Ribs on the Ridge


Ribs on the Ridge

The Annual Ribs on the Ridge takes place at Lake Eva Park in Haines City on Friday, February 27 and Saturday, February 28. This growing event has been the Florida BBQ Association’s largest competition for the past three years; with approximately 100 teams competing.

On February 27-28, 2015, in affiliation with the Florida Bar-B-Que Association, the Haines City Leisure Services Department will host the seventh annual Ribs on the Ridge at Lake Eva Park. This event will draw barbecue teams from across Florida and other states. Professional and amateur teams will compete for cash prizes, trophies and “bragging rights.” This is also an opportunity to expose local residents to the art of outdoor barbecue cooking. This competition sanctioned by the Florida Bar-B-Que Association, is a qualifier for:

  • The Jack Daniels Invitational, the super bowl of BBQ world championships
  • The American Royal in Kansas City, MO which is the largest and oldest contest world championship
  • The Florida Bar-B-Que Associations new invitational – Sonny’s Smokin’ Showdown Invitational.


Don’t miss performances by Alex Christie and Chas Kincaid. Shop at craft and food vendor booths too.

Cost: Free