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Calling All Master Certified BBQ Judges!

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August 4, 2015

Summer is winding down and you know what that means.... it's time to register to judge at the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Championship in Bentonville!

Registration will open on Thursday, August 6th. The link will become live on the KCBS website at 10 a.m. (CST)! In order to register to judge at the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour Championship you must be a Master Certified BBQ Judge in good membership standing, fill out all of the required information, and meet the deadline for application, which is August 30

There are only 54 master judge seats and 20 waitlist positions for Master CBJ's at the National Championship in Bentonville chosen after all submissions are collected. If selected, your Contest Rep will seat you as a judge or assign your duties as a table captain or volunteer. As always, all judges will be considered volunteers and have to take the KCBS pledge prior to being seated.

Best of luck and we hope to see you in Bentonville in October! 

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