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.

Team Name and/or State/Province Abbreviation: MO, TN, etc.


KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2010

Team Bio:
We are Smokin' Ain't EZ, a competition BBQ Team hailing from the Tampa Bay area. We compete all over Florida in FBA and KCBS Competitions. We've been Smokin' up some of the best BBQ around the old school way, the only way, Stick Burnin! No one ever said Smokin BBQ was EZ.

Hometown: Valrico
State/Province: FL
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 2017 Reserve Grand Champion Kississmee Rib Rodeo 2017 Grand Champion Mulberry Fine Swin at the pit 2017 Reserve Grand Champion Pig Jam Plant City 2017 Reserve Grand Champion Goulls and Goblins Apopka FL. 2018 Grand Champion Kississmee Rib Rodeo

Sponsors: Brocato's Sandwich Shop, OFC Office Furniture Company, DKspecialties, Black Dog Firewood, FlameBoss, Fogo Charcoal


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