Gumbo teams from near and far will compete for the title of Ultimate Gumbo Champion in the annual Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators Gumbo Cook-Off at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport. A team of judges will select the top 3 winners in seafood and non-seafood categories and attendees will vote for People's Choice winner.
There is no fee to attend. Gumbo samples are available for $1 each. A variety of beverages and non-gumbo foods will be available for purchase.
Gates open at 11 am, judging and sampling begins at noon, winners will be announced around 3 pm and the gates close at 6:30 pm.
To register a team, visit www.gumbogladiators.com/register
Festival Plaza is in downtown Shreveport, immediately north of I-20
- Culinary Event
- Outdoor Event
- Family Friendly
- Meeting/Tour groups welcome