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: 2010

Team Bio:
The Dirty Ol' Butt Slappers is a team that consists of a husband(Tom), a wife (Sue) and a Boston Terrier BBQ Dog (Timme). We are joined by family and friends at almost every competition, sons(Tighe & Connor, daughter Patty)aunts(Linda & Anne)cousin(Maureen)niece(Bridgett). Tom and Sue started competing 5 years ago when Tom turned 50 and wanted to buy a Meadow Creek TS250 BBQ Pitt.With the threat of us being "Empty Nesters' in the Fall of 2013 we decided to be aggressive in 2012.We learned a lot from last years competitions and being on the road, we made lots of friends from all over the country and look forward to 2016. Tom is Facilities Administrator for the Diocese of Knoxville where we are building a New Cathedral as we speak. Sue sells Pampered Chef and works part-time at Sacred Hearts Pre-school.

Hometown: Knoxville
State/Province: TN
Country: US

Most wins in a year: ,

Biggest Wins: Reserve Grand Champion in Mt. Pleasent 10/15, Grand Champion Virginia Beach 10/06/17, Grand Champion Rome Georgia May 2018



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