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First day of The Inaugural Sam's Club National BBQ Tour registration a success

February 9, 2011
Twenty-four short hours ago the floodgates opened as BBQ’ers across the country raced to the KCBS website in search of  The Inaugural Sam's Club National BBQ Tour registration page.

On a normal day, the KCBS website has around 11,000 pageviews on the entire site. In the 24 hours since registration began, there have been over 15,000 pageviews to The Inaugural Sam's Club National BBQ Tour page alone; the KCBS website (including The Inaugural Sam's Club National BBQ Tour page) received over 53,000 pageviews.

Within the first 24 hours of registration, 477 teams registered and confirmed for an event in The Inaugural Sam's Club National BBQ Tour; leaving 123 openings open for registration.

Registration is closed for the Memphis, Tenn. and the Evergreen Park, Ill. events. Nine other events have waitlist eligibility; the remaining nine events are still accepting team registrations.

To register your team, please click here (http://kcbs.us/sams-club-series.php). Registration is open to all KCBS members. Please have your member number when registering. For expedited confirmation, please utilize the online payment option (teams that experience trouble paying online should contact the KCBS office at 1-800-963-5227.

Registration closes at Noon EST on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011.

Good luck to everyone registering!

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