B Street Rib Off to Benefit American Cancer Society


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Little Rock, Ark. – The 6th annual B Street Rib Off will take place on Saturday, October 19th at MacArthur Park in Little Rock. This year’s event will feature a BBQ cooking competition that includes ribs, chicken and side dishes. All proceeds from the B Street Rib Off will benefit the Arkansas chapter of the American Cancer Society.

The early registration deadline is October 9th and includes two event shirts for $75, however teams may enter up to the night before the event without the complimentary shirts. Side dish competitors will register on the day of the competition for $10. The public is invited to judge the side dish competition for a $5 donation. Event organizers expect to raise $3,000 for the Arkansas chapter of the American Cancer Society.

“The B. Street Rib Off is here again and we, at the American Cancer Society, are so grateful for the cooking teams who continue to support our mission to finish the fight against cancer. I would like to encourage everyone to come out and fill up on some delicious food while supporting the American Cancer Society’s mission of helping people stay well, get well, finding cures and fighting back!” said Sherri Jones, American Cancer Society – Executive Director in Central Arkansas

The B Street Rib Off was founded in 2008 by Jason Brown, Justin Hinton and Matthew Ross as a friendly competition to establish the best rib cook in the group. The founders turned the annual event into a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information and to keep up with the latest on the B Street Rib Off follow them on Twitter @bstreetriboff and on Facebook here.

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