Aug 03 2012

7th Annual Comsouth Hambone Jam, Sept 7-8

The 7th Annual Comsouth Hambone Jam is set for September 7-8, 2012.  The contest is the Georgia Barbecue Association’s (GBA) State Championship and also kicks off the new contest year.  Teams entered in the contest will earn double points in the GBA Team of the Year contest.

This year’s Grand Champion will we recognized as the GBA State Champion and will receive a $3,000 cash award, a 36″ smoker from Jack’s Old South Smokers and an invitation to the World Food Championship in Las Vegas, NV.  All teams entered receive double points in the GBA Team of the Year contest.

On Friday night, the GBA will hold its annual awards ceremony.  The Top 10 Teams and the Team of the Year will be announced. The Team of the Year will win a Baby Stumps Smoker courtesy of Stumps Smokers.

In addition to the contest, the Comsouth Hambone Jam will feature a children’s game & play area, food vendors,  arts & crafts vendors, model railroads on display at the depot and Norfolk Southern’s “Virtual Freight Train” display.  Uncle Earl & Friends will provide musical entertainment on Friday evening from 8:00 – 11:00 PM.  On Saturday morning there will be a “Cruise In’ featuring local car enthusiasts.

The ComSouth Hambone Jam is currently accepting applications for cook teams, judges, vendors and sponsorships. Visit www.comsouthhambonejam.com for applications or call Fort Valley Main Street at (475) 825-5985



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