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Itís time for Vegas, Baby

May 3, 2011

The field is set for first Regional Event in the Inaugural Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour.

Just over a month ago, the Inaugural Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour kicked off in Gilbert, Ariz. with 30 teams competing for a spot in the Las Vegas Regional Event. In the weeks since, 30 teams have qualified at events in Gilbert, Sacramento, Calif., Santa Fe, N.M. and Loveland, Co.

Come out to support your fellow teams, judges and KCBS members at the first Regional Event May 6-7 in North Las Vegas, Nev. at the Sam’s Club located at 2650 East Craig Rd., North Las Vegas, NV.

The following teams earned the opportunity to compete at the Las Vegas Regional Event and will be vying for a spot in the National Championship in Bentonville, Ark. on Oct. 14-15.

  1. 2 Lil' Mac's BBQ
  2. All hogs go to heaven
  3. Big B's Down n Dirty BBQ
  4. Big Shot BBQ
  5. Bigmista's Barbecue
  6. Bubba-Q'S
  7. IAB 30 BBQ
  8. Iowa's Smokey D's BBQ
  9. Jo-Bawb's BBQ
  10. Jumpin' Jim's BBQ
  11. Leukemia Sucks Too
  12. Little Miss BBQ
  13. Loot N' Booty BBQ
  14. McFrankenboo bbq
  15. OOPS-Outstanding Order of the Pig society
  16. Pellet Envy
  17. Piggy D's BBQ
  18. R&R BBQ
  19. Rhythm 'n QUE
  21. side of the tracks
  22. Smoked To The Bone
  23. Smokey's Bar-B-Que
  24. Smokin' Triggers
  25. Steel City BBQ
  26. Sweet Peppers
  27. The Smoking Hills
  28. TheSmokeRing.com
  29. Tropical Heat BBQ
  30. Whiskey Ranch


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