Wainscott, Phone: 6065459674, dwainscott@unionky.edu
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results Not In.
09/06/2019
to
09/07/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
*Butler Chambers Of Commerce BBQ & Hucksters Days Butler, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lee Anna Schowengerdt, Phone: 660-679-3380, director@butlerchamber.com
KCBS Reps: FORREST BRUCE, LARRY HADLEY
Results Not In.
09/07/2019
to
09/08/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
Farm Meat De Vaartse Hoeve BBQ Contest Dongen, Netherlands
Contact: Astrid Lodewijks, Phone: +31162312082, c.lodewijks@kpnmail.nl
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results Not In.
09/13/2019
to
09/14/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
*Smoke On the Ohio(JUDGES FULL) Mt.Vernon, IN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cary Bredemeier, Phone: 812-449-4795, bunnysbuttsmokers@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL,
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Results Not In.
09/28/2019
to
09/29/2019
Added: Sep 20, 2018
*West Bottoms BBQ Contest Kansas City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Carl McBee, Phone: 660-973-1953, Carl.mcbee@gmail.com
Contact: Judges Registration Starts March 1,2019,
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW
Results Not In.
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