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8th Annual International Margarita Challenge to be Bigger and Better in 2011
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January 05, 2011

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As if it could get any better? The 8th Annual International Margarita Challenge's organizers Jim and Bonnie Williams are planning to have the best ever Margarita Challenge this year, and to make it an even better show, they are putting out the invite to other communities from Puerto Vallarta to Las Varas to come up with their own competitor.

"Yes, every year with the help of so many volunteers and great contestants, the Margarita Challenge continues to provide more excitement, entertainment and great margaritas," Jim Williams said.

Adding that the funds garnered from the event continue to grow and provide much needed support to the local food bank and Rincon de Guayabitos School Emiliano Zapata.

"Seeing how much help these funds bring to the community brings a tear to our eyes. Everyone is so grateful," Williams said.

This year's Challenge will once again be held at the "fabulous" Pina Colada Restaurant in Rincon de Guayabitos on Wednesday, February 2nd. The cost remains $200 pesos.

Last year's exciting winner Patty Hueso from Hinde and Jaime's Restaurant in La Penita de Jaltemba will be returning. Hueso went on to win the 2010 International Tequila Contest in Tequila with her presentation following her local victory.

For more information on how to enter the contest or to buy tickets, (Remember they sold out well in advance last year,) please email Jim Williams at poptop_u(at), call (327) 274-0805, or visit

Bill Bell and his wife Dorothy have been living in the Jaltemba area for over five years with their son, Adam and daughter Dylan. Originally from North Vancouver BC, they have been actively traveling and writing about Mexico since 2001 when they circumvented Mexico for the first time to develop the leading website for road travel in Mexico You can reach Bill via email at bill(at)

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