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"
  • 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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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2012

Team Bio:
Started in 2012 we entered the competition as PROBBQSHOP.NL referring to the main sponsor. After three seasons we decided to change the name due to the withdrawel of the main sponsor. Since January 2017 we are called the Blazin' Barrels NL. We are determined to become a high performing team, have fun with our brethren at competition and spread the BBQ gospel.

Hometown: ZEEWOLDE
State/Province: FL
Country: NL

Most wins in a year: 2

Biggest Wins: 1st place pork ribs Annual BBQsociety cookoff 2013 1st place pork ribs Annual BBQsociety cookoff 2014 National champion pork ribs 2014

Sponsors: Primo ceramic grills, Flevo juice, thermapen.nl

Website: www.theblazinbarrels.nl


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