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Canton, Ohio (July 31, 2008) - Randy Reed, chairman of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival (HOFEF) Ribs Burnoff Committee has announced that Armadillo's BBQ Company has won First Place for Most Outstanding Ribs for the third year in a row. Locally owned Old Carolina Barbeque is a five-year People's Choice Award winner, and also took home a second place win in this year's competition.

 

The following is a complete list of the 2008 Ribs Burnoff Competition winners:

 

First Place Winner: Most Outstanding Ribs; $2,500 Prize

Armadillo's BBQ Company, Youngstown, Ohio

 

Second Place Winner: Mayor's Award; $1,000 Prize

Old Carolina Barbeque Company, Canton and Massillon, Ohio

 

Best Sauce Award Winner; $500 Prize

Two Fat Guys, Massillon, Ohio

 

People's Choice Award Winner

Old Carolina Barbeque Company, Canton and Massillon, Ohio

 

The 2008 HOFEF Ribs Burnoff Competition included 14 local and national rib contenders and 90 judges over the course of two days.

 

In addition to fantastic ribs, the annual HOFEF Ribs Burnoff features specialty foods, fun family activities and live music. For more news and a complete schedule of the remaining Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival events, check out the Web site:  www.profootballhoffestival.com.

 

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