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"
  • Save $5 when you buy 3 bags of Adirondack Grilling Pellets
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 10% off all Creekstone Farms® products
  • 10% off any ICEHOLE Cooler or the option to customize your ICEHOLE Cooler with your team or KCBS logo for $50.00.
  • 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: 2001

Team Bio:
Not sure of the date I started but 01 is pretty close. Cooking out of a tent with a Horizon offset smoker. Old school! Enjoy cooking all over the country.

Hometown: Dakota Dunes
State/Province: SD
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: Reserve Grand Champion 2015 Jack Daniels. World brisket champion 2015 Jack Daniels. RRGC American Royal Invite and Open divisions. 2 Time KCBS Chicken Team of the Year. 75 KCBS Grand Championships. 13 trips to the Jack Daniels. 2 time GOBS Team of the year. 2 time RMBBQA Shot Glass Team of the year. 2017 RMBBQA Team Of The Year. 2017 KCBS Team Of the Year under 20 cooks division. Getting kale approved as a new KCBS garnish!

Sponsors: Chigger Creek Lump Charcoal Horizon BBQ Smokers


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