The Judging
In addition to cooking up some great barbecue for thousands of hungry RibFest
attendees, our eight national ribbers  compete for four awards including
People's
Choice
, Best Ribs, Best Sauce, Grand Champion and the Home Boy award for
best NC contestant.
2013 Winners
Grand Champion - (Best combined scores, Ribs and Sauce)- Carolina Smokin' John's BBQ, Winston-Salem, NC
Best  Ribs - Honey Bee's BBQ, Durham, NC
Best Sauce - Pigfoot, Mentor, Ohio
People's Choice - Bib's Downtown, Winston-Salem, NC
"Home Boy" Award - Carolina Smokin' John's BBQ, Winston-Salem, NC
Local BBQ team wins
top prize at RibFest
2013 Judges    Photo By Lynn Witherspoon
2013 Judges' Bios
The Competition