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KCBS Judge Requirements

Requirements to become and maintain the status of a KCBS Certified Barbeque Judge (CBJ)

  1. To become a CBJ
    1. One must be 16 years of age or older.
    2. Must take the KCBS CBJ class (one must be 15 years or older to take the class).
  2. To maintain CBJ status one must be a member in good standing with KCBS.
    1. If a CBJ has not continued to maintain his/her CBJ status because of not being a KCBS member for a lapsed time of three (3) years or more. This person must first reactivate his/her KCBS membership, then pay and attend a CBJ class before receiving the status of an active CBJ in good standing.

Requirements to become and maintain the status of a KCBS Master Certified Barbeque Judge (MCBJ)

  1. You must receive 30 credits (One credit equals one signature from a Rep)
    1. These credits should be recorded on the CBJ Contest Verification Form in the back of the CBJ manual or from the KCBS.US web site under “About KCBS”, “Downloads” Official CBJ Contest Verification Form 1-30
    2. KCBS Sanctioned, Competitive, or Backyard (Amateur) Contests can be used to obtain credits with the following exceptions.
      1. In cases where a judge participates the same day in multiple events at the same contest, a maximum of one credit (signature) will be provided per contest. (Example: a sanction contest, followed by a backyard.)
      2. Extra Categories, Ancillary Contests, i.e. (anything butt, wings, dessert contest, etc.) CANNOT be used to obtain credits.
    3. At least, one of the 30 credits and not more than 10 credits must be as a volunteer.
      1. A volunteer assignment is a duty assigned by a Rep within the judging area. Duties can include Table Captain, Turn-in table, left-over table, help with other duties, etc…
      2. A CBJ working a duty other than judging will receive the lettering of “V” by the Rep’s name after their signature.
    4. Cook with a team at a contest (that you are not judging),
      1. It is highly recommended that you cook with a team prior to your 15th contest.
      2. If a CBJ is also a competitor (has a cook team or is member of a cook team) this will count as cooking with a team.
      3. The Master Judge Team Verification form must be completed by the Head Cook.
    5. A copy of the completed Master Judge Team Verification form and a copy of the completed CBJ Contest Verification form with Reps signatures must be mailed to the KCBS for verification. (Do not mail the original completed forms.)
    6. After forms have been received and verify the CBJ will be send an online test.
    7. The CBJ must receive a score of 90+ out of 100 on the KCBS Master Test.
    8. To maintain MCBJ status one must be a member in good standing with KCBS.
      1. If a MCBJ has not continued to maintain his MCBJ status because of not being a KCBS member for a lapsed time of three (3) years or more. This person must first reactivate their KCBS membership, then pay and attend a CBJ class before receiving the status of an active CBJ in good standing.

Requirements to become and maintain the status of a KCBS Certified Table Captain (CTC)

  1. To become a CTC one must 16 years of age or older.
  2. Must take the KCBS CTC class (One must be 15 years or older to take the class)
  3. One does not have to be a CBJ to be a CTC.
  4. To maintain CTC status one must be a member in good standing with KCBS.
    1. If a CTC has not continued to maintain his/her or her CTC status because of not being a KCBS member for a lapsed time of three (3) years or more. This person must first reactivate their KCBS membership, then pay and attend a CTC class before receiving the status of an active CTC in good standing.
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