By Niesha Lofing
Think you have a winning tailgating recipe?
The Sacramento Mountain Lions are offering you a chance to prove it - and win a season tickets for four and reserved VIP parking spot for the 2011 season.
The first ever Tailgate Challenge will be held at Saturday's game, the last home game of the 2010 season.
Prizes will be awarded for best food, best Mountain Lions theme and most original tailgate, according to a team news release.
Interested home cooks are encouraged to enter in advance by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the cook's full name and phone number where they can be reached on game day.
Check in and late registration will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the Tailgate Challenge tent in FanFest, the event that precedes the 8 p.m. kickoff against the Omaha Nighthawks at Hornet Stadium at Sacramento State University.
Celebrity judges will tour the parking lot to select a finalist in each of the three categories, who will then move on to compete in the main judging.
For more information, visit the Sacramento Mountain Lions' website.