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21st Madison Ribberfest | August 18th & 19th, 2023
2023 Applications Available February 1st!

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Beachdogs 502 BBQ | Jeff Ross - Elk Creek, KY

Hoggy Bottom Boys, KY | Chris Hadley - Pendleton, KY 

Big Dogg’s BBQ | Mario Ramirez - Cincinnati, OH

Smoke Wagon BBQ KY | Jake Forshee - Verona, KY

Roni's Ribs | Jerome Sanders - San Bernandino, CA

Cloud Swine | Dan Petrocelli - Cincinnati, OH

Whiskey Whiskers | Jodi Curtis - Veedersburg, IN

Extra Mile BBQ | Michelle Brinck - Cincinnati, OH

Zacks – River Valley Century 21 | Mike Weeks - Franklin, TN

We Will Rock ‘Que | Anthony Skiroock - Schaumburg, IL

Soul Pig BBQ | Mark Graves - Decatur, IN

Loaded-N-Rollin' BBQ | Tim Onstott- Rosedale, IN

Grey Street BBQ | Nathan Dexter - Carmel, IN

Continental Barbecue Co. | Kent Schuetz - Charlestown, IN

ACME BBQ | Pat Stack - Madison, IN

Thunder Hog BBQ | Bill Maegerlein - Bedford, IN

McQ Smokers | Jim McPherson - Madison, IN

Bleacher Bums BBQ | Jeff Krotke - Akron, IN

Blue Smoke BBQ Indiana | Eric Merley - Claypool, IN

Driftwood Smokers | Wes Hartley - Vallonia, IN

House of Swine | Chuck Conrad - Vallonia, IN

BlueDog BBQ | Chris Dyer - Cincinnati, OH

Uncle Toad & Koun Dog Todd LeMaster - Dayton, OH

Blue Chip BBQ Charlie Jackey - Louisville, KY

Smoke-N-Peppers Doug Todd - Greenfield, IN

Under the Radar Allen Clem - Kingsport, TN

Local Yokels BBQ  Brad Cox - Crossville, IL

WeQ4U Mark Bowman - Gallatin, TN

Little Salt & Big Pepper Josh Ehringer - Lexington, KY

Memphis Original BBQ Brandon Norman - Atoka, TN

SmokinGhost BBQ Paul Buob - Chillicothe, IL

High on the Hawg Terry Buchanan - Fayetteville, TN

Scuffletown Smokers Alby Ransom - Boonville, IN

D’vine Swine Michael Robbins - Cincinnati, OH

Brisket Bones n Brews Jeff Stringer - Dayton, OH

Butts-N-Racks BBQ Brent Copeland - Madison, IN

Music City Smoke Drew Swint - Gallatin, TN

Hot Cole’s BBQ  Jason Cole - Gallatin, TN

Bar-Beam-Que  Brent Banet - Greenville, IN (Gattopuin Award recipient)

BBQ Maestros  Scott Regal - Indianapolis, IN

Booya Q  Jeff Georgic - Caeleton, MI

Jonny’s Wagon Craft BBQ Scott Goldbach- Louisville, KY

IBQ’ Rich Parker- Lowell, MI

Glamping Grillers BBQ Charles Beard - Pelahatchie, MS

Piggin' Whiskey Brant Williams - Hot Springs, AR

ATTENTION: The 2023 Ribberfest KCBS competition application is NOW available.

Ribberfest Dates for 2023 are August 18th & 19th.

Entry fees are non-refundable.


Come Back for 2023 KCBS Judges Application

Judges applications received after May 1st will be placed on a waiting list. We look forward to having you back again this year.  We strive every year to make sure you have a great experience and this year is no exception.

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