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: 2009

We're a two-person team with our sights set on having a good time and enjoying one of America's greates art forms. We organized our team with a focus on supporting community interests and events that help children as their key theme; we pledged 5% of all our winnings to MUSC Children's Hospital on behalf of the team.

We just got out first call and made the walk; what a wonderful time.

Hometown: Summerville
State: SC
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 3

Biggest Wins: First Place; Pig on the Ridge, Ridgeway, SC 2009
Fourth Place - Pork, Berkley BBQ Cook Off, Monk's Corner, SC 2009;
5th place pork, Cockey vs. Tigertail, Columbia, SC 2009;
1st place pork Smoke at the Lodge 2010, 2011, and 2012, Summerville, Sc.
1st Place Southern Flame, 2012 Summerville, SC
1st Place Pork, Black Creek, Blue Jeans and BBQ, Hartsville, SC 2011
3rd Place Pork,Florence SC. 2011
RGC North Charleston, SC 2010
RGC Smokin at the Speedway 2010

Sponsors: We are a self sponsored team, but we're looking for a sponsor to join us and cook some "Q"!


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