By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The smoke has risen, the napkins were utilized, and bellies were full this weekend on the North Shore for the 2021 Heinz Field Rib Fest.

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Now, the judges have voted and we have a winner.

South Carolina’s “Big Boned BBQ” has earned not only the top spot for best ribs but also best sauce.

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Second place went to “Fine Smoke” from Lancaster, Ohio, and “After Hours BBQ” from Orrville, Ohio took third place.

“Bad Azz BBQ” from Pittsburgh was named the people’s choice award.

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Rib Fest finishes up Monday night at 7:00.