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.
  • $6 mail-in-rebate on premium pit-smoked Whole or Sliced Beef Briskets from Sadler's Smokehouse.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2013

Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy who is originally from Grainfield, Kansas and currently residing in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Backwoods Grillin' team is made up of my wife Cara, dog Kaia and myself. Upon my retirement from active duty we will be moving Backwoods Grillin' to Vinton, Ohio where we will plant our roots.

Hometown: Grainfield
State: KS
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 4th Place Pork - Cruise, Shoes and BBQs May 2013
1st Place Chicken - Farnam NE June 2013
2nd Place Pork - Farnam NE June 2013
3rd Place Brisket & Ribs - Farnam NE June 2013


Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/BackwoodsGrillin?ref=hl


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