2018 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off Winners

First place: Montana Q Bar-B-Que, Frenchtown, MT $10,000

Second place: Checkered Pig, Martinsville, VA: $5,000

Third place: Just North of Memphis, Clearwater, MN: $2,000

Fourth Place: Blazin’ Bronco, Port St. Lucie, FL: $1,000

Fifth Place: Aussom Aussie, Pittsburg, PA:  $500

Best Sauce: Uncle Bub’s, Westmont, IL: $500

People’s Choice: Back Forty Texas Barbecue, Pleasant Hill, CA: $500

Enjoy the best BBQ festival in the country! See you in 2019!

Come and celebrate the 31st Annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off in Sparks, Nevada, Wednesday, August 28 through Monday, September 2! This event brings in bbq competitors from across the nation, so you’ll get the chance to try out every kind of rib and bbq style you can imagine! Plus, there’s the Crafter’s Crossing area, with hundreds of booths for you to explore, along with the Kids’  Area, which will be tons of fun for the little ones in your family! Check out all the information on this site and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates on the Rib Cook Off.