Past Winners

2016 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st – Rasta Joe’s BBQ
2nd – Bone Daddy’s BBQ
3rd – Texas Thunder BBQ
4th – Montana BBQ
5th – Texas Outlaw BBQ
Best Sauce – Checkered Pig BBQ
People’s Choice – Montana BBQ

2015 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st – Bone Daddy’s BBQ
2nd – Famous Dave’s BBQ
3rd – Uncle Bub’s
4th – Back Forty Texas BBQ
5th – Texas Outlaw BBQ
Best Sauce – Aussom Aussie
People’s Choice – Bone Daddy’s BBQ

2014 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st – Desperado BBQ & Rib Company
2nd –  Bone Daddy’s BBQ
3rd –  Famous Dave’s BBQ
4th – Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ
5th – Checkered Pig BBQ
Best Sauce – Porky-N-Beans
People’s Choice – Back Forty Texas BBQ

2013 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st – Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que of America, Inc
2nd – Texas Outlaw BBQ
3rd – Kinders BBQ
4th – Porky ‘N’ Beans
5th – Desperado BBQ & Rib Company
Best Sauce – Porky ‘N’ Beans
People’s Choice – Chicago BBQ Company

2012 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off Winners
1st – Chicago BBQ Company
2nd – Sweet Baby Ray’s
3rd – Famous Dave’s BBQ
4th – Porky ‘N Beans BBQ
5th – Checkered Pig BBQ
Best Sauce – Famous Dave’s BBQ
People’s Choice – Back Forty Texas Barbeque

2011 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st – Back Forty Texas BBQ
2nd – Chicago BBQ Company
3rd – Bone Daddy’s BBQ
4th – Kinder’s Custom Meats
5th – Porky ‘N Beans BBQ
Best Sauce – Uncle Bub’s
People’s Choice – Bone Daddy’s BBQ

2010 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st – Bone Daddy’s BBQ
2nd – Kinder’s Custom Meats Inc.
3rd – Rasta Joe’s BBQ Inc.
4th – BJ’s Barbecue
5th – Chicago BBQ Company
Best Sauce – Johnson’s Bar-B-Que
People’s Choice – Bone Daddy’s BBQ

2009 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st – Place Desperado’s BBQ & Rib Co.
2nd – Place Bone Daddy’s BBQ
3rd – Place Kinder’s Custom Meats Inc.
4th – Place Bourbon Q
5th – Place Porky ‘N Beans BBQ
Best Sauce – Carson City BBQ
People’s Choice – Bone Daddy’s BBQ

2008 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Bone Daddy’s BBQ
2nd Place – Chicago BBQ Company
3rd Place – Texas Outlaw Barbecue
4th Place – Famous Dave’s BBQ
5th Place – Bourbon Q
Best Sauce – The Barbecue Company Inc.
People’s Choice – Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ

2007 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Famous Dave’s BBQ
2nd Place – Desperado’s BBQ & Rib Co.
3rd Place – Maui Wowie BBQ Co.
4th Place – Checkered Pig BBQ
5th Place – Kinder’s Custom Meats Inc.
Best Sauce – Kinder’s Custom Meats Inc.
People’s Choice – Famous Dave’s BBQ

2006 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Famous Dave’s BBQ
2nd Place – BJ’s Barbeque
3rd Place – Sweet Meat Cooking Team
4th Place – Texas Brothers Bar-B-Que
5th Place – Bone Daddy’s BBQ
Best Sauce – Porky ‘N Beans BBQ
People’s Choice – Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ

2005 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ
2nd Place – Chicago BBQ Company
3rd Place – Desperado’s BBQ & Rib Co.
4th Place – Kinder’s Custom Meats Inc.
5th Place – BJ’s Barbeque
Best Sauce – Maui Wowie BBQ Co.
People’s Choice – Famous Dave’s BBQ

2004 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Checkered Pig BBQ
2nd Place – Rasta Joe’s BBQ Inc.
3rd Place – Aussom Aussie
4th Place – Sweet Meat Cooking Team
5th Place – Johnson’s BBQ
Best Sauce – Carson City BBQ
People’s Choice – Desperado’s BBQ & Rib Co.

2003 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place –  Texas Outlaw Barbecue
2nd Place – Kinder’s Custom Meats Inc.
3rd Place – Bone Daddy’s BBQ
4th Place – Arizona Barbecue Co.
5th Place – Sweet Meat Cooking Team
Best Sauce – Kinder’s Custom Meats Inc.
People’s Choice – Carson City BBQ

2002 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Texas Outlaw Barbecue
2nd Place – Aussom Aussie
3rd Place – Outlaw BBQ Company
4th Place – Arizona Barbecue Co.
5th Place – Rasta Joe’s BBQ Inc.
Best Sauce – Joey’s Texas Thunder
People’s Choice – Kinder’s Custom Meats Inc.

2001 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Aussom Aussie
2nd Place – Sweet Meat Cooking Team
3rd Place – Billy Bones BBQ
4th Place – The Barbecue Company
5th Place – Howling Coyote

2000 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Texas Outlaw Barbecue
2nd Place – Texas Brothers Bar-B-Que
3rd Place – Rasta Joe’s BBQ Inc.
4th Place – BJ’s Barbeque
5th Place – Aussom Aussie
Best Sauce – Johnson’s BBQ
People’s Choice – Kinder’s Custom Meats Inc.

1999 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place –  Bone Daddy’s BBQ
2nd Place – Texas Outlaw Barbecue
3rd Place – Chicago BBQ Company
4th Place – Billy Bones BBQ
5th Place – Carson City BBQ
Best Sauce – Johnson’s BBQ

1998 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – BJ’s Barbeque
2nd Place – Rasta Joe’s BBQ Inc.
3rd Place – Chicago BBQ Company
5th Place – The Barbecue Company Inc.
Best Sauce – The Barbecue Company Inc.

1997 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Joey’s Texas Thunder
2nd Place – The Barbecue Company
3rd Place – Desperado’s BBQ & Rib Co.
4th Place – Sweet Meat Cooking Team
5th Place – Rasta Joe’s BBQ Inc.
Best Sauce – Rasta Joe’s BBQ Inc.
People’s Choice – Back Forty Texas Barbecue

1996 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place –  Rib Ticklers
2nd Place – Howling Coyote Southwest BBQ
3rd Place – Rasta Joe’s BBQ Inc.
4th Place – Chicago BBQ Company
5th Place – Back Forty Texas Barbecue
Best Sauce – Back Forty Texas Barbecue
People’s Choice – Texas Longhorn Bar & Grill

1995 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – The Barbecue Company
2nd Place – Joey’s Texas Thunder
3rd Place – Texas Brothers BBQ
4th Place – Back Forty Texas BBQ
5th Place – Billy Jones BBQ
Best Sauce – Back Forty Texas Barbecue
People’s Choice – Texas Longhorn Bar & Grill

1994 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Texas Longhorn Bar & Grill
2nd Place – Texas Outlaw Barbecue
3rd Place – BJs Barbeque
4th Place – Sweet Meat Cooking Team
5th Place – Hog Heaven Catering Team
Best Sauce – Mustard’s
People’s Choice – J. Lee Roy’s

1993 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Texas Brothers Bar-B-Que
2nd Place – Charlie’s Texas Pride
3rd Place – The Barbecue Company
4th Place – Billy Bones BBQ
5th Place – Hog Heaven Catering
Best Sauce – Jayne Wayne Bar-B-Que
People’s Choice  – J. Lee Roys

1992 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Joey’s Texas Thunder
2nd Place – Charlie’s Texas Pride
3rd Place – Billy Bones BBQ
4th Place – Back Forty Texas Barbecue
5th Place – Texas Brothers Bar-B-Que
Best Sauce – BJ’s Barbeque

1991 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – J. Lee Roy’s
2nd Place – Charlie’s Texas Pride
3rd Place – Chicago BBQ Company
4th Place – Joey’s Texas Thunder
5th Place – Razorback Cookers
Best Sauce – K.C. Finest

1989 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off Winners
1st Place – Sweet Meat Cooking Team
2nd Place – Joey’s Texas Thunder
3rd Place – Downhome Ribs
Best Sauce – Armadillo Willy’s

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