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:
Contributing Team Member/Sponsor: Rick Kaminski Past Contributing Team Member: Randall Mason Past Contributing Team Member: Rusty Redmon Past Contributing Team Member: Micah Bray Team Mentor: Pat O'Malley

Hometown: Gardner KS
State/Province: KS
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 2

Biggest Wins: Where the people spoke: 2014 Hy-Vee Peoples Choice Winner - Pulled Pork 2015 Hy-Vee Peoples Choice 6th place (Got 6th in pork as well on KCBS judging) 2016 Greeley Smokeoff Peoples Choice Champion

Sponsors: 1 - Overlandparklawyer.net 2 - B2 Office Solutions 3 - Moose Lodge 1999 4 - Henry's Property Management 5 - Zero Pitch Roofing


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