STRONGSVILLE RIB BURNOFF
JUNE 20-22, 2019
The Strongsville City Club 2019 Rib Burnoff is in its 33rd Year and going strong. Annually, the event draws world-famous rib vendors to compete for the award “Best Ribs” in Strongsville. The entrants serve up thousands of slabs of ribs to the crowd of over 20,000 hungry attendees. In addition to the ribs, various other vendors will provide festival food and drinks. As always, the entertainment is FREE to all our attendees. So, sit back, eat some ribs and enjoy the music on a beautiful summer weekend.
Strongsville City Club recruits the Top Rib Vendors in the country to come to Rib Burnoff. We draw some of the top Rib Vendors coming from as far as Texas and Florida. The Strongsville Rib Burnoff has been recognized as “Not the Biggest . . . Just the Best” event anywhere around.
However, it is truly our PRIME RIBBERS which are truly the one’s that make this a must stop for the best ribs in town, one weekend out of the year. Our team of PRIME RIBBERS are a very select group, serving some of the best ribs in the country.
In addition to BBQ Ribs we offer a wide variety of other foods to satisfy whatever taste you may have. Some of the other fair foods include: Roasted Corn, Blooming Onions, Onion Rings, Idaho & Sweet Potato Ribbon Fries, Mac & Cheese, Sliders, Fried Veggies, Kettle Corn, Funnel Cakes, Ice Cream, Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, Hand Dipped Corn Dogs, Cotton Candy, Candy Apples, and Walking Tacos.
Adult General Admission: $3.00
Kids 10 & Under: FREE
Saturday 12:00 - 3:00: FREE
Active Military: FREE (Proper credentials required)
Purchase Advanced Tickets: Contact Us
Thursday, June 20th: 4pm to 11pm
Friday, June 21st: 3pm to 11pm
Saturday, June 22nd: 12pm to 11pm
JUDGING & AWARDS
Winners for "Best Ribs," "Best Sauce” and the "People's Choice" awards will be announced Saturday, June 22 at 7:15 pm.
A panel of Celebrity Judges will taste and rate the Ribbers on Thursday and Friday night at 7:30. The finalists from Thursday and Friday nights' judging will compete for the "Best Ribs" in Strongsville on Saturday.
Our judges for the finals will be from the Culinary Institute. The Final Judging will be held from 4:00 till 5:30 pm Saturday evening in the Judges' Tent, next to the Gazebo. The First Place and Runner Up Winners, for "Best Ribs", "Best Sauce" and the "People's Choice" Awards, will be announced at 7:15 pm Saturday.
Strongsville Rib Burnoff is held on the Strongsville Commons located at the corner of State Route 82 (Royalton Road) and State Route 42 (Pearl Road). For your convenience, we provide our guests the best facilities around for you to enjoy the Best Ribs in Town including Large Tents, Clean Tables, Comfortable Seating, Comfort Stations, Hot and Cold Running Water.
The Strongsville Rib Burnoff has Major Local Entertainment groups to provide our visitors with music and fun for the entire family. There is a different group each night, playing a variety of different music styles from many eras, allowing you to come back and hear a different group each day. The Music Groups perform in our Gazebo, in the center of the Strongsville Commons, so that they can be heard from all corners of the grounds.
The Strongsville City Club continues to provide FREE Entertainment evryday of the Rib Burnoff. We have never charged a separate admission for the entertainment, it is all part of your $3.00 donation at the gate.
Entertainment sponsored by
2018 ANNUAL RIB BURNOFF AWARD WINNERS
BEST RIBS - CULINARY GUILD
1ST PLACE - ARMADILLO’S BBQ
RUNNER UP - SMOKIN JOE’S HOG WILD BBQ
BEST RIBS - PEOPLE’S CHOICE
1ST PLACE - SMOKIN BUCKEYE BBQ
RUNNER UP - MOJO’S RIB SHACK
BEST SAUCE - CULINARY GUILD
1ST PLACE - SMOKIN T’S BBQ
BEST SAUCE - PEOPLE’S CHOICE
1ST PLACE - FINE SMOKE BBQ
The Strongsville City Club Rib Burnoff is the major fundraising event for the Strongsville City Club. The club has been active in the city since 1968 and was organized for the purpose of promoting civic interest. Over the years, the City Club has supported numerous projects, and is the very proud sponsor of those extraordinary athletes involved in the year-round competitive Special Olympics Program.
The success of our event is only possible through the participation and generous donations of our sponsors. Each year, we solicit support within the community for advertising sponsors or donations. Displayed through the venue are banners recognizing the sponsors' contribution to the success of the event. Please take the time to thank our sponsors or patronize their businesses.