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Effingham Jam

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201 E. Jefferson Ave, Effingham, IL 62401

Two days full of delicious BBQ food, live music, drinks and kid friendly activities.

Circle July 22nd and July 23rd on your calendar and join us in downtown Effingham, IL for the Effingham Jam and Kansas City BBQ Society State BBQ Championship.

Friday evening's Hometown Throwdown local BBQ competition sets the stage for a great weekend of great BBQ, music, food and fun! Your team of amateur BBQ enthusiasts can compete for category trophies, a People's Choice award and the Grand Champion team will take home the $250 cash prize.

There will also be great music, food and beverages. Participants will be able to move around the event area with the beverages purchased at the Beer & Wine Tent.

Saturday is the offical KCBS State Championship Competition, but there will be plenty of other things to enjoy, starting the day off with the popular Effingham Farmers Market along with live music and great food.

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