By Christie Vanover | Published October 11, 2017 | Last Updated March 15, 2023

As a competitive barbecuer, I tested three ways to cook competition ribs to find out which method yielded the best results. This infographic outlines the steps. Visit my full post to see which method I prefer.

Three Ways to Cook Competition Ribs

Three Ways to Cook Ribs

two racks of sauced ribs

3-2-1 Method

two racks of sauced ribs on smoker

Hot & Fast Ribs

St. Louis Style Ribs (Vertical Cooker Method)

Vertical Cooker Ribs