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    
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  • 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: 2016

Girls Can Grill is an online movement to encourage more women to try grilling and barbecuing. Pitmaster Christie Vanover has been competing in the sport of food since 2012. In 2016, she entered the BBQ arena as both a certified judge and a competitive cook. She is a member of the Nevada BBQ Association.

Hometown: Las Vegas
State: NV
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 4th Place chicken with a score of 177.1544
12th Place in brisket at my first KCBS comp --> The 2017 Best Dam BBQ in Boulder City, Nevada. Having my name called in my first comp was amazing.

Sponsors: Barrel House Cooker, Rockwood Charcoal, Certified Angus Beef

Website: http://girlscangrill.com


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