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: 1999

Backyard cooker growing up in Texas. Moved to several other states after college and could not find BBQ that satisfied my cravings. Have been in Florida for 23 years with friends and neighbors requesting my catering service that can feed up to 1000 folks. I am also selling my home made BBQ sauce to several restaraunts in the area.

Hometown: Holmes Beach
State: FL
Country: US

Most wins in a year: Not yet!!!

Biggest Wins: No wins yet but getting called 4 times and a 4th place overall at Brooksville BBQ & Rodeo in 2001.

Sponsors: Big John's Texas Bar-B-Que & Ranch Style Catering and Phillips Plumbing


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