The second-annual Ville Burn-Off is coming up at Jim Wood Park in Steubenville's West End - a competition to find out who can cook the best ribs.
The event is being organized again by Rod Harton of Wintersville and will be held from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 18 with judging at 6 p.m.
The event will feature the 2011 Ville Burn-Off returning champion Baby Boyz Ribs; the 2012 Wheeling Champion, the Shwinery of McKeesport, Pa.; and the award-winning Smoke Shack of Columbus.
Cash and a trophy will be award to the first-, second- and third-place finishers with the cash prizes divided depending on the number of entries.
There will be various drawings for prizes, including grills and tickets to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Pittsburgh Pirates. Games and prizes will be available for children. Ribs will be available to purchase. DJ Harvey will provide music and entertainment. For information, contact Harton at (740) 792-1295.