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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Year Started: 2009

Founded in 2008, Risky Brisket is a BBQ team based in Illinois with Members in both Illinois and Wisconsin. We compete primarily on the KCBS circuit. Every year we strive to compete in more contests and 2014 is shaping up to be the busiest season yet with 10 scheduled events including a Sams club qualifier, and our first trip to the Royal. In our short time competing we've still managed to win 7 top 10's and 1 first place in individual categories. Risky Briskets' 2014 goal is a GC.

Hometown: Oswego
State: IL
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: We cooked 7 contests during the 2013 season with our best contest being Grill Games, where we finished 4th overall. Number of calls this season - 1 overall, 1 chicken, 2 ribs, 1 pork and 4 brisket.

Sponsors: Tischlers Market.

Website: http://www.riskybrisket.com


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