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July 27, 2015
Aussom Aussie wins top prize as The Great Midwest Rib Fest wraps up second successful year at Mystic Lake
More than 30,000 people attended
Prior Lake, Minn. Aussom Aussie of Michigan took home the prize for best ribs last weekend, as more than 30,000 people enjoyed BBQ ribs, art, and free live music at The Great Midwest Rib Fest.
Ten of the nations best rib cookers served more than 22,000 pound of ribs over the three-day festival, in its second year at Mystic Lake. The cookers competed for $15,000 in prizes for the top five Best Ribs, Best Sauce, and fan-favorite Best of the Fest (as voted by festival attendants throughout the weekend).
This years winners were:
First place: Aussom Aussie Midland, Michigan
Second place: Porky Chicks BBQ Fayetteville, Arkansas
Third place: Chicago BBQ Company Burr Ridge, Illinois
Fourth place: MOJOs BBQ Richfield, Ohio
Fifth place: Croix Valley BBQ River Falls, Wisconsin
Best Sauce: Croix Valley BBQ River Falls, Wisconsin
Best of the Fest: Texas Outlaw BBQ Elizabethtown, Kentucky
The Great Midwest Rib Fest was Mystic Lakes second large outdoor festival during Hot Summer Fun a calendar of outdoor and indoor events, promotions, and millions of dollars in cash and giveaways between Memorial Day and Labor Day, 2015. The summer will culminate on Labor Day with an RV giveaway, powered by Noble RV of Minneapolis, valued at more than $100,000.
Find more information about events, promotions and giveaways at www.mysticlake.com.
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Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, the premier gaming facility in the Midwest, continually creates new, fun and exciting entertainment experiences for its guests. Mystic Lake® offers gaming, three lively bars, exceptional dining at seven restaurants, headline performers, unique special events and luxurious accommodations. Located 25 minutes southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul in Prior Lake.
Visit Mystic Lake in RiverSouthLand of Big Fun! RiverSouth is a joint public-private collaboration promoting premier entertainment destinations just minutes south of Minneapolis. With four of Minnesotas biggest attractions just four miles apart, theres fun around every bend. Partners include Canterbury Park, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Valleyfair, the Renaissance Festival, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, and the cities of Prior Lake and Shakopee.
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