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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  • 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: 2005

Named for the county in Nebraska where Richard J. Dunker designed and built our custom cooker, the Dodge County Smokers team has competed in contests from Nebraska to Texas and Nevada to Tennessee and many of the states in between, but mostly stay in and around the Kansas City area.

Mission and Leavenworth

State: KS
Country: US

Most wins in a year:
Four: Two Grand Championships and Reserve Grand Championships (2008)

Biggest Wins:

Orleans Casino USA Barbecue Championship, Las Vegas, NV - 2011 First Place Brisket
Big Blue BBQ Championship, Marysville, KS - 2011 Reserve Grand Champion
Tonganoxie Days BBQ Contest, Tonganoxie, KS - 2009 Grand Champion
Mission Arts & Eats Battle of the Brisket, Mission, KS - 2008 Grand Champion
Lansing Brew, Blues & BarBQ, Lansing, KS - 2008 Grand Champion
Illinois State BBQ Championship, Shannon, IL - 2008 Reserve Grand Champion
Great Lenexa BBQ Battle, Lenexa, KS - 2007 Reserve Grand Champion
The Fountains Blaze Off & Senior Q, Independence, MO - 2007 Grand Champion
Great American Barbecue Contest, Kansas City, KS - First Place Pork
Little Blue BBQ, Fairbury, NE - 2006 Grand Champion
Harry's Hay Days BBQ Cook-Off, Grandview, MO - 2006 Grand Champion


Butcher BBQ Competition Cooking [www.ButcherBBQ.com]
Jimmy's Got Wood - Fine Smoking Woods

Website: http://www.dodgecountysmokers.com


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