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: 2009

Team Bio:
The Swiggin' Swine BBQ team is made up of Jason Westover, Corey Carver, Toby Leonard, Nate Miles, and Adam Sumer. We love everything about the BBQ circuit from all the great people you meet and the chance to compete against some of the best "smokers" in the country!

Hometown: Topeka
State/Province: KS
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 2010 4th Place overall at Brews, Blues, and BBQ - Lansing, KS 3rd Place - People's Choice (Pork Butt) 3rd Place - Brisket 7th Place - Chicken 9th Place - Ribs 13th Place - Pork Butt 12th place overall at Red, White, Blue & BBQ - Topeka, KS 7th Place Chicken 9th Place Ribs 21st Place Pork 28th Place Brisket 6th place overall at 2010 Beeffest - Emporia, KS 1st Place Ribs 8th Place Pork 16th Place Brisket 22nd Place Chicken 2009 Finished 21st in Ribs at the 2009 American Royal.



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