Rib Fest 2013

This Saturday I had the pleasure of photographing Rib Fest in Jamestown, North Dakota. This event is hosted by Ave Maria Village and brings people together to raise money for Relay For Life.

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Nine rib cookers gathered to show off there skills and smokers. All ribs were entered to win the Grand Trophy judged by local faces in the community. Rib eaters also got to vote for the People’s Choice award.

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Don’t the ribs look delicious?

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In the end the winner of the Grand Trophy was FireHouse Ribs from Medina….

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And the People’s Choice award went to Jack McGregor and his team from Agricover.IMG_3111

Local vendors came to advertise there businesses and some were even selling items to help raise money for the cause.

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And don’t forget the puppies. This little guy is adorable!

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He came with his friends at Prairie Paws rescue.

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There was plenty of entertainment featuring three bands….

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A sweet car show…

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And fun activities for the kids.

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This was a great event for Jamestown, Ave Maria and especially Relay For Life. Thank you to the staff of Ave Maria Village and all of the vendors, musicians and cookers who donated their time and money to pull it off. Congratulations!