The following links will take you to the threads that Juggy D. Beerman (Paul David Schleer, Jr.) started on the BBQ Forum.  These  threaded messages will help you understand the scoring for "Appearance" at BBQ contests sanctioned by the 
Kansas City Barbeque Society.

Chicken 1

Chicken 2

Chicken 3

Chicken 4

Ribs

Pork

Brisket

Open