On Saturday, Oct. 24, the 27th 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.

Iowa’s Smokey D’s BBQ of Des Moines, Iowa took home the coveted title (and accompanying braggin’ rights) in 2014 as The Jack celebrated its 26th year.

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Featured Judge Bio

Lelan Statom
Nashville meteorologist Lelan Statom has been a Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue judge for the last seven years. When he first came..
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Previous Grand Champions

  • 2014 - Iowa's Smokey D’S BBQ
  • 2013 - Cool Smoke
  • 2012 - Pig Skin BBQ
  • 2011 - Smokin' Hoggz BBQ
  • 2010 - QUAU

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Featured Teams

Iowa’s Smokey D’S BBQ

Iowa’s Smokey D’S BBQ
Iowa's Smokey D’S BBQ, the 2014 Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue Grand Champion, is no newcomer when it comes to competitive
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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.

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download BBQ posters (pdf)