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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To add or change your team name, please email sphelps@kcbs.us or call the KCBS office at 1-800-963-5227.

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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2011

We are a backyard team competing in KCBS sanctioned events as well as non-sanctioned competitions mostly in Tennessee and surrounding states as our budget & time permit us to do so. We love to compete, and enjoy spending time with our BBQ family.

Hometown: Nashville
State: TN
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 1

Biggest Wins: 2017 - 1st Place Pork (180) - First Tennessee Bank Bluegrass and BBQ.

2015 - 4th Place Chicken - The Jack ShadeTree, Lynchburg, TN.

2015 - 2nd Place Pork, High on the Hog, Winchester, TN.

2014 - Backyard Grand Champion, Smokin' in the Valley, Pikeville, TN.

-1st place ribs
-2nd place chicken

2013 - Backyard GC, Smokin in McMinnville, McMinnville, TN.

-1st place chicken, Lewisburg, TN. 2014.
-2nd place ribs, Paris Landing State Park, Paris, TN, 2014.

Sponsors: None yet, but looking! Interested sponsors please send me a message via email - tnjimbob(at)yahoo.com. Thanks!


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Our Best of the Best 700 180 100+