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Ribs, Races & Rock N’ Roll

August 12, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 10:00 pm

MPH presents our 2nd Annual “Ribs, Races & Rock N’ Roll. ” 


  • Advance Tickets including Rib dinner, Live Band and Grudge Racing $15
  • Available now  from  – Quality Sound & Water,  Hastings Ford & Lincoln, Gessford Machine,                    Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Eakes of Hastings
  • Tickets at the door including Rib dinner, Live Band and Grudge Racing $20
  • Gates open at 2:30 PM  (7:30 AM for BBQ Teams)
  • Beer Garden opens 3:00 PM Featuring 1st Street Brewery East Side Wheat & Back Alley Porter!
  • Grude Racing Information “Click here”


 Win Cash and Trophies!

$1000 Cash Prizes – top 5 amateur BBQ Teams $400 1st $300 2nd $150 3rd $100 4th & $50 5th place

Great Gold Pig Trophies for Top 5 amateur Teams and Top 3 Little “Q

Added 8/7/17 Best Beans category $50 winner take all




Tom Taylor’s 6th Annual Ribfest

Teams signing up now get best covered Hay Barn spots!

Big Piggin’ BBQ Co (Spot 12) Hastings Ford Team

Joe Zoes (Spot 13) Hastings Ford Team

Rather Be Smokin (Spot 2) Snow’s Car Clinic Team

Rack City (Spot 12.5) Hastings Ford Team

South Pork Smokers (Spot 3) Auto Value Team

Natural Born Grillers (Spot 14) T-L Irrigation  & Little Q’s Evyn and Daunte

Farmhouse Firestarters BBQ (spot 11)

Blind Squirrel BBQ (spot 9)

Can’t Beat Our Meat BBQ (spot 5)

Git-R-Smoked Ken’s Cars (spot 1)

Cowpoke Caviar (spot 6)

Lots2 Que (spot 4)

B.O.S.S. BBQ (spot 15)

Kearney – South Side Smokers (spot 16)

Well Sauced BBQ (spot 19)


Tickets and how they work

  • Green wristbands (only handed out in advance by Suzanne) (Ford, Relay for Life) no fee as Green Wrist band gets you in for BBQ and have been prepaid
  • Prepaid tickets, no entry fee, keeps ticket for BBQ and turn in at food line
  • $20 gets green wristband at Gate for BBQ
  • $10 for spectators drag racing only  White wristbands
  • $5 for kids 12 and under to eat BBQ (Green wristband) with $20 paying parent(s) (Green wristbands) or with a parent who has advance tickets.
  • $0 if kids 12 and under are free no Wrist Band no BBQ
  •  $25 Grudge Racer entry fee Red Wristbands

2017 Flyer

Live Band

  • Bobby’s “Blue” Band – Big Daddy Caleb & The Chargers – The Young Raders

Registration now Open for Teams!

  • Amature-Team-Entry-Form-2017
  • Little-Q-Kids-Entry-Form-2017
  • added 8/7/17 Best Beans category – no charge to compete! 
  • We are set up for adding beans to the contest.
    There will not be an additional charge.
    The team’s will furnish any kind of beans they want to present for judging.
    They will need to turn in 6 samples. We will furnish the turn in cups.
    Turn will be at 5 pm
    It’s a winner take all contest. With the winning prize of  $50
    This is an optional category and will not affect the ribs payout.

Midwest BBQ Association Sanctioned

Welcome Relay for Life

  •   Advance tickets available from Relay for Life

Drag Racing

  • Street Grudge Drag Racing Saturday Night

Major Sponsors


Memories 2016


August 12, 2017
2:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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427 S Showboat Blvd
Hastings, NE 68901 United States
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