ATTENTION: 2020 Entry fees will be fully refunded. The committee chairman will be in touch with all competitors.

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AMCE BBQ | Pat Stack - Madison, IN

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

Extra Mile BBQ | Michelle Brinck - Cincinnati, OH

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

Tree Wise Guys | Tim Roszmann - Dry Ridge, KY

Charcoal and More | Hal Wegner - Sellersburg, IN

Beachdogs 502 BBQ | Jeff Ross - Taylorsville, KY

Squealers BBQ | Jeff Yater - Mooresville, IN

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

Blue Smoke BBQ Indiana | Eric Merley - Claypool, IN

Thunder Hog | Bill Maegerlein - Bedford, IN

Driftwood Smokers | Wes Hartley - Vallonia, IN

Uncle Toad | Todd LeMaster - Port Charlotte, FL

Butts-N-Racks BBQ | Gene Copeland  - Madison, IN

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

Making Meat BBQ | Rick McClain-  Indianapolis, IN

Blue Dog BBQ  | Chris Dyer - Cincinnati, OH (Gattopuin Award Winner)

Continental Barbecue Co. | Kent Schuetz - Charlestown, IN

Zack’s Century 21  | Mike Weeks - Franklin, TN

WeQ4U  | Mark Bowman - Aurora, IN

Bar-Beam-Que  | Craig Jacobi - Clermont, KY

Peace, Love & Smokiness  | Matt Cole - Strongsville, OH

Smoke-N-Peppers  | Doug Todd - Greenfield, IN

BlueChip BBQ  | Charlie Jackey - Louisville, KY

Scooters Family BBQ  | Scott Baker - Scottsburg, IN

McQ Smokers  | Jim McPherson - Madison, IN

Whiskey Whiskers  | Jodi Curtis - Veedersburg, IN

One2bbq  | Steve Hayden - New Berlin, IL

The BBQ Bus  | Brian Dwyer - Elmhurst, IL

High on the Hawg  | Terry Buchanan - Fayetteville, TN

Green Eggs & Ham  | Scott Murr - Alexandria, IN

The Smokin’ Irish  | Terry Donnellon - Cincinnati, OH

Hogtown Barbecue  | Gordon McRay - Harrodsburg, KY

Bleacher Bums BBQ  | Jeff Krotke - Akron, IN

Brock Solid BBQ  | Peter Brock - Decatur, IN

Billy Ray BBQ  | Matt Laviolette - Brentwood, TN

Pitbull BBQ USA  | Anthony P. Minderman - Bargersville, IN

ATTENTION: The 2020 Ribberfest KCBS competition application is now available.

Ribberfest Dates for 2020 are August 21st & 22nd.

Entry fees are non-refundable.


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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