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2016 Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Schedule Announced!

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December 23, 2015

Get ready, BBQ lovers of all ages! It’s time to look at the schedule for the 2016 SAM’S CLUB NATIONAL BBQ TOUR!

The tour makes its sixth loop around the U.S. in 2016, where fans can witness some of the best barbeque teams in the world competing for their chance at a piece of the $500,000 overall prize purse.

If you’re one of those elite teams and you’re looking to get in on the competitive action, here’s the date you need to know: Wednesday, January 6. That’s when TEAM REGISTRATION opens, kicking off at 8pm EST/7pm CST at http://www.kcbs.us/samstour/.

(KCBS judges, you’ll be up next, registering on Wednesday, January 13.)

Plus, this year marks the first-ever CHAMPION’S INVITATIONAL event in Puerto Rico. If you’re a past Regional or Tour champion, check your email soon for more details.

The Sam's Club National BBQ Tour kicks off Feb. 27 in Daphne, Ala., and runs through 30 local and regional events before culminating in the Championship event in Bentonville, Ark.!

Don't miss out on your chance to experience some of the best competitive barbeque action in the country! Join us for the 2016 Sam's Club National BBQ Tour!

Visit http://www.kcbs.us/samstour/ for the 2016 tour schedule now!

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