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Jalapeño Festival Sponsored by La Costeña

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - February 22 @ 1:00 am

760x310 Jalapeno

2020 Entertainment

Friday: Los Tucanes de Tijuana,  Fito Olivares, Ram Herrera and Dezigual

Saturday: Duelo, La Mafia, Los Mas Romanticos and Inicio

 

$25 2-DAY PASS

$20 FRIDAY GENERAL ADMISSION

$35 FRIDAY PIT PASS

$50 FRIDAY HOT SPOT

$750 TABLE FOR 10

$20 SATURDAY GENERAL ADMISSION

$35 SATURDAY PIT PASS (INCLUDES GA)

$50 SATURDAY HOT SPOT (INCLUDES GA)

$750 TABLE FOR 10 (INCLUDES GA)

AT THE DOOR

$20 FRIDAY GENERAL ADMISSION

$20 SATURDAY GENERAL ADMISSION

GENERAL ADMISSION:
General Admission tickets include admission to the El Metro Park & Ride, Access to the Jalapeño Food Alley, Restrooms and Bars. Children 12 & Under Free! Children must be accompanied by a Parent / Legal Guardian. 

2-DAY PASS GENERAL ADMISSION:
The 2-Day Pass General Admission ticket includes admission to the El Metro Park & Ride for both days, Access to the Jalapeño Food Alley, Restrooms and Bars. Children 12 & Under Free! Children must be accompanied by a Parent / Legal Guardian.

PIT PASS EXPERIENCE:
PIT PASS tickets includes General Admission, Unlimited Access to the PIT PASS AREA, Private Restrooms, Private Bar (half priced beer) and Front Stage Viewing Area. Please note PIT PASS is standing room only.

HOT SPOT EXPERIENCE:
Hot Spot tickets includes General Admission, Unlimited Access to the Hot Spot, Complimentary Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Air Conditioned Restrooms, Private Bar (half priced beer), Front Stage Viewing Area and VIP Parking Pass with Purchase of 2 Hot Spot Tickets. Please note HOT SPOT is standing room only. 

HOT SPOT TABLE EXPERIENCE:
Hot Spot Table tickets includes 10 General Admission tickets, Guaranteed Seating, Premium Viewing Area, Unlimited Access to the Hot Spot, Complimentary Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Air Conditioned Restrooms, Private Bar (HALF PRICED BEER), Front Stage Viewing Area and 5 VIP Parking Passes with Purchase of 1 Hot Spot Table. Please note HOT SPOT is standing room only. The table is only available at the WBCA Office.

 

Games & Contests

Stripes® Media/Celebrity Jalapeño Eating Challenge

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 11 am Stripes (2519 Jacaman Rd.)
  • Contestants must eat the entire jalapeño and leave only the stem for counting.
  • Contestants will have 5 minutes to eat as many jalapeños as you can.
  • Any spit ups will result in disqualification

 

La Costeña Jalapeño Eating Contest

  • Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8:45 pm
  • Contestants must eat the entire jalapeño and leave only the stem for counting.
  • Contestants will have 15 minutes to eat as many jalapeños as you can.
  • Any spit ups will result in disqualification.
  • Cash Prize for Professional Category: $3,000, $1,500 and $750.
  • Cash Prize for Amateur Category: $500, $400 and $300.
  • To download application click here.

 

El Grito Contest Sponsored by Stripes®

  • Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10 PM
  • Contestants will battle for this coveted championship title and belt out the Best Gritos in South Texas.
  • Contestants also walk away with a bag of goodies courtesy of Stripes®.
  • To download application click here.

Miss Jalapeño Contest

Requirements:

  • Friday, February 21, 2020
  • 17-25 years of age (must show proof – Texas Driver’s License or ID)
  • Contestant must provide parent/guardian authorization if under the age of 18 years
  • Single, never been married, and lives, works or attends school in Laredo, TX or surrounding areas
  • Any type of green dress or green attire; Be creative.
  • Contestants may choose any talent and display talent for no longer than one minute. WBCA reserves the right to refuse any talent that may be deemed unacceptable or may appear vulgar.
  • Copy of Texas Driver’s License or Texas ID

Opportunity to:

  • Represent the hottest event of WBCA
  • Build self-esteem
  • Gain experience in public speaking
  • Wear the most beautiful crown of jalapeños (not edible peppers)

Contestant agrees that if selected as Miss Jalapeño, she will make herself available for publicity purposes (TV, Radio, Photographs or Press) and make personal appearances at the request of WBCA. Contestant agrees that the decision of the judges and/or the crowd will be final. No appeal process will be in effect.

To download application click here.

* Times, dates, subject to change

Timeline

Friday- Feb 21

Gates open at 6pm
Dezigual
Ram Herrera
Fito Olivares
Stripes el Grito | Miss Jalapeño
Los Tucanes
 
Saturday – Feb 22
Gates open at 6pm
Los mas Romanticos
Inicio
Jalapeño Eating Contest Sponsored by La Costeña
La Mafia
Duelo

11:30pm-1:00am – Duelo

Details

Start:
February 21 @ 6:00 pm
End:
February 22 @ 1:00 am
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Website:
jalapenofest.org

Venue

El Metro Park & Ride