Featuring more ribbers than any other rib cook-off in the Cleveland area—Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off & Beer Fest is the connoisseur’s choice among barbecue aficionados. Whether you spell it BBQ, Barbecue or Bar-B-Que, if you’re feeling saucy, Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off spells a sizzling good time! Below is a partial list of the ribbers who will be competing for honors in a host of categories.


NEW THIS YEAR! – To keep things affordable for all, Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off & Beer Fest has established consistent pricing for ribs and associated items, so that patrons can budget accordingly. All ribbers have also agreed to offer two bone samplers, so that you can try a little variety… it being the spice of life and all. So strap on your bibs, and get ready for ribs!

  • Full Slab Dinner – $23
  • Full Slab – $20
  • Half Slab Dinner – $16
  • Half Slab – $15
  • 1/3 Slab – $10
  • 2 Bone Sampler – $5
  • Pork Sandwich – $8
  • Chicken Sandwich – $8
  • Specialty Sandwich – $10



We are currently in the process of compiling our list of Ribbers for 2019. Below is a partial list of confirmed ribbers. Check back regularly for updates.

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