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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Meet the KCBS Pros!
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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2013

This is our first year of competition

Hometown: Hephzibah
State: GA
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 1st Contest--Smokin in the Square, Pensacola, FL...10th place chicken
2nd Contest--Don't Be Cruel BBQ Duel, Tupelo, MS...5th place ribs
4th Contest--Cornelia Apple Blossom, Cornelia, GA...5th place ribs
5th Contest--BBQ Boogie & Blues Calhoun, GA...5th place overall...5th place chicken, 1st place ribs, 6th place Brisket
8th Contest--Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que, Evans, GA...5th place ribs
9th Contest--Covered Bridge 'Que, Euharlee, GA...2nd place Brisket, 10th place chicken
13th Contest--SC Festival of Discovery, Greenwood, SC...10th place Pork
14th Contest--Smokin the Valley Blueberry, Unicoi, TN...10th place ribs, 4th place pork, 3rd place brisket
15th Contest--WNC Barbeque Festival Maggie Valley, NC...5th place Chicken
18th Contest--Recovery Fest Richmond, VA...4th Overall...3rd place Ribs...1st place Pork...5th place Brisket
21st Contest--Whole Hog Happenin, Marietta, GA...3rd place Ribs
22nd Contest--The Real Squeal, Lyons, Ga...5th place ribs...7th place pork
23rd Contest--Hillbilly Hog BBQ, Cleveland, GA...2nd place ribs



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