Holtville’s Rib Cook-Off Returns!

Chris Furguson
The 21st Annual Holtville Athletic Club Rib Cook-Off returns to Samaha Park this Saturday, starting at 10 am.
Every year, since the start of the cook-off, the city of Holtville fills with hungry attendees.  Each hungry patron waits for hours in the smoke filled air for their chance to eat.
This year, 25 invited teams will spend their Saturday morning preparing, cooking and serving thousands of ribs for prizes, including best rib, best side, and people’s choice.
The entrants include:
• Alford Distributing
• All the King’s Men
• AM Desert Storm
• Baja Runners
• Big Al’s Paradise Café
• Calvin’s Restaurant
• Castillo Construction
• California Highway Patrol
• City of Holtville
• Cornerstone Church
• Dune Company
• Grimmway Farms
• Hay Compadres
• Imperial County District Attorney’s Office
• Imperial County Planning Department
• Imperial County Sheriff’s Department
• Just Wanna BBQ
• Moose Lodge
• Oink Cluck-n-Moo
• Red Neck Ribs
• The Wild Bunch
• Torrence’s Farm Implements
• Triple I Press