Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Local Champion Named in HarrisburgAugust 24, 2015 The Sam's Club National BBQ Tour continued its search for the best team in BBQ this weekend with a stop in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Besting a packed field of competitors, CHECKERED FLAG 500 BBQ showed true mastery of the art of low and slow, and claimed the Grand Championship with an overall score of 678.3200. HAWG NATION BBQ took home the Reserve Grand Championship with a score of 670.2516. In addition to bragging rights, the teams pocketed $2,000 and $1,500, respectively. Both teams will now move on for their shot at BBQ’s National Championship.
Additional congratulations to the all of the teams who will advance to the Regional event in Richmond, Virginia on Sept. 5.
1. CHECKERED FLAG 500 BBQ
2. HAWG NATION BBQ
3. THE BBQ GURU
4. SMOKESTACK REDEMPTION
5. Q HAVEN
6. BIG UGLY'S BBQ — MD
As always, a big thank “que” to every team, judge, member, supporter and Sam’s Club who made this event come to life!
The next event is in Laurel, Maryland on August 29. We’ll see you out on the road!
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