Meeting Notes 06-13-2018

Minnesota BBQ Society Monthly Meeting Minutes June 13th, 2018
Attendees;
Stan, Aaron, Jeremy, Nate, Dan
Not in attendance;
Lu, Claire, John, Randy, Dick, Dave

Previous Minutes – Approved Dan, Nate
Finances – Dave and Lu not in attendance. (Lu to take over as treasurer as of this meeting)
Need a new form of payment other than check/paypal – Lu/Dave please investigate
Thinking two board members with CC’s to pay misc. expenses
(Go-Daddy $163 Domain,Hosting)
Minnesota in May – (Dave’s not here) – Need a wrap up for financials
Pro – 69 paid teams – $20,700
Backyard – 25 paid – $2500
Revenue – $23,200
Total expenses – $22,763
State Fair – $5250
KCBS – $1265
Trophies – $1280 (+missing backyard RGC)
Insurance – $387
Judges – #196
Rep Exp. – $503
Golf Carts – $632
Breakfast – $413
Paypal – $690
Total Expenses – $10,763
Total Payout – $12,000
Total Profit – $437
Backyard
25 Teams +$2500
Expenses
Building – $250
Payout – $500
Paypal – $69
Profit = $681
Revenue = $2516
Shirts Expense – $953
Paypal – $20
Profit – Shirts/Raffle $1543
Total Profit = $1980
Final billing/profit to follow

Motion – Nate Berg
Investigate Moving Minnesota in May off State Fairgrounds
Dan, Aaron, Jeremy (motion carried)
Discussed locations and follow up person;
Hennepin County Fairgrounds – Nate
Anoka County Fairgrounds – Aaron
Ramsey County Fairgrounds – Dan
Sherburn Country – Jeremy
Keg and Case – Lu Briefly discussed merging with Grill Fest Need to find a reason to bring in the public, in order to bring in sponsors
Jeremy to create a list of questions about sites up for consideration so that we are all comparing the same thing when we circle back

Spring Training;
Reach out to Meathead and try to secure for next year (Aaron)
Reach out to Dr. Cox regarding dates for next year (Aaron)

Skype Meetings occasionally rather than Maple Grove? Go to meeting? Chuck to research
Survey Monkey – Most important amenities for BBQ Contests (backyard team survey and Pro team survey) Need to create list of amenities
Agenda items for the next meeting;
Team of the year payouts – Backyard and pro 2018
Additional backyard contests that count for team of year 2019
Reaching out to local rib cookoffs and try to get some cookoffs to add chicken
(Bea’s on the River, B-Dale Club, The Appliance Source RIB comps to talk to)
Judge of the Year ideas Most Miles IRONMAN award
Rookie judge of the year – most contests judged by new judge
Veteran judge of the year
Quarterly BBQ Mingle (judges and teams) – Happy hour
Additional competition – location – dates – etc. Need everyone’s ideas on dates and location
Motion to adjurn’
Nate, Jeremy – everyone else