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  • Inky
    Club Member
    • Jun 2016
    • 18
    • Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

    Whats allowed; rules?

    This has obviously been answered before but I could not find info. I obviously haven't been to a competition but am very curious to get to a meet. I live in Ontario, Canada and could not find any but will keep searching. So, now to the big question.

    What bbq's are allowed? most of the pics I have seen competitors tow in the smoker, offset rigs. May sound silly but I have to ask, do some competitors use weber kettles? Broil King Kegs? If so are they already at a disadvantage against the professionals?

    I assume the fuel is always charcoal, wood and/or pellets. Is this true? Thanks
  • Steve R.
    Club Member
    • Jul 2016
    • 2218
    • Elizabethtown, KY
    • Current line-up of cookers: Weber 26" kettle w/ SnS and BBQ Guru adapter; Weber Ranch Kettle w/ Guru adapter.

    #2
    Rules: https://www.kcbs.us/downloads/rules_reg_2018_2.pdf

    Also, some 2018 events in Canada: https://www.kcbs.us/events/2018/0/6

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    • FireMan
      Charter Member
      • Jul 2015
      • 7480
      • Bottom of Winnebago

      #3
      Harry Soo uses a WSM I believe. You use what you can use. As someone (multiple peeps) have said, it’s the cook & not the cooker.

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      • Troutman
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        • Aug 2017
        • 7197
        • Republic of Texallence

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        I’ve seen every kind of wood, charcoal or pellet cooker out there. At an event here I saw quite a few pit barrel type cookers among others. As long as it cooks with wood, it can be almost anything within reason.

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        • Inky
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          • Jun 2016
          • 18
          • Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

          #5
          Originally posted by Steve R. View Post
          Interesting Steve. Thank you so much!!!

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          • Steve R.
            Steve R. commented
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            No problem. And I'm far from an expert in competitions. I only know about those links because I have recently registered for my first Backyard competition and a KCBS certified judge class next month.

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