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Best BBQ Festivals and Competitions

When we think of barbecue, beer, bourbon, and even blues come to mind. Here are some of our favorite BBQ festivals and competitions that deliver on all of the above.

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One of the most prestigious barbecue competitions in the world takes place on the fourth Saturday of October in Lynchburg, TN. Every year thousands of people flock to “the hallow” to see the best of the best compete in pork ribs, pork shoulder, beef brisket and chicken as well as sauces and desserts.

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