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: 2009

We started bbq'ing in our backyard with the purchase of our first smoker in 2008. We got the bug and started competing in 2009 and entered 5 contests. We took our first Reserve Grand Championship in our 7th overall contest and our first category win in our 9th overall contest.

Hometown: Denver
State: NC
Country: US

Most wins in a year: 5

Biggest Wins: Grand Champions - 2016 Beach Boogie and BBQ
Myrtle Beach, SC
Reserve Grand Champions - 2016 Sams Club Regional Final
Charleston, SC
Grand Champions - 2016 Stand By Your Grill
Fulton, MS
Grand Champions - 2016 Sams Club Local Qualifier
Richmond, VA
Grand Champions - 2016 Jiggy With The Piggy
Kannapolis, NC
Grand Champions - 2016 Smokin on the Water 2
Reserve Grand Champions - 2016 Covington Cork and Pork
Covington, VA
Reserve Grand Champions - 2016 Sip and Swine
Lawrenceville, GA
Reserve Grand Champions - 2016 Tupele BBQ Duel 1
Tupelo, MS
Liberty, IN
Reserve Grand Champions - 2015 World Food Championships
Kissimmee, FL
Reserve Grand Champions - 2015 Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown
Cleveland, GA
Reserve Grand Champions - 2015 Smoking in the Foothills
Lenoir, NC
Grand Champions - 2015 Florida Heritage BBQ Classic
Kissimmee, FL

Reserve Grand Champions - 2015 Bib's Camel City Cookoff
Winston-Salem, NC

Grand Champions - 2014 Squealin on the Square
Laurens, SC

Grand Champions - 2014 NC Firehouse BBQ Cookoff
Kings Mtn, NC

Reserve Grand Champions - 2014 Bloomin BBQ and Bluegrass, Sevieville, TN

Reserve Grand Champions - 2014 SC Festival of Discovery, Greenwood, SC

Grand Champions - 2012 Eastern Carolina BBQ Throwdown, Rocky Mount, NC

1st Place Chicken, 2012 Biker Blues & BBQ Rally, Salisbury, NC

Reserve Grand Champions - 2012 Hog Happenin', Lincolnton, NC

1st Place Pork, 2011 Carolina Smoke-Off, Gastonia, NC

Reserve Grand Champions - 2010 Kings Mountain Firehouse BBQ Cook Off, Kings Mountain, NC

1st Place Brisket - 2010 Hog Happenin', Lincolton, NC

Taster's Choice Winners - 2009 Hog Happenin', Lincolnton, NC

Sponsors: Frontier Brand Charcoal
The Atlanta BBQ Store
Que Company Smokers
Q Pine Nation

Website: http://www.saucedbbqcompany.com


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