A Party with a Purpose

Thank you for a great 2016 event. Check back periodically for information regarding our 2017 event.

Registration Form

Dear Volunteer,

Thank you for supporting United Community Centers by volunteering for the 10th annual Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest 2016. You will not only have fun volunteering at the event, but are able to stay before and after your shifts to enjoy the music and food. It will truly be a great weekend!

This year’s event takes place October 14th-16th 2016 at DeSoto Square Mall in Bradenton, Florida.

WHO does the Rhythm & Ribfest benefit?

“A Party with a Purpose” - The Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest is a major annual fundraising event benefiting United Community Centers, Inc. who has provided educational, social and recreational programs to thousands of low income At-risk youth throughout Manatee County since its inception in 1937. The Community Centers located throughout Manatee County Florida have helped disadvantaged youth find healthy solutions to the problems of poverty, drugs, crime, and teen pregnancy and low self-esteem. United Community Centers, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization and all or a portion of contributions are tax-deductible. For more information about United Community Centers visit our website at www.uccfl.org

HOW do I get involved in Rhythm & Ribfest?

Download and complete the Volunteer Registration form and select the dates and specific shifts that work best for you. In order to schedule the volunteer coverage appropriately, you will be required to work the full shift you request. Once complete fax the form to (941) 745-1263. We will be contacting you shortly to give you further details and provide you a Rhythm & Ribfest Tee shirt.

For more information call us at (941) 773-5537

Sincerely,
Sharon Hong
Volunteer Coordinator
 

Volunteers

Please consider volunteering your time at the 10th Annual Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest. You will not only have fun volunteering at the event, but are able to stay before and after your shifts to enjoy the music and food. It will truly be a great weekend!
Registration Form

Ribmasters

“Greatest Ribs in America”, “Golden Ribs Award”, “Best Sauce in the Nation” and numerous “People’s Choice Awards” are just a few of the Titles and Awards, the attending Rib Masters share amongst them. Last year’s winners of the “Best Ribs” and “Best Sauce” Awards will attend again and are ready to defend their titles.

Kids Fest

Families will find plenty to do and will enjoy Games, Rides, Prizes, Thrill Shows, and Live Entertainment in our Interactive Kid’s Fun Zone.

News

Read what The Sarasota Post had to say about last year's event.

Sponsorship
Opportunities

Don’t miss your opportunity to place your products and services in front of the THOUSANDS that will attend Gulf Coast Rhythm and Ribs Music Fest. Sponsorship levels range from $500 up to $20,000 and we can even customize a sponsorship package that is perfect for your company!

Hotel Discounts

We have partnered with Courtyard Marriott at 100 Riverfront Dr. West. Bradenton, FL 34205. (941-747-3727). Use the word Ribfest to get a discounted rate.
First come first serve.

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