On Saturday, Oct. 25, the 26th annual Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue will heat up Lynchburg as more than 90 domestic and international teams compete for the Grand Champion title at the world’s most prestigious barbecue competition.

Cool Smoke of Richmond, Virginia took home the coveted title (and accompanying braggin’ rights) in 2013 as The Jack celebrated its 25th anniversary.

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Featured Judge Bio

Ron Childers
Ron Childers knows good barbecue. He’s a Memphis native, and as a member of the media, he has had the opportunity to judge barbecue competitions, including..
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Previous Grand Champions

  • 2013 - Cool Smoke
  • 2012 - Pig Skin BBQ
  • 2011 - Smokin' Hoggz BBQ
  • 2010 - QUAU
  • 2009 - IQue

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Featured Teams

Cool Smoke

Cool Smoke
It's safe to say the 2013 Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue Grand Champion, Tuffy Stone with Cool Smoke, has his plate full- of BBQ
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Posters Through the Years

Posters Through the Years

Take a retrospective look at the history of the Jack Daniel's Barbecue poster‚ made annually with traditional letterpress to celebrate the sport of competitive barbecuing.

view posters online

download BBQ posters (pdf)