PHOTO: Hillmans named ‘BBQ champs’

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Pappy Q, a local BBQ team from Taylorsville, was Reserve Champion at the 11th annual Madison Ribberfest Indiana State Championship Barbeque Cookoff recently in Madison, Ind. The Pappy Q team consists of Tom and Bernie Hillman.

The Madison Ribberfest is a BBQ and Blues festival along the Ohio River waterfront in historic Madison. The Ribberfest is held on the third weekend in August every year.
The Ribberfest is sanctioned by Kansas City Barbeque Society. KCBS is the world’s largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts.  It sanctions over 300 barbeque contests coast-to-coast. Competitors are judged in chicken, ribs, pork and beef brisket to determine the overall champion.