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Congratulations to the 2018 Salsa Challenge Winners!

Hot and Spicy!!
1st Place - Nadja Anderson - Habanero Haze
2nd Place - Olivia Mendoza - That Salsa Meant Nothing to Me
3rd Place - Deborah Woods - Grandma's Favorite Salsa

Mild/Medium Traditional
1st Place - Klariza Ochoa - The Gibbity
2nd Place - Gina Brandt - Vini Vidi Vici Verde
3rd Place - Sarah Young - Shakin' It Up

Original
1st Place - Ellie Warder - Kickin' Cranberry
2nd Place - Kayla Clary - Spicy Caribbean Salsa
3rd Place - Raini Wijeweera - Dracarys

People's Choice
1st Place - Kayla Clary - Spicy Caribbean Salsa
2nd Place - Andrea Palacio - Watermelon Salsa Fresca
3rd Place - Raini Wijeweera - Dracarys

Thank you to all who entered, the judges (Charly Amling, Steven Beres, Guillermo Flores, Malik Hawkins, Sadie Keesler, David Lasansky, Laura Lustro, Klariza Ochoa, Soraya Sandoval, Tommy Szeto, Amy Tary, and Abreeza Zegeer), and Ellie Warder for coordinating the judging. Thank you to the staff and ambassadors who helped out. A big thank you to our sponsor, the CBC Industry Associates Program, and everyone who made donations to make this event happen.

Photo of winners courtesy of Steven Le. Pictured (back row left to right): Olivia Mendoza, Kayla Clary, Raini Wijeweera, Andrea Palacio, Deborah Woods, and Ellie Warder; (front row): Klariza Ochoa and Nadja Anderson. Not pictured: Gina Brandt and Sarah Young.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018Home