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"
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 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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2014 Competition Schedule

Event Location Dates
High on the Hog FestivalWinchester, TN4/18 - 4/20
Rock'n Ribs BBQ FestivalSpringfield, MO5/9 - 5/10
Blue Ridge BBQ & Music FestivalTryon, NC6/13 - 6/14
Great Lenexa BBQ Battle (Kansas State Championship)Lenexa, KS6/27 - 6/28
Ribs, Pigs & WatermelonsHuntington State Beach, CA8/8 - 8/9

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