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Old 03-13-2019, 02:45 PM   #60
Slamdunkpro
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Originally Posted by midwest_kc View Post
The fact they don't have a major sponsor for TOY is evidence of how poorly managed KCBS has been. The fact that Sams leaving meant they don't have money for any of the big items that can potentially bring publicity and attention to KCBS (Sams series, TOY - including helping them get on major TV shows and show what BBQ Is about, etc). Hoping the new board fixes some of these issues. I believe having a few professionals whose job it is to do these things will certainly help.
A couple of years ago we had an idea to couple a BBQ contest with a fishing tournament. The cooks and fishermen drew for partnership. The cooks cooked the normal 4 meats and the fishing crew did their normal thing. At 2pm the fishing crews were back and they had to provide 1 fish for their BBQ team. The team had 45 minutes to butcher, cook and turn in the fish which was then judged. Fishing tournaments are big bucks and have big sponsors, the fishing people were interested. KCBS wouldn't even answer the emails. The idea died.
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