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QUAU takes home Sam's title in Traverse City

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July 1, 2013

Thank you to all the teams, judges, members and supporters that came out and helped make the Traverse City, MI, contest and Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour a blazing success!

Scoring major bragging rights, QUAU took home Grand Champion and a check for $2,000. TheBBQSuperstore.com was named Reserve Grand Champion, earning $1,500.

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

  • Chicken – QUAU
  • Brisket – TheBBQSuperstore.com
  • Pork – QUAU
  • Ribs – Steel Smokin' BBQ 

The following teams earned a spot at the Regional in Rockford, IL on Aug. 3.

  • QUAU
  • TheBBQSuperstore.com
  • Motley Que Crew
  • Pork of the North
  • Big Brothers BBQ
  • Steel Smokin' BBQ 

For a complete list of results, click here.

The next event in the Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour is in Madison, WI on July 6.

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