Some Park Duvalle residents have cooking ribs down to an art form.

The folks from First Choice Market, Park DuValle are getting ready for their 1st annual Rib Challenge and BBQ Family Fun Fest.

Valu Market owner Greg Neumann and First Choice Market's David York, as well as WLOU's Dwayne Watkins and Mister "P" explain what's planned for the event.

1st annual Rib Challenge and BBQ Family Fun Fest

Sunday, September 8

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

First Choice Market, Park DuValle

3044 Wilson Avenue

(502) 882-7725


8:00 am : Registration

10:00 am: Hoola Hoop Contest (ages 16 and under)

10:30 am: Adult Hoola Hoop contest (ages 16-109)

11:00 am : Corn Hole Tournament #1

11:30 am: Kids Dance Contest

NOON: Kids water balloon long toss

12:30 pm: Watermelon eating Contest (Kids)

1:00 pm: Corn Hole Tournament #2

1:30 pm: All Ribs have to be Cooking by this point

2:30-2:40 pm: Cooked Ribs submitted to the registration table

2:50 pm: Winner announcements with Prizes Live in Parking Lot

Acceptable forms of cooking are Grills or smokers (propane, charcoal or wood)

Participants are responsible for their own seasonings and sauce and charcoal, wood, etc.

If you have a restaurant, you are allowed to display flags and signage proudly, within reason!

Ribs will be scored by a panel of 5 judges on a 1-10 number scale (10 being the best) in the following

for 4 categories:

1: Presentation on the plate

2: Appearance - color and aroma

3: Chew - texture and tenderness

4: Taste