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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

February 2018

02/02/2018
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02/03/2018
*Humble Rodeo and BBQ Humble, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Juilia Acuri, Phone: 281-444-0996, jarcuri@humbleisd.net
KCBS Reps: BOB MCKINNON, TERRI MCKINNON, KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Grand Champion: BUCKSHOT BBQ - TX
Results In    Number of Teams: 145    High Score: 691.9656
02/02/2018
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02/03/2018
Brasstown Valley Resort BBQ Throwdown (JUDGES FULL) Young Harris, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Karen Rogers, Phone: 7063794606, krogers@brasstownvalley.com
Contact: Doug Reid, JUDGES FULL
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Grand Champion: SMOKING BUTT HEADS
Results In    Number of Teams: 35    High Score: 698.1940
02/03/2018
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02/04/2018
Melbourne Barbecue Festival Melbourn, Australia
Contact: Margaret Vitale, Phone: 0418 364 594 , margaret@bbqfest.com.au
KCBS Reps: IO TEAM
Grand Champion: THE SMOKING JOINT
Results In    Number of Teams: 26    High Score: 667.5088
02/09/2018
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02/10/2018
*Bud & BBQ(CANCELLED) Meridian, MS
[CANCELLED]  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Marger Plummer, Phone: 901-487-3872, margeplummer1@bellsouth.net
Contact: Anna Graceward, Phone: 601-934-1352, annagrace@mitchellcompanies.com
KCBS Reps: MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Results Not In.
02/10/2018
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02/11/2018
Sydney Barbeque Festival Sydney, Australia
Contact: Margaret Vitale, Phone: 0418 364 594 , margaret@bbqfest.com.au
KCBS Reps: IO TEAM
Grand Champion: FASTLANE BBQ CREW
Results In    Number of Teams: 19    High Score: 681.0968
02/16/2018
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02/17/2018
*Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown Huntsville, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Pruitt, Phone: 936-661-4204, benatt41@aol.com
Contact: Ben Pruitt, benatt41@aol.com
KCBS Reps: CAROLYN WELLS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $10,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: RIO VALLEY MEAT BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 38    High Score: 694.8572
02/16/2018
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02/17/2018
*Dirty South-KOD Powder Springs, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Betsy Allgood, dirtysouthkingofthedriveway@gmail.com
Contact: Holly Bishop, dirtysouthkingofthedriveway@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: RACHEL HARPER, WAYNE HARPER
Prize Money: $3,330    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: J & B'S BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 16    High Score: 695.9316
02/17/2018
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02/18/2018
Meat, Smoke & Beer Festival- BBQ on Ice Weissensee, Austria
Contact: Armin Oberndurfer, Phone: +43 664 882 33 000, armin@barbecue-point.at
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Grand Champion: BBQ+
Results In    Number of Teams: 17    High Score: 697.6800
02/23/2018
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02/24/2018
*D'Iberville BBQ Throw down Kids Q & Festival (JUDGES FULL) D'Iberville, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Desiree Marquez, Phone: 228-365-3195, dmarquez@Diberville.ms.us
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Desiree Marquez, Phone: 228-257-9734, dmarquez@diberville.ms.us
KCBS Reps: BILL SHIFLETT, JENNIFER SHIFLETT
Prize Money: $5,900    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: THE BLUE BLOODS
Results In    Number of Teams: 27    High Score: 695.3484
02/23/2018
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02/24/2018
Polar Bear BBQ Challenge Kingdom City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chris Wolters, Phone: 573-268-3082, cwolters@mchsi.com
KCBS Reps: JAMEY JOHNSON, ED YOUNG
Prize Money: $4,300    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SHAKE 'N BAKE BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 29    High Score: 695.9428
02/23/2018
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02/24/2018
The Smithfield Guinea Pig (JUDGES FULL) Coachella, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jessie Corbin, Phone: 8778280727, jessie@bigpoppasmokers.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL,
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $10,600    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SIMPLY MARVELOUS BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 47    High Score: 702.8000
02/24/2018
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02/24/2018
*D'Iberville BBQ Throw down Kids Q & Festival (BACKYARD)(JUDGES FULL) D'Iberville, MS
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Desiree Marquez, dmarquez@Diberville.ms.us
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Desiree Marquez, Phone: 228-257-9734, dmarquez@diberville.ms.us
KCBS Reps: BILL SHIFLETT, JENNIFER SHIFLETT
Prize Money: $5,900    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Results Not In.
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