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Candy Sue Weaver is one of the best known and most respected people in the world of barbecue. She is President of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, the largest barbecue association in the world and sanctioning body to more than 500 competitions.

She was elected to the Board of Directors in 2009, served as president from 2011 through 2013, and was re-elected to serve on the Board until 2016. She was re-elected president again. She also is a member of International Barbeque Cookers Association’s and competes under their rules also, the Fort Smith BBQ Society, the Oklahoma Barbecue Society, the Rocky Mountain Barbecue Association, and a lifetime member of KCBS!

Her day job is VP of sales & marketing for BBQr’s Delight, maker of food grade wood pellets for fuel in pellet-fired cookers and pellets for smoke flavoring. She has been competing since 2003 and has a roomful of trophies including a first place for sauce in her first competition ever. I had the pleasure of hanging out with her through a competition once and wrote this article about the experience.

Published On: 12/10/2018 Last Modified: 3/19/2021

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