KCBS BBQ Competition Cooking Time Line

The exact timeline and schedule I use when cooking KCBS contests

I always plan out my cook times and have created a guide that I take with me to every KCBS barbeque Cook-off

Here's a time line that I use as a solid guide for all my KCBS BBQ Competitions:

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KCBS COOKING SCHEDULE
Time: Chicken: Ribs: Pork: Brisket:
Friday
9:00 AM Meat Inspection Meat Inspection Meat Inspection Meat Inspection
10:00 AM Marinate and place in cooler
1:30 PM Inject/Rub and place in cooler Inject/Rub and place in cooler
5:00 PM Cooks Meeting - Pick up Blind Boxes Cooks Meeting - Pick up Blind Boxes Cooks Meeting - Pick up Blind Boxes Cooks Meeting - Pick up Blind Boxes
11:00 PM Fire Up Smokers for Pork Fire Up Smokers for Brisket
Saturday
12:00 AM Remove Meat from coolers bring to outside temp and reapply rub Remove Meat from coolers bring to outside temp and reapply rub
1:00 AM Place on Smoker
2:00 AM Place on Smoker
3:30 AM Baste Baste
6:00 AM Remove Meat from cooler - Start Fire In Rib Cooker Wrap in Foil Wrap in Foil
7:00 AM Apply Dry Rub to Ribs       
8:00 AM Remove from cooler & marinade Place on Smoker
8:45 AM Start Fire In chicken smoker 1st Baste Ribs
9:00 AM Apply Dry Rub When Brisket hits 195 internal, Remove  from Smoker, Vent & Place in Dry Cooler
9:30 AM 2nd Baste Ribs
9:45 AM Chicken on Smoker
10:00 AM Wrap Ribs and return to smoker When Pork hits 195 internal, Remove from Smoker, Vent, & Place in Dry Cooler
10:45 AM Baste Chicken
11:30 AM Glaze Chicken Check Ribs for Tenderness Unwrap Butts, Return to Smoker, Glaze
11:50 AM Remove Chicken and Build blind Box Glaze Ribs
12:00 PM Turn in Chicken Glaze Separate Point/Flat - Flat Back in Cooler - Cut Burnt Ends, Sauce, Place on Smoker
12:15 PM Build Blind Box
12:30 PM Turn in Ribs
12:45 PM  Remove Butts from Smoker and Build Blind Box
1:00 PM Turn in Pork Check  Burnt Ends for tenderness, remove if ready
1:15 PM Build Brisket Box
1:30 PM Turn in Brisket
1:35 PM                          Drink a Cold Beer

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