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

Pitmiester Brian Brandt and wife Kathy.

It all started as simple tailgating at SMSU Mustang football games. It has since turned into a BBQ team. Started in 2007 entering one contest the Sallies now enter 6-8 contests each year.

Hometown: Marshall
State: MN
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 4 Grand Champions!!!!

Biggest Wins: Grand Champion - Smokin' Gobbler Cookoff - Worthington, MN 2015
Grand Champion - Cookin' on Kampeska
Watertown, SD 2015
Grand Champion - Great Northern BBQ - Brainerd, MN 2014
Grand Champion - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN 2010
1st Place Pork - SD BBQ Championships - Huron, SD 2014
1st Place Brisket - Great Northern BBQ - Brainerd, MN 2014
1st Place People's Choice - Smoke on the Water - Okoboji, IA 2012
1st Place Ribs - SD BBQ Championships - Huron, SD 2012
1st Place Brisket - Ribapalooza - Sauk Rapids, MN 2011
1st Place Ribs - SD BBQ Championships - Huron, SD 2011
1st Place Dessert - Smokefest - Marshall, MN 2010
1st Place Pork - Big Island BBQ - Albert Lea, MN 2009
1st Place Anything But - Smokefest - Marshall, MN 2008
1st Place Dessert - Smokefest - Marshall, MN 2009

Sponsors: Pitmaster Level
Hy-Vee Foods - Marshall
Ralco Nutrition, Inc
D&G Excavating

Cook Level
Southwest MN State University

Asst. Cook Level
Birath Wealth Management

Website: http://www.mustangsallytailgating.com


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