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AND THE WINNERS ARE......

BEST JUDGED RIBS

1st: Ribs Royale

2nd: Crazy Canuck Smokers

3rd: Hawgs Gone Wild 

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

RIBS and SAUCE

1st: Boss Hogs Smokin' Chophouse

2nd: Crazy Canuck Smokers

3rd: Hawgs Gone Wild 

Thanks to everyone who voted!

The winners are joined by Oh Canada Ribfest emcee Christine Birmingham (left), Ward Misner of M&M Products Quality Home Appliances (this year's stage sponsor - third from right) and Rotarian and judge Michael Collette (right). 

2022 Ribbers

Waterdown's Oh Canada Ribfest is excited to welcome back some of our longtime favourite ribbers and a couple of new ones for 2022. 

As a general rule, ribbers sell ribs, pulled pork, beans and coleslaw, and some also sell chicken and/or potatoes​.

For more details on the ribbers' menus, check out their profiles below.

*Please note that food vendors will accept debit, credit & cash.

Boss Hogs Smokin' Chophouse

With “Taste the Smokin’ Difference” being our team’s motto, it is our utmost goal to provide our patrons with the ultimate barbeque experience. Season after season we become even more successful through consistency, atmosphere and a customer service that is next-to-none. Visit us at www.bosshogsbbq.ca/.

Ribs Royale BBQ

Ribs Royale BBQ hails from Nevada, USA.  We compete in various ribfests across Canada.  We are known for our succulent, savoury, fall-off-the-bone, RIBS, CHICKEN & PULLED PORK served up with Baked Beans and Creamy Coleslaw. Our sauce and sides are completely gluten free.  In 2017 alone we won over 50 first place awards in best ribs & best sauce categories. We’re not just awesome we’re Sauceome! Please visit our website www.ribsroyale.com.

Dinosaur BBQ Pitt

Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, Dinosaur BBQ Pitt has brought their southern-style bbq to Canada for the last 5 years, winning numerous awards along the way. Dinosaur BBQ specializes in authentic smoked bbq made with the finest ingredients available. Let the professionals take care of the cooking tonight - come out and see why Dinosaur BBQ Pitt has the biggest taste! The menu features Ribs, Pulled Pork and Chicken in gluten free sauce, served up with beans and slaw.

Hawgs Gone WILD BBQ Team

Hawgs Gone Wild BBQ was founded in 1985 in Daytona Beach, Florida and we have been on the BBQ competition circuit for the past 10 years. With our famous sweet and sticky BBQ sauce, Hawgs Gone Wild has won well over 100 awards. WE LOVE WHAT WE DO! Smoked food is our passion and you will taste the love as you dig into our Ribs, Pulled Pork or our mouthwatering Chicken. And don't forget about our famous Grammy Willie's Corn Bread!  The menu features Ribs, Chicken, Pulled Pork, Beans, Coleslaw and Cornbread. Our sauce is gluten free, and our beans and slaw are gluten and dairy free. Visit us online at www.hawgsgonewild.ca/.

Crazy Canuck Smokers

Authentic Southern Style BBQ with a Canadian flare. This Brantford-based team of ribbers is excited to bring their award-winning ribs and sauce to Waterdown's Oh Canada Ribfest this year. Check out their mouthwatering fare on Facebook!

Bibbs Texas BBQ

Looking for baby back? Bibbs Texas BBQ takes their ribs very seriously. Owner Dave Wilson brings 30 years of experience as a butcher in Austin, Texas to perfecting the taste of his sauce and the tenderness of his ribs. Check out the menu at www.bibbstexasbbq.com.