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Registration for Sam's Club National Pro BBQ Tour National Championship

August 3, 2017

KCBS MASTER JUDGES - Don't forget that registration for the Sam's Club National #ProBBQTour National Championship in Bentonville, Ark. is opening on August 9! The registration link will go live at 12pm EST/ 11am CST on kcbs.us/samstour. If you don't see the registration link at that time, please refresh your internet browser.

This registration is an open enrollment that closes on August 31. You MUST be Master Certified and be in good membership standing to be part of the judging process. We will be filling ALL judging, table captain and volunteer spots available.

The National Pro BBQ Tour Championship will take place on October 7, 2017 at Sam's Club Headquarters. We hope to see you there!

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