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Come make history with Mobtown Mac Down!

October 29, 2022 from 11am until 5 pm

at USA Mitchell Center North Lawn 


This mac and cheese cookoff will highlight connoisseurs ages 10 on up. Bring your favorite team members and best mac and cheese recipe for the chance to win S'MAC TALK bragging rights.


The event will be a family friendly with entertainment, elite food vendors, music, and games for the young and the young at heart.

Presented by Spire Energy, the Mobtown Mac Down celebrates the roaring Mobile food scene and timeless tradition of this beloved staple. The proceeds of Mac Down benefit The Cookery Project, a local 501c3 nonprofit.

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Team Planning

We have opportunities for planning committees as well as volunteering for set up, day of operations, and break down for the event.  You can select an area of interest below and snag free entry to the event for your volunteer efforts.

Get your tickets!

$12 for early bird tickets ages 8 and up

$15 for day of event ages 8 and up

Free for ages 7 and under

At this time, we are considering VIP tickets.  Please like and follow our Facebook page for event updates. 

Volunteer Opportunities

We are still in the planning phases for detailed team and judging guidelines  The entry fee per team will be $400.  As of now, we have established the following:

  • Teams must consist of at least 2 members but no more than 10 members.

  • The minimum age for a team member is 10.

  • Teams can consist of but are not limited to corporations, restaurants, caterers, schools, churches, social societies, fraternal organizations, municipalities, and other informally formed teams.

  • All cooking and food prep must be done at the event site on the day of the event.

  • Cooking methods are provided by and at choice of each team (i.e. griddle, grill, burner, etc. No generators.)

  • All judging is done through blind entries.

Award categories include:

Overall judges' choice

Overall people's choice

Overall kids team (ages 10-18) people's choice

Best Classic - Cheeses only

Best Veggie

Best Meat - Chicken, beef, pork

Best Seafood

Best Other - This includes macs with ingredients such as Fritos, Cheetos, cornbread, corn flakes, crackers, special sauces, etc. that do not also include veggies, meats, seafoods from other main categories

Email with questions or to add your team on the waiting list until official registration starts.


Here is a sneak peak of just a few of the activities included with all general admission tickets. 

Ticket Info


The volunteer chairman will reach out soon!

Pick one or more areas of interest:

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