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Kingsford Points Chase registration now open

March 3, 2011
Registration for the 2011 Kingsford Points Chase is now open! Sign up today to secure your chance at the $25,000 grand prize!

The 2011 KPC includes 25 KCBS-sanctioned events, and the grand champion will be selected based on their top eight scores.

Interested teams can sign up by visiting http://kcbs.us/kingsfordpoints.php. Teams need to register by March 23.

The KPC kicks off on March 25 in Hammond, La. at the Hammond Blues and BBQ Challenge.

Good luck to all the teams and we’ll see you on the BBQ trail!

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