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The 17th annual Soiree Royale Culinary Competition will be held on September 14 in Opelousas at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino. This tasty event, sponsored by the St Landry Parish Chamber of Commerce, will offer food and drink from some of Acadiana's finest chefs, with proceeds benefiting scholarships for parish youth.

Some of the categories that will will be judged include yams, seafood, beef, soup, appetizers and desserts.There will also be beverage tastings, with craft beer and wine offerings paired with some of the delicious dishes.

Over $10,000 in scholarships from this yearly event have already been awarded, so  your tickets are going to help the youth of St Landry Parish! Get your tickets today for this incredible event, before they sell out!