Rock Ribs and Ridges Rib Eating Contest is set for Saturday

The Eighth Annual Rock Ribs and Ridges Rib Eating Contest goes down on Saturday afternoon at Franklin-Sussex AutoMall.

Non-profit organizations will compete for a $500 cash prize.  Groups who've committed to the contest this year include the Sussex-Wantage Historical Society, Family Partners, the March of Dimes, the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice and the Sojihuggles Children's Foundation.  Andy Garger, who took top honors last year and is pictured below, is expected to compete again.  Andy represents the Sparta Education Foundation.

The champion must eat a rack of ribs faster than all the competitors.  

I'll be there.  The Farmer Phil Band will entertain.  NNJ will have games and prizes.  The famous Franklin-Sussex AutoMall barbecue will be fired up.  Howard Freeman, the CEO of Rock Ribs and Ridges, will emcee the event.  

Join us tomorrow afternoon at Franklin-Sussex AutoMall.  NNJ will be there at 12:30p  The contest begins at 2pm.

Rock Ribs and Ridges this year features Foghat, Travis Tritt, the Outlaws, Poco and a whole bunch more. Plus the best damn ribs you've ever tasted.  Buy tickets and find out all about the festival right here.  

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