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: 2012

Team Bio:
217 Bar Ba Choo Express is a team of 2 local Guys from Jacksonville IL. Ricky Stelling and my self Mark Miller. We are to local BBQ cooks that have one numerous local competitions in our surrounding areas and have also organized a couple of events in our community. Our goal together is to excel in competition BBQ and make it our career one day,not only our passion.

Hometown: Jacksonville
State/Province: IL
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 3 in local non KCBS events

Biggest Wins: 1st in pork,1st in brisket (local cook offs)

Sponsors: Local sponsors Goodtime Docs Reese chiropractics Lomelino signs Bahans tavern Whalen trucking Amvets Good ole days ice cream shop Uptown tanning Luau Grill

Website: http://Coming soon!!!


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