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KCBS Team of the Week: Swamp Boys

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April 4, 2013

New for 2013, KCBS is introducing one team per week to its social platforms. Team of the Week is not selected based on performance nor any other criteria, but is simply a selection from the KCBS team database.  


Team Name: Swamp Boys   

Team members: Amy, Robin, Tammy, Woody, Rub

KCBS team since: 2004ish

Team home base: Winter Haven, Fla.  

Favorite competition moment: Winning Pork Shoulder at The Jack

Competition prep tip/cooking technique: Always pay attention to the details.

Goals for 2013: 7+ GCs

Cooking Hardware: Yoder Smokers – YS 1320, YS Kingman

Favorite category: Brisket

Connect with the team: www.swampboys.com, Facebook.com/groups/SwampBoys/BBQ, @SwampBoysBBQ

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