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Hot & Spicy Challenge

Friday August 19th is National Hot and Spicy Day. Tucson Tamale is hosting the first annual Hot & Spicy Challenge. Join us at both Tucson Tamale Locations for the challenge. Here's the scoop:


  • Tucson Tamale, 7286 N Oracle Road, Tucson AZ 85704.  520-403-1888
  • Tucson Tamale, 7159 E Tanque Verde Road, Tucson AZ 85715. 520-298-8404


  • Friday August 19th at 6pm


  • Anyone over 21 can participate
  • Everyone can spectate


  • Be the first to finish 3 Tucson Tamale Hot & Spicy Tamales, each one topped with a local Hot Sauce and not take a drink for 5 minutes after finishing and you will be the winner. There will be a winner at each location

What do I win:

  • $100 Tucson Tamale Gift Card
  • A custom made Hot & Spicy winners T-shirt 
  • A bottle of each of the featured Hot Sauces

The Pairings

Hot & Spicy Specials, Available All Day Friday August 19th:

  • All Hot Sauce, Buy 3, Get 1 free*
  • All Hot & Spicy Tamales, Buy 1 Get 1 FREE.
  • Introducing our Hot & Spicy Tortas, Half price all day long

What else do I need to know:

  • There is a limit on the number of participants, so if you want in, get in early!
  • Here's a link to the sign up and release
  • * Free bottle of Hot Sauce will be the one of equal or lesser value

What if I don't live in Tucson?