The Georgia Barbecue Association (GBA) will be sanctioning the Hog Jam 2012, Some Jam Good BBQ, at The Lodge at Copperhead in Blairsville, GA on October 12-13, 2012. This is the first year the GBA has sanctioned the contest sponsored by Forty Creek Whisky.
Over $6,000 in cash & prizes will be awarded to the contestants, including $1500 to the Grand Champion. There will be ancillary contests on Friday evening in Stew, Dessert & Sauce. Saturday morning will host the ancillary Bloody Mary contest. Backyard teams will also compete, with $250 to the Grand Champion of this division.
Friday evening will feature music by the 12 Gauge Persuaders with a welcome reception for the teams and advance wristband holders. Modern Vinyl and Mike Watson Band (2012 Blues Band of the Year) will perform. Vendors & Artists will be on hand Saturday as well.
A Car & Bike show sponsored by Lawbike.com on Saturday will round out the events of the competition. $15 admission, includes parking and BBQ tasting. Advance wristband holders can also join us Friday evening for the Welcome Reception.