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Sam's Club National BBQ Tour All Systems Go!

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February 11, 2013

The 2013 Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour is loading up and heading out THIS WEEKEND!  Kicking off in Tampa, Fla. this Saturday, Feb. 16, the tour will begin its third nationwide search for BBQ's National Champion. Hosted and directed once more by all-star pitmaster, Troy Black, the tour is taking all the right routes to bring you the most anticipated BBQ series of the season in a city near you! Oh, and the tour is packing a prize purse bigger than the state of Texas… well, not literally, of course… but $500,000 sure does come close!

Not registered for an event yet? Or simply eager to double your chances of making it to the coveted National BBQ Championship in Bentonville? The Second Chance registration is still open! All teams are eligible to register and compete in any local qualifier with spots still remaining, however, teams will only be eligible to compete in a single regional event.


Spots are still available in the following cities:

Region 1: Tampa, FL

Region 2: Baton Rouge, LA

Region 4: Albuquerque, NM, Salt Lake City, UT and Renton, WA. 

Region 5: Lexington, KY


Judges! Have you registered to be a part of the tour yet? There are still several seats remaining in regions 1, 2, 4 and 5, so grab ‘em up and get out there!  

Master judges – Mark Aug. 1 on your calendar to register to sit on the bench for the National Championship in Bentonville, Ark. on Oct. 19, 2013. 

To view all available spots and to register your team and/or for a judge’s seat, please visit: http://www.kcbs.us/samstour/

Tampa, Fla… we’ll see you this weekend! Let’s fire it up!

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