Team Registration

!!! REGULAR COMPETING TEAM REGISTRATION FOR THE AUSTIN EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. ALL AVAILABLE TIMESLOTS FOR ALL HEATS ARE COMPLETELY FILLED !!!
Please click on the following link if you’d like to be placed on the Austin Standby Team Waitlist.


Team Registration is easy. Just follow the quick Steps below. Once in Eventbrite you will be asked Team Related questions. Please fill out completely – be sure to include a VALID and WORKING email address.

Step 1

Choose a Competition Category – Either Traditional or Keep Paella Weird.

Step 2

Choose a Presentation Time. Please note the following:

  • Presentation time slots are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
  • The presentation time refers to the time your paella must be ready or the first round of judging. 
  • Teams may arrive as early as 3 hours before their presentation time to set-up and start cooking 30 minutes later. Teams cannot arrive later than 1/2 hour before their presentation time to begin cooking. Please see the schedule below:
Arrival TimeCooking Time StartsPresentation TimePurchase Ticket
09:30AM 10:00AM 12:30PM Paella Team Bundle: 12:30 Heat
11:00AM 11:30AM 02:00PM Paella Team Bundle: 02:00 Heat
12:30PM 01:00PM 03:30PM !!!SOLD OUT!!! Paella Team Bundle: 03:30 Heat !!!SOLD OUT!!!

Step 3

Teams must read and agree to the team Rules of Engagement and the Judging Criterion as there have been changes to the “Ready” times, pan sizing, judging, etc.

Step 4

Pay Online. Each Team Bundle costs $35. Please note: One and only One Team Bundle is allowed per Team – any additional Team Bundles purchases must be associated with a separate and unique Team, otherwise it will be promptly refunded. Bundles include 3 tickets for core team members. Once completed, a discount code will be sent to the purchaser via email to buy up to three extra team member helper tickets at a 50% reduction. Discount codes may only be used once and have an expiration date.