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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

Recently Added Events

These events were added to the schedule within the last 60 days.

11/02/2018
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11/03/2018
Added: Aug 8, 2018
*Brew & Que on the Shrine Lake Summerville, SC
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Kevin Merritt, Phone: 843-224-9111, shrinerkev@yahoo.com
Contact: Sharon Droze, Phone: 843-834-8313,
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results Not In.
03/15/2019
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03/16/2019
Added: Aug 8, 2018
*Barnesville BBQ and Blues Festival Barnesville, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sharon Greer, Phone: 770-872-1043, sgreer675@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results Not In.
04/26/2019
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04/27/2019
Added: Aug 8, 2018
*Smokin In The Creek BBQ Contest Sugar Creek, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sue Mikula, Phone: 816-252-4413, smikula@sugar-creek.mo.us
KCBS Reps: DAVE ROGERS, PEG ROGERS
Results Not In.
07/20/2019
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07/21/2019
Added: Aug 8, 2018
4th 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.
07/27/2019
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07/28/2019
Added: Aug 8, 2018
*Hannibal Bar-B-Q-Festival Hannibal, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jason Gregory, Phone: 573-501-2036, jmg63401@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: JEANNE TITUS, TINA WELLER
Results Not In.
04/26/2019
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04/27/2019
Added: Aug 2, 2018
14th Annual HANOR Smokin' Red Dirt BBQ Enid, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Lynne Benkendorf, Phone: 580-548-8194, lbenkendorf@eaglemkt.com
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS   Alt Rep: BOB MCKINNON, TERRI MCKINNON
Results Not In.
06/08/2019
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06/09/2019
Added: Aug 2, 2018
Tony Stone BBQ Competition Hoofddorp, Netherlands
Contact: Harry Havinga, Phone: +31 06-10568568, info@tonystonecompetition.nl
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
07/05/2019
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07/07/2019
Added: Aug 2, 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
Results Not In.
10/02/2018
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10/03/2018
Added: Jul 30, 2018
*Holmes Drywall Supply BBQ Cook-off (INVITATIONAL ONLY GRILLING SERIES) Kansas City, MO
Contact: Jeanne McGrath, Phone: 816-471-7595, jmcgrath@holmesdrywall.com
KCBS Reps: ALFRED T BOWEN, FRAN BOWEN
Results Not In.
11/03/2018
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11/04/2018
Added: Jul 30, 2018
Smokin on the Water Bayswater, Australia
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT: Julie Anne Davis, info@smokin.org.au
Contact: Stephan Jenner, judges@smokin.org.au
KCBS Reps: DAVID ONG
Results Not In.
06/21/2019
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06/22/2019
Added: Jul 30, 2018
*Heritage Days BBQ Showdown Day 1 Belvidere, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Danny Anderson, Phone: 815-544-2612, danderson@ci.belvidere.il.us
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Karl Dahlin, car_dahl@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ANITA MOORE, ANTHONY MOORE
Results Not In.
06/22/2019
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06/23/2019
Added: Jul 30, 2018
*Heritage Days BBQ Showdown Day 2 Belvidere, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Danny Anderson, Phone: 815-378-2928, danderson@ci.belvidere.il.us
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Karl Dahlin, car_dahl@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ANITA MOORE, ANTHONY MOORE
Results Not In.
10/13/2018
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10/14/2018
Added: Jul 27, 2018
*Bataille Sur La Sorgue L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
Contact: Craig Price, Phone: 44 7920 041090, craigprice09@yahoo.co.uk
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results Not In.
11/03/2018
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11/04/2018
Added: Jul 27, 2018
Indio California State BBQ Championship & Festival DAY 2 (JUDGES FULL) Indio, CA
Contact: Robert Stouffer, Phone: 951-961-8870, cabbqjudge@att.net
Contact: JUDGES FULL,
KCBS Reps: KATHLEEN MCINTOSH, KELLY MCINTOSH
Results Not In.
04/05/2019
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04/06/2019
Added: Jul 27, 2018
*Cedar Fest BBQ Cook-Off Cedar Park, TX
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jessica Grate, Phone: 512-851-9775, jessica@cedarparkchamber.org
KCBS Reps: BOB MCKINNON, TERRI MCKINNON   Alt Rep: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS
Results Not In.
04/13/2019
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04/14/2019
Added: Jul 27, 2018
2nd Wild King BBQ Competition Tirol, Austria
Contact: Franz Groessing, f.groessing@a1.net
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
10/20/2018
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10/21/2018
Added: Jul 24, 2018
*Holy Cow Kosher BBQ & Festival (KOSHER SERIES) Garden City, NY
Contact: Rabbi Yehoshua Marchuck, Phone: 212-613-8273, marchuck@ncsy.org
KCBS Reps: ROBERT MCKEE
Results Not In.
01/19/2019
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01/20/2019
Added: Jul 23, 2018
W.E.S.T. Winter Extreme South Tyrol BBQ Contest Rein in Taufers, BZ Italy
Contact: Myrko Leitner Michele Capano, Phone: +39 348 6913837, info@mig.bz
Contact: Haymo Gutweniger, Phone: +39 348 6913837, info@mig.bz
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, CAROLYN WELLS
Results Not In.
02/16/2019
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02/17/2019
Added: Jul 23, 2018
Austrian BBQ Festival BARBECUE on ICE Weissensee, Austria
Contact: Armin Oberndurfer, Phone: +43 664 882 33 000, armin@barbecue-point.at
KCBS Reps: ANDREAS SCHNOELL, EVA SCHNOELL
Results Not In.
03/22/2019
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03/23/2019
Added: Jul 23, 2018
BBQ Gives Back-III (DAY 1) Urbanna, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Mary Jones, Phone: 804-965-0484, bbqgivesback@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Greg Gordon, Phone: 804-965-0484, bbqgivesback@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, ALAN ROTHROCK   Alt Rep: DON HARWELL, LOUISE WEIDNER
Results Not In.
03/23/2019
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03/24/2019
Added: Jul 23, 2018
BBQ Gives Back-IV (DAY 2) Urbanna, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: TEAMS CONTACT:Mary Jones, Phone: 8049650484, bbqgivesback@gmail.com
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT:Greg Gordon, Phone: 8049650484, bbqgivesback@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, ALAN ROTHROCK   Alt Rep: DON HARWELL, LOUISE WEIDNER
Results Not In.
05/03/2019
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05/04/2019
Added: Jul 23, 2018
BBQ Jamboree (Day 1) Fredericksburg, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeremy Bullock, Phone: 540-408-3789, bbqjamboree@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, ROBERT MCKEE
Results Not In.
05/04/2019
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05/05/2019
Added: Jul 23, 2018
BBQ Jamboree (Day 2) Fredericksburg, VA
Contact: Jeremy Bullock, Phone: 540-408-3789, bbqjamboree@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: ALEX JR BROWN, ROBERT MCKEE
Results Not In.
07/06/2019
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07/07/2019
Added: Jul 23, 2018
KCBS International BBQ Contest Vuur en Vlees Deurne, Netherlands
Contact: Wendy Van Den Eijnden, Phone: 0031 493 313790, vuurenvlees@baroef.nl
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results Not In.
08/09/2019
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08/10/2019
Added: Jul 23, 2018
Milliken BBQ Beef N Bean Day Milliken, CO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Nichole Rodriguez, Phone: 970-660-5026, millikenevents@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: DEL ANDERSON
Results Not In.
10/19/2018
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10/20/2018
Added: Jul 20, 2018
*BarnBQ Topeka, KS
Contact: Mike Rice, Phone: 785-249-5826, mricekuchiefs@gmail.com
KCBS Reps: MARK COLLIER, JONATHAN B WILLIAMS
Results Not In.
05/31/2019
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06/01/2019
Added: Jul 20, 2018
*Beef Empire Days Smokin in the Wind Garden City, KS
Contact: Ryan Klaus, Phone: 620-275-6807, ryan.klaus@cornestogaenergy.com
KCBS Reps: ROBERT HAHN, KEVIN ROSE
Results Not In.
11/10/2018
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11/10/2018
Added: Jul 11, 2018
*Sticky Jar Open Sauce Contest by Spicin Foods(Judges full) Kansas City, MO
Contact: Kim Collier, Phone: 816-765-5291, Kcollier@kcbs.us
Contact: Judges Full,
Contact: Judges Full,
KCBS Reps: MARK COLLIER, CAROLYN WELLS
Results Not In.
04/20/2019
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04/21/2019
Added: Jul 11, 2018
Eastern BBQ Contest Ninove, Belgium
Contact: Bart Beeckmans, Phone: 00032477641169, iinfo@wettelsonfire.be
KCBS Reps: MARIANNE VAN GALEN, MAYCO VAN GALEN
Results Not In.
05/17/2019
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05/18/2019
Added: Jul 11, 2018
Twin Valley Fire and Smoke Morgantown, PA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sandy Fulton, Phone: 410 726 1881, Sandyfulton720@gmail.com
Contact: Betty Frizzell, thebbqjudge@aol.com
KCBS Reps: LOUISE WEIDNER, MICKY WILLIAMS, SYBIL WILLIAMS
Results Not In.
11/09/2018
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11/10/2018
Added: Jul 3, 2018
*Oath BBQ Championship Contest Sealy, TX
Contact: JUDGES CONTACT: Glen, Phone: 713-818-1652, glen@oathinc.org
Contact: TEAM CONTACT: Sara Mellado, Phone: 509-350-5148, sara@anterisalliance.com
KCBS Reps: BOB MCKINNON, TERRI MCKINNON
Results Not In.
09/01/2018
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09/01/2018
Added: Jun 29, 2018
Blues, Views and BBQ Festival's Cookin' for a Cause(COMPETITOR'S SERIES) Westport, CT
Contact: Bob LeRose, Phone: 917-446-2921, rlerose@msn.com
KCBS Reps: DON LOVELY, LESLIE LOVELY
Results Not In.
09/28/2018
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09/29/2018
Added: Jun 27, 2018
*Oaky Smokey At Oak Hills Girard, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Drew Eilerman, Phone: 217-627-4103, dreweilerman@me.com
KCBS Reps: JEANNE TITUS, TINA WELLER
Results Not In.
12/28/2018
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12/29/2018
Added: Jun 27, 2018
*Arizona National BBQ Stampede Phoenix, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Eric or Lori Dunn, Phone: 623 698 9206 Eric, bbqstampede@anls.org
KCBS Reps: MERRIALYCE ALVAREZ, STEVE ALVAREZ
Results Not In.
05/31/2019
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06/01/2019
Added: Jun 27, 2018
*Smokin' Bike Fest Peachtree City, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Sally Herman, Phone: 770 487 8877, info@candsfilm.com
KCBS Reps: JULIE COOK, RUSTY COOK
Results Not In.
09/21/2018
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09/22/2018
Added: Jun 21, 2018
Greater Ozarks Blues Bash & BBQ Smoke Off West Plains, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jonathan Meade, Phone: 417-293-8269, jmeadewp@yahoo.com
Contact: Lisa Meade, Phone: 417-293-8269, jmeadewp@yahoo.com
KCBS Reps: DONNA YOUNG, ED YOUNG
Prize Money: $4,500   
Results Not In.
04/26/2019
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04/27/2019
Added: Jun 21, 2018
BBQ, Bikes and Blues Washington, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Cassidy Lowery, Phone: 636 239 1743, events@downtownwashmo.org
KCBS Reps: BUNNY TUTTLE, RICH TUTTLE
Results Not In.
10/26/2018
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10/27/2018
Added: Jun 18, 2018
Jack Daniel's World Championship Shade Tree Contest (BACKYARD) (JUDGES FULL) Lynchburg, TN
Contact: Debbie Christian:931-759-6332 Pam Hess:870-588-6508,
Contact: JUDGES Full,
KCBS Reps: LARRY VOTH, LYNDA VOTH
Results Not In.
10/26/2018
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10/27/2018
Added: Jun 15, 2018
Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitation Barbecue (JUDGES FULL) Lynchburg, TN
Contact: Debbie Christian and/or Pam Hess, Phone: 931-759-6332, debbie_christian@b-f.com
Contact: JUDGES FULL,
KCBS Reps: CHARLIE BRINZA, MARK HAGGITT, CAROLYN WELLS
Results Not In.
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