The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance presents a summertime salsa competition of all varieties by more than 40 competitors. Live music by Ballet Folklorico and Tesoro, dancing, menu pairing, chips and salsa, and tequila-based mixed drinks.

There will be a giant Piñata Display and auction from the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Chefs and Mixologist will compete for Southern Arizona's top salsa and tequila honors. Funds raised benefit Community Food Band of Southern Arizona and SAACA.

The event is taking place Saturday at La Encantada, 2905 E. Skyline Drive.

Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased in advance at or call 797-3959 x 1.