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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Team Name and/or State Abbreviation: MO, TN, etc.


KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2007

We are a group of friends who enjoy bbq, wine making, and a good time. On the circuit we are also known as the Smokin' Swino's.
Team members are:
Willie(chief cook)and Pam Humphreys (qc/box design)
John(asst.cook)and Doris McCafferty (qc/box design)
Jeff (tent boss) and Lynn Neimann (dessert queen)

Hometown: Cleveland, Blue Springs, Smithville respectively
State: MO
Country: US

Most wins in a year: We have yet to win a GC or Reserve

Biggest Wins: Although we don't have any GC's or RGC's, we have had a few firsts and numerous top 10 category finishes. In 2009 our dessert queen had a run of 4 consecutive 180's.

Sponsors: Our bank accounts


Official Team Bio/Team of Year Disclaimer*

Our Best of the Best 700 180 100+