Rib Eating Contest


Hey, contest lovers. The Brantford Ribfest, rib eating contest is now open. But it’s not your ordinary food eating contest. This is a food eating contest with a twist.

This contest is a relay-style race where contestants take turns eating delicious grilled ribs as fast as they can. The team who pigged out the fastest wins. Sign-up quickly as we are only taking 10 teams.

View the website for more information and for a registration form. www.brantfordribfest.com/rib-eating-contest

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The Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest is a fun family community festival held in Brantford on August 9, 10, 11, 2019.

We are looking for 50 volunteers to help out with tasks such as setting up, taking down, ground maintenance, drink servers greeters and selling raffle tickets. The hours are flexible; the event times vary, so you can choose to stay all day or for a few hour duration. The minimum age for volunteers is 14, and youth can use their Ribfest volunteer hours toward their required community service hours.

We are not necessarily looking for skilled volunteers, so it’s a great way for students looking for volunteer high school hours are welcomed. And for adults, it is perfect time to meet new people and participate in a community oriented event. Volunteer applications available on our website www.brantfordribfest.ca or contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteers@brantfordkinsmen.ca.

Brantford Kinsmen believes that all member of our community have the ability to help build the community in which they live, work and play in a way that is meaningful to them. Brantford Ribfest is a unique way for a volunteer to meet the needs of the community in a fun-filled family environment. Volunteers are the backbone of Brantford Ribfest and their contributions are essential to the continuation of festivals like Ribfest and a vibrant community.


Now is the time to apply for your chance to perform at the 10th running of Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest, August 9th – 11th, 2019 in Brantford.Band Stage

Blues, Classic Rock, Country and R&B cover bands – we are searching for professional and reputable musicians to entertain at our family-friendly event!

If you are well-established, have a significant following in our local music scene and are able to captivate and engage a festival-sized crowd – WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

To apply, please submit your completed application to Jeffrey Harding, our Entertainment Coordinator at music@brantfordkinsmen.ca, along with a copy of your EPK (Electronic Press Kit), featuring links to your website, social media and any audio or video you may have. Applications here.

Best of luck to all of our applicants from the Kinsmen Club of Brantford Inc. and the Ribfest committee!

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Save the Date 2019

20664960_867684943386868_6272584678724702764_nSave the date – The Steering Committee for the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest is already working on plans for summer of 2019. Our 2019 dates will be August 9 – 11, 2019 and we’re gradually updating the website as things get finalized. But in the meantime, check out our website to see videos and photographs from our fabulous 2018 event.

The Kinsmen Club of Brantford are very grateful to our community for their support and attendance at Ribfest 2018 and the many fond memories and look forward to another terrific year.

Don’t forget to like us on

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BrantfordRibfest,
Twitter: www.twitter.com/BrantfordRibfes,
Instagram: www.instagram.com/BrantfordRibfest,
Pinterest: www.pinterest.ca/BrantfordRibfest and
Youtube: www.youtube.com/BrantfordRibfest.

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