Drop It Like It’s Hot Salsa Contest

Pepper Palooza
Downtown Wichita Falls Farmers Market, 713 Ohio Ave.
Saturday, September 9
9am – 1pm
$25- Per entry
Contest registration, entry fee, and salsa turn-in is due on Friday, September 8 by Noon.

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❖Salsa contest is open to anyone.
❖All salsa must be homemade.
❖All safe food handling and canning processes must be followed per the Texas Cottage Food Law.
❖Contestants must supply one (1) pint of salsa per entry for judges.
❖We recommend having two (2) pints for sampling for People’s Choice at your booth.
❖A label with name, address, phone number must be submitted and NOT affixed to the salsa jar submitted for Judge’s Choice.
❖Salsa will be judged on appearance, taste, aroma, and creativity.
❖Entries must be turned in on Friday, September 8th, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, at Downtown Wichita Falls Development, 709 Indiana Ave.
❖Blind judging will begin on Saturday, September 9 at 10:00 AM at the Downtown Wichita Falls Farmers Market and winners will be announced shortly after contest has ended.
❖Contestants must be present to win.

Judge’s Choice: Winner receives $100 or two months of market booths ($300 value) and a Pepperpalooza trophy by Red River Steel and Ruben’s House of Classics.
People’s Choice: Winner receives two market booths.

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Email Alisha at programs@downtownproud.com with any questions.