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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Hosts Best Dad Joke Contest in Celebration of Father’s Day

Published: 14 Jun 2021

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit knows that the best jokes come from dad.
Ever heard your dad say something like, “Nobody throws a barbecue as good as me … my record is 21 feet”?
Think you can do better? Now is your chance to shine. In honor of Father’s Day, Dickey’s is hosting a Best Dad Joke Social Contest from June 7-21.
To enter, post your best corny dad joke on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtags #DadJokes and #DickeysBBQ. Posts must be made public to be entered into the contest. Then, be sure to follow Dickey’s Barbecue Pit on the social platform that you post your joke on @DickeysBarbecuePit. Gain a bonus entry by also posting a photo of dad with one of Dickey’s Big Yellow Cups! Dickey’s will select and announce the winner on all of its social platforms on June 21. The lucky winner, selected at random, will receive Free Barbecue for a Year!
“There’s no better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with Dickey’s, which is why we are excited to give away Free Barbecue for a Year!” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Plus, who doesn’t love a good dad joke? We can’t wait to see everyone’s best dad jokes over the next few days. And don’t forget to surprise dad with our new Summer of Family Favorites. That way he can enjoy delicious Texas-style barbecue without the hassle of grilling for the whole family.”
  • Must be aged 18 or older and a U.S. citizen to enter. Winner will receive Free Barbecue for a Year in the form of weekly coupons with a $10 spending limit. Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook/Instagram.

To learn more, follow Dickey’s Barbecue Pit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Download the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
About Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., the world’s largest barbecue concept, was founded in 1941 by Travis Dickey. For the past 80 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked onsite in a hickory wood burning pit. Dickey’s proudly believes there’s no shortcut to true barbecue and it’s why they never say bbq. The Dallas-based, family-run barbecue franchise offers several slow-smoked meats and wholesome sides with 'No B.S. (Bad Stuff)' included. The fast-casual concept has expanded worldwide with two international locations in the UAE and operates over 500 locations in 44 states. In 2016, Dickey’s won first place on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list and was named a Top 500 Franchise by Entrepreneur in 2018. Dickey's Barbecue Pit has also been recognized by Fox News, Franchise Times, The Wall Street Journal, QSR Magazine, Forbes Magazine and Nation’s Restaurant News. For more information, visit


Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Hosts Best Dad Joke Contest  in Celebration of Father’s Day
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