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

"Wild Hogs" : if you've seen the movie, that's us in a BBQ scenerio: Bigtime Wannabe's ;) Friends of 30+ yrs moved from the backyard to the comp scene....award winning
/ fun-having ! In '07 moved our passion for cooking BBQ up a notch after joining the competition scene! Great events & great folks...Seem to be lucky enough to get a call in most events, just would like to do more contests to hone our skills, jobs limit us to 4-6 a year currently.....Lots of fun though !

Hometown: Tulsa
State: OK
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th & 10th in Ribs( some repeated at other contests)
2nd's,3rd's, 5th, 8th's,10th in Brisket
2nd, 8th,10th in Pork,
2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th,10th in Chicken....
Best finish 4th overall....
against some salty BBQ'rs here in Oklahoma....just like to get 4 calls at one contest ! Know the feeling ? ;)

Sponsors: our wallets ! (part of the problem ??)


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