FACT: There's been an 18% increase in contest participation by members in the past year    
FACT: 64% of KCBS members own three or more grills/smokers    
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    
FACT: 70% of KCBS members use Facebook    
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    
Joining KCBS has its privileges!
  • The official KCBS monthly newsletter, "The Bullsheet"
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 15% off your total order from Papa Tony's seasonings and ribs.
  • One-day shopping pass at any Restaurant Depot location when you present your KCBS membership card.
  • 20% off your total order from Sadler's Smokehouse online store.
  • $0.50 off TABASCO Chipotle or any pepper sauce flavor!
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KCBS Team Bios


Year Started: 2010

A group of Brothers and Sister of the IBEW Local 124 decided to put down their tools for a moment and picked up a BBQ fork. Team members are:
Team Lead - Peter Semadeni, Owen Peoples, Gene Moddelmog, Dianna King, Tammy Skinner, Steve Upton, Roger Lake, Rudy Chavez, and Trent Marble

Hometown: Kansas City
State: MO
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 2

Biggest Wins: 13th place Ribs At 2013 American Royal Open BBQ. 1st place Ribs, 2nd place chicken, and 3rd place Brisket At the 2012 KC Labor Day cook-off. Most Patriotic site display at 2014 Excelsior Springs BBQ On the River and Fly In. And last but not least, the hearts and minds of the brotherhood that financially supports our BBQ addiction.

Sponsors: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union 124

Website: http://www.ibewsmokinsparkys.us


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