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KingsfordŽ Points Chase Announced

January 27, 2010
Looking for a way to fuel your competitive BBQ experience? It's as simple signing up for the Kingsford® Point Chase, cooking with any Kingsford® Briquets and being rewarded for it!
There are two great incentives for signing up and cooking with Kingsford!

1. Kingsford® will add $1,000 to the Grand Champion's prize package at each of the Kingsford® Point Chase events (schedule below).

2. Teams will be awarded points for participating and placing in the barbeque competitions included in the Kingsford® Points Chase.  Points will be added up across all the events in the program.  At the final competition, the 31st Annual American Royal Barbecue, Kingsford® will announce the team with the most accumulated points as the Grand Champion of the Kingsford® Point Chase and award them $25,000!

Become a fan of Kingsford® on Facebook and check for more details coming soon to the KCBS Web site!

Festival Dates Event Location
4/16/10 - 4/17/10 Rock'n Ribs Springfield, MO
4/22/10 - 4/26/10 Stagecoach Music Festival BBQ Championships Indio, CA
5/7/10 - 5/8/10 Bixby BBQ & Music Festival Bixby, OK
5/21/10 - 5/22/10 Great American Barbecue Festival Kansas City, KS
6/12/10 - 6/13/10 7th Annual South Central Kansas Masters BBQ Championship Wichita, KS
6/18/10 - 6/19/10 Smokin' on the River Jeffersonville, IN
6/26/10 - 6/27/10 18th Annual National Capital Barbecue Battle Washington, DC
7/2/10 - 7/4/10 Daytona International Speedway BBQ Competition Daytona, FL
7/16/10 - 7/17/10 5th Annual UP Hog Wild Kingsford, MI
8/5/10 - 8/8/10 Wisconsin State Fair West Allis, WI
8/13/10 - 8/14/10 Mountain High BBQ & Music Festival Franklin, NC
8/20/10 - 8/21/10  Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival Worland, WY
9/17/10 - 9/18/10 Arkansas Barbecue Championship Hot Springs, AR
9/17/10 - 9/18/10 Decatur Jaycees 16th Annual Riverfest Decatur, AL
9/23/10 - 9/25/10 Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-off Murphysboro, IL
10/1/10 - 10/3/10 American Royal Open Contest
Kansas City, MO

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