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Results Are in from Rock'n Ribs

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The 19th annual Rock'n Ribs was held Saturday and the winners have been announced.

Around 30,000 people went to the event at Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. 

Here are the winners!

Grand Champion:   Burnt Finger BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion:  Quau

People’s Choice:  KOLR 10

Best of Show: Big Green Egg

1st Place Chicken:   Burnt Finger BBQ

2nd:  Holla’n Swalla

3rd:  Springfield Metro Rotary/Countryside BBQ

1st: Place Pork Ribs:   Keep Calm and Sauce On

2nd: Yellow Jacket BBQ

3rd:  Springfield Metro Rotary/Countryside BBQ

1st Place Pork:    Gettin’ Basted

2nd:  Burnt Finger BBQ

3rd:  Bad Influence BBQ 
              
1st Place Brisket:   QUAU

2nd:  Smokin’Q BBQ

3rd:  Swine Pirates/Husch Blackwell

Whole Hog Competition Winner: Swine Pirates/Husch Blackwell

Anything But Meat Contests:

Best Margarita:  Bair’s Grill/Meat Street Mafia

Best Bloody Mary:  Stockyard Smokehouse

Best Sauce:  Gettin’ Basted

Best Dessert:  Countryside BBQ/Metro Rotary

Best Appetizer:  Big Green Egg

According to a news release from the festival, over $15,000 was awarded in prize money - $2,500 alone for the grand champion.

The event raises money for area children's charities. 


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