KCBS Events for May

Happy National Barbecue month, everybody! If you’re looking for a way to pay homage to the gods of ‘cue, here’s a list of Kansas City Barbecue Society competitions for you to chew on. Early next week, we’ll follow up with barbecue class listings where you can polish your skill at the grill.

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour Lenexa, KS
Contact: KCBS office (800) 963-5227
KCBS Reps: THERESA LAKE, MIKE LAKE
Prize Money: $10000.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Smokin’ on the Lake Monroe City, MO
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Gary Ferguson (920) 256-9154
KCBS Reps: ROSEMARY MORROW, PHIL MORROW
Prize Money: $4775.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Randolph County Pig Party Steeleville, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jason Vallett (618) 615-5093
KCBS Reps: VICKI PEYTON, DALE NEWSTROM
Prize Money: $7600.00 CBJ Percentage: 88%

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Minnesota in May Fairbault, MN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Randy Appelgren (612) 790-6364
KCBS Reps: VIRGINIA LONDEEN, DAVE LONDEEN, WILLIAM GAGE Alt Rep: DEBRA GAGE
Prize Money: $10000.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Grand Lake BBQ Festival Langley, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Darrel Hicks (918) 261-5422
KCBS Reps: MERL WHITEBOOK, CAROL WHITEBOOK
Prize Money: $10000.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Chesapeake Jubilee BBQ Cook-Off Chesapeake City, VA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Dorothy M. Kowalsky (757) 482-4848
KCBS Reps: FRAN BOWEN, ALFRED T BOWEN
Prize Money: $14000.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Middletown BBQ Cook-Off Middletown, DE
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mose Zook (717) 278-9992
KCBS Reps: JONATHAN B WILLIAMS, CLARA WILLIAMS, JOHN G BUSCH
Prize Money: $5500.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Cotton Pickin’ BBQ Cook-Off Hartselle, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Susan Hines (256) 773-4370
KCBS Reps: CAROL BIGLER, RANDY G BIGLER
Prize Money: $3450.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Bakersfield’s Biggest Baddest BBQ Championship Bakersfield, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mike George (661) 331-3900
KCBS Reps: GENE GOYCOCHEA, KELLY MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $10000.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Wheatstock Grill-Off: Peace, Love & BBQ Abilene, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Barbara Schoming (785) 263-6688
KCBS Reps: MICHAEL D WINTER, LARRY HADLEY
Prize Money: $5250.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Sevierville, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Carroll McMahan Steve Ownby (865) 453-6411
KCBS Reps: PHILLIP BRAZIER, KATHY BRAZIER
Prize Money: $13350.00

05/18/12 to 05/19/12
Great Mall – American Barbecue Systems Olathe BBQ Contest Olathe, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Mark Levin (913) 829-3509
KCBS Reps: PEG ROGERS, DAVE ROGERS Alt Rep: LYNDA SHOWALTER
Prize Money: $10000.00

05/19/12 to 05/20/12
Arizona Barbecue Festival Scottsdale, AZ
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Rick Phillips (480) 466-0579
KCBS Reps: LORI LOPP, DAVID LOPP, MIKE BUDAI, AUDREY BUDAI
Prize Money: $30000.00

05/19/12 to 05/20/12
Lexington Battle-Green BBQ Festival Lexington, MA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Steve Eastridge (781) 405-4825
KCBS Reps: KEN DAKAI, KATHIE DAKAI
Prize Money: $4000.00

05/25/12 to 05/26/12
8th Annual Best Dam Barbecue Challenge Boulder City, NV
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Shirley Roland (702) 293-2740. Fax: 702-293-3419
KCBS Reps: KELLY MCINTOSH, KATHLEEN MCINTOSH
Prize Money: $10000.00

05/25/12 to 05/26/12
Court Yard Hawg’s & Hot Rods Cook-off Vandiver, AL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Eddie Echols (205) 305-6795
KCBS Reps: LINDA GOULD, RON CATO
Prize Money: $8500.00

05/25/12 to 05/26/12
Lewisburg Rotary Club BBQ Cook-Off Lewisburg, TN
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Jordan (931) 359-4373
KCBS Reps: TANA SHUPE, RICHARD C PRESTON
Prize Money: $5700.00

05/25/12 to 05/26/12
Rhythm Q’s & Blues Edmond, OK
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Shannon Price (405) 340-4481
KCBS Reps: MICHAEL D WINTER, CAROLYN WELLS

05/25/12 to 05/26/12
Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que Evans, GA
Contact: Doug Varnadove or Christy Beckham (706) 855-8555
KCBS Reps: RANDY G BIGLER, CAROL BIGLER
Prize Money: $37800.00

05/25/12 to 05/26/12
5th Annual Horsin’ Around BBQ Showdown (GBC Qualifier) Young Harris, GA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Bobby Brumley (706) 379-7612
KCBS Reps: ERNEST POLAND, PHILLIP BRAZIER

05/25/12 to 05/26/12
Red White Blue & Barbeque Topeka, KS
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Roger Farthing (785) 272-5368
KCBS Reps: DENNIS POLSON, LINDA POLSON
Prize Money: $4250.00

05/25/12 to 05/26/12
Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour Austin, TX
Contact: KCBS office (800) 963-5227.
KCBS Reps: THERESA LAKE, MIKE LAKE
Prize Money: $10000.00

05/25/12 to 05/27/12
BBQ, Blues & Brews on the Bay North Bend, OR
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: John Hunt or Lucinda DiNovo (541) 999-5199
KCBS Reps: MARK SIMMONS, MARK SILVER
Prize Money: $5000.00

05/26/12 to 05/27/12
Roc City Rib Fest Rochester, NY
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brian Wemett (888) ROC-BBQ8
KCBS Reps: LESLIE LOVELY, DON LOVELY, KATHIE DAKAI, KEN DAKAI
Prize Money: $15000.00

05/26/12 to 05/27/12
Red, White, & Bar-B-Q Westmont, IL
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jim Addington (630) 215-9527
KCBS Reps: VICKI PEYTON, DALE NEWSTROM, DAVE LONDEEN
Prize Money: $6875.00

05/26/12 to 05/27/12
Smokin’ in the Junction West Des Moines, IA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Brian J. Sweeney (515) 221-1716
KCBS Reps: KAREN JANE WILLIAMS, RALPH WILLIAMS

05/26/12 to 05/27/12
Brentwood PAL Presents-Blues, Brews & BBQ-I Brentwood, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Schults (925) 890-8296
KCBS Reps: DAVID LOPP, LORI LOPP
Prize Money: $9200.00

05/27/12 to 05/28/12
Brentwood PAL Presents-Blues, Brews & BBQ-II Brentwood, CA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Contact: Jeff Schults (925) 890-8296
KCBS Reps: DAVID LOPP, LORI LOPP
Prize Money: $9200.00


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