News From Terre Haute, Indiana

July 18, 2013

Terre Haute Tailgate Taste-off on July 20

News Release

TERRE HAUTE — The Terre Haute Tailgate Taste-off, benefiting the United Way of the Wabash Valley, will be Saturday in the parking lot at Union Hospital Professional Office Building.

The schedule is:

• 7 to 8 a.m. — Tailgate competitors arrive.

• 10 a.m. — Judging begins.

• 11 a.m. — Tasting opens

• Awards announced.

Prizes awarded in categories of Starters, Side Dishes, Main Dishes and Fan Favorite.

The rules:

• Entry fee — $50 for one 10- by 20-foot parking spot.

• Provide your own table/booth for workspace.

• All cooking needs to be done on premise.

• No electricity provided — May use camp stove, grill, etc.

• Disposable serving ware/napkins provided.

• Must make a minimum of 100 bite-sized portions.

• Starters, Main Dish, and Side dish judging based 50 percent on team spirit and 50 percent on food quality.