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.