Looking to enter my first KCBS event this year. Just had a couple general questions. I see on the KCBS Rules and Regulations that judging "typically" starts at Noon with Chicken then, Ribs at 12:30, Pork at 1:00 and Brisket at 1:30. However, when are you allowed to start? Is this a standard time for everyone or just once meat is inspected by the Official Meat Inspector? On that subject, I'm assuming the meat is inspected on the morning of the competition since the KCBS Rules and Regulations state "not prior to the day before judging", and I see that meat must be "raw" so... are you not allowed to inject, marinade or rub the meat until inspected? Any other newbie tips or suggestions you could offer would be much appriciated.