SalsaFest looking for salsa makers for competition

Jon Johnson File Photo/Gila Herald: Tathra Shiflet presents her father’s salsa at the Ron’s Piano Service salsa table during the 12th annual SalsaFest last year. Do you have what it takes to answer a call to salsa makers for this year’s SalsaFest?

Staff Reports

SAFFORD – The 13th annual SalsaFest is almost upon us and the Safford Lions Club and Graham County Chamber of Commerce has issued a call to all salsa makers who wish to take part in the contest. 

A total of $700 in prize money is up for grabs and the event is only taking 28 entries. So, call Farmers Insurance at 928-428-1570 now to reserve your spot or send an email to  

Chihuahua Race

Salsafest Chihuahua Race applications are now ready at Farmers Insurance or the day of the race. Remember to bring your speedster to Downtown Safford on Sept. 28 to take part in the fun. First place will be awarded $100, second, $25, and third, $5.

SalsaFest will be held in Downtown Safford on Friday night, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28.

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