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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

April 2018

04/07/2018
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04/08/2018
Smoke by Cucina e Tavola (CANCELLED) Winterhur, Switzerland
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: Simon Okker, Phone: 41628910853, okker.cuiper@comanagement.ch
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
04/07/2018
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04/08/2018
2nd Meat Smoke and Beer BBQ Competition Wels 2018 Wels, Austria
Contact: Armin Oberndorfer , Phone: +43 676 3030253, Organisation@meat-smoke-and-beer.com
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Grand Champion: KGB - KATKA GERGO BARBECUE
Results In    Number of Teams: 17    High Score: 666.8460
04/07/2018
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04/08/2018
Circuito Parrillero by BBQ Fest Etapo 1 2018 San Jose, Costa Rica
Contact: Natasha Forcro, Phone: +506-8399-3111, info@lifeandspicecr.com
Contact: Melissa Castillo, Phone: 506-8821-5391, mcastillo@lifeandspicecr.com
KCBS Reps: DEBRA GAGE, WILLIAM GAGE, MARIA LOHMAN, WAYNE LOHMAN
Grand Champion: BBQ COSTA RICA
Results In    Number of Teams: 16    High Score: 672.6172
04/14/2018
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04/15/2018
Wild King BBQ Competition Tirol, Austria
Contact: Franz Groessing, Phone: +43 664 204 4595, f.groessing@a1.net
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Grand Champion: EGGHEAD-BARBECUE
Results In    Number of Teams: 23    High Score: 668.0000
04/14/2018
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04/15/2018
Perth Barbecue Festival(Cancelled) Perth, Australia
[CANCELLED]  
Contact: Margaret Vitale, Phone: 0418 364 594 , margaret@bbqfest.com.au
KCBS Reps: GARTH WELSH
Results Not In.
04/14/2018
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04/15/2018
Meat The East Hengelo, Netherlands
Contact: Huddie Lee Stokes, Phone: +31 643825677, info@stokesbbq.NL
Contact: Marco Wulff, Phone: +31 648163194, info@marcook.NL
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Grand Champion: VIKING BBQ
Results In    Number of Teams: 34    High Score: 681.0856
04/21/2018
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04/22/2018
Bardo-Q BBQ Competition Bardonecchia, Italy
Contact: Vittorio Montabone, Phone: +393930822290, vitto@prolocobardonecchia.it
KCBS Reps: LUCA FAMIGLI, HAYMO GUTWENIGER
Results Not In.
04/21/2018
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04/22/2018
Smokin in the City Perth, Australia
Contact: Stephan Jenner, Phone: +61417993858, stephan.jenner@mcw.org.au
KCBS Reps: DAVID ONG, GARTH WELSH
Prize Money: $7,000   
Results Not In.
04/28/2018
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04/29/2018
KCBS Greek Fire Festival 2018 Reichshof, Germany
Contact: Markus Bondort, Phone: +49 1737150876, Kcbs@greekfire.de
Contact: Oliver Louse, Phone: +49 1788488888, Kcbs@greekfire.de
KCBS Reps: HARRY HAVINGA, LINDA HAVINGA
Results Not In.
04/28/2018
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04/29/2018
4th Barbecue Bulls Championship Salzburg 2018 Salzburg Austria, Austria
Contact: Helmut Karl, Phone: 662461462, info@helmukarl.at
KCBS Reps: ANDREAS SCHNOELL, EVA SCHNOELL
Results Not In.