• ALLMAND Central Plains Ribfest

    Date: June 14-15, 2019
    Location: Downtown Holdrege, Nebraska

    The community is invited to join us!

    Friday, June 14th from 5:00 pm - Midnight

    Allmand Central Plains Ribfest & Holdrege All Class Alumni Reunion hosted by the Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce & Chamber Ambassadors. Main Gate at 5th & West Avenue; additional gates at 5th & Grant and North of 5th & Grant. Emmett Bower Band will be performing! Beer garden service by East Avenue Pub. LOTS of BBQ to sample and eat!

    • 5:00 pm Gates, Beer Garden, Public Tasting & Judging open
    • Ribs & Pork Loin available for purchase from various vendors





    KCBS Competition - Open to Everyone

    Registration closes on June 13, 2019

    Four Meat Competition: Pork Ribs - Pork (Boston Butt or Shoulder) - Beef Brisket - Chicken
    Compete in People's Choice on Friday Night.

    $250 registration fee

    People's Tasting Only - Open to Everyone

    Registration closes on June 13, 2019

    $50 registration fee. No cost if participating in Four Meat Competition or if you are sponsored.


    Holdrege Market Place SCA CompetitionOpen to Everyone

    Registration closes on June 13, 2019

    Steak Competition on Friday Night.

    $125 registration fee


    Lost Way Brewery Sauce CompetitionOpen to Everyone

    Registration closes on June 13, 2019

    Lost Way Brewery Sauce Competition on Friday Night.

    $10 registration fee

    Add Lost Way Brewery Beer to the sauce of your choice or add it to your own concoction! Winner will be announced on Saturday, June 15th. ‚Äč

    KCBS Competition Site Size & Electric Information:
    All sites are 20’x40’.

    There will be 20 amp electrical available with a limited number of 30 amp outlets. First paid registration, first come first serve.

    $10,000 in KCBS Prize Payouts:
    Overall Category:
    Grand Champ $1,530 w/trophy
    Reserve Champ $1,080 w/trophy
    3rd $510 w/trophy
    4th $390 w/trophy
    5th $290 w/trophy
    6th $240 
    7th $200
    8th $150
    9th $120
    10th $110

    Each category Chicken, Ribs, Pork, & Brisket:
    1st $280 w/trophy
    2nd $225 w/trophy
    3rd $175 w/trophy
    4th $135 w/trophy
    5th $105 w/trophy
    6th $95
    7th $90
    8th $85
    9th $80
    10th $70

    $1,345 per category


    • SCORE ONE SMOKIN' | Holdrege, NE
    • TEAM BREW & QUE | Lincoln, NE
    • SWINESTONE COWBOYS | Littleton, CO
    • JUSTUS BBQ | Arvada, CO
    • ROCKET BOYS PYRO BBQ | Broomfield, CO
    • BLIND SQUIRREL BBQ | Lincoln, NE
    • B-S BBQ OUTLAWS | Hill City, SD
    • DIRT ROAD BBQ | Kansas City, MO
    • ROCKIN' D BARBEQUE | Hudson, CO
    • SAUCY MOMMA | Wilcox, NE
    • WHEN PIGS DIE | Gretna, NE
    • SOUTH SIDE SMOKERS | Kearney, NE
    • WHITE MOOSE BBQ | Hays, KS
    • LOST WEEKEND GRILL | Wheatidge, CO
    • GRILLIN' BEAVERS | Thornton, CO
    • SMOKIN K | Gothenburg, NE
    • SMOKE'N BBQ | Wilcox, NE
    • PAPPA'S PIT CREW | Rapid City, SD


    • Nebraska
    • Colorado
    • South Dakota
    • Missouri
    • Kansas

    Be Sure to THANK OUR Sponsors!!!!!




    Event Coordinator: Doug Stevenson|308.991.8967|dougstevenson53@yahoo.com
    Event Host: Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce|308.995.4444|info@holdregechamber.com