World famous Ribbers come to Brantford and cook their amazing ribs for us to taste. At the same time, they compete against one another to win various titles.



2019 Contest Results

Judging Contest:

1st place Best Ribs went to Crazy Canuck’s BBQ
1st place Best Chicken went to RazorBack BBQ
1st place Best Sauce went to Gator BBQ
1st place Best Pig Rig went to Route 55 BBQ

People’s choice (Ribbers consider this to be the big prize)
Brickyard BBQ

Congratulations to all the Ribbers award or not, you’re ribs are all awesome.

Here’s How it Works

Competition Awards

Our Celebrity Panel of judges will be tasting Sunday at approximately 1:00p. The winners will be announced on Sunday afternoon at 4:30p.

Our Judging panel will decide who has presented them with the best ribs, best chicken and best sauce prepared by our Ribbers.

The best pig rig is selected by a secret volunteer who will decide their choice of most outstanding setup and pleasantness of staff.

People’s Choice Award

People’s Choice Award is just that. You get a say in who had the Best Ribs and sauce on the weekend. The Ribbers want bragging rights so be sure to vote for the food you most enjoyed!

Try all their delicious ribs and sides to judge for yourself. Pick your Fav and VOTE!

Vote for People’s Choice Online.

Paper ballots and the ballot box at the info/volunteer tent or if you did not get to vote at the festival you can still vote online. But only if you did not vote at festival. Please be honest.


☑ Vote Online