FACT: There's been an 18% increase in contest participation by members in the past year    
FACT: 64% of KCBS members own three or more grills/smokers    
FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year    
FACT: 56% of Americans report having a smartphone, 77% of KCBS members do    
FACT: 70% of KCBS members use Facebook    
FACT: 55% of members choose charcoal when cooking for leisure    
FACT: 23% of KCBS members work in the food service industry as a restauranteur or caterer    
FACT: Learning from friends, family and at competitions is the best way to improve cooking skills    
Joining KCBS has its privileges!
  • The official KCBS monthly newsletter, "The Bullsheet"
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 15% off your total order from Papa Tony's seasonings and ribs.
  • One-day shopping pass at any Restaurant Depot location when you present your KCBS membership card.
  • 20% off your total order from Sadler's Smokehouse online store.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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The 2014 McCormick Grill Mates KCBS Match-Up

Regional Event Winners

Music City Festival & BBQ Championships
8/22/2014 - Nashville, TN

1st Place: That Just Aint Right

2nd place: Habitual Smokers
3rd place: Porkosaurus

Taste of Grand Rapids
7/25/2014 - Grand Rapids, MI

1st Place: Habitual Smokers

2nd place: Simons BBQ
3rd place: Bubba-Q's

Great Lenexa BBQ Battle
6/27/2014 - Lenexa, KS

1st Place: Brew 'N' Bar-B-Que

2nd place: Tender Racks N Smokin Butts
3rd place: Meat Rubbers

Safeway National BBQ Cup
6/21/2014 - Washington, D.C.

1st Place: Beerbeque

2nd place: Pavone Brothers BBQ
3rd place: 270 Smokers

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