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RibMania VIII

RibMania VIII:
Friday, June 9 @ 6 PM
Location:
Reader Stage @ Lincoln and Berteau

This Year Winners are

In First Place

Gideon Oji
Morrow, GA
Ranked #6
CHAMPION
RIBMANIA VIII

With 4.06 LBS

In Second Place

Miki Sudo
Las Vegas, NV
Ranked #4
CHAMPION
RIBMANIA IV & V

With 3.95 lbs

In Third Place

Michelle Lesco
Tucson, AZ
Ranked #9
CHAMPION
RIBMANIA VI

With 3.8 LBS

This year all the top eaters were with in a 1/10 of a pound of each other.

Full Standing

First Place Oji 4.06 lbs

Second Place Sudo 3.95 lbs

Third Place Lesco 3.8 lbs

Fourth Place Morgan 3.675 lbs

Fifth Place Rodriguez 3.45 lbs

Sixth Place DeVita 2.66 lbs

Seventh Place Kogutkiewicz  2.34 lbs

Eight Place Raibie 1.99 lbs

RibMania VIII

Major League Eating and Ribfest Chicago present RibMania VIII on Friday, June 9 at 6 PM on the Reader Stage at Lincoln and Berteau. Eight minutes, eight professional food eaters and over 30 pounds of BBQ King Smokehouse ribs. Who needs reality TV? Forget that silly island — the real survivor will be crowned at RibMania VIII. Save the date and don’t miss this ultimate food challenge!

RibMania VIII Competitors

Miki Sudo
Las Vegas, NV
Ranked #4
CHAMPION
RIBMANIA IV & V

 

 

 

Adrain “The Rabbit” Morgan
New Orleans, LA
Ranked #8
CHAMPION
RIBMANIA VII

 

 

 

Juan “More Bite” Rodriguez
Crestwood, IL
Ranked #10

 

 

 

 

Sophia Devita
Chicago, IL
Ranked #33

 

 

 

Gideon Oji
Morrow, GA
Ranked #6

 

 

 

 

Michelle Lesco
Tucson, AZ
Ranked #9
CHAMPION
RIBMANIA VI

 

 

 

Matthew Raible
Edwards, IL
Ranked#40

 

 

 

 

Andrew Kogutkiewicz
Racine, WI
Ranked #45

 

 

 

 

RibMania Hall of Fame

2016
Adrian Morgan
2.951 lbs./8 mins

 

 

 

2014
Miki Sudo
4.8 lbs./8 mins

 

 

 

2012
Tim “Gravy” Brown

 

 

 

2010
Pat Bertoletti
5.24 lbs./8 mins

 

 

 

 

2015
Michelle Lesco
3.2 lbs./8 mins

 

 

 

2013
Miki Sudo
2.9 lbs./6 mins

 

 

 

2011
Pat Bertoletti
4.26 lbs./8 mins

 

 

Take a look back at our past competitions.

 

Contact Information


Location and Hours

  • Lincoln / Irving Park / Damen
  • Friday, June 9, 5-10 PM
  • Saturday, June 10, Noon-10 PM
  • Sunday, June 11, Noon-10 PM
  • $10 ($20 per family) Suggested Donation at the Gate

Your gate donation and proceeds from the event benefit Northcenter philanthropy and community programs. Ribfest Chicago has contributed approximately $350,000 to over fifteen Northcenter schools and nonprofits in an effort to improve education, benefit critical nonprofit work, assist special needs and fight hunger, in addition to funding chamber projects and annual programming.

Sponsored by the Northcenter Chamber of Commerce.