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Iowas Smokey Ds BBQ takes home Regional Championship

May 9, 2011

Region 1 of the Inaugural Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour wrapped up in Las Vegas this weekend after kicking off just four short weeks ago on Gilbert, Ariz.

After taking the first grand champion title in Gilbert, Ariz., Iowa’s Smokey D’s BBQ carried their momentum all the way to Las Vegas where they took home the first Regional Grand Championship and a check for $5,000. The Reserve Grand Champion, Smoked to the Bone, took home a check for $2,500.

Congratulations to the following teams for finishing first in specific categories:

  • Chicken – Smoked to the Bone
  • Brisket – The Smokering.com
  • Pork – Iowa’s Smokey D’s BBQ
  • Ribs – Smokin’ Triggers

The following teams earned a spot at the National Event in Bentonville, Ark.. on Oct. 14-15 

  • Iowa's smokey d's bbq
  • Smoked to the Bone
  • Smokin' Triggers
  • R&R BBQ
  • Rhythm 'n Que
  • Pellet Envy
  • The Smoking Hills
  • IAB 30 BBQ
  • Sweet Peppers
  • McFrankenboo BBQ

For a complete list of results, click here.

The next event in the Inaugural Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour is in Austin, Texas May 13-14..

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