Head downtown to celebrate all things BBQ for the EffingHAM JAM on July 27-28th. Friday night features the popular Hometown Throwdown, including an amateur BBQ competition, live music, beer garden, BBQ samples and more! The amateur BBQ competition setup will begin at 8 a.m.., and cooking will begin following setup. Judging will take place at 5 p.m., and the public food tasting will start at 5:30 p.m. For more information on partipicipating in the Hometown Throwdown BBQ competition, please visit the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce's website for rules and entry form: www.effinghamcountychamber.com.
On Saturday you can enjoy watching the pros compete in the official KCBS BBQ State Championship Competition! The sanctioned event will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. with a $6,000 prize purse. We will have plenty of fun for the whole family on Saturday including food, beer garden, live music and plenty of kids activities.