About the Kansas City Barbeque Society
The Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbeque, is the world's largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts with over 15,000 members worldwide.
KCBS sanctions over 400 barbeque contests coast-to-coast throughout America. From volunteering to actual event production, our members also offer assistance to civic and charitable organizations who organize events.
KCBS serves as a clearinghouse of barbeque information which provides:
- Networking with related trade associations and other contest-sanctioning organizations
- Tracking trends in barbeque related products, and equipment
- Teaming up with other food organizations and the media to promote barbeque
- With our library, and extensive archive of barbeque related articles, KCBS offers educational programs, consultation services, and civic organization presentations to help promote barbeque as America's Favorite Cuisine.