Eat a Rib (or 3 or 4) for Austin Habitat for Humanity!
Rudyâ€™s Ribfest â€™11 Draws NFL and former Longhorn Players
AUSTIN, Texas â€“ All four Austin area Rudyâ€™s â€śCountry Storeâ€ť and Bar-B-Q restaurants will be hosting the first ever Rudyâ€™s Ribfest on Thursday February 24, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Ribfest is â€śall-you-can-eatâ€ť St. Louis Ribs for only $20 per person benefitting Austin Habitat for Humanity. It will feature appearances by several former Longhorns and current NFL players including Quan Cosby, Justin Blalock, Kasey Studdard, Lamarr Houston and several others.
The NFL players and former Longhorns will serve as â€śrib-eating coachesâ€ť for the four competing high school football teams. Each school will send five offensive linemen to a different Rudyâ€™s location to represent them and participate in the rib-eating competition that will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The high school team with the most ribs eaten will receive the coveted â€śGolden Rib Trophy.â€ť The four competing high schools are West Lake, Vandergrift, Anderson and Georgetown.
All proceeds for Ribfest will benefit Austin Habitat for Humanity to support them in their mission of eliminating poverty housing through the power of homeownership.
Interview with the colorful Mitch from Rudy's:Â rudys ribs