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: 2010

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We are a husband and wife team each of us doing two categories Ryan does Ribs and Brisket and Kim does Chicken and Pork. We are not only competing against every team but we also compete amongst each other. We have won Four GC's with one Perfect Perfect score in Pork and Brisket, 704.56 and a 709.68 series 2 out of the last 3 contests we've done, and we are having a lot of fun accomplishing our goals.

Hometown: Fontana
State: CA
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 2014 Antelope Valley Blazing BBQ Throwdown 709.68 Grand Champions
Perfect Perfect 180 Pork
2015 6th Annual Lake Havasu Music, Brews, & BBQ
704.56 Grand Champions
Reserve Grand Champions 4th Annual Winner's Circle Santa Anita BBQ Competition
Perfect Perfect 180 in Brisket at Long Beach
Grand Champion 7th Annual Bakersfield's Biggest Baddest BBQ Championship
Multiple First Place Ribs
Multiple First Place Pork
Multiple First Place Chicken
Top Ten in all categories
Four Grand Championships

Sponsors: Simply Marvelous
West Coast Offense Team Members

Website: http://www.kusobbq.com


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Our Best of the Best 700 180 100+