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* The CBJ% shown for contests is determined by the percentage of Certified Judges in attendance the previous year.
* All State Championships are subject to the approval of the American Royal World Series of Barbecue® and Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue
* KCBS does not guarantee the prize pool, the listed amount may include ancillary prize money, and the organizer is solely responsible for the payment of the prize money

July 2018

07/06/2018
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07/07/2018
*Ceramic City Jazz, Blues, & BBQ Festival East Liverpool, OH
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kathy Hyatt-Smith, Phone: 330-303-7274, info@elcpr.com
KCBS Reps: ANGELA MCKEE, ROBERT MCKEE
Prize Money: $5,000   
Grand Champion: UNCLE TOAD'S COMPETITION BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 10    High Score: 690.2056
07/06/2018
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07/08/2018
I Love Barbecue & Music Festival Lake Placid, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dmitry Feld, Phone: 5185232071, dmitry@usaluge.org
KCBS Reps: DON LOVELY, LESLIE LOVELY
Prize Money: $9,000   
Grand Champion: GOOD SMOKE BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 39    High Score: 661.0972
07/06/2018
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07/07/2018
Wine Country Big Q Competition and Festival Petaluma, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Judy Groverman Walker, Phone: 707-837-1928, judy@wcbigq.com
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $7,500    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BIG POPPA SMOKERS
Results In    Number of Teams: 38    High Score: 701.1316
07/06/2018
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07/07/2018
Johnson County BBQ Challenge(JUDGES FULL) Warrensburg, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Jason Beckner, Phone: 660-238-3976, Jason@ahern.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Hope Skinner, Phone: 816-442-5394, hope.skinner52@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $4,550   
Grand Champion: SHAKE 'N BAKE BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 47    High Score: 700.5484
07/06/2018
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07/07/2018
Back To Mayberry Rodney, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tara Wright, Phone: 712-420-5638, juggsbbq02@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DENA MILHOUS, RON MILHOUS
Prize Money: $5,000   
Grand Champion: SHIGGIN & GRINNIN
Results In    Number of Teams: 26    High Score: 690.8000
07/07/2018
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07/08/2018
*Smokin in the Park (BACKYARD ONLY)(CANCELLED) Whitwell, TN
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: William Adams willadamsracing@aol.com, Phone: 423-421-1633, tmistrot@cityofwhitwell.1956.org
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Demetrius Russell, Demetrius_Russell@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: JANET APPLETON, SAM APPLETON
Prize Money: $3,000   
Results Not In.
07/07/2018
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07/08/2018
RiverFest Red White & Que(CANCELLED) Bellevue, NE
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Ristow, Phone: 402-650-2537, president@bellevuenebraska.com
Contact: Mitch Carpowich, Phone: 402-238-7554, mitch@carpstoy.com
KCBS Reps: BUNNY TUTTLE, RICH TUTTLE
Prize Money: $4,500   
Results Not In.
07/07/2018
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07/08/2018
Pure Q Bellerive,Tasmania, Australia
Contact: R Peterson, Phone: 61422833689, tbbqspresident@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DAVID ONG, GARTH WELSH
Prize Money: $1,250   
Grand Champion: FASTLANE BBQ CREW
Results In    Number of Teams: 10    High Score: 657.6000
07/12/2018
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07/14/2018
SC Festival Of Discovery Greenwood, SC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Julie Wilkie, Phone: 864-942-8411, julie.wilkie@gwdcity.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Lindsay Burns, Phone: 864-953-8464, lindsay.burns@gwdcity.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK, MIKE GARRETSON, DOUG REID, CAROLYN WELLS
Prize Money: $25,000   
Grand Champion: OLD COLONY SMOKEHOUSE
Results In    Number of Teams: 89    High Score: 694.8232
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
*Gold Ribbin' BBQ Fest of Greater Green Bay-Heat1 Green Bay, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steven Krueger, Phone: 9206175553, sjk@lcojlaw.com
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE
Prize Money: $15,650   
Grand Champion: LUCKY'S Q
Results In    Number of Teams: 54    High Score: 690.8460
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-Off & Cruise In Day 1 Jamestown, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Wiley, Phone: 931-879-1176, ed@allardtland.com
Contact: Tom Roberts, Phone: 931-704-8873, tom@allardtland.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $12,500   
Grand Champion: SMOKE ME SILLY
Results In    Number of Teams: 40    High Score: 703.9772
07/13/2018
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07/15/2018
*Niagara Summer Daze BBQ Classic Niagara Falls, Ontario , Canada
Contact: Chad James, Phone: 289-690-0453, niagarasdteam@outlook.com
Contact: Paul Davey, Phone: 716-262-4438, SlowsmokinQ@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Prize Money: $4,500   
Grand Champion: SMELLAQUE
Results In    Number of Teams: 24    High Score: 690.8456
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
*2018 Clayton BBQ Cook-off Clayton, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rory Richmond, Phone: 9258648687, rrichmond509@comcast.net
KCBS Reps: JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Prize Money: $4,700   
Grand Champion: SMOKEY HOG ISLAND LUV
Results In    Number of Teams: 19    High Score: 682.2400
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
*Ohio Veterans Barbecue Cook-Off Kettering, OH
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Betsy Ann Law, Phone: 937-433-9327, law.19@wright.edu
Contact: TEAM CONTACT:Joe Law, Phone: 937-433-9327, legionpost598@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: SCOTT GRINSTEAD, STEVE GRINSTEAD
Prize Money: $6,000   
Grand Champion: PEACE LOVE & SMOKINESS
Results In    Number of Teams: 40    High Score: 694.8000
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
*17th Annual Bordertown Bash Fort Smith, AR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Brandi Miller, BMILLER@arvest.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Daniel Moore, Phone: 479-650-9135, trolleytimebbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $8,800   
Grand Champion: CAVEMAN CUISINE
Results In    Number of Teams: 32    High Score: 701.6916
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
9th Annual Vista BBQ Classic(JUDGES FULL) Vista, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Robert Stouffer, Phone: 951-961-8870, cabbqrobert@gmail.com
Contact: Judges Full,
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $10,000   
Grand Champion: HICKORY AND SPICE BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 37    High Score: 699.9428
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
*Keepers of the Fire BBQ Contest Mayetta, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tracy Satterfield, Phone: 816-806-9402, tracy@thinkbbq.com
KCBS Reps: FORREST BRUCE, MARK COLLIER, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $11,700   
Grand Champion: SPITFIRE
Results In    Number of Teams: 48    High Score: 697.0968
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
*1st Annual Cameron Elks BBQ Cook Off(JUDGES FULL) Cameron, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Carl McBee, Phone: 6609731953, cameronmobbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW
Prize Money: $5,000   
Grand Champion: UNFAMOUS DAVE'S
Results In    Number of Teams: 24    High Score: 691.9888
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
*The Great Northwest Barbecue & Beer Festival Coeur d' Alene, ID
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tony Hill Tyler Davis, Phone: 509-868-6389, greatnwbbq@gmail.com
Contact: Miriam Nevarez, Phone: 208-964-4734, greatnwbbq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JENNIFER SHIFLETT, MARK SILVER
Prize Money: $10,000   
Grand Champion: MADDDOG'S BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 19    High Score: 697.0740
07/13/2018
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07/14/2018
Happy Grillmore BBQ Competition Draper, UT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Scott Sorensen, Phone: 801-369-6314, Scottsorensen11@Gmail.com
KCBS Reps: MICHAEL EBERLE, STEVEN FLEWALLEN
Prize Money: $10,000   
Grand Champion: GRILLIN' BEAVERS
Results In    Number of Teams: 21    High Score: 693.6916
07/14/2018
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07/15/2018
*Gold Ribbin' BBQ Fest of Greater Green Bay-Heat 2 Green Bay, WI
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steven Krueger, Phone: 9206175553, sjk@lcojlaw.com
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE
Prize Money: $14,800   
Grand Champion: IOWA'S SMOKEY D'S BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 49    High Score: 708.0000
07/14/2018
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07/15/2018
Vienna BBQ Days Vienna , Austria
Contact: Alexander Dobernig, Phone: +43 1 2310602, office@exotica.at
KCBS Reps: ANDREAS SCHNOELL, EVA SCHNOELL
Grand Champion: SMOKE ON THE WILD SIDE
Results In    Number of Teams: 15    High Score: 672.5484
07/14/2018
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07/15/2018
Cumberland Plateau BBQ Cook-Off & Cruise In Day 2 Jamestown, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ed Wiley, Phone: 931-879-1176, ed@allardtland.com
Contact: Tom Roberts, Phone: 931-704-8873, tom@allardtland.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $12,500   
Grand Champion: WOLF'S REVENGE BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 32    High Score: 713.7028
07/14/2018
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07/14/2018
*Binghamton BBQ Bash(COMPETITOR'S) Johnson City, NY
Contact: Shannon Fallon, Phone: 607-725-0478, shannon@keybrandinglabs.com
Contact: Judges Full,
KCBS Reps: KATHIE DAKAI, LOUISE WEIDNER
Results In   
07/14/2018
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07/15/2018
New Jersey State Barbecue Championship North Wildwood, NJ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Robert Matteucci, Phone: 609-523-6565, competitord@njbbq.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Eric Shenkus, Phone: 609-523-6565, njbbq@njbbq.com
KCBS Reps: JOHN G BUSCH, DON MULLER, NANCY MULLER
Grand Champion: UNCLE PIG'S BARBEQUE PIT
Results In    Number of Teams: 64    High Score: 690.2516
07/20/2018
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07/21/2018
BBQ 'Loo & Blues TOO! Waterloo, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cindy Wells, Phone: 319-404-7308, cjwsews@mchsi.com
KCBS Reps: CINDY JUHL, TOM JUHL
Prize Money: $8,100   
Results Not In.
07/20/2018
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07/21/2018
*Chillin & Grillin in the Glades (JUDGES FULL) Wise, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Rick Back, Phone: 540-335-4698, Chillinjudges@gmail.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Greg Cross, Phone: 276-328-2889, gmmcross@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, ALEX JR BROWN
Prize Money: $7,500   
Results Not In.
07/20/2018
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07/21/2018
*Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown(JUDGES FULL) Peoria, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Brad Hall, brad@cibbq.org
Contact: Brandon Bressner, Phone: 309-360-3656, Brandon@cibbq.org
KCBS Reps: DAVE ROGERS, PEG ROGERS
Prize Money: $10,000   
Results Not In.
07/20/2018
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07/21/2018
*Cookin On Kampeska Watertown, SD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Keriann Beadnell, Phone: (605) 886-5814, Keriann@watertownsd.com
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Prize Money: $10,075   
Results Not In.
07/20/2018
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07/21/2018
*BBQ-Fest Cooking Contest Dyersburg , TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kaylin Dortch, Phone: 731-288-1339, kaylin@burksb.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Natalie Patterson, Phone: 731-589-3670, BBQ@BURKSB.COM
KCBS Reps: CHARLIE BRINZA, TINA WELLER
Prize Money: $10,900   
Results Not In.
07/20/2018
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07/21/2018
National Pitmaster Championship(CANCELLED) Cumming, GA
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Randall Bowman, Phone: 770-886-6290, bbqcup@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Prize Money: $10,000   
Results Not In.
07/21/2018
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07/22/2018
3rd Black Forest Smoke & Wine Festival Bad Bellingen, Germany
Contact: Michael Koepf, michael@dragon-bbq.de
Contact: Stefanie Woerdehoff, Stefanie@dragon-bbq.de
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results Not In.
07/21/2018
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07/22/2018
Rotary Ribs and Rhythm & Blues Auburn, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Ed Helinski, Phone: 315-664-3103, eddhelinski@yahoo.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Paul Barrus, Phone: 315-237-7859, pbarrus@roadrunner.com
KCBS Reps: DON MULLER, NANCY MULLER
Prize Money: $4,000   
Results Not In.
07/21/2018
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07/22/2018
Barn Burner BBQ Chilliwack, British Columbia , Br Canada
Contact: Angie Quaale, Phone: 6047280560, angie@wellseasoned.ca
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results Not In.
07/21/2018
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07/21/2018
*South Carolina Peach Festival (BACKYARD ONLY)(Cancelled) Gaffney, SC
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: JUDGES CONTCT:Charlie Daggerhart, Phone: 864-505-4494, cdaggerhart@gmail.com
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Justin Manry, Phone: 864-764-4743, justin.manry@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: DEBBY HARWELL, DON HARWELL
Results Not In.
07/27/2018
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07/28/2018
*Canadian County CASA's All Fired Up for Kids BBQ El Reno, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Debra Roberts, Phone: 405-921-3774, info@allfiredupforkids.org
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $10,000   
Results Not In.
07/27/2018
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07/28/2018
Smoke in the Grove Spring Grove, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: John McLucas, Phone: 717-225-5791, jmclucas@springgroveboro.com
KCBS Reps: ANGELA MCKEE, ROBERT MCKEE
Prize Money: $13,325   
Results Not In.
07/27/2018
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07/28/2018
*EffingHam-Jam Effingham, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Becky Brown, Phone: 217-342-4147, nlansing@effinghamcountychamber.com
KCBS Reps: ANTHONY MOORE, VICKI PEYTON
Prize Money: $6,000   
Results Not In.
07/27/2018
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07/28/2018
Dodge City Days Smokin' Saddles BBQ Contest Dodge City, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Scott Wadley, Phone: 620-430-5017, scottwadley510@yahoo.com
Contact: Abby Lewis, Phone: 6202273119, alewis@dodgechamber.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH
Prize Money: $15,000   
Results Not In.
07/27/2018
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07/28/2018
*Fire on the Mountain Leburn, KY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chris Amburgey, Phone: 606-497-8865, Camburgey@KnottKy.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $5,000   
Results Not In.
07/27/2018
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07/28/2018
Smokin Hot Cars & BBQ Iola, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: John Brocker, Phone: 620-365-1672, bbq@iola-rotary.org
Contact: Judy Works, Phone: 620-363-0625, bbq@iola-rotary.org
KCBS Reps: DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON
Prize Money: $6,000   
Results Not In.
07/27/2018
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07/28/2018
*Cotton Pickin BBQ Cook-off Hartselle, Al
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chuck Gill, Phone: 256-773-4370, gill.dvm@bellsouth.net
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $12,050   
Results Not In.
07/27/2018
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07/28/2018
BBBrew For Hope Fort Collins, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Andrew Stewart, Phone: 970-219-6227, andrew.d.r.stewart@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DEL ANDERSON, MICHAEL WINTER
Prize Money: $10,000   
Results Not In.
07/27/2018
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07/28/2018
*Racing for the BBQ Lee's Summit, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Charlie Gascich, Phone: 913-620-1690, cwhatsoever@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: PHIL MORROW, ROSEMARY MORROW, ED YOUNG
Prize Money: $4,600   
Results Not In.
07/28/2018
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07/29/2018
*Gilroy Garli-Que Challenge Gilroy, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Michael Davis, Phone: 408-761-1501, mekidadad1@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Prize Money: $11,000   
Results Not In.
07/28/2018
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07/29/2018
The Harpoon Brewery BBQ Festival WINDSOR, VT
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Fitz Granger, Phone: 617-574-9551, fitz@Harpoon.com
Contact: Matt DiPietro, bbqjudges@harpoonbrewery.com
KCBS Reps: DON LOVELY, LESLIE LOVELY
Results Not In.
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