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: 2016

started backyard BBQing in 2015 on homemade smoker reffered to ask "frank". Got a 2nd in ribs in first completion and officially caught the BBQ bug after that. competed in 3 more comps in 2016.

Hometown: Highmore and Bancroft
State: SD
Country: US

Most wins in a year: DeSmet Pork in the Park (ribs) SD State Fair (pork but)

Biggest Wins: South Dakota State Fair 2016
took 1st in pork but and also took1st in peoples choice.
DeSmet Pork in the Park.1st in ribs
Old Settlers Celebration 2nd in ribs
Old Settlers Celebration 2017 1st in ribs
DeSmet Pork in the Park 2017 1st in ribs repeat champion
SD Wheel Jam 16 in chicken
SD Pork Butt Battle 2nd in butt 2nd in chili Peoples Choice in Chili
Outlets BBQ cookoff in Des Moines 1st in sausage Reserve grand Champion

Sponsors: Bloomenrader Farms
Jennings Mowing

Website: Facebook....Big Hoss BBQ


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