Riscky’s Annual Rib Eating Contest July 22nd


Riscky’s Barbeque is hosting its 11th annual rib-eating contest on July 22, in tandem with celebratory events hosted by the Fort Worth Stockyards and Stockyards Station in honor of the National Day of the American Cowboy.

Riscky’s Barbeque, a Fort Worth BBQ legend for the past 90 years, along with Stockyards Station, will challenge 20 barbecue enthusiasts to eat as many Riscky’s beef ribs as possible in 60 seconds. The top qualifiers will then go head-to-head for a grand prize valued at $500, a second place prize valued at $250, and a third place prize valued at $100.

Voted the “Best Cowboy Tribute Event” in the U.S. by American Cowboy Magazine, Fort Worth’s National Day of the American Cowboy celebration has become a can’t-miss tradition in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Every year, the event gathers more than 10,000 attendees to celebrate the history and heritage of the American Cowboy, with family-friendly activities taking place all day including the Stockyards Gunfighter Experience, the Cowboy Celebration Parade, Cowtown Cattle Pen Maze, Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show, and much more.

National Day of the American Cowboy parade is at 11:45am, the Riscky’s BBQ rib-eating contest: 12:30pm.

Contact Riscky’s at 817.624.8662 for contest details.

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