Overview of the Catfish Cooking Competition
Event Site: Big River Crossing – Delta Regional Park
Date of Event: October 5, 2019
•$150 includes 10 lbs. of boneless catfish fillets and entry into Fried category and People’s Choice competition
Categories for Competition
•Fried Catfish: (cash prizes and trophy) 1st Prize – $250, 2nd Prize – $150, 3rd Prize – $100
•People’s Choice: Teams will offer 1-ounce samples to the public with People’s Choice tickets. Public will vote on the People’s Choice winner. Trophy for People’s Choice Winner.
•Anything Catfish – excludes fried (cash prizes and trophy) 1st Prize – $250, 2nd Prize – $150, 3rd Prize – $100.
•Catfish Tacos: (Trophy awarded for 1st- 3rd place) One half taco will be served to each judge (6 judges).
•Hushpuppies: (Trophy awarded for 1st-3rd place) Two hushpuppies with or without sauce/dip on the side served to each judge.
•Anything Fried: (Trophy awarded for 1st-3rd place) Something sweet, savory or your choice – while the grease is hot, show us what you got! Mushrooms, pickles, Twinkies, Donuts…. just a few of the possibilities.
•1:00 pm – Setup booth (10’ x 10’ space will be allotted, but no electricity is provided)
•2:30 pm – Cooking begins
•6:00 pm – Awards Announced on Main Stage