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26th Annual Jack Draw Announced

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September 5, 2014

The drawing for The 26th Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue took place yesterday. For 26 years, “The Jack” has remained a highly sought after competitive barbeque event by competitors across the globe. Additionally, the event opens its gates to more than 25,000 guests from around the world who come to relish in the barbecue experience as they watch the best teams compete in categories like: Pork Ribs, Pork Shoulder/Butts, Beef Brisket, Chicken, Dessert, Cook’s Choice and Jack Daniel’s Sauce... with everyone looking to claim the glory and title of Grand Champion.

The wait and suspense is finally over for this “invitation-only” event. Without further adieu, the 26th Annual Jack Daniel’s Invitational Draw. 


Cool Smoke                                          

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Bar-B-Que Commanders Cook Team   

Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q                    

Blazen BBQ                                        

Texas Pepper Jelly                               

The American Dream BBQ Team       

TRUEBUD BBQ                                

Warren County Pork Choppers         

Parrothead Smokers                             


Findley’s Barbecue Team                   

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Smokin Aces                                        

Dizzy Pig        


Red Eyed Smokers

Fire Dancer BBQ

Knife Pork and Spoon

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Big Papa's Country Kitchen

Palmetto Smokehouse

Pig Skin BBQ

Smoke Me Silly


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Big T'z Q Cru

Fire Down Below

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Good Smoke BBQ

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Movin' The Chains BBQ

Lo' -N- Slo' BBQ

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Jo-Bawb's BBQ

Tenacious Q

The Dim Fiefelmann Cookers

BBQ Pit Stop

3 Eyz BBQ

Wine Country "Q"

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The Celtic Pig




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The Smoking Hills

R Butts R Smokin

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Fatbacks BBQ And Rib Shack

Tattoo Bob's Bar-B-Q

Can U Smell My Pits BBQ

Jacked Up BBQ

High Desert Holy Smoke BBQ

Charcoal Loungers

Degüello BBQ

Swiggin' Pig

House of Q

Prairie Smoke & Spice

Blackstrap BBQ 

Among the many criteria to qualify for ‘The Jack’ includes Grand Champions from the previous year’s Jack Daniel’s Invitational, the American Royal Open Competition, the annual Memphis in May and Houston Livestock & Barbecue competitions receive automatic entries. Additionally, to qualify U.S. teams must have already won a competition in which 50 or more teams participated, or they must have won a competition of at least 25 teams that has been designated a “state championship.” For more information about the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue, click here.  


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