Boss Hog’s sweeps awards at Comox Valley Ribfest

A member of the winning team, Boss Hog’s, was busy behind the grill Sunday at the annual Comox Valley Ribfest, which also ran Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary club hosted the event. Scott Stanfield photosA member of the winning team, Boss Hog’s, was busy behind the grill Sunday at the annual Comox Valley Ribfest, which also ran Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary club hosted the event. Scott Stanfield photos
A happy patron gives the thumbs up.A happy patron gives the thumbs up.
The lineups were steady all weekend.The lineups were steady all weekend.
A member of Gator BBQ sauces the ribs.A member of Gator BBQ sauces the ribs.
The Boss Hog’s team from London, Ont. won best ribs, best sauce and the People’s Choice Award.The Boss Hog’s team from London, Ont. won best ribs, best sauce and the People’s Choice Award.

Boss Hog’s, an award-winning team of ribbers from London, Ont., swept the awards at Comox Valley Ribfest, a three-day event last weekend at Cumberland Village Park.

Following a random tasting test by five judges, Boss Hog’s was deemed tastiest for ribs and for sauce. The team also won the People’s Choice Award.

Other competing ribbers were Gator BBQ, Prairie Smoke & Spice, Grizzly BBQ and Smoke Dem Bones.

The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary club hosted the event. Proceeds will support some of the club’s local and international events.

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