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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

April 2017

04/01/2017
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04/02/2017
Smoking Hot BBQ Nassau Nassau, Bahamas
Contact: Mike Compton, Phone: 7873199410, mike@bbqpr.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $3,250    CBJ Percentage: 1%
Grand Champion: Da Snapper Crew
Results In    Number of Teams: 7    High Score: 637.6572
04/08/2017
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04/09/2017
Barn Burner BBQ Chilliwack, British Columbia , Canada
Contact: Angie Quaale, Phone: 604-728-0560, angie@wellseasoned.ca
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
CBJ Percentage: 90%
Grand Champion: PRAIRIE SMOKE & SPICE BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 19    High Score: 687.4060
04/08/2017
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04/09/2017
*Yak Ales Perth Barbecue Festival Perth, Australia
Contact: Matt MMJ Events, Phone: +61 410 458 075, matt@bbqfest.com.au
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE, JOHN RYAN
Grand Champion: FASTLANE BBQ CREW
Results In    Number of Teams: 22    High Score: 691.4744
04/08/2017
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04/09/2017
Meat Smoke and Beer Festival 2017 Wels, Austria
Contact: Armin Oberndorfer, Phone: +43 676 3030253, organisation@meat-smoke-and-beer.com
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Grand Champion: DRAGON BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 14    High Score: 688.5716
04/15/2017
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04/16/2017
Eastern BBQ Contest Ninove, Belgium, Belgium
Contact: Bart Beeckmans, info@wettelsonfire.be
Contact: Wyns Gerrit, info@wettelsonfire.be
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Grand Champion: Bunch of Swines
Results In    Number of Teams: 41    High Score: 692.5716
04/22/2017
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04/23/2017
Bardo-Q BBQ Competition Bardonecchia, Italy
Contact: Vittorio Montabone, Phone: +39 3930822290, vitto@prolocobardonecchia.it
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Grand Champion: STICKY FINGERS BARBECUE TEAM
Results In    Number of Teams: 28    High Score: 697.6684
04/29/2017
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04/30/2017
3rd Barbecue Bulls Championship Salzburg 2017 Salzburg Austria, Austria
Contact: Helmut Karl, Phone: +43-676-750-1528 , info@helmutkarl.at
KCBS Reps: MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Results Not In.
04/29/2017
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04/30/2017
Smoke By the River (CANCELLED) Cazis, Switzerland
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: Okker Cuiper, Phone: +41628910853, okker.cuiper@comanagement.ch
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
04/29/2017
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04/30/2017
Q Fest Bishopsteignton, Devon, United Kingdom
Contact: Dan Shahin, Phone: 07870959496, uqunitedq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.