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: 2016

Team Bio:
Our team is comprised of two disabled veterans who were roommates in Afghanistan and a third member who is a really good friend. Our very first KCBS competition was in September of 2016 in Sapulpa, OK. We placed 10th in pork and have been hooked ever since. We've met some truly amazing people since we started competing and are looking forward to competing for years to come!

Hometown: Mannford
State/Province: OK
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: 2018 Stillwater Elks Lodge Blazathon - 1st Place Pork (180); 2018 Bixby BBQ'n Blues Festival - 1st Place Pork (180); 2018 17th Annual Bordertown Bash - 1st Place Pork

Sponsors: Hasty-Bake Charcoal Grills


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Our Best of the Best 700 180 100+