Mareeba Salami and Sausage Competition Nomination Form

Nominations are now open!

Which region is worthy of the Salami and sausage Perfetto? Will it be the North or the South? If you think you have what it takes to make the perfect Salami or Sausage, and you wish to enter in the Inaugural Mareeba Salami and Sausage Competition Festa please follow these simple steps. Please note anyone in Australia can enter the competition and you don’t have to be of Italian origin. In saying that the judging of the competition will be based on Italian categories and styles.

The Best Homemade Salami and Sausage competition is held at the Mareeba International Club on the 06th of august starting at 10.30am to 5pm.

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To nominate, fill the form below, or download a printable copy and submit it at enquiries@cairnsitalianfestival.com.au.

Entry forms must be submitted by the 04th of august 2023

Selection Criteria and Elegibility
There will be a panel of 5 expert judges who will decide which is the best homemade salami and sausage in the festa. There will be several awards with our expert judging panel rating each entry out of 20 in the areas of Taste, Aroma, Density and Colour.

Entry cost per category is $20. After submitting the form, please make your payment to
Cairns Italian Festival
BSB: 484-799
Account Number: 56142 9914
Entering the name you have entered in the form as a reference. The nominations will not be consired completed until payment is received.

Please be sure to correctly indicate the category and style of Salami and Sausage you are entering. If you do not indicate a style, one of our “Salami Specialists” will put your Salami into the relevant category.

One entry per category per person.

If you are nominating more than one salami in different categories, submit one form for each entry. Payment can be made for the total cost ( $20 per category), as long as you submit all the forms with the same Name, and you use the name in the entry form as payment reference.

Deliver your sample of Salami to Mareeba International Club on the day of the event the 06th of August between 8am and 10am. Your Salami product must have an ID tag. This will contain your name / contact number and the Style number you are entering.
Please note you don’t have to be present on the day to enter the competition, anyone in Australia can enter the competition and don’t have to be of Italian origin. You can have a friend enter your produce on your behalf.

Winners will be announced on the day of the event at 3pm on the 06th of August 2023. Categories 1 to 6 will each all have one winner, with each winner receiving a $250 cash prize. There will also be an overall Salami Champion of Mareeba winner this will be judged on how many separate entries the one contestant has entered and overall point score. Prize for the overall Salami Champion is $1000.