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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Year Started: 2010

The Dirty Ol' Butt Slappers is a team that consists of a husband(Tom), a wife (Sue) and a Boston Terrier BBQ Dog (Timme). We are joined by family and friends at almost every competition, son(Tighe)aunts(Linda & Anne)cousin(Maureen)niece(Bridgett). Tom and Sue started competing 2 years ago when Tom turned 50 and wanted to buy a Meadow Creek TS250 BBQ Pitt.With the threat of us being "Empty Nesters' in the Fall of 2013 we decided to be aggressive in 2012.we learned a lot from last years competitions and being on the road, we made lots of friends from all over the country and look forward to 2013.We welcome 2013 with a New BBQ Truck that Tom has designed and built. Tom is Facilities Admistrator for the Diocese of Knoxville and Sue spends her time volunteering and subbing at the Church's pre-school.

Hometown: Knoxville
State: TN
Country: US

Most wins in a year: We competed in 10 competitions with a 10th place overall, a 2nd in ribs, and 7th in chicken and pork

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