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Samís Club is the Official Supplier of KCBS

May 7, 2013

KCBS is proud to announce that for the third consecutive year, Sam’s Club® is our Official Supplier! 

“Sam’s Club has been an incredible addition to our barbeque family and we’ve shared great benefits with them over the past three years,” said Carolyn Wells, KCBS Executive Director. “We’re excited to extend our partnership and look forward to continuing our relationship for many years into the future.”

Additionally, Sam’s Club is host of the Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour, the largest and richest competitive barbeque tour on the circuit, with more than 25 competitions held across the nation. Sam’s Club is also the official sponsor for the KCBS Team of the Year, contributing a hefty prize-purse and prestigious title to the teams who have the greatest amount of success in the 2013 competition season.  

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