2023 Ribs, Rods & Rock N Roll

Entry Deadline: September 8, 2023
Categories: BBQ Competitions
2023 Ribs, Rods & Rock N Roll
Venue / Location

15 Court Street
Vermillion, SD 57069

General Information

Competition – September 8-9, 2023

Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork and Brisket

A community wide event, that started as a way to celebrate the end of harvest by the forefathers of the community.

Every year after the completion of harvest the community would celebrate by barbequing ribs over hand dug pits below the bluff along the banks of the Vermillion river. The feast was cooked using corn cobs. The entire Vermillion community was welcome.

The Modern day event has a KCBS sponsored BBQ cookoff, with ~30 teams from a cross the Midwest, there are also many local teams that carry on the BBQ tradition . The event features many activities for the entire community including a Kids activity area, Cornhole tourney, 5K USMC Color run, a show and shine car show (2019 we over200 cars), many vendors including old fashion root beer, cotton candy and of course RIBS!! Last but not least music and dancing.

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $275.00

Includes – Standard Lot Size – 20 x 30 (20-amp Electricity)

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Prize Money – $9,000.00 Combined Payout

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