One of the ways to constantly challenge and hone one’s culinary skills is through competition. BBQ competitions are a weekend way of life through America’s heartland. Using these contests as a tool, Uncle Bub’s BBQ team has been measuring smoke and swine against the finest BBQ craftsmen in the country culminating with 1st place wins at the Naperville Rib Fest and Nuggets BBQ Cookoff in Reno, Nevada. Click here to see awards and details of past events

West Nugget Cook-Off


Aug 29 – Sept. 23rd at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks Nevada. The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off is America’s biggest and best free-entry barbecue festival! Two dozen of the world’s top barbecue competitors serve up more than 240,000 pounds of ribs for hundreds of thousands of hungry event-goers on Victorian Square. […]