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"
  • Save $5 when you buy 3 bags of Adirondack Grilling Pellets
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 10% off all Creekstone Farms® products
  • 10% off any ICEHOLE Cooler or the option to customize your ICEHOLE Cooler with your team or KCBS logo for $50.00.
  • 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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Meet the KCBS Pros!
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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2008

Winner California 2008 ROY
From sunny Los Angeles
Pitmaster on TLC's BBQ Pitmasters show
Member KCBS
Certified KCBS BBQ Judge
Member California Barbecue Association (CBBQA)
Member International Barbecue Cookers Assoc (IBCA)

Hometown: Diamond Bar
State: CA
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 3 GC, 2 RGC, three 1st Chicken; one 1st Ribs, three 2nd Pork; one third Brisket

Biggest Wins: GC at Bakersfield Biggest Baddest BBQ, May 2009
GC at Quen for Kids BBQ Cookoff, May 2009
GC at Sunburst Cook Off, Los Alamitos, Dec 2008
RC at Great American Barbeque (161 teams), Kansas City, May 2009
RC at Groundhog BBQ, Palm Desert, May 2008

Sponsors: Stoker Systems at www.rocksbarbque.com
T&H Meats at www.tandhsausage.com
TheSlab at www.theslabs.com

Website: http://www.slapyodaddybbq.com/index.html


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