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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.

06/16/2018
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06/17/2018
Added: Dec 6, 2017
Porkapalooza BBQ Festival Edmonton, Canada
Contact: Kassandra Harvey, Phone: 780-474-8288, kassandra.harvey@albertapork.com
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results Not In.
06/22/2018
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06/23/2018
Added: Dec 5, 2017
Smoke on the Water (Day 1) Kenora, Ontaro, Canada
Contact: Perry Hopkins, Phone: 204-832-0353, phopkins@mts.net
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE
Results Not In.
06/23/2018
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06/24/2018
Added: Dec 5, 2017
Smoke on the Water (Day 2) Kenora, Ontaro, Canada
Contact: Perry Hopkins, Phone: 204-832-0353, phopkins@mts.net
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE
Results Not In.
04/14/2018
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04/15/2018
Added: Dec 4, 2017
Meat The East Hengelo, Netherlands
Contact: Huddie Lee Stokes, Phone: +31 643825677, info@stokesbbq.NL
Contact: Marco Wulff, Phone: +31 648163194, info@marcook.NL
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
06/08/2018
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06/09/2018
Added: Dec 4, 2017
Italian Hardcore Barbecue (Day 1) Milano, Italy
Contact: Andrea Centanni , Phone: 0039 3482144910, andrea@grigliareduro.com
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
06/09/2018
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06/10/2018
Added: Dec 4, 2017
Italian Hardcore Barbecue (Day 2) Milano, Italy
Contact: Andrea Centanni , Phone: 0039 3482144910, andrea@grigliareduro.com
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
08/17/2018
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08/17/2018
Added: Dec 4, 2017
BBQ Festival 2018 Vanamõisa, Saue Parish, Estonia
Contact: Kris Seene, Phone: +37 25099707, kris.seene@mail.ee
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
09/01/2018
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09/02/2018
Added: Dec 4, 2017
2nd International Suydersee BBQ Contest Zeewolde Flevoland, Netherlands
Contact: Rene' De Regt, Phone: +31 647233350, info@suydersee-bbq.nl
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
06/30/2018
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07/01/2018
Added: Nov 27, 2017
BBQ an der Burg 2018 Geestland, Germany
Contact: Thomas Karstaedt, Phone: +49 471207177, thomas@bbq-an-der-burg.de
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
07/13/2018
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07/15/2018
Added: Oct 25, 2017
*Niagara Summer Daze BBQ Classic Niagara Falls, Ontario , Canada
Contact: Chad James, Phone: 289-690-0453, niagarasdteam@outlook.com
Contact: Chris Ratelle, Phone: 289-214-7253, niagarasdjudges@outlook.com
KCBS Reps: MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Results Not In.
09/01/2018
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09/02/2018
Added: Oct 25, 2017
BBQ on the Bow Calgary, Canada
Contact: Bernie Kenny, Phone: 403-708-1900, smokinbox@gmail.com
Contact: Ken & Brenda Black, Phone: 403-771-2288, blblack@telus.net
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results Not In.
10/13/2018
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10/14/2018
Added: Oct 23, 2017
*Tallya BBQ Fesztival Tallya, Hungary
Contact: Levente Nemeth, Phone: +36 30 3397789, info.bbqnetwork@gmail.com
Contact: Mariusz Adorjanyi, Phone: +36 70 405 1918, info.bbqnetwork@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
02/17/2018
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02/18/2018
Added: Oct 20, 2017
Meat, Smoke & Beer Festival- BBQ on Ice Weissensee, Austria
Contact: Armin Oberndurfer, Phone: +43 664 882 33 000, armin@barbecue-point.at
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
05/11/2018
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05/12/2018
Added: Oct 20, 2017
Beer Fries & BBQ V (Day1) Hasselt, Belgium
Contact: Wim Bloemen, Phone: +32 11689277, bbq@defilous.be
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, Mayco van Galen
Results Not In.
05/12/2018
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05/13/2018
Added: Oct 20, 2017
Beer,Fries & BBQ V (Day 2) Hasselt, Belgium
Contact: Wim Bloemen, Phone: + 32 11689277, bbq@defilous.be
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, Mayco van Galen
Results Not In.
09/29/2018
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09/30/2018
Added: Oct 20, 2017
Meat, Smoke & Beer Festival & KCBS BBQ Competition 2018 Graze, Austria
Contact: Armin Oberndorfer , Phone: +43 664 882 33 000, armin@barbecue-point.at
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.