Backyard BBQ Blast

Anyone who loves to fire up their barbecue grill is welcome to compete in this friendly neighborhood cook-off. Just fill out the application and get the charcoal ready! Please, amateur cooks only!
Backyard is full this year – a great bunch of people having a great time! If you didn’t participate this year, put it on your list of things TO DO in 2018. You’ll never find a better way to spend Friday of Ribberfest weekend!
NOTE: Space limited to 60 teams — register early to make sure you can compete!

Details and Teams State Fire Festival Recommendations


2018 Judges Application

2018 Cooks Application ka

Hey KCBS COOKS — We are processing our final applications and are now full. Thanks to all of you who are entered — we’ll see you next week. If you didn’t make it in this year our 2019 application will be online February 1st.

Details and Teams



Hello, young barbecue enthusiasts! Top off your summer by signing up for our Kidz Q cooking contest. It’s a lot of fun, and you could win prizes! The 2018 KidzQ application will be posted this spring.

Details and Cooks


If you are interested in vending at Ribberfest please download our vendor application and when we are reviewing for our event we will have your information.

Ribberfest Vendor Application

Register for the 2018 walk-run-ride