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!



In Kind Sponsors:

Guaranty Media - 98.1 The Eagle
Coca-Cola Bottling Company

Cooking Team Information

If you’re interested in competing as a cooking team, please contact Ashley Montagnino at (225) 382-3502 or ashleym@cauw.org. Spots are limited.

Ticket Information

Tickets start at just $10 and can be purchased here until Tuesday, October 9 at 5 p.m.  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.

More Information

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