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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Looks for Laughs with Best Dad Joke Contest

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Looks for Laughs with Best Dad Joke Contest

In celebration of Father’s Day on June 21, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is launching a nationwide search for the best dad joke ever said or heard.

From now until June 30, fans can enter Dickey’s Best Dad Joke Contest by posting their most memorable dad joke on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #DadJokes and #DickeysBarbecuePit for a chance to win free barbecue for a year. Submissions that feature Dickey’s iconic Big Yellow Cup in their post will receive an additional entry toward the grand prize.

“In the good times and bad, no one makes us laugh more than our dads, so we’re excited to celebrate dads with our guests this June,” said Laura Rea Dickey, CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.

At participating locations, families can double up on authentic, Texas-style barbecue with Dickey’s 2 for $24 deal all month long. For a limited time, guests can order two 2 Meat Plates for $24, which includes their choice of two slow-smoked meats, two savory sides and a buttery roll.

Dickey’s slow-smoked deals and complete lineup of Southern favorites, such as hickory-smoked brisket, potato salad, mac and cheese and baked potato casserole, are available for free contactless delivery on and the Dickey’s app.

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 79 years, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has served millions of guests Legit. Texas. Barbecue.™ At Dickey’s, all our barbecued meats are smoked on-site 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

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