MANSON - The fourth annual Rib Fest sponsored by the Manson Chamber of Commerce will be held June 23 in conjunction with this year's Crater Days Festivities.
The entry fee for the Rib Fest competition is $40 per team, due June 20. Entries received after June 20 will be $50. All entry fees include four slabs of baby back ribs. The ribs will be available for pick up at Affiliated Foods, Manson, any time on the day of the event.
Set up for the Rib Fest is between 9 to 11 a.m., on the 1100 block of Main Street. Electricity is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Judging will be at 4:30 p.m. This year's rib entries will be judged by a panel of judges on presentation/appearance, taste, tenderness, texture and sauce/rub.
Prizes will be awarded. First place is $300, second place $200, and third place $100.
The ribs will be available for public serving beginning at 5 p.m. at $10 per person.
Anyone interested in being a part of the Rib Fest competition can receive an entry form by contacting Thelma McGough, email@example.com or calling Josh Sturgis at (712) 469-3038.