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Sam's Club® National BBQ Tour 2011

Sam's Club National BBQ Tour


KCBS and Sam's Club® are excited to announce The Inaugural Sam's Club National BBQ Tour! With over $400,000 in prize money and major bragging rights, this is one series you won't want to miss!

The Inaugural Sam's Club® National BBQ Tour will feature 20 local events, five Regional events and one National Championship in Bentonville, Ark. The events will be held in Sam's Club parking lots so find the event nearest you and get ready to join the fun.

There's something for everybody at the Inaugural Sam's Club® National BBQ Tour events. Besides samplings, you can get exclusive barbecue tips and demonstrations from professional cooks, including Troy Black. And you get the excitement of seeing top cooks from your area go head to head for the chance to win big. Check out the schedule and get ready to have some fresh-off-the-grill fun.

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Photos from the Orlando, Florida competition
where Ben Lang and crew competed

Ben Lang and Chef Paul Kirk
Chef Paul Kirk (middle), Ben Lang (right), and the crew

Ben Lang and Chef Paul Kirk
Ben Lang (left) and Chef Paul Kirk (right)


2011 Tour Complete!

Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to those who participated.
A special shout out to those competing with Lang BBQ Smokers®



The results are in!

Date Region Location Results
10/14/11 - 10/15/11 Championship Bentonville, AR See Results!
9/30/11 - 10/01/11 Region 5 - Laurel, MD Laurel, MD See Results!
9/23/11 - 9/24/11 Region 5 - Laurel, MD Pittsburgh, PA See Results!
9/16/11 - 9/17/11 Region 5 - Laurel, MD Chesapeake, VA See Results!
9/09/11 - 9/10/11 Region 5 - Laurel, MD Greensboro, NC See Results!
8/26/11 - 8/27/11 Region 3 - Jackson, TN Orlando, FL See Results!
8/19/11 - 8/20/11 Region 3 - Jackson, TN Marietta, GA See Results!
8/12/11 - 8/13/11 Region 4 - Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis, IN See Results!
8/05/11 - 8/06/11 Region 3 - Jackson, TN Birmingham, AL See Results!
7/22/11 - 7/23/11 Region 2 - Fort Worth, TX Memphis, TN See Results!
7/15/11 - 7/16/11 Region 2 - Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, TX See Results!
7/08/11 - 7/09/11 Region 2 - Fort Worth, TX Midwest City, OK See Results!
7/01/11 - 7/02/11 Region 2 - Fort Worth, TX Overland Park, KS See Results!
6/24/11 - 6/25/11 Region 4 - Indianapolis, IN Woodbury, MN See Results!
6/17/11 - 6/18/11 Region 4 - Indianapolis, IN Madison, MI See Results!
6/10/11 - 6/11/11 Region 4 - Indianapolis, IN Traverse City, MI See Results!
6/03/11 - 6/04/11 Region 4 - Indianapolis, IN Evergreen Park, IL See Results!
5/27/11 - 5/28/11 Region 3 - Jackson, TN Baton Rogue, LA See Results!
5/20/11 - 5/21/11 Region 2 - Fort Worth, TX Conroe, TX See Results!
5/13/11 - 5/14/11 Region 2 - Fort Worth, TX Austin, TX See Results!
5/06/11 - 5/07/11 Region 1 - Las Vegas, NV N. Las Vegas, NV See Results!
4/29/11 - 4/30/11 Region 1 - Las Vegas, NV Loveland, CO See Results!
4/22/11 - 4/23/11 Region 1 - Las Vegas, NV Santa Fe, NM See Results!
4/15/11 - 4/16/11 Region 1 - Las Vegas, NV Sacramento, CA See Results!
4/08/11 - 4/09/11 Region 1 - Las Vegas, NV Gilbert, AZ See Results!