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Get Grillin' at the Rib Cook-off!                                                                                                   

By joining the Rib Cook-off, you will be supporting education in our community and, at the same time, taking a shot at winning the prize and bragging rights for the best-tasting ribs in town! In 2022, we had over 30 teams competing. There are cash prizes for 3 categories!

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Date: Saturday, September 9
Cooking Time: 8:00 a.m.--2:00 p.m.
Location: East of the El Dorado Conference Center, 311 South West Ave., El Dorado, AR at the corner of S. Washington and E. Locust. “Cookers’ Headquarters” tent is located on S. Washington St. at E. Locust St., see big tent with banner "Rib Headquarters". 
Set-up: Friday, September 8, 2023, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. First come, first served. Cookers will set up on South Washington Ave, between Locust & Pony St., east of El Dorado Conference Center. Enter on S. Washington St. at Pony St. intersection by El Dorado Printing, 332 S. Washington Ave. If there is an overflow of grills, they will be placed on E. Locust St., east of S. Washington.

Rib Pick Up For The Public Who Purchased Ribs:

3:15-3:45 p.m.         Pick up cooked ribs ($30 per rack), at the El Dorado Conference Center (east entrance)

                                 Maple Room, South Foyer (across from the Bookstore), 300 South West Avenue

Click Here to Purchase Rib Tickets Online!  DEADLINE TO PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE IS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, AT 12:00 p.m. A limited number of rib tickets may be purchased at the Rib Headquarters/Information Tent, located outdoors at the intersection of S. Washington & E. Locust St. and inside the Conference Center at the registration table in front of Murphy Hall - on the day of the event.

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Best Ribs
1st Place $2,000 & Trophy

2nd Place $750 & Trophy

3rd Place $500 & Trophy

4th Place $250 & Trophy

5th Place $125 & Trophy

6th Place $75 & Trophy

Cooker's Choice
1st Place $750 & Trophy

2nd Place $250 & Trophy

3rd Place $125 & Trophy

Best Rig Construction

1st Place $250 & Trophy

2nd Place $100 & Trophy

3rd Place $50 & Trophy

Best Team Spirit
1st Place $250 & Trophy

2nd Place $100 & Trophy

3rd Place $50 & Trophy

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