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Templeton Rye Woodfellas flyin' high at Sam's event in Des Moines

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July 28, 2014

Iowa was smokin’ hot as the Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour rolled into Des Moines this past weekend. Besting a packed field of competitors, Templeton Rye Woodfellas showed true mastery of the art of low and slow, and claimed the Grand Championship with an overall score of 692.6400, just barely edging out Reserve Champion, Spitfire. Spitfire finished with a score of 686.2860. In addition to bragging rights, the teams pocketed $2,000 and $1,500, respectively.

Additional congratulations to the all of the teams who will advance to the Regional event in 
Madison, Wisc. on Aug. 2.  

1Templeton Rye Woodfellas 
3Pork Patrol BBQ  
4Burnt at Both Endz 
5Truebud BBQ  
6Lucky's Q 

Congratulations to the following teams for earning category first place calls:

Chicken – Templeton Rye Woodfellas 

Pork – Templeton Rye Woodfellas  

Ribs – Pork Patrol BBQ  

Brisket – Lucky's Q    

For a complete list of results, click here.

As always, a big thank “que” to every team, judge, member, supporter and Sam’s Club who made this event come to life!

The next event is in Madison, Wisc. on Aug. 2. We’ll see you out on the road!

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