Rib Cook-Off

Tom R. Fara Memorial Great Pork-Rib Cook Off

Amateurs Only
Entry Fee: $20.00

Click Here for the 2017 Official Cook-Off Application.

Location: Harrison Street (between Michigan Avenue and Indiana Avenue)

Contestants may check into the Great Pork-Rib Cook-off area beginning at 8:00 a.m.- Saturday, September 16, 2017 and MUST BE IN PLACE AND READY TO COOK BY 10:00 A.M., judging begins at 2:00 p.m.

Gas or Charcoal Grills – you supply your own, no electricity is available.

Click Here to See Cook-Off Rules & Regulations.

This competition is judged on appearance, texture, taste, and sauce.

There will be trophies for 1st, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place.
Prize Money will be 80% of monies collected. The first-place winner will receive 50% of the prize money, while second-place will receive 30%, and third place will receive 20%.

Decorations will be appreciated but will not have a trophy.

2017 Winners (002)

2017 Cook-Off Winners pictured above. From Left to Right:
Chris Harenza, Tom Fara – 3rd Place, Danielle Fara – 2nd Place – ‘Skeeter’ Thomas & family – 1st Place – Karen Justice.