Welcome!

News Feed Item

Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Heads to St. Charles

Public invited to free event as BBQ elite sizzle, shred and smoke in Sept. 29 regional competition

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sam's Club, the official supplier of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, is pleased to bring the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour to the oldest city on the Missouri River, St. Charles. Sam's Club invites the public to 2855 S. Service Road in St. Charles from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 29 for samples of quality meats and produce, grilling tips from nationally renowned BBQ experts and delicious fun. As the only ongoing competitive barbecue contest in the U.S., the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour total prize purse is $500,000 – the largest in the history of competitive barbecue. 

WHO:

Sam's Club and the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS), with nationally recognized professional barbecue expert and author Troy Black. Black will be on hand at the St. Charles Sam's Club contest to offer demonstrations and grilling tips. With a membership of 20,000 individuals and 7,500 competitive barbecue teams, KCBS is the largest barbecue society in the world.




The St. Louis area is said to consume more barbecue sauce per capita than any other city in the nation[1] so it was appropriately selected as the last regional stop on the National BBQ Tour before the national event. A complete list of teams and judges vying for a spot at nationals at the St. Charles event can be found at http://kcbs.us/sams-club-series.php.



WHAT:

St. Charles residents are invited to support their favorite barbecue teams in the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour:


  • Watch professional barbecue teams from across Southern and Midwestern states compete in four categories - chicken, ribs, pork and brisket - for a chance to win a portion of the grand prize worth $500,000.

  • Meet grilling expert, author of The Big Book of BBQ and media personality Troy Black as he shares barbecue tips on authentic pulled pork, ribs and brisket at numerous times throughout the day;

  • Taste samples and learn tips from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from sponsors and pros for better barbecues in your own backyard; and

  • The event is free and open to the public.

WHEN:

Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.;



WHERE:

Sam's Club, 2855 S. Service Road, St. Charles, Mo.



WHY:

Sam's Club has the high-quality meats and side dishes to make every backyard griller a winner. You don't have to be an expert to find a great cut of meat at Sam's Club. The Sam's Club National BBQ Tour is an opportunity for barbecue lovers to sample recipes and learn from the nation's best barbecue competitors, right at your local Sam's Club.




The St. Charles competition is the last of five regional events and brings the final group of winning teams together from local qualifying events in Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. Winners from the five regional events, including the St. Charles contest, will attend the national championship at the hometown of Sam's Club in Bentonville, Ark., on Oct. 13, 2012. For tour dates, recipes, participants and winners, visit SamsClub.com/bbq.

About Sam's Club

Sam's Club®, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation's eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of 34 percent over traditional retailers. To learn more about Savings Made Simple®, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Sam's Club on TwitterFacebook and our Mobile and iPad® App.

[1] The Great American Roadtrip, NBC, Season 1, Episode 2

 

SOURCE Sam's Club

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Providing the needed data for application development and testing is a huge headache for most organizations. The problems are often the same across companies - speed, quality, cost, and control. Provisioning data can take days or weeks, every time a refresh is required. Using dummy data leads to quality problems. Creating physical copies of large data sets and sending them to distributed teams of developers eats up expensive storage and bandwidth resources. And, all of these copies proliferating...
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm. In his Day 3 Keynote at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Brown, a Solutions Marketing Manager at Nutanix, will explore t...
DevOps has often been described in terms of CAMS: Culture, Automation, Measuring, Sharing. While we’ve seen a lot of focus on the “A” and even on the “M”, there are very few examples of why the “C" is equally important in the DevOps equation. In her session at @DevOps Summit, Lori MacVittie, of F5 Networks, explored HTTP/1 and HTTP/2 along with Microservices to illustrate why a collaborative culture between Dev, Ops, and the Network is critical to ensuring success.
Interoute has announced the integration of its Global Cloud Infrastructure platform with Rancher Labs’ container management platform, Rancher. This approach enables enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation and infrastructure investments. Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO commented “Enterprises developing and building apps in the cloud and those on a path to Digital Transformation need Digital ICT Infrastructure that allows them to build, test and deploy faster than ever before. The int...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Conference Guru has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great dea...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Technologic Systems Inc., an embedded systems solutions company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Technologic Systems is an embedded systems company with headquarters in Fountain Hills, Arizona. They have been in business for 32 years, helping more than 8,000 OEM customers and building over a hundred COTS products that have never been discontinued. Technologic Systems’ pr...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo, June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is on the right path to Digital Transformation.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6–8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
Deep learning has been very successful in social sciences and specially areas where there is a lot of data. Trading is another field that can be viewed as social science with a lot of data. With the advent of Deep Learning and Big Data technologies for efficient computation, we are finally able to use the same methods in investment management as we would in face recognition or in making chat-bots. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Gaurav Chakravorty, co-founder and Head of Strategy Development ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Loom Systems will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Founded in 2015, Loom Systems delivers an advanced AI solution to predict and prevent problems in the digital business. Loom stands alone in the industry as an AI analysis platform requiring no prior math knowledge from operators, leveraging the existing staff to succeed in the digital era. With offices in S...
What if you could build a web application that could support true web-scale traffic without having to ever provision or manage a single server? Sounds magical, and it is! In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Munns, Senior Developer Advocate for Serverless Applications at Amazon Web Services, will show how to build a serverless website that scales automatically using services like AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, and Amazon S3. We will review several frameworks that can help you build serverle...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 add...
Have you ever noticed how some IT people seem to lead successful, rewarding, and satisfying lives and careers, while others struggle? IT author and speaker Don Crawley uncovered the five principles that successful IT people use to build satisfying lives and careers and he shares them in this fast-paced, thought-provoking webinar. You'll learn the importance of striking a balance with technical skills and people skills, challenge your pre-existing ideas about IT customer service, and gain new in...