The Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cookoff takes place at Soda Springs Park, 35 Park Ave., in Manitou Springs on Feb. 10. Professional entry deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 2.
Five gallons of gumbo is required from each entrant, and all must be set up by 10:30 a.m. Judging begins at 10:45 a.m.
First-, second- and third-place awards will be given for professionals and for amateurs, plus awards for Best Showmanship and People's Choice. The winners get cash prizes.
Gumbo can be made with a combination of okra, roux or filé and generally is served over rice.
Register at manitousprings.org or email email@example.com.