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: 2007

Davis Salvador and Jami Adams are also team members.

She's the crazy, we're the Q. The team was named after my ex-wife.

Hometown: Chico
State: CA
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 3

Biggest Wins: Our 2010...

3rd in CBBQA Rookies, 16th Overall in the CBBQA, 395th out of 7042 in the KCBS

Hangtown Winterfest - 6th Overall (6th chicken, 12th ribs, 27th pork, 1st brisket - 38 teams competed)

1st Annual Morgan Hill No Bull BBQ Cookoff - 8th Overall (23rd chicken, 21st ribs, 2nd pork, 16th brisket - 52 teams competed)

2nd Annual Bakersfield Biggest Baddest BBQ - 13th Overall (21st chicken, 28th ribs, 3rd pork, 11th brisket - 55 teams competed)

2nd Annual Smokin in the Oaks BBQ - 13th Overall (11th chicken, 16th ribs, 26th pork, 10th brisket - 32 teams competed)

2nd Annual Way Out West BBQ Championship - 15th Overall (9th chicken, 7th ribs, 38 pork, 15th brisket - 40 teams competed)

2nd Annual Smokin' on the Water - 23rd Overall (12th chicken, 30th ribs, 28th pork, 16th brisket - 36 teams competed)

1st Annual Ribstock 2010-Peace, Love & BBQ - 8th Overall (2nd chicken, 18th ribs, 14th pork, 4th brisket - 22 teams competed)

1st Annual Smokin' for Gold - 24th Overall (14th chicken, 31st ribs, 26th pork, 12 brisket - 31 teams competed)



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