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: 2011

Team Bio:
Three couple from Smithville, MO. We're just learning this game. Two contests in and we've gotten one call/walk at the Platte City BBQ Cook off in May 2012, then took a severe turn for the worse until Sept. 2012. We got our first GC with calls in turkey, ribs, pork and brisket. It was a big day.

Hometown: Smithville
State/Province: MO
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 1, but we're always willing to get more!

Biggest Wins: Jesse James Festival,Kearney, MO, 2012 Grand Champions; 2nd Ribs, 2nd Pork, 6th Brisket, 8th Turkey. 3rd in Side Dish at the 2012 American Royal. 3rd in pork at the Platte City BBQ Cookoff. Champion Kids Q and Reserve Champion Kids Q.

Sponsors: Galaxy BBQ Sauce. http://www.galaxybbq.com/

Website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gonna-Get-Messy-BBQ/176166012520135


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