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2011 Great American BBQ Tour Schedule Announced!

February 15, 2011
We are excited to announce the 2011 Great American BBQ Tour schedule. We’d like to thank all the events that expressed interest in participating in the 2011 tour! We look forward to seeing you on the road this BBQ season!

Festival Dates Event Location
4/8/11 - 4/9/11 Grillin' On The River Columbus, MS
4/15/11 - 4/16/11 Rock'n Ribs Springfield, MO
4/30/11 - 5/1/11 Stagecoach Music Festival BBQ Championships Indio, CA
5/6/11 - 5/7/11 Run for the Ribs Louisville, KY
5/12/11-5/14/11 Memphis in May Memphis, TN
5/20/11 - 5/22/11 Great American Barbecue Festival Kansas City, KS
5/26/11 - 5/28/11   Food Lion Speed Street Harrisburg, NC
6/11/11-6/12/11 The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party New York, NY
6/25/11 - 6/26/11 Safeway National Capital  Barbecue Battle Washington, DC
7/1/11-7/4/11 The Naperville Exchange Club's Ribfest Naperville, IL
7/8/10 - 7/10/10 New Jersey State Barbecue Championship North Wildwood, NJ
7/22/10 - 7/24/10 Columbus Jazz & Rib Fest Columbus, OH
8/4/11 - 8/7/11 Wisconsin State Fair West Allis, WI
8/12/11 - 8/13/11 BBQ at the Summit Dillon, CO
8/19/11 - 8/20/11 7th Annual Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival Worland, WY
8/31/11-9/5/11 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off Sparks, NV
9/16/11 - 9/17/11 Decatur Jaycees17th Annual Riverfest Decatur, AL
9/22/11-9/24/11 Praise the Lard Murphysboro, IL
9/30/11 - 10/2/11 American Royal Barbecue Kansas City, MO
10/14/11-10/15/11 Sam's Club National BBQ Championship Bentonville, AR
10/22/11 Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue Lynchburg, TN
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