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"
  • Save $5 when you buy 3 bags of Adirondack Grilling Pellets
  • Access KCBS Preferred Rates at Choice Hotels
  • 10% off all Creekstone Farms® products
  • 10% off any ICEHOLE Cooler or the option to customize your ICEHOLE Cooler with your team or KCBS logo for $50.00.
  • 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: 1990

Team Bio:
Professional BBQr, Pit Master, Pit Engineer, Brew Master, Distiller. Cut my teeth in Houston, Texas. No YouTube learn how to Q here, all HOT. I have brought my skills to Sacramento now and have done well on the KCBS circuit. I am an avid Home Brewer/Distiller as well. As with most Professional BBQr's on here it's tough juggling your career, family and trying to compete, so I do it when I can and love it. If you're ever in Sacramento don't hesitate to get a hold of me. BBQR916Smokehouse.Brewpub@gmail.com

Hometown: Houston, TX & Sacramento, CA.
State/Province: CA
Country: US

Most wins in a year:

Biggest Wins: Voted 1st place Brisket at KCBS sanctioned Event in Sacramento, Smoke on the River BBQ Championship

Sponsors: Cristelle Erickson


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