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: 1979

Team Bio:
We started competing in 1979 as a family team. Our first major contest was Memphis In May in 1980,placing 3rd.in Whole Hog, then in 1981 we placed 3rd. in shoulder at same contest. We still compete on the circuit when we can, we have two restaurants, one in Arizona and one in Colorado. Having two restaurants makes it difficult to compete on a regular basis, but only missed one year with no competition.

Hometown: Phoenix
State/Province: AZ
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 6

Biggest Wins: 1988 Grand champion, Birmingham, Al. Only team to Place first in Whole Hog at The Jack Daniels Inv. twice.

Sponsors: Thee Pitts Again

Website: www.theepittsagain


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