News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 20, 2013

Terre Haute Tailgate Taste-off set for July 20

(Updated with correct date)

News Release

---- — The Terre Haute Tailgate Taste-off, benefiting the United Way of the Wabash Valley, will take place Saturday, July 20, 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 will be awarded in categories of Starters, Side Dishes, Main Dishes and Fan Favorite.

The rules:

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

• Provide your own table/booth for workspace.

• All cooking needs to be done on premises.

• No electricity provided; entrants can use camp stoves, grills, 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.