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: 2014

Patriotic Radio Network BBQ Team is based out of London, KY. We started the team as an off shoot for our radio station in order to help more Veterans & First Responders. each town we compete in we invite two Veterans or First Responders to be part of the team in order to show them another outlet for things such as PTSD. Our Team consist of Duane Hess, Lula Hess, and Simon Mortimer

Hometown: London
State: KY
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: AAC BBQ Competition Grand Champion, Roman Roast on The River Top 10 Ribs, Sam's Club Lexington, KY Top 10 Pork & Ribs. Calhoun, Ga 6th Ribs 7th Pork, Rome, GA 5th Pork 8th Brisket, Bardstown, KY 3rd Pork, Barbourville, KY 1st Ribs (180 Score)

Sponsors: Aarkel, Branch Tool, Aisin Automotive, Snap On Tools, Nesco, The Job Shop, AeroTek, David's Steak House, Kentucky Sweet BBQ Sauce,S&K, PTS, Ole Whitley BBQ Catering

Website: http://www.patrioticradionetwork.com


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Our Best of the Best 700 180 100+