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: 2005

Team Bio:
Co-Chief Cook: Ryan Richey

Hometown: Humble
State/Province: TX
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 2015 Sams Club Shreveport, La- 7th Place Ribs- 9th Place Pork- 10th Place Chicken 2015 Shotgun Fred- Huntsville, Tx- 9th Place Ribs 2014 Sams Club Regional- Midwest City, Ok- 10th Place Pork 2014 Okfuskee Fire- Okfuskee, Ok- 10th Place Ribs-10th Place Pork 2014 Cedar Fest BBQ- Cedar Park, Tx- 7th Place Pork 2014 Sams Club- Baton Rouge, La- 4th Place Overall- 3rd Place Chicken- 5th Place Brisket- 10th Place Ribs- 10th Place Pork 2013 Bordertown Bash- Fort Smith, Ar- 9th Place Overall- 3rd Place Ribs-7th Place Pork 2013 Ballon & BBQ- Poteau, Ok- 8Th Place Overall- 3rd Place Brisket-7th Place Ribs-10th Place Pork- 10th Place Chicken 2012 Hillbilly BBQ- Laurie, Mo 7th Place Ribs- 8th Place Brisket 2012 Zipper Q Overall Grand Champion-1st Place Brisket-1st Place Pork Butt-6th Place Ribs- 10th Place Chicken 2012 SAMs Club National BBQ Tour- Ft. Worth, Tx 1st Place Chicken 2012 Art of BBQ 8th Place Pork Butt & 8th Place Sausage 2011 Art of BBQ 6th Place Brisket & 10th Place Chicken 2011 Walker County Fair 2nd Place Brisket 2011 Bedford Blues & BBQ Top 10 Ranchers Reserve 2006 Buc Days Grand Champion Overall, 1st Place Brisket & 5th Place Chicken 2006 Bordertown Bash 4th Place Chicken & 7th Place Brisket 2006 Riverwalk Crossing 4th Place Chicken 2006 Art of BBQ 5th Place Pork & 7th Place Chicken 2006 OKC, OK 5th Place Ribs 2005 Cherokee Strip 10th Place Ribs 2005 Art of BBQ 6th Place Pork & Newcomer of the Year



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