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FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year    
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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    
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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

January 2018

01/05/18
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01/06/18
National Western BBQ Throwdown Denver, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Arlie Bragg, Denver, CO 80216
Phone: 6154477447. arlie@arliequeevents.com
Contact: Morgan Unks, Denver, CO 80216
Phone: 303-299-5560. Munks@Nationalwestern.com
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK
Prize Money: $11000.00   
Grand Champion: GETTIN' BASTED
Results In  Number of Teams: 39     High Score: 691.3712
01/13/18
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01/14/18
W.E.S.T. Winter extreme South Tyrol BBQ Contest Rein in Taufers, BZ
Contact: Myrko Leitner Michele Capano, Rein in Taufers, BZ 39032
Phone: +34 869 13837. info@mig.bz
Contact: Haymo Gutweniger, Rein in Taufers, BZ 39032
Phone: +34 869 13837. info@mig.bz
KCBS Reps: LINDA HAVINGA, HARRY HAVINGA, LUCA FAMIGLI
Grand Champion: GRILLER INSTINCT
Results In  Number of Teams: 30     High Score: 674.8688
01/19/18
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01/20/18
Slab-O-Rama Barbeque Challenge Bullhead City, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: T'Shura-Ann Elias, Bullhead City, AZ 86439
Phone: 928-704-7267. rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com
Contact: Scott Merrill, Bullhead City, AZ 86439
Phone: 928-704-7267. rotaryofbullhead@slaborama.com
KCBS Reps: LYNDA VOTH, LARRY VOTH, RICH TUTTLE, BUNNY TUTTLE
Prize Money: $15000.00   
Results not in.
01/26/18
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01/27/18
Lakeland Pig Festival Lakeland , FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Donovan Tinsley, Lakeland, FL 33811
Phone: 863-669-6493. prodivision@lakelandpigfest.org
Contact: Amanda Lamont, Lakeland, FL 33811
Phone: 863-669-6493. prodivision@lakelandpigfest.org
KCBS Reps: MIKE GARRETSON, MIKE LAKE, THERESA LAKE, CAROLYN WELLS
Results not in.
01/26/18
to
01/27/18
2018 Winter Q(CANCELLED) Newport, CA
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steve Bender, Newport, CA 92663
Phone: 9493005103. Steve@stevebender.net
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, STEVE ALVAREZ, MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ
Results not in.
01/26/18
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01/27/18
Smoke On The Water Beef Barbeque (COMPETITOR'S SERIES)CANCELLED Ottumwa, IA
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: Teams Contact: Darrell Limkeman, Ottumwa, IA 52537
Phone: 641-777-2307. darrell@netins.net
Contact: Judges contact: Byron Leu, Ottumwa, IA 52537
Phone: 641-799-2298. jbleu1971@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: TOM JUHL, CINDY JUHL
Prize Money: $5090.00   
Results not in.
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