World famous Ribbers come to Esquimalt (E- town) and cook their amazing ribs for us to taste. At the same time, they compete against one another to win various titles.
2015 Contest Results
1st place Ribs went to Prairie Smoke and Spice
2nd place Ribs went to Boss Hogs
Best Sauce went to Misty Mountain
Peoples choice (Ribbers consider this to be the big prize)
Congratulations to all the ribbers, award or not you’re ribs are all awesome.
Click on the Ribbers Logo to see all their Competition Awards.
Here's How it Works
Our Celebrity Panel of judges will be tasting Saturday at approximately 5:30p. The winners will be announced on Sunday afternoon.
Our Judging panel will decide who has presented them with the best ribs and best sauce prepared by our ribbers.
People’s Choice Award
People’s Choice Award is just that. You get a say in who had the Best Ribs and sauce on the weekend. The Ribbers want bragging rights so be sure to vote for the food you most enjoyed!
Try all their delicious ribs and sides to judge for yourself. Pick your Fav and VOTE!
Vote for your favourite Ribber Team.
Paper ballots and the ballot box at the info tent or vote online.
Boss Hog's BBQ from Ontario
People’s Choice Port Moody Ribfest July 2015
People’s Choice Penticton 2015
Best Sauce Penticton 2014
Second place Esquimalt 2014
Best Sauce Esquimalt 2014
People’s Choice Best Ribs Esquimalt 2014
Best Ribs – Judges Choice, Esquimalt 2013
Best Ribs – People’s Choice, Esquimalt 2013
First place ribs, Peterborough 2012
First place ribs, Guelph 2012
First place chicken, Ottawa 2012
First place ribs, Canada’s Largest RibFest, Burlington 2010
First place ribs, Oh Canada! RibFest 2010
Gator BBQ from Ontario
Best Sauce, Port Moody Ribfest July 2015
Best Sauce, Esquimalt 2013
First place sauce, Markham 2013
First place People’s Choice, Rochester 2013
Third place ribs, Barrie 2013
First Place Sauce 2011, Burlington, Ontario
First Place Ribs 2011, Barrie BIA Ribfest
Best Ribs 2011, Brockville Big Brothers Big Sisters Ribfest
Prairie Smoke & Spice from Saskatchewan
First place ribs, Chilliwack BC 2015
First place ribs, Esquimalt 2014
Best Sauce, Esquimalt 2014
First place ribs, Cloverdale Rodeo 2014
World Champion (Chef’s Choice), Lynchburg Tennessee 2013 and 2014
First place ribs, PNE Vancouver 2011, 2012, and 2014
First place People’s Choice, Vancouver 2011 and 2012
Grand Champions, Canadian National BBQ Championships in Whistler, B.C.
Second place pulled pork, World BBQ Championships in Lynchburg, TN 2012
Misty Mountain BBQ
Best Ribs, Port Moody Ribfest July 2015
People’s Choice, 2014 PNE
Best Sauce, 2014 Kamloops Ribfest
Third place, 2014 PNE
Smoke & Bones BBQ from British Columbia
Best Ribs Penticton Rotary Ribfest 2015
First place, 2012 Canadian National BBQ Championships
First place, 2009 Canadian National BBQ Championships