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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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  • 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 Philanthropy

Overview

The Kansas City Barbeque Society supports four award programs:

Award Program
Application Available
Application Due
Awards Announced
The Gary Wells KCBS Sportsmanship Award recognizes a KCBS member who displays a high level of fairness, generosity, good character and observance of the rules.
Closed
12/2/2016
1/14/2017
The Carolyn Wells Ambassador Award recognizes a KCBS member who displays a high level of good character and serves as a great ambassador promoting KCBS as an organization to the general public.
Closed
12/2/2016
1/14/2017
Challenge Grants are small grant awards given to organizations in support of special projects associated with the advancement of barbeque.
Closed
4/26/2017
6/30/2017
The KCBS Scholarships are designed for graduating high school seniors and continuing college students of KCBS members.
Closed
3/31/2017
6/1/2017

Additional information about each award program is available by clicking on the links above. Questions can be directed to philanthropy@kcbs.us.

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