How good is your gumbo?

Enter your cook team to find out! Teams will compete for 15 awards in Professional, Back Yard, and Teen divisions. There's also a special award for the team that raises the most money online to benefit the residents of Episcopal Place!

Hurry–if you register your team before March 15, you receive the $50 Early Bird Discount

Teams will select a Gumbo Category–Chicken/Sausage, Seafood, or Specialty. If you have several of these ingredients, just pick the category you want to compete in. Teams will prepare 8-10 gallons of gumbo to be sampled by Gumbo Gala attendees and the judges. We provide the sampling cups–you provide the tasty gumbo!

Here's how to enter your team:

  1. Click on "Register a Cook Team" and complete the form
  2. Invite up to 4 additional teammates to join your team on the form provided. Once they confirm your invitation, they'll be added to your team roster. You may add to your roster anytime until you reach the 5-member limit.
  3. Invite friends to visit your page and donate and purchase tickets. The team who raises the most money online will receive a special award!
  4. Perfect that recipe!

Each team will receive 5 tickets and 5 t-shirts. You may purchase extra tickets by clicking on the Purchase Tickets button. Once you've registered, you will receive an email with detailed contest information and judging criteria. Questions? Please contact Pat Flowers at


Team Roster

Click on a team name below to donate