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: 2008

The Wyocena Yacht Club Q Crew is a small time competition team which started competing just to see how good our BBQ was. We received a 6th in pork and a 5th in brisket at our first comp, and have been hooked on competitions since.

Clark Hodgson (Pitmaster)
Derek Burmester (Assistant)
Bryan Deke (Assistant on call)

We proudly cook on Weber Smokey Mountains.

Hometown: Wyocena (Pardeeville)
State: WI
Country: US

Most wins in a year: None to date

Biggest Wins: Poor Que 2012 - 2nd pork, 5th ribs, 6th brisket, 5th overall
Smokin' in the Bogs 2011 - 1st brisket, 8th ribs, 9th chicken, 6th overall
Poor Que 2011 - 3rd pork, 7th brisket, 8th overall
Burnin' Down the Fox 2010 - 5th brisket, 10th chicken, 10th ribs, 10th overall
Burnin' Down the Fox 2009 - 7th brisket, 13th overall
Burnin' Down the Fox 2008 - 5th brisket, 6th pork, 11th place overall



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