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.
  • 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: 2011

2 Co-workers got together and took a BBQ Pitmaster class by world famous Paul Kirk. Ever since, we have been hooked on the world of competitive BBQ. Our goal is to bring our unique flavors and techniques to the the competition judges. Having fun and making friends with the great people we meet along the way is what we are all about.

Hometown: Puyallup
State: WA
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 1st Place Brisket 2012 @ The Cloverdale Rodeo in BC; 1st Place BBQ Sauce 2012 @ Kla-Ha-Ya-Days in Snohomish, WA; 3rd Place Ribs 2012 @ Country Cook-Off in Chehalis, WA; 3rd Place Brisket 2012 @ Washington State BBQ Championship in Monroe, WA; 4th Place Chicken 2012 @ Canadian National Championships in Whistler, BC; 7th Place Pork 2012 @ Skewered Apple in Selah, WA.

Sponsors: Our families and friends!!!

Website: http://www.facebook.com/TheRibMafia


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