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Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Region 5 Grand Champion Named

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September 8, 2015
The Sam's Club National BBQ Tour rolled into Richmond this weekend for the Region 5 Grand Championship event. With cash prizes and berths in the National Championship event on the line, the competition was hot! But only one team could show true mastery of the art of low and slow, and that team was ROCKY TOP BARBEQUE with an overall score of 688.5488.

Trailing closely behind, INSANE SWINE BBQ took home the Reserve Grand Championship with a score of 687.9428. In addition to bragging rights, the teams pocketed $5,000 and $3,000, 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 National Championship in Bentonville on October 10.                          

1. ROCKY TOP BARBEQUE

2. INSANE SWINE BBQ

3. CHECKERED FLAG 500 BBQ

4. ROCK'S MONEY PIT BBQ

5. ROCKIN ROBYNS BBQ

6. WHO CARES BBQ

7. 270 SMOKERS

8. OLD VIRGINIA SMOKE

9. CHIX, SWINE & BOVINE BBQ

10. BEERBEQUE

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 Kansas City on September 12. We’ll see you there!

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