(Ribs, Pork Shoulder, Chicken)


You’re invited to participate in the 2023 RibFest at AppleFest in Ellendale!  The competition will be held on Saturday, September 9th on Main Street in Ellendale.

If you or someone you know would like to enter at RibFest, please fill out the bottom portion of this page, and enclose the required $50.00 entry fee per meat or $100.00 for all three.


Details: See included rules. Competitors are to provide their own ribs, pork shoulder and/or chicken, supplies, etc. Please bring your own tables, chairs, canopy, grill, extension cords, etc.  Electricity may be provided. Competitors may begin set up as early as 7:00 pm the night before AppleFest (Sep 8th), in order to begin cooking/selling at 11:00 a.m. Selling is encouraged!

RibFest judging begins September 9th at 4:00pm (chicken); 4:30pm (pork) and 5:00pm (ribs)


Please return the form and entry check made payable to Choice Bank at:

Choice Bank, PO Box 370, Ellendale, ND 58436

You may also drop your entry off in person.

For more information, contact Niki, Dee or Jeff at 701-349-8282