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Iowas Smokey Ds BBQ earns first title in Inaugural Sams Club National BBQ Tour

April 11, 2011

Thank you to all the teams, judges, members and supporters that came out and helped to make the Gilbert, Ariz. contest and Inaugural Sam’s Club BBQ Tour a blazing success!

Scoring major bragging rights and KCBS Team of the Year points, Iowa’s Smokey D’s BBQ took home Grand Champion and a check for $2,500. Smoked to the Bone was named Reserve Grand Champion, earning $1,000. 

Congratulations to the following teams for finishing first in specific categories:

  • Chicken – McFrankenboo BBQ
  • Brisket – Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ
  • Pork – Little Miss BBQ
  • Ribs – Iowa’s Smokey D’s BBQ

The following teams earned a spot at the Regional Event in Las Vegas, Nev. on May 6-7:

  • Iowa's Smokey D's BBQ
  • Smoked to the Bone
  • Rhythm 'n Que
  • Slap Yo' Daddy BBQ
  • I.A.B. 30 BBQ
  • McFrankenboo BBQ
  • Loot N' Booty BBQ

For a complete list of results, click here.

The next contest in the Inaugural Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour is April 15-16 in Sacramento, Calif.


Grand Champion Iowa's Smokey D's BBQ and Reserve Grand Champion Smoked to the Bone accept their trophies in Gilbert, Ariz., the first stop of the Inaugural Sam's Club National BBQ Tour.

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