Countdown to Rib Cook off
2017 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off Winners
First place: Chicago BBQ Company, Burr Ridge, IL $10,000
Second place: Uncle Bub’s, Westmont, IL: $5,000
Third place: Aussom Aussie, Pittsburg, PA: $2,000
Fourth Place: Carson City BBQ, Carson City, NV: $1,000
Fifth Place: Austin’s Texas Lightning BBQ, Burr Ridge, IL: $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!
Come and celebrate the 30th Annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off in Sparks, Nevada! This competition 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.