Gilly’s Barnstormin’ B-B-Q, a professional barbecue team here in Taylorville, has qualified to compete in the 23rd Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Competitors often refer to this competition as the most prestigious barbecue competition in the world.
Top prize for the winners, aside from the title of Champion and holding bragging rights for a year, includes more than $30,000 in cash and prizes.
The field consists of 72 champion teams from across the United States and 18 countries around the world, representing Austria, Belgium, Canada, England, Germany, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Puerto Rico and Switzerland. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Lynchburg, Tennessee.