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  • Central Plains Ribfest

    Date: June 15-16, 2018
    Location: Downtown Holdrege, Nebraska


    KCBS Competition - Open to Everyone

    Registration closes on June 14, 2018

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

    $225 registration fee

    People's Choice Only - Open to Everyone

    Registration closes on June 14, 2018

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


    Download KCBS Participant Registration Form Here!


    SCA Competition - Open to Everyone

    Registration closes on June 14, 2018

    Holdrege Market Place Steak Competition on Friday Night.

    $125 registration fee

    Judges go to SCA website to register.


    SCA Participant Registration Here.

    Download SCA Participant Flyer Here, for more information!


    THANK YOU to Holdrege Market Place for being the steak competition sponsor!! We are excited to have you as our partner again this year. Be sure to "thank" them as you do your grocery shopping! 

    Lost Way Brewery Sauce Competition - Open to Everyone

    Registration closes on June 14, 2018

    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 16th. 

    Download Registration Form and Additional Information Here‚Äč


    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. 

    Event Coordinator: Doug Stevenson, 308.991.8967, dougstevenson53@yahoo.com
    Event Host: Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce


    $8,500 in KCBS Prize Payouts:

    Overall Category:
    Grand Champ $1,500 w/trophy
    Reserve Champ $1,050 w/trophy
    3rd $480
    4th $360
    5th $260
    6th $210
    7th $170
    8th $120
    9th $90
    10th $80

    Each category Chicken, Ribs, Pork, & Brisket:
    1st $260
    2nd $205
    3rd $160
    4th $100
    5th $70
    6th $60
    7th $55
    8th $50
    9th $45
    10th $40

    $1,045 per category



    – Seven new teams (highlighted) from last year

    – Five states represented – Colorado, Kansas, Missouri & Nebraska & South Dakota

    1. 4 Legs Up BBQ
    2. Blind Squirrel BBQ
    3. Bracken Racks BBQ 
    4. B-S BBQ Outlaws 
    5. Dirt Road BBQ 
    6. Grillin' Beavers
    7. Helping U BBQ 
    8. Hog Hammer BBQ
    9. Kearney South Side Smokers
    10. Los Nerds 
    11. Rocket Boys Pyro BBQ
    12. Rockin' D Barbeque
    13. Rowdy Rott BBQ 
    14. Score One Smokin 
    15. Smokin K
    16. Smokin Lefty's BBQ
    17. Smokin Timbers BBQ
    18. Smokn Dinger (The Professor of Hogology)
    19. Team Brew & Que 
    20. Well Sauced