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FACT: 70% of our members grill-out/cook BBQ more than 25 times per year    
FACT: 56% of Americans report having a smartphone, 77% of KCBS members do    
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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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Team of the Year Payout

August 9, 2018

Team of the Year Payout

Will be presented at the 2019 KCBS Banquet on January 19th, 2019


Category – Overall

GC -                                        $4000

RGC -                                     $2000

3rd Place-                               $1000

4th Place-                               $750

5th Place-                               $500

6th-10th Place-                       $250

11th-20th Place-                     $125

21st-25th Place-                     $100



Categories - Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork, and Brisket

GC -                                       $1000

RCG -                                     $500

3rd Place-                               $400

4th Place-                               $250

5th Place-                               $200

6th-10th Place-                       $150

11th-25th Place-                     $100

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