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Camp High Hopes Rib Fest 2019

June 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm




Siouxland’s Biggest & Most Rockin’ Rib Cook Off

•11am-4pm on Saturday, June 22nd at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Battery Park in Sioux City, Iowa.

11:00 – Festival opens/ Brainwreck plays
11:45 – The Ruralists plays
11:55-12:05pm – Chicken turn in time
12:25-12:35pm – Rib turn in time
12:30 – Sign up for Rib Eating Contest ends
12:45 – Rib Eating Contest Begins
1:30 – Ultra Violet Fever takes the stage
3:00 – People’s Choice voting ends
3:30pm – Raffle drawing
3:40pm – Awards Presentation
4:00pm – Rib Fest endsimg_6211

•Judging begins at noon
•$10 entry fee at the gate; kids 12 and under admitted free.
•Purchase $10 punch cards at the gate to taste BBQ ribs and chicken cooked by the competing teams. A $10 punch card gets you 5 tastings. A tasting equals one rib bone, chicken portion, or two sides.
•Live music
•Rib eating contest for adults, teens, and children
•Taste Siouxland’s Best BBQ
•Funds raised will support programs for kids and adults with disabilities at Camp High Hopes, a local Sioux City non-profit.

img_6156Interested in joining the fun and entering your team for the competition? Click here for the Cook Team Application.35883654_10158328537429572_8912632724947206144_n

Wanna judge some tasty BBQ? Click here for the Judge Application!

Click here to learn more about becoming a Rib Fest sponsor!

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Thank you to our amazing 2019 Rib Fest Sponsors!!!

Our Hawg Boss Sponsors:


Our Pit Master Sponsors:


Our Holy Smokes Sponsors:



Our Hogs Gone Wild Sponsors:





June 22, 2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Sarah Morgan
5804 Correctionville Rd.


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Battery Park
111 3rd St.
Sioux City, 51101
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