Thank you to everyone that made the 2018 JAMJAM a success. 
We raised a record-breaking $107,220 for United Way's work in the 10-Parish community.
Click here to read the Press Release.



The 31st Annual Jambalaya Jam, presented by Dow and benefiting Capital Area United Way, will be held at North Blvd Town Square in downtown Baton Rouge on Thursday, October 11 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy cold drinks and live music by New Orleans party band The Mixed Nuts while sampling jambalaya from nearly 50 competing teams. 

2018 Sponsors

Thank you to our generous sponsors!



Other Sponsors:

Guaranty Media - 98.1 The Eagle
Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Baton Rouge Business Report
Downtown Development District 
Manship Theatre 
Mockler Beverage Company 
Regions Bank
St. Vincent de Paul
The UPS Store - #5036
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Trace Security
Keystone Engineering
Eastman Chemical Company

Ticket Information

Tickets start at just $10 and can be purchased here until Wednesday, October 10 at noon.  After that, tickets can be purchased at the event itself.  All proceeds benefit United Way.


This event wouldn’t be possible without awesome volunteers in our community! We are in need of group and individual volunteers beginning at 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. on the day of the event. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Melanie Henderson at melanieh@cauw.org.


Enter for your chance to win a JAMtastic Tailgate Package worth more than $650. One lucky winner will receive: 2 prime tickets to the LSU vs Alabama Football Game on 11/3 (generously donated by ExxonMobil Baton Rouge), a Cabela's Polar Cap Equalizer 60 qt Cooler, a $100 Walk-On's gift card and lots of United Way swag.

Pre-sell has ended but tickets can purchased at event. Winner will be drawn at our Jambalaya Jam on Thursday, October 11.

More Information

If you would like more information about the Jambalaya Jam,  please contact Ashley Montagnino at (225) 382-3502 or ashleym@cauw.org