You have a very active sanctioning body in CA.
CABBQA if I remember correctly.
Lots of Brethren members.
PM Thom Emory--he is real involved in CA BBQ.
"Flirtin' with Disaster" BBQ Team (RETIRED)
FBA and KCBS Cook and Judge.
Former owner of a WSM, a Smokey Joe, a Charbroil Commercial gasser (junk), the legendary "StudeDera" and Sherman.
Now cooking with a Fast Eddy PG500
Proud Pellet guy cooking on real wood.