6th annual Downtown Burger Battle begins Jan. 2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - A tasty competition will return to downtown Sioux Falls in the new year.

The 6th annual Downtown Burger Battle will begin Jan. 2 and continue through the month.

Diners will have the opportunity to rate participating restaurants' classic American burger, judging on patty, presentation, toppings and bun as well as customer service.

Customers will assign up to five points in each of five categories for every featured burger they try.

The burger with the highest average points at the end of the battle will be the winner.

Diners can also enter to win a weekly restaurant gift card drawing by posting a photo of one of the participating burger contenders to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the restaurant name and #BurgerBattle19.

Participating restaurants include: Blarney Stone Pub, Bread & Circus Sandwich Kitchen, CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar, Falls Landing Bar & Grill, JL Beers, MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub, Ode To Food and Drinks, PAve, Swamp Daddy's Cajun Kitchen, The Market, Tommy Jack's Pub and Wiley's Tavern.

The competition is sponsored by the South Dakota Cattlemen's Foundation.

Find more information about the participating burgers here.