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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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2006

Hometown: Kings Mountain
State: NC
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 3rd overall (Kings Mtn 10)
3rd overall (Lincolnton 10)
1st Pork (Gastonia 08)
1st Ribs (Lincolnton 08)
1st Sauce (gastonia 11)
2nd Ribs (Lincolnton 09)
2nd Ribs (lincolnton 12)
2nd Sauce (Shelby 08)
2nd pork (lincolnton 10)
3rd Ribs (gastonia 07)
3rd Pork (lincolnton 11)
3rd Chicken (lincolnton 12)
3rd Chicken wings(gastonia 08 & 10)
4th Ribs (Kings Mtn 10)
4th Pork (Kings Mtn 11)
4th Pork (Lincolnton 11)
5th Ribs (Kings Mtn 11)
5th Pork (Lincolnton 09)
5th Pork (gaffeny 11)
6th Pork (Kings Mtn 10)
7th Pork (Shelby 10 )
7th Pork (Kings Mtn 12)
8th Pork (Gastonia 06)
8th Ribs (Lincolnton 11)
9th Brisket (Kings Mtn 07)
10th Chicken (Gastonia 09)
10th Brisket (Kings Mtn 10)
10th Chicken (Lincolnton 11)
Highest Cleveland County Team(Kings Mtn 08 & 10)

Sponsors: BIG E Original BBQ Company


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