ARE YOU READY?

SMOKE IS COMING BACK TO THE HOLLOW

OCTOBER 8-9, 2021

 

Get ready to see some smoke and savor the flavors of the Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitation BBQ this October 8th and 9th as all things barbecue return the Lynchburg, Tennessee. We're cooking up plans for a spectacular year and look forward to seeing you and welcoming back the competitors and community.

 

 

WHAT IS THE JACK?

Every year, more than 40,000 visitors descend on Lynchburg for one of the most prestigious competitions in all of BBQ.

WINNER HALL OF FAME

Get acquainted with some of our most recent Grand Champions.

Parking and Directions

For one weekend every year, the smallest town in whiskey becomes the biggest scene in barbecue. 2021 promises to be no different with great music, fun events, 7 individual category competitions and over 70 teams vying for the title of Grand Champion.

 

Parking is available for $10.00 at Moore County High School on Saturday, October 9th with shuttle buses available from 9:00am to 7:00pm. 

 

2021 COMPETITORS

This year 72 championship teams from across the U.S. convene in Lynchburg to compete for the coveted title of The Jack Grand Champion.

THE ART OF THE JACK

In Lynchburg, folks say barbecue is an art unto itself. After 30 years of competition, we have the posters to prove it. Check out our letterpress poster gallery from previous years of The Jack.

Thank You To Our

SPONSORS

A gathering this size couldn’t happen alone. Thanks to some of our friends who help us host one of the biggest competitions in international barbecue.

 

Jack Daniel's BBQ Sauce

Chairman's Reserve

Primo Grills & Smokers

Indian Motorcycle

Girls Can Grill

Certified Angus Beef

Jack Daniel's Coffee

The Fowl Life

 

 

 

 

VISIT LYNCHBURG

No visit to Lynchburg is complete without a little sight-seeing. If you’re looking to get a taste of more than just BBQ, we have a few suggestions.