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Sam's Club BBQ Tour


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2014 Sam's Club National BBQ Tour

KCBS and Sam's Club® are back with the nationwide quest for BBQ's National Champion with the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour. Major bragging rights and $500,000 are up for grabs in this one-of-a-kind competition series!

Twenty-five local events and five Regional finals will take place at various Sam's Club locations across the country. What will start as 750 teams will end at Sam's Club Headquarters in Bentonville with one National Champion.

Competition Schedule

Region 1 - Southaven, MS (Memphis)
Date Sam's Club Address City ST Teams Registration
2/22/14 6642 5135 S. Dale Mabry Tampa FL RESULTS
3/1/14 4990 29683 Frederick Blvd. Daphne AL RESULTS
5/24/14 8257 301 Indian Lake Blvd. Hendersonville TN RESULTS
5/31/14 8203 150 S. Cobb Pkwy. S. Marietta GA RESULTS
6/21/14 8188 1063 New Circle Rd. N.E. Lexington KY RESULTS
9/6/14 4740 465 Goodman Rd. E. Southaven MS RESULTS

Region 2 - Midwest City, OK
Date Sam's Club Address City ST Teams Registration
3/8/14 6527 10444 North Mall Dr. Baton Rouge LA RESULTS
3/15/14 4742 4400 Bryant Irvin Rd. Fort Worth TX RESULTS
5/3/14 4707 8300 W. 135th St. Overland Park KS RESULTS
5/10/14 8251 2855 S. Service Rd. St. Charles MO RESULTS
9/13/14 8207 5110 N. Oak Trfy Kansas City MO RESULTS
9/20/14 8241 6521 SE 29th St. Midwest City OK RESULTS

Region 3 - Madison, WI
Date Sam's Club Address City ST Teams Registration
6/28/14 6304 5805 Rockville Rd. Indianapolis IN RESULTS
7/5/14 6419 2401 US 31 S. Traverse City MI RESULTS
7/12/14 8255 7050 Watts Rd. Madison WI RESULTS
7/19/14 6312 9925 Hudson Rd. Woodbury MN RESULTS
7/26/14 6344 1101 73rd St. Des Moines IA RESULTS
8/2/14 8255 7050 Watts Rd. Madison WI RESULTS

Region 4 - Las Vegas, NV
Date Sam's Club Address City ST Teams Registration
3/22/14 6692 4701 N. Stone Ave. Tucson AZ RESULTS
3/29/14 6623 3360 El Camino Ave. Sacramento CA RESULTS
4/5/14 4835 901 S. Grady Way Renton WA RESULTS
4/12/14 6686 1905 S. 300 W. Salt Lake City UT RESULTS
4/19/14 4777 7805 E 35th Ave. Denver CO RESULTS
4/26/14 6261 1910 E. Serene Las Vegas NV RESULTS

Region 5 - Richmond, VA
Date Sam's Club Address City ST Teams Registration
6/14/14 6452 645 Patton Ave. Asheville NC RESULTS
6/7/14 8252 4900 Centre Point Dr. N. Charleston SC RESULTS
8/9/14 8186 440 Payne Rd. Scarborough ME RESULTS
8/16/14 8175 6781 Grayson Rd. Harrisburg PA RESULTS
8/23/14 6434 3535 Russett Green E. Laurel MD RESULTS
8/30/14 6343 9440 W. Broad St. Richmond VA RESULTS

Sam's Club National BBQ Championship
Date Sam's Club Address City ST Teams Registration
9/27/14 HO (4969) 2101 SE Simple Savings Dr. Bentonville AR RESULTS

Locations subject to change

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