Jambalaya Jam


The Jambalaya Jam is Capital Area United Way's largest fundraiser of the year and will be held on Thursday, October 12th in downtown Baton Rouge from 5-8 p.m.  Join 45+ cooking teams as they compete for the best Jambalaya in our 10-Parish area.   Take a sneak peek of the Jam: Capital Area United Way's Jambalaya Jam



Jam ticket button

Lunch to-go: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. pick up N. Blvd Town Square in downtown Baton Rouge.  Day of purchases are limited, pre-sale encouraged.

Tickets for night of event: 

  • Dinner To-Go - $10: Pick up your to-go box from the Will Call table, load it up with jambalaya and have a delicious dinner on the go!

  • All-You-Can-Eat - $15: Eat ‘til you drop! This ticket gets you as much jambalaya as you want from more than 30 competing teams. We guarantee you won’t leave this event hungry!

  • VIP Lounge - $50: Located in the heart of the event, the VIP Lounge includes unlimited jambalaya and drinks (soft drinks, beer and wine) as well as catered food, sweet treats and comfortable seating.

  • Soda/Water - $2: pre-sold or night of event

  • Beer - $4: only sold night of event.  Must be 21 years old to purchase.

  • Note: You do not need to purchase a wristband to enter the event space, only if you wish to eat jambalaya, and kids do not need to purchase wristbands. 

Purchase here or button above


The Jam cannot happen without wonderful volunteers.  Sign Up now: https://www.cauw.org/form/jambalaya-jam-volunteer-sign-up


Community Games Cornhole Tournament

Register here for the 2023 Jambalaya Jam Community Games Cornhole Tournament which will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at Tin Roof Brewing Company. 

2023 Cooking Teams

Presenting Sponsor
Shell Team 2
Shell Team 3

Cornhole Games Sponsor
DOW Chemical Company 

Kids Zone Sponsor
Turner Industries

Lunch Sponsor
Entergy Nuclear

Pot Level Sponsor

Atmos Energy
Baton Rouge Clinic 
Coca Cola United
Entergy Louisiana
Hancock Whitney
Keystone Engineering
Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC

Paddle Level Sponsor
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Olin Corporation - Plaquemine
Olin Corporation - St. Gabriel
PSC Group Helping Hands Foundation

Lafayette Lagniappe Sponsor 
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Staff and Volunteer Hub
John Crane

Team Sponsorship Plus
American Pump and Machine Works
Associated Grocers
Baker Gulf Coast Industrial
CF Industries
Distribution International
DOW Chemical Team 2
ExxonMobil Blue
ExxonMobil Red
ExxonMobil Purple
ExxonMobil Gold
John. H. Carter/Controlworx, LLC
Louisiana National Bank
Placid Refining Company LLC
NOVA Chemical Olefins LLC
Turner Industries Team 2
Zachry Group 

Team Sponsors
BASF Team 1
BASF Team 2
BASF Team 3 
Bengal Transportation 
Fusion Architects
GeoSport Lighting Systems
Nucor Steel Louisiana, LLC
Orion Engineers & Constructors
Our Lady of the Lake Health 
S&B Engineers and Constructors
Sigma Engineers and Constructors
The Newtron Group 1
The Newtron Group 2
The Newtron Group 3

Jambalaya Jam Sponsor (no Cooking)

Brown & Root 

Contact Ashley Montagnino at ashleym@cauw.org if you have any questions.