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30th Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue
Sat., October 27, 10:00 am-5:00 pm| Free
Judges and more than 25,000 fans will join competitive barbecue’s best of the best as they compete for the coveted title of Grand Champion in what is widely considered the world’s most prestigious barbecue competition.
Teams from the United States and international teams from as far away as Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden will compete in seven categories – Pork Ribs, Pork Shoulder/Butts, Beef Brisket, Chicken, Dessert, Cook’s Choice and Jack Daniel’s Sauce.
Other activities include original games such as the Country Dog Contest, Butt Bowling and Bung and Bag Toss competitions. Games begin Saturday at 11 a.m. and continue throughout the day. Tours of the Jack Daniel Distillery from the Visitor Center will also be available from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Barbecue judging starts at 11:30 a.m., and the awards presentation will take place at 5 p.m.
Admission to the 29th Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue is a voluntary donation to the Moore County School system.