Gumbo Cookoff to Award $500 to 2023 Poster Contest Winner

Author: Megan Gary


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The World Championship Gumbo CookOff is known for delicious food, good music, and believe it or not- art! Every year a different design is chosen to become to official World Championship Gumbo CookOff poster, showcasing the best parts of our community and celebrating our artistic history. These designs are chosen from a pool of public submissions of original artwork, and now is your chance to be a part of this year’s contest! Submissions for the 33rd Annual World Championship Gumbo CookOff Poster Contest are now being accepted. The artist behind the winning design will receive $500 and be featured in local media.

Submissions are due at the Chamber Office by Friday, June 1st, at 5pm. Criteria and more information is available at

Previous year’s posters are available for purchase year-round at the Chamber Office (111 West Main St.). The Chamber also wishes to thank Lexi Renard, the artist behind the 32nd Annual World Championship Gumbo CookOff poster: