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Welcome to Ribberfest 16!
While our website is certainly not complete (we’ll be adding features as we get closer to this year’s festival), several of the entry forms are available for download below.
We’ve included them in both .pdf and .docx form for your convenience.
Send your entry now, and check back regularly for more Ribberfest information!

Ribberfest 16 is proud to welcome Vickie Peyton and Dale Newstrom as your KCBS Representatives!

Organizer & Craft/Small Food/Vendor Coordinator:

Terry Beckerman

5726 N 1100 Blvd

Mt. Carmel, IL 62863

Email: maplehill82@hotmail.com

Cell: 1-618-263-2093

Team Coordinator & Non-Team Large Food Vendor Coordinator:

Chuck Johnson

5 Lambert Place

Mt. Carmel, IL 62863

Email: chuckjohnsonbbq@hotmail.com

Cell: 1-618-878-9028

Judges Coordinator:

Mary Duckett

308 West 6th St

Mt Carmel, IL 62863

Email: mkduckett@outlook.com

Cell: 1-618-263-2431


Ribberfest 2015 Team Application PDF

Ribberfest 2015 Team Application DOCX

Ribberfest 2015 Judge Application PDF

Ribberfest 2015 Judge Application DOCX

Ribberfest 2015 Vendor Agreement PDF

Ribberfest 2015 Vendor Agreement DOCX

Ribberfest 2015 Non-Team Vendor Agreement PDF

Ribberfest 2015 Non-Team Vendor Agreement DOCX

Ribberfest 2015 Craft-Vendor Agreement PDF

Ribberfest 2015 Craft-Vendor Agreement DOCX

Coming Soon:

  • Ribberfest 16 Event and Entertainment Schedule
  • Whole Hog Ancillary Competition Application *NEW*
  • Rib Burn-Off People’s Choice Application
  • Pulled Pork People’s Choice Application
  • Smoke On The Wabash Backyard Competition Application
  • 2015 KCBS Team Rules/Guideline
  • Wine Garden Winery Application
  • Art Exhibit Entry Form
  • 2nd Annual Wabash Cannonball Downhill Race Entry Form
  • And More!
  • PayPal will be available soon, but we encourage you include your fees with your entry form. Space is not reserved until payment is received and cleared.
  • Team entry fee is $250 and includes entry into all four categories. Our receipt of your fee ensures your entry. Checks should be made to “Wabash Ribberfest” and be mailed to Mr. Johnson.
  • Competitive Teams will be allowed to vend for a fee. Application is available on this page.
  • We are open to Non-Competitive Food Vendors. Please see application.
  • Set-up may begin as early as 5pm, Thursday, April 23rd.
  • TEAMS: Applications for Whole Hog Ancillary, Rib Burn Off People’s Choice, and Pulled Pork People’s Choice will be available soon. Please indicate your interest on your team application. There will be no fees for these contests.