White Park / 3885 Market St / Riverside, CA 92501 Info@RivTamaleFest.com (951) 235-3586

Forms, Contest Rules, Entry Forms

Below please find links to download the volunteer agreement and contest forms/information.

Best Home Made Tamale Competition Instructions

  1. Proof of Admission ticket will be required to waive $20 fee to be part of this year’s Homemade Tamale contest.
  2. Tamales should be delivered to Dales Center at the rear of White Park at 10:30am, and you MUST fill out contact information.  Volunteers will be on hand for assistance.
  3. Entrant will provide two dozen tamales to be judged on a People’s Choice basis.  This year, only one category: Overall Best Homemade Tamale.
  4. Best Homemade Tamale winner will be announced at 5pm on the Gazebo stage.

Best Vendor Tamale Competition

  1.  Riverside Tamale Festival vendors will submit 2 dozen tamales for the People’s Choice tasting competition.  Competition is for Festival vendors only.
  2. Tamales should be delivered to Dales Center at the rear of White Park a 10:30 am.  Volunteers will be on hand to receive and log your entry into the competition.
  3. Riverside Tamale Festival BEST Tamale, 1st, 2nd and 3rd runner-ups will be announced at 5pm on the Gazebo stage.