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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To add or change your team name, please email sphelps@kcbs.us or call the KCBS office at 1-800-963-5227.

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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2013

Team Bio:
2 friends from Indiana who have a passion for authentic, slow smoked, bbq and great food in general. We're out to help prove that great bbq can be found in Indiana and looking to make our name known in the competition bbq world. We've done well in the Backyard cookoffs, but for 2016, we'll be entering the world of KCBS competition. Please stop by to say "Hi" and wish us well if you see us at a competition.

Hometown: Indianapolis
State/Province: IN
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 1 Grand Champion 2013

Biggest Wins: 2 Fat Guys - Grand Champion 2013 Indiana State Fair - 2 times 3rd Place Overall Various 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for Ribs, Brisket, etc. More to come! We're just getting started!

Sponsors: We'll be looking for sponsors shortly for the 2016 KCBS Competition season.


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