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IN PHOTOS: Kamloops' Hot Nite in the City and the Rotary Ribfest

Paige Dyck strikes a pose at the 2014 Ribfest.

KAMLOOPS - It was hard to tell the difference between meat sweats and heat sweats this weekend during Kamloops Rotary Ribfest and the Hot Nite in the City car show, but it was easy to see everyone having fun.

The event took place from Thurs. Aug. 7 to Mon. Aug. 11 at Riverside Park attracting professional ribbers from Canada and the U.S. 

The event that also included live entertainment is a major fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Kamloops Daybreak, an organization focusing on providing services to address healthcare, illiteracy, poverty, hunger, seniors and youth issues, disaster relief and environmental cleanups.

While satisfying rib cravings was one of the major attractions of the Ribfest, the ribbers competed for first and second place, along with awards for people's choice and best sauce. This year's winner of the people's choice award and the judging was London, Ontario's Boss Hogs Smokehouse.

In addition to the food, visitors had a chance to take a look at A&W's Hot Nite in the City where car enthusiasts showcased hot rods, modified vehicles and personalized commercial trucks along many blocks of Victoria Street. 

Here's a glance at Hot Nite in the City and the 2014 Kamloops Rotary Ribfest.

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