September 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Nico Ponce

4th Annual Red River Pour Off

The 4th annual Red River Pour Off will be held on September 1st, noon-7pm.

Location: Festival Plaza,

Stage area Pavilion Entertainment

Southern Roots is headlining with two other local bands performing during the margarita competition.
Noon : Southern Roots
4pm: Caravan

Margarita Competition

The best, the worst, or the most fun bartenders to the “I don’t really care” bartenders from Tyler to Monroe and all in between- in Shreveport and Bossier City have been invited to compete for the title “Best Damn Margarita”.

How it works: Best Damn Margarita

Each establishment competing in the margarita competition from 2pm-6pm will have a 6ft table decorated as they wish promoting their restaurant, bar or casino.
On each table there will be a ballot box for them to accept a wooden chip from attendees that think they have the “Best Damn Margarita”
At 6pm the ballot boxes are removed from each table.
At 6pm the wooden chip voting stops and all wooden chips are tallied up.
At 7pm in the Lucha libre ring the top three winners will be announced.
The winning team will receive $500 and a Lucha Libre style wrestling belt.

How it works: Most Popular

This year each margarita sample will costs one (1) drink coupon.
Each competing establishment will have a 2nd box located on their table directly behind the ballot box
An attendee will walk up to the table they want to sample then hand the bartender one (1) drink coupon for one (1) margarita sample.
The bartender will place the drink coupon into the dedicated container behind the ballot box on the table.
At 6pm the ballot box and drink coupon container will be removed from each table.
At 6pm all drink coupons will be tallied up.
At 7pm in the Lucha libre ring the top three winners will be announced
The winning team will receive $500 and a Lucha Libre style wrestling mask.
(Any customer that has drink coupons left over from the margarita sampling may redeem their drink coupons for a cold beer, margarita or water. All Sales are final.)

Cash bar: Featuring craft margaritas, beer ritas and more.

Lower Level Pavillion Entertainment

Lucha Libre Wrestling by Main Events
Located beneath the first pavilion at the entrance an official wrestling ring will be set up for Lucha Libre wrestling.
There will be an announcer commentating the event. Bicycle rails will be set up around the ring for the safety of wrestlers and audience.
Seating is first come first serve.
Private seating area will be available for VIP only.

Tentative schedule:

  • 12:30pm
    Estrella Galactica vs Americos
    Bu Ku Dao vs Johnny Swole
  • 1:30pm
    Alejadra The Lion vs Kaci Lennox
    Chocolate City vs Pillars of Destiny
  • 3:30pm
    Nobe Bryant vs El Saiko Gato
    Student Showcase
  • 5:30pm
    Thunder Rosa vs Cassandra Golden
    Main Event: Cherry Ramon vs Laredo Kid

Best Taco Competition
Taco vendors will be selling and competing for the best taco of Shreveport-Bossier City

Kids area: Secure play area for children under 10 with a bouncy house and more

Vendors: Local food and retail vendors will be set up through out the festival space

Discounts: Military, Police Officers and First Responders

For sponsorship inquiries contact: Nico Ponce: info@redriverpouroff.com
For all vendor and restuarant inquiries contact: Kevin: info@redriverpouroff.com
For all procurement inquiries contact Tasha: info@redriverpouroff.com
For all volunteer inquiries contact Vanessa: info@redriverpouroff.com



  • Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
    You must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol.
    Kids under the age of 10 enter for free but must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
  • What can I bring into the event?
    You must bring your ticket, Id and cash.
    No lawn chairs, coolers, backpacks or large purses allowed.
    No firearms or other weapons allowed.
  • How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
    You can email info@redriverpouroff.com
    We recieve hundreds of emails and will do our best to respond within 48hrs.
  • What’s the refund policy?
    No refunds accepted. This is a rain or shine event.
  • Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
    Print your ticket is the best and fastest way to enter.

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