Flag Raisings – Unity Walks – Pageants – Drum Alongs – Jazz & Blues Concerts – BBQs
22 JETMAG MLK Breakfast Ontario, CA
1 Freedom Day
6 NJOF We are the Juneteenth World Flag Day The World
14 Juneteenth Pow Wow
17 Washington DC Lincoln Park
20 Juneteenth Observed Bivouac on D.C.
1 National BBQ Deadline
20 African Landing Day
14,15,16 NJOF 5th Annual Galveston Texas
National Juneteenth BBQ competition
Mission: To foster a love for the origins of BBQ, to share the history of Juneteenth and BBQ and types of BBQ. While giving to the community, the competition is not only about food (BBQ) but community involvement
BBQ of all types
- Sauce (Vinegar, tomato, other…)
- Pit (Above and in-ground)
Encourage the marketing of BBQ for Juneteenth, safety, and best practices to the Juneteenth Nation (MOU) The model and mission of the National Juneteenth Bar B Que Competition is based on the principles of the Juneteenth BBQ legends. These Juneteenthers not only feed the community, but they also encouraged the community to move ahead for the better just by their actions.
Juneteenth BBQ legends
Smokehouse Bob Newton Muskogee OK “Daddy Bruce” Randolph Denver CO
Entry Details & Logistics
Dissemination of the competition guidelines and their operation will be given to NJOF regional and state directors. Winners from regional or local events will have the option to attend our Annual Meeting in October and compete for the national championship to be awarded (Champion) for the following Juneteenth year.
National and local Entry Rules
- Name and logo
- Entry Fee $100
- Local Health Permit (if required)
- Selected Category Grill or Pit
- Evidence of Community Service (e.g., Food or clothing drive, Community volunteer, etc…)
- If a Commercial business entry, no more than two locations.
National and Local National Entry Form
Address: City: State:____________
County: Permit: Date: ____________
Category: Grill Pit (circle one)
Sauce Entry Yes / No (circle one)
Enter your Community Service efforts: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Judge by tokens (preferred)
Judges have tokens to award contestants’ food they like. The contestant with the most tokens is the winner.
Judge by Assessment
A panel of selected judges compare the submissions and agree by vote on winners in each category.
Winners and their Juneteenth organization must submit their candidates for national on or before July 1, 2022