FARGO - Aussom Aussie's BBQ of Pittsburgh is this year's Critic's Choice Award winner at RibFest 2013, which wrapped up here Saturday.

Aussom Aussie's won $2,500 for its first-place prize, while Porky N' Beans, from St. Lucie, Fla., won $1,000 for second place.

Third place went to Desperado's from Hinckley, Ohio, which won $500.

Judges based their decisions on appearance, tenderness and taste.

Other vendors at RibFest this year were Cowboy's BBQ; Just North of Memphis; Rasta Joe's BBQ and Johnson's BBQ.