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Draw for 27th Annual "The Jack" Announced

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August 14, 2015

The drawing for The 27th Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue took place yesterday. For 27 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 27th Annual Jack Daniel’s Invitational Draw. 

Automatics:

Iowa's Smokey D's BBQ — Des Moines, IA
Cool Smoke — Richmond, VA
Across the Track Cook-off Team — Houston, TX
The Shed BBQ — Ocean Springs, MS
Blazen BBQ — Hillsboro, TX
Clark Crew BBQ — Yukon, OK
Hot Wachula's — Lakeland, FL
Smoke Me Silly — Madison, AL 
The American Dream Team — Tecumseh, OK 
Killer B's BBQ — Evans, GA
Pappy Q — Fisherville, KY 
BurlesQ — North Pole, AK 
Aporkalypse Now — Springfield, VA
Sauce This BBQ — Easton, MD
Rhode Hog BBQ— Cumberland, RI
Stubborn Bull BBQ — Oceanside, NY
3 Eyz BBQ — Owing Mills, MD

Draws:          

CONTEST STATE

BUNG #

TEAM NAME

Lives In

AL

 

Jacks Old South

GA

AR

 

Hog Tide Bar-B-Que

AR

AZ

 

Loot N' Booty BBQ

AZ

CA

 

Smokin' Mo's bbq

CA

CO

 

Swinestone Cowboys

CO

CT

 

Insane Swine BBQ

MA

FL

 

Accutech BBQ

FL

GA

 

Under the Radar

TN

IA

 

Parrothead Smokers

SD

IL

 

A Fine Swine

WI

IN

 

Rural Route BBQ

IL

KS

 

Jaestar BBQ

MO

KY

 

Blue Chip BBQ

KY

LA

 

CAJUN BLAZE

LA

MA

 

Smokin' Hoggz BBQ

MA

MD

 

Big Block BBQ

MD

MI

 

iBQ'n@TheBBQSuperStore.com

MI

MN

 

Dry 2 da bone

IA

MO

 

pitmasterIQ BBQ

MO

MS

 

Swine Life

MS

MT

 

LoneStar Smoke Rangers

SD

NC

 

Rocky Top Barbeque

TN

NE

 

Phat Jacks

NE

NJ

 

Uncle Pig's Barbeque Pit

NJ

NM

 

Little Pig Town

OK

NV

 

Rooftop Barbeque

CA

NY

 

R2-BQ

NY

OH

 

Hoosier Favorite bbq

IN

OK

 

Caveman Cuisine

MO

OR

 

Fat Dad's Barbeque

OR

PA

 

270 Smokers

VA

SC

 

Bub-Ba-Q

GA

SD

 

PIGTAMER BBQ

MN

TN

 

Uncultured Swine

TN

TX

 

Drunken Brisket

TX

UT

 

Got Smoke Bar-B-Que

UT

VA

 

Warren County Pork Choppers

KY

VT

 

Blazin' Buttz BBQ

NY

WA

 

Wine Country "Q"

WA

WI

 

TIM'S FULL BELLI DELI

WI

Home State

AL

The Specialists

 

Home State

CT

The Perfect Butt

 

Home State

KS

913 BBQ

 

Home State

MT

Grate Expectations

 

Home State

NC

Fired Up Smokers

 

Home State

ND

Spitfire

 

Home State

NH

Can U Smell My Pits BBQ

 

Home State

OH

Slippery Pete's BBQ

 

Home State

PA

Dante's Inferno

 

Home State

SC

St. Louis Pit-Que

 

Home State

WY

Jo-Bawb's BBQ

 

WILD CARD

162

one2bbq

IL

International Teams:  

Australia                                                         

Eureka Smoke

Austria

BBQ Longhorn Ranch Hands

Salzburger Barbecue Bulls

Bahamas

Da Snapper Crew

Belguim

BBQ+

Canada 

Diva Q

House of Q

Prairie Smoke & Spice

Swinefellows

Denmark 

TEAM GRILLERIET AALBORG

Estonia

BBQ SYMPHONY

Germany

7 Schwaben

BBQ Wiesel

Black Forest

Italy

BBQ4All - International

Japan

BBQ SHOGUN

Netherlands

PureBBQ

Norway

The European Allstar Barbecue Team

Poland 

Polish BBQ Kings

Puerto Rico 

Sabor A Leña BBQ

South Africa 

BRAAI-B-QUE BRAFIA

Sweden 

Swedish Texas Bbq Team

Switzerland

Gecko BBQ

Grill Ueli Team

World BBQ Team, Switzerland

United Kingdom

MISS PIGGY’S U.K.


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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