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How do I purchase tickets?
The World Championship Gumbo Cookoff is FREE to the public. Tickets are available at the event for $1 each, and can redeemed for food and drink.
Seafood Gumbo- 5 tickets | Other Gumbo- 4 tickets
How do I enter the cookoff?
Contact Kelly Roark (firstname.lastname@example.org | 337-364-1836) for all questions regarding registration for the gumbo cookoff, meanest beans competition, or youth gumbo cookoff. We are accepting applications for next year's cookoff as well.
When is the gumbo served?
The Youth Gumbo Competition begins serving at 6:00pm on Saturday
Professional and amateur gumbos are served on Sunday at 11:00am.
Is the event kid-friendly?
Yes, our annual gumbo cookoff is open to all ages! We even have childrens' activities that will take place on both Saturday and Sunday.
Can I purchase merchandise (T-shirts, posters, etc.) before the event?
You sure can! We sell all of our merchandise at the Chamber Office year round (111 West Main Street). Previous years' posters are also available at the chamber office.
Can I bring my dog? Can I bring an ice chest?
We ask that you please leave your furry friends and ice chests at home.
Can I use my credit card to purchase tickets?
Yes, you can use your credit card to purchase tickets at the ticket booths. We accept all major credit cards.
Will there be an ATM on-site?
Yes, we will have an ATM on-site.
Are there bathrooms on-site?
Yes, we have air conditioned bathrooms on-site for the entire weekend.