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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Just five gallons and $75s are standing between you and gumbo glory.

TheJumbo Gumbo Cookoff fundraiser is happening soon, and if you think you have what it takes, then this is the event for you.

Robin Nolder and Jessica Johnston-Myers joined Alyse on "THV 11 News This Morning" to talk more about the event.

It's all happening Friday April 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the River Market Pavilions. First place gets $500, second place gets $250, and third place gets $100.

All of the proceeds go to benefit The Allen School. Since 1958, The Allen School has helped children with developmental disabilities with treatment, nurturing, and education. They serve children from birth to 5-years-old diagnosed with conditions including mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism, epilepsy and other developmental delays.