Inhale Bliss 1st Annual Salsa Competition

General Information

Date and Time: The competition will take place on August 10th, 2024, at 2:00 PM.

Location: Inhale Bliss Store.


1. Spicy

2. Non-Spicy

Entry Rules

1. Category Selection: Once you enter a salsa category (spicy or non-spicy), you cannot change your category.

2. Heat Level Appropriateness: If your salsa is judged as spicy in the non-spicy category, you will receive a penalty.(what penalty points will be deducted from the total amount of points.)

3. Submission Requirements: All contestants must bring their salsa already made in a ready-to-serve bowl.(presentation is apart of of the sensa Contestants must also bring their own chips for the judges to use during tasting.

4. Food and Beverage: All contestants will receive a free hamburger or hotdog on the day of the competition.

Judging Criteria

The salsa will be judged by three judges: the owner of Inhale Bliss, his wife, and the customers. The judging criteria are as follows:

1. Taste (1-10): Overall flavor, balance of ingredients, and harmony of flavors.

2. Texture (1-10): Consistency, chunkiness, and mouthfeel.

3. Appearance (1-10): Color, visual appeal, and presentation.

4. Creativity (1-10): Unique ingredients, innovative combinations, and originality.

5. Heat Level Appropriateness (1-10): Appropriate level of spiciness for the declared category.


For each category (Spicy and Non-Spicy):

First Place: 50% off their purchase both in-store and on our website, and an Inhale Bliss t-shirt.

Second Place: 25% off their purchase.

Third Place: 15% off their purchase.

Additional Rules

1. Judge’s Decision: All decisions made by the judges are final.

2. Disqualification: Any contestant not adhering to the rules will be disqualified.

3. Participation Agreement: By entering the competition, contestants agree to abide by these rules and the decisions of the judges.

We look forward to tasting your delicious salsas and celebrating a fun and spicy day with all participants!