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MacArthur Park

2019 Salsa Night

Salsa Competition Rules and Regulations

  1. Event will take place Saturday, June 22nd 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. in MacArthur Park at the Foster Pavilion.

  2. All salsa and chips must be prepared off-site.

  3. Teams can consist of 1-5 people for either a Restaurant Entry or Amateur Entry.

  4. Entry fee guarantees each team two table 6ft tables (one for prep and one for serving), chairs, serving containers, trash receptacles and bags.  Electricity will be accessible.

  5. Teams are responsible for bringing their own decorations, utensils, and napkins.

  6. Teams entering competition as a Restaurant Entry must provide at least 2 gallons of salsa and enough chips, of their choice, for tasting.

  7. Teams entering competition as an Amateur Entry must provide at least 1 gallon of salsa and enough chips, of their choice, for tasting. 

  8. Tastes will consist of a tablespoon of salsa and an amount of chips the team deems necessary. 

  9. All teams must be ready to serve by 5 p.m. Judging by grand juror will be completed by 6:00 p.m. and People’s Choice will be announced by 8:00 p.m.

  10. All teams are responsible for the break down and cleanup of their area by 10 p.m.  Teams will not be allowed to break down their areas until 9 p.m.

  11. By entering competition, teams release any and all rights and claims for damages against the Event, MacArthur Park Group, and LR Parks and Recreation, and all sponsors, their agents, successors and assignees for any and all injuries, lost or damaged equipment, etc.

  12. Teams entering grant MacArthur Park Group to use any photographs, videotapes, and recordings of this event for legitimate purposes.

  13. Entry fee in the form of cash, check or online payment must accompany entry form to be accepted. Checks must be made payable to Downtown Little Rock Partnership.

  14. The primary contact listed on the entry form will be held responsible for the conduct of their team.  Excessive use of alcohol, profane language or gestures will result in immediate disqualification.

  15. A cash prize equivalent to the amount of entry fees collected will be awarded to the winner of the Amateur competition and the Restaurant winner will receive a trophy and certificate to display in their restaurant.

Salsa Competition Entry Form
To Enter with Cash or Check Download Entry Form Here.