Mission

 

Event Info | Reserved Tables | Ticket Info | Food | Mariachi Groups | Entertainment & Judges | Sponsors

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2014 WINNERS!
Mariachis
First place ($2,000): Mariachi Acero,
Las Vegas
Mariachis
Second place ($1,500):
Mariachi Juvenil Mestizo, Delano
Mariachis
Third place ($1,000):
Plaza de la Raza Youth Mariachi Ensemble,
Los Angeles

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Honorable Mention ($750):
Sinfonia Mexicana Mariachi Youth Academy,
Riverside

Mariachis
Tom Tracy “Shining Star” Awards ($500)
Vocalist Yesenia M. Lopez of
Plaza de la Raza Youth Mariachi Ensemble,
Los Angeles
Mariachis
People's Choice Award -
Top voted Mariachi Group on Facebook:
Plaza de la Raza Youth Mariachi Ensemble,
Los Angeles


EVENT INFORMATION

Mission San Juan Capistrano, with the generous support of the Thomas J. and Erma Jean Tracy Family Foundation, is proud to present the Tenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Join us in the beautiful Mission Courtyard for this highly-anticipated celebration of talent, interpretation and inspiration of Mariachi music.

This exciting day features live music performances by mariachi groups from across Southern California and beyond as they compete on stage for cash prizes before a panel of distinguished judges. Festival highlights also include: ringing of the historic Mission bells, a special performance of the National Anthem, performances by Ballet Folklorico de San Juan Capistrano, bilingual marionette shows and exhibition performances by local Capistrano Community Mariachi Program. Don’t miss this year’s special tenth annual celebration!

Click here to download the Battle of the Mariachis 2014 Event Program

Click here to download the Battle of the Mariachis 2014 General Information Sheet

Click here to see Ten Special Highlights of the Tenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival!



RESERVED TABLES

RESERVED TABLES SOLD OUT! General admission tickets are still available.

Gather friends, family or colleagues and enjoy a beautiful day of live music and great food together at historic Mission San Juan Capistrano by purchasing a reserved table to the Battle of the Mariachis. Whether celebrating Mother’s Day (May 11th, 2014), another special occasion, or coming together to experience this unique musical event, your group is sure to share a special and memorable day together.

Reserved tables seat 10 or 6. The price of the table includes admission for each guest into the event for the day and a guaranteed, reserved seat for each table guest. (Children 3 and under do not need a ticket.)

Reserved tables are limited and will sell quickly! Purchase early to ensure guaranteed seating for your group and to reserve a table of your top choice!

Table Prices and Locations:
Click on the map below.

2014 Music Under the Stars Concert Map

TABLES ON SALE:

Tuesday, January 7 at 9:00 AM: Discounted Tables On Sale to Mission Members

Mission Members can purchase tables one week before they are on sale to the General Public. Members also receive a 10% discount on table purchases. To receive these benefits and others, become a Member today! To purchase membership and a table at the same time, please call (949) 234-1321.

Tuesday, January 14 at 9:00 AM: Tables On Sale to General Public

To Purchase Reserved Tables:

Online:
Purchase tables by clicking here beginning January 7th at 9:00 AM

Reserve a Table

Phone: Call (949) 234-1321

At the Gate House: Seven days a week, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Click here to download the Battle of the Mariachis 2014 Table Buyers Information Sheet




INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

$15 for Adults and Seniors

$6 for Children (ages 4-11)

Mission Members receive free admission to the Battle of the Mariachis Festival all day. ID card required for entry. Join now!

Individual tickets include admission into the Mission for the day (Gates open at 9:00 a.m.) and admission to the event (begins at 11:00 a.m.)

Ticket does NOT include reserved seating. There is open seating provided throughout the Mission for General Admission ticket holders. Individual seats are first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended to get a seat. Please note that lawn chairs or outside chairs of any kind are NOT permitted into the Mission.

There is a limited number of individual admission tickets, and tickets are expected to sell out! To maintain a safe, accessible and enjoyable environment, admission tickets will no longer be sold when limit is reached. Purchase tickets early and in advance to ensure admission to the festival!

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON SALE: Tuesday, January 14 at 9:00 AM

To Purchase Individual Tickets:

Phone: Call (949) 234-1316 (Se habla español)

Order Form: Fax or email an order form. Download form here.

At the Gate House: Seven days a week, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at 26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

TICKETS MAY SELL OUT! Advance purchase is strongly encouraged!



FOOD VENDORS

Battle of the Mariachis 2014
El Adobe de Capistrano
Gourmet Mexican food


Battle of the Mariachis 2014
El Campeon
Aguas frescas, fruit cocktail, frozen fruit bars


Battle of the Mariachis 2014
Hawaiian Delight
Churros, shaved ice, cotton candy

Battle of the Mariachis 2014
SoHo Taco Truck
Gourmet, traditional Mexican tacos


Battle of the Mariachis 2014
Border Grill Truck
Gourmet tacos, burritos and quesadillas



Guests are encouraged to purchase food inside the Mission at the many excellent food vendors onsite for the event. Outside food, small cooler bags and small carrying coolers are permissible. Rolling coolers are NOT permitted.

ALCOHOL IS PROHIBITED from being brought into, sold or consumed at the Battle of the Mariachis Festival. In order to maintain a safe and family-friendly environment for this special event held at a historic and religious landmark, alcohol is NOT permitted.



MARIACHI GROUPS

The Battle of the Mariachis Festival is an incredible performance opportunity for young mariachi musicians! All semi-professional youth mariachi groups are invited to participate.

THERE IS STILL TIME TO REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE!

There are still a few limited remaining spots to participate in the competition! Register today or call (949) 234-1321 for more information.

Accepted mariachi groups will receive a travel stipend to assist with the cost of transportation to the event and each performer will receive a special commemorative Tenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival pin. Don't miss this chance to perform on stage at the historic Mission and before the panel of Distinguished Mariachi Judges!

Final Registration Deadline: Friday, May 2

ANNOUNCING 2014 PARTICIPATING MARIACHI GROUPS

Mission
Sinfonia Mexicana Mariachi Youth Academy
Riverside, CA
Mission
Mariachi Juvenil Mestizo
Delano, CA

Mission
Plaza de la Raza Youth Mariachi Ensemble
Los Angeles, CA

Mission
Mariachi del Oeste; Academy of Music at Hamilton HS Mariachi
Los Angeles, CA 

Mission
Mariachi Acero
Las Vegas, NV

For Information and to Register, click here or call (949) 234-1321.

To see mariachi groups who participated in 2013, click here.

To see the mariachi groups who received awards in 2013, click here.



2014 ENTERTAINMENT

Mission
Special Guest Emcee, Juan Morales
Click here for bio
Mission
Performance of the National Anthem by Vocalist, Maria Rojo
Finalist in 2013 La Reina del Mariachi
Click here for bio
Click here for video

Mission
Special Exhibition Performance by Mariachi de Uclatlan, UCLA
Click here for more information

Mission
Exhibition Performances by Capistrano Community Mariachi Program
Click here for more information

Mission
Ballet Folklorico de San Juan Capistrano

Franklin Haynes Marionettes presents "Las Marionetas en Defile"

 

2014 DISTINGUISHED JUDGES PANEL

Mission
Judge, Laura Sobrino
Click here for bio
Mission
Judge, Desiree Garcia
Click here for bio
Mission
Judge, Lauryn Salazar
Click here for bio
Mission
Judge, Margarita Chavez
Click here for bio
Mission
Judge, Tizoc Ceballos
Click here for bio
Mission
Judge, Juan Mendoza
Click here for bio



2014 SPONSORS

Thank you to our generous Presenting Sponsor, The Thomas J. and Erma Jean Tracy Family Foundation.

Community Level Sponsor


Hill & Piibe

Hill & Piibe Immigration Attorneys
hillandpiibe.com

A special thank you to our events partners:

For accommodations for the
Battle of the Mariachis:

Residence Inn

Residence Inn San Juan Capistrano
33711 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 443-3600
www.marriott.com
Click here for Rates

Farmers & Merchants Bank
Farmers and Merchants Bank
fmb.com/locations/san-juan-capistrano


Shine Lighting

Shine Lighting


APS

Advanced Presentation Support



Classic Party Rentals

Classic Party Rentals


For information on sponsorship opportunities, see our 2014 Signature Event Sponsorship Opportunities or call (949) 234-1321.






Mission San Juan Capistrano plans fun, day and night for the whole family! For event dates and times, visit our calendar.

Underwriting and sponsorships available for all events, for more information please contact Christine Robinson at (949) 234-1321.

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