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:
BOOTS ON THE GROUND-SMOKE IN THE AIR!! Competition BBQ team, from Bear, Delaware. Founded October 2009, following the great NOT RAINED OUT BBQ! Our Fearless Leader, Tom, was the first pit slave of Widespread BBQ. Follow us through the 2012 competition season! Our Mission: Cook and Eat great Barbeque; and hopefully win some money in the process! TEAM MEMBERS: Tom Burns, Pitmaster, head cook, Fearless Leader Annie, Pitmaster, Absolute Ruler Jimmy Burns,Assistant Pitmaster [detatched] Frannie Burns,Heather Taylor, Eryn Marie Brooks; Pit Slaves, and official tasters:also in charge of the Beer, and the ABT'S! Homey, team dog, pit security.[ see the pic]

Hometown: Bear
State/Province: DE
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: none....YET!


Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/pages/US-BBQ-ARMY-competition-BBQ-team/346825082012016200


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