Jon Johnson File Photo/Gila Herald: Leah Nabor shows off her display during the 2019 event. Registration is now open for SalsaFest ‘Spicy 17’ set for Sept. 22-23.
Contributed Article/Courtesy Graham County Chamber of Commerce
SAFFORD – The Graham County Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce registration is now open for three mouth-watering competitions at this year’s SalsaFest ‘Spicy 17’, scheduled for Sept. 22-23, 2023, in Safford, Arizona. Inviting amateur salsa makers, restaurant owners, and mixology enthusiasts alike, the 2023 NatureSweet Tomatoes SalsaFest promises to be a fiery fiesta of flavors. The Chamber is finalizing a full community event agenda and will release it soon.
CMI SalsaFest Challenge (Amateur Salsa Making Competition)
When: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023
Where: East side of Safford City Hall Lawn, 717 W. Main St., Safford, AZ 85546
Prizes: $1,000 for the Judge’s Choice, $500 for the People’s Choice, and $200 for the best table display
Registration Fee: $10
SalsaFest Taste of the Trail (Restaurant Salsa Competition)
When: Friday, Sept. 22, 2023
Where: City Hall Lawn, 717 W. Main St., Safford, AZ 85546
Prizes: $1,000 for Best Overall Salsa, $500 each for Best Green and Red Salsa
Best Western Plus SalsaFest Michelada Competition
When: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023
Where: The Venue and Vignette on Main Street, 430 W. Main St., Safford, AZ 85546
Registration Fee: $15
How to Participate
To ensure your spot in these competitions, follow these steps:
CMI SalsaFest Challenge: Visit the Eventbrite page and pay the $10 registration fee. Read through the food safety guidelines and make sure to comply.
Best Western Plus Michelada Competition: Visit Eventbrite and pay the $15 registration fee. Slots are limited, so act fast!
Note to Participants
Each competition has specific requirements, schedules, and guidelines that participants are expected to follow. Please thoroughly review the provided information and ensure compliance for a smooth experience.
For more information or questions, contact Vance Bryce at 928-792-8661 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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