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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

March 2018

03/02/2018
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03/03/2018
*Kansas BBQ Shoot Out Day 1 Cheney, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kimberly Schrant, Phone: 620-845-0397, Kimberly.Schrant@TKProductionsLLC.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Troy Burkhart , Phone: 785-623-1175, troy.burkhart@TKproductionsLLC.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH   Alt Rep: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BOOMERANG BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 47    High Score: 707.9772
03/02/2018
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03/03/2018
Sip & Swine BBQ Festival Lawrenceville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Lloyd, Phone: 404-683-1549, jlloyd@insurancehub.com
Contact: Rachel Harper, Phone: 678-898-8563, sipandswine2018@whitefoxrun.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER, JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Prize Money: $12,100    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: THE PIT CREW GA
Results In    Number of Teams: 59    High Score: 691.9316
03/02/2018
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03/03/2018
Sonny's Smokin Showdown (INVITATIONAL ONLY) Orlando, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Barbara Latimer, Phone: 407-660-8888, blatimer@sonnysbbq.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Jim Frazee, Phone: 407-314-8017, jfrazee.hydro@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: BILL GAGE, DEBRA GAGE, CAROLYN WELLS
Prize Money: $65,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: IOWA'S SMOKEY D'S BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 49    High Score: 710.8688
03/02/2018
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03/03/2018
Fire on Ice Barbecue World Championship Onamia, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tony Korthaus, Phone: 952-405-8495, tony@quetopiabbq.com
KCBS Reps: DAVE LONDEEN, VIRGINIA LONDEEN
Prize Money: $14,250    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: RUB MY RACK
Results In    Number of Teams: 57    High Score: 695.9312
03/02/2018
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03/03/2018
*The Great Brunswick BBQ Throwdown Brunswick, MD
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Beth Johnson, Phone: 301-712-4137, greatbrunswickbbqthrowdown@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ANGELA MCKEE, ROBERT MCKEE
Prize Money: $3,600   
Grand Champion: OLD VIRGINIA SMOKE
Results In    Number of Teams: 29    High Score: 695.9428
03/02/2018
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03/03/2018
*Jack Town Throw Down Ridgeland, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Van Waites, Phone: 601-942-4985, Vanwaites@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Grand Champion: SOUTHSIDE BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 31    High Score: 692.5716
03/03/2018
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03/04/2018
*Kansas BBQ Shootout Day 2 Cheney, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Kimberly Schrant, Phone: 620-845-0397, Kimberly.Schrant@TKProductionsLLC.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Troy Burkhart, Phone: 785-623-1175, Troy.Burkhart@tkproductionsllc.com
KCBS Reps: LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH   Alt Rep: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BOOMERANG BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 42    High Score: 705.1316
03/07/2018
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03/09/2018
Big 12 BIG Q (COMPETITORS SERIES) Kansas CIty, MO
Contact: Chris Phelan, Phone: 816-561-7555, big12bigq@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KIM COLLIER, Karrin Murphy
CBJ Percentage: 98%
Grand Champion: HUNKA HUNKA BURNIN' RUB
Results In    Number of Teams: 14    High Score: 689.6800
03/09/2018
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03/10/2018
Smoke on the Shores Nashville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Hite, Phone: 615-219-9590, nashvillesmoke@gmail.com
Contact: Jason Cole, Phone: 615-219-9590, nashvillesmoke@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER, MARK HAGGITT
Prize Money: $10,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: ONE2BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 87    High Score: 703.9776
03/09/2018
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03/10/2018
*Corums Building Center BBQ (BACKYARD)(TEAMS FULL)(JUDGES FULL) Hartselle, AL
Contact: Michael Broom, Phone: 256-214-0068, mwbroomua@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL,
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $2,500    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Results In   
03/09/2018
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03/10/2018
Flames on the Flint Bainbridge, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Chip Davis, Phone: 229-246-4774, cdavis@familybankonline.com
Contact: Tiffany Smith, Phone: 229-246-6200, tsmith@firstportcity.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Prize Money: $20,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SERIAL GRILLER
Results In    Number of Teams: 42    High Score: 696.5260
03/10/2018
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03/10/2018
*White Street Barbeque Experience(BACKYARD ONLY) Wake Forest, NC
Contact: Will Haddock, Phone: 919-453-4170, will@whitestreetbrewing.com
KCBS Reps: JUDY THOMPSON, MICHAEL THOMPSON
Prize Money: $13,050    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SLOW SMOKERS
Results In    Number of Teams: 10    High Score: 348.5600
03/16/2018
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03/17/2018
Smokin In the Square Pensacola, FL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ivan Delabruere, Phone: 850-516-2622, SmokinInTheSquare@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER, JIM STANCIL
Prize Money: $8,200    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: SMOKE ME SILLY
Results In    Number of Teams: 49    High Score: 699.4176
03/16/2018
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03/17/2018
*Hog Wild BBQ Contest Corinth, MS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Tammy Bonds, Phone: 662-396-1182, hogwildincorinth@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $7,800    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: FIRE DANCER BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 36    High Score: 695.3484
03/16/2018
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03/17/2018
*Pork-A-Palooza Weatherford, OK
Contact: Jarred Jones, Phone: 580-305-9900, JJONES@fnbwford.com
KCBS Reps: KEVIN ROSE, MICHELLE R ROSE
Prize Money: $7,100    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BUTCHER BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 26    High Score: 701.6800
03/23/2018
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03/24/2018
BBQ Gives Back Urbanna, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bill Jones, Phone: 8049650484, bbqgivesback@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, DON HARWELL, ALAN ROTHROCK, LOUISE WEIDNER
Prize Money: $11,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: WHO CARES BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 75    High Score: 694.2972
03/23/2018
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03/24/2018
Fire Lake BBQ Cook-off Day 1 Shawnee, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Megan Phillips, Phone: 405-878-4850, mphillips@firelakefoods.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Jason Boyce, jboyce@firelakefoods.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $15,000    CBJ Percentage: 99%
Grand Champion: FAT BOYS BBQ - TEMPLE, TX
Results In    Number of Teams: 84    High Score: 702.8344
03/23/2018
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03/24/2018
Hammond BBQ Hammond, LA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Eric Phares Jodie Gieseler, Phone: 985-969-8172, cityglass632@bellsouth.net
Contact: Deek Beblieux, Phone: 985-634-8046, deek.deblieux@sbdinc.com
KCBS Reps: KATHY BRAZIER, PHILLIP BRAZIER
Prize Money: $12,000    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: IOWA'S SMOKEY D'S BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 48    High Score: 701.6572
03/23/2018
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03/24/2018
Dickson County Smokefest Dickson, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rhonda Adams, Phone: 615-446-2349, rhonda@dicksoncontychambers.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Prize Money: $6,750    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: HIGH ON THE HAWG
Results In    Number of Teams: 29    High Score: 701.6916
03/23/2018
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03/24/2018
7th Annual Santa Anita Winners Circle BBQ Championship Arcadia, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Ben Lobenstein, Phone: 415-683-0784, ben@fireitupevents.com
KCBS Reps: MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ, STEVE ALVAREZ, JULIE POE , IAN SCHMIDT
Prize Money: $15,500    CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: BIG POPPA SMOKERS
Results In    Number of Teams: 78    High Score: 691.3828
03/23/2018
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03/24/2018
*Smokin On Big Creek Pleasant Hill, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Stan Hays, Phone: 816-876-9019, shays@operationbbqrelief.org
KCBS Reps: CLARA WILLIAMS, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $6,000    CBJ Percentage: 43%
Grand Champion: THE SMOKING HILLS
Results In    Number of Teams: 39    High Score: 696.5140
03/24/2018
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03/25/2018
Springbreak BBQ Contest Lommel Belgium , Belgium
Contact: Marjolein Van Decraen, marjolein.vandecraen@telenet.be
Contact: Joeri Cools, joeri_mil_cools@hotmail.com
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
CBJ Percentage: 100%
Grand Champion: DE FILOUS
Results In    Number of Teams: 39    High Score: 672.5492
03/24/2018
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03/25/2018
Fire Lake BBQ Cook-off Day 2 Shawnee, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Megan Phillips, Phone: 405-878-4850, mphillips@firelakefoods.com
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Jason Boyce, Phone: 405-878-4850, jboyce@firelakefoods.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Prize Money: $15,000    CBJ Percentage: 99%
Grand Champion: CLARK CREW BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 79    High Score: 706.8688
03/24/2018
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03/25/2018
The War of Barbeque Noventa di Piave, Italy
Contact: Massimo Zaramella, Phone: 3400936880, psychogriller@libero.it
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Grand Champion: BROS HOG
Results In    Number of Teams: 18    High Score: 696.5484
03/31/2018
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04/01/2018
Eastern BBQ Contest Ninove, Belgium
Contact: Bart Beeckmans, Phone: 003/477641669, iinfo@wettelsonfire.be
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Grand Champion: BBQ+
Results In    Number of Teams: 33    High Score: 688.0000
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