$20,000 was raised at the 13th Annual Sweet N’ Stickey in Dickey

Photo: Chrissy Cards

DICKEY, ND (NewsDakota.com) – The annual Sweet N’ Stickey in Dickey Rib Cook-off was held in Dickey, ND on Saturday, July 9th

In its 13th year, the event featured 26 chefs all hoping to win a Sweet N’ Stickey in Dickey trophy and raise funds for the Hospice of the Red River Valley. Nearly 300 people enjoyed 90 ribs and numerous donated appetizers, salads and desserts at the event. The event raised more than $20,000 for the Hospice of the Red River Valley in memory of loved ones cared for by the organization.

Six judges reviewed and evaluated the entries to determine the Judge’s Choice Award. The winners of the jury’s choice were: First place – Herb Carpenter, Bismarck, ND; Second Place – Mitch Miller, Adrian, ND & Waylon Triepke, Dickey, ND; and Third Place – Greg Peterson, Fargo, ND

The People’s Choice winners were: First Place – Brent Carpenter, Jamestown, ND; and second and third place were a tie – Thomas Kartes, Dickey, ND & Trey Isakson, Dickey, ND

“We are very grateful for the great support shown for this event year after year. The friendly competition, continued donations, and returning smiles inspire us to host this event every year for the Hospice of the Red River Valley. Thanks to everyone involved! We are grateful for what Hospice has done for us and will continue to do for our community,” said Chrissy Kartes, event organizer. Events committee members include Chrissy and Steven Kartes, and Dava and George Roder.

The 14th Annual Sweet N’ Stickey in Dickey Rib Cook-off will be held on July 8, 2023.

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