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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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 1994

When we started we only wanted to win a ribbon. Now all these years later we have found the frindships the most important.

Hometown: Excelsior Springs
State: MO
Country: US

Most wins in a year: Never keep track

Biggest Wins: 1997 we won the Randy Unkenholz BBQ team Award, given By the Karen Putnam Family aka Flower of the Flames BBQ team. Also in second on the list, in 2004 the first over all Grand Championship at Paola Ks, that would be a first for the AM PM Smokers. Boy was it sweet!

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