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KANSAS CITY BARBEQUE SOCIETY    
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    
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  • The official KCBS monthly newsletter, "The Bullsheet"
  • Save $5 when you buy 3 bags of Adirondack Grilling Pellets
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 10% off all Creekstone Farms® products
  • 10% off any ICEHOLE Cooler or the option to customize your ICEHOLE Cooler with your team or KCBS logo for $50.00.
  • 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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Contact KCBS International

Email: internationalinfo@kcbs.us
Wayne Lohman: 901-497-8051

KCBS International

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Grilldroids-Grand Champs-Costa Rica
Newest Cooks and Judges-Hungary
Tokyo Class
W.E.S.T. Grand Champion

MISSION STATEMENT

Recognizing barbecue as America's cuisine, our mission is to celebrate, teach, preserve and promote Barbecue as a culinary technique, sport and art form by:

  • Increasing the knowledge and skills of Out of United States (O.U.S.) competition cook teams to successfully compete in KCBS competitions worldwide.
  • Instructing, training and certifying judges according to KCBS parameters so they could judge KCBS sanctioned contests anywhere in the world.
  • Supporting and encouraging O.U.S. KCBS competition organizers.
  • Increasing KCBS membership worldwide.

2016 INTERNATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR WINNERS

CANADA

Category Team Points
OVERALL ARROWHEAD NORTH BBQ 1346
BRISKET ARROWHEAD NORTH BBQ 1268
CHICKEN SmellaQue 1101
PORK ROCKY MOUNTAIN SMOKERS 1179
RIBS SmellaQue 1121

EUROPE

Category Team Points
OVERALL iQ - Netherlands 1384
BRISKET iQ - Netherlands 1359
CHICKEN BBQ LONGHORN RANCH HANDS 1371
PORK Bunch of Swines 1315
RIBS Bunch of Swines 1337