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: 1991

Backdraft BBQ travels over 20k miles a year. Completes in over 20 Comps a year in 10 states or more. I cook on our own line of smokers and sell my rubs as well.

Hometown: Henderson
State: CO
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 2

Biggest Wins: 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012 Peoples Choice at Smokin Brew BBQ in Parker, CO (Retired from vending after that)
2010 Grand Champion at Kick in the Butt BBQ in Florence, CO
2012 Grand Champion at Boats Bands and BBQ in Pueblo, CO
2012 Reserve Grand Champion at Showdown on the Plains in Scott City, KS
2014 Grand Champion at Bootleggin BBQ in Garden City, CO
2015 Reserve Grand Champion at National Western BBQ Throwdown in Denver, CO
2011 & 2012 RMBBQA TOY Pork Champion

Sponsors: Backdraft BBQ Rubs and Sauces, Backdraft Cooking Systems Smokers, Fruita Wood Chunks Smoking Woods, GrillGrates, Baileegrob.com Logos and websites, Savoy Color Printing, RSG Properties and SI Piping

Website: http://www.BackdraftBBQ.com


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