Winners In The 19th Annual Rock'n Ribs Festival Have Been Announced

The results of the 19th annual Rock'n Ribs Festival are in.

Here are this year's winners:

Grand Champion: Burnt Finger BBQ

Reserve Grand Champion: Quau

People’s Choice: KOLR 10

Best of Show: Big Green Egg

1st Place Chicken: Burnt Finger BBQ

2nd: Holla’n Swalla

3rd: Springfield Metro Rotary/Countryside BBQ

1st Place Pork Ribs: Keep Calm and Sauce On

2nd: Yellow Jacket BBQ

3rd: Springfield Metro Rotary/Countryside BBQ

1st Place Pork: Gettin’ Basted

2nd: Burnt Finger BBQ

3rd: Bad Influence BBQ

1st Place Brisket: QUAU

2nd: Smokin’Q BBQ

3rd: Swine Pirates/Husch Blackwell

Whole Hog Competition Winner: Swine Pirates/Husch Blackwell

Anything But Meat Contests:

Best Margarita: Bair’s Grill/Meat Street Mafia

Best Bloody Mary: Stockyard Smokehouse

Best Sauce: Gettin’ Basted

Best Dessert: Countryside BBQ/Metro Rotary

Best Appetizer: Big Green Egg

Around 30,000 people went to the event at Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. 

A news release from the festival says over $15,000 was awarded in prize money - $2,500 alone for the grand champion.

The event raises money for area children's charities. 

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