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Kingsford Charcoal announces Event Charcoal Donation contest winners

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June 28, 2013

Kingsford® Charcoal is committed to keeping barbecue smokers fired up, and this year, they’re giving away charcoal. Five KCBS events across the nation have been selected to receive one free bag of charcoal per team… all for the love of barbecue.  

Congratulations to the following events for being selected to receive free charcoal:

Silicon Valley BBQ Championships – Santa Clara, CA, June 28-29

Hogging Up BBQ and Music Festival – Manchester, PA, June 28-30

CASA’s Grab, Root, and Growl BBQ Competition – Woodward, OK Aug. 9-10

2013 Hudson Valley Ribfest – New Paltz, NY, Aug. 16-18

Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown – Cleveland, GA, Oct. 26-26 

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