© 2019 Decatur Chamber of Commerce Eighter Food Truck Challenge


Thank you for your interest in Decatur Chamber of Commerce 3rd Annual Eighter From Decatur Food Truck Challenge held on Saturday, May 4th, 2019. The event will be open to the public

10:30 am-9pm.


The grand prize for the Eighter From Decatur Food Truck Challenge is $5,000.00.

Other prize amounts include:


Best Sweet Treat $500   

Sassy Savory Award $500

People's Choice $500

Most Unique Food $500    

Best Bites $500


Only one prize awarded per truck. Professional foodie judges select the winners for each category.

Maximum number of trucks is 25.


There is no fee to enter the contest, however it is limited to the first 25 trucks that enter.


The Decatur Chamber of Commerce will reimburse vendors $1.00 per Eighter Taster Tester Ticket. During the event, food is only sold by participating food trucks. Each truck will service their full menu items beginning at 3pm. Trucks will handle cash/credit cards exchange with patrons directly. Tickets will still need to be purchased for beverages.


Vendors are not allowed to sell beverages of any kind; all beverages are sold by the Decatur Chamber of Commerce.


Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first-serve basis and acceptance begins on February 1, 2019 .  Submittal/receipt of application does not signify acceptance; truck entries will be reviewed by a committee and vendors will receive notice via phone/email. The Decatur Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to refuse any application.


The following is required from each applicant for acceptance:

  • Complete Application

  • Completed and signed Food Truck Vendor Contract

  • General Liability Insurance with overage of at least $1 million per occurrence.

  • Endorsement on the General Liability Insurance naming the following as an additional insured:


Decatur Chamber of Commerce, 308 W. Main St., Decatur, TX. 76234

  • Business Automobile Liability Insurance with overage of at least $1 million per occurrence.

  • Copy of Valid Texas Mobile Food Service License issued from any Texas municipality

  • Current Photo of Truck

  • Menu

  • W-9 Form

  • Sales Tax Permit


Forms maybe downloaded below:

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