Fair Baking Contests – 2018

Adult Baking Contests: ages 20+

Banana Bread

BANANA BREAD (Full Loaf)

King Arthur Flour is looking for your best and most delicious BANANA BREAD.  Be sure and make them from scratch- no cake mixes or prepared frostings allowed.  Creativity is strongly encouraged so get baking with King Arthur Flour and you could be the blue ribbon winner!

1st place:  $75 gift certificate to the Baker’s Catalogue

2nd Place: $50 gift certificate to the Baker’s Catalogue

3rd Place: A King Arthur Tote

*Each winner will receive a beautiful ribbon

RULES

  1. Banana bread must use King Arthur Flour and be made from scratch. No cake mixes or prepared frostings. Use ingredients that are readily available in grocery stores
  2. Open to any individual who is a resident of Clarke County or one of the five adjoining counties; one entry person.
  3. This is an adult competition (ages 20 and up).
  4. Entries that need refrigeration will not be accepted (for example, no cream cheese frostings)
  5. Entrant must bring the empty bag of King Arthur Flour or submit a UPC label from the flour bag when he/she brings the prepared entry to the contest at the fair.
  6. All entries must be submitted in a sealed, clear disposable container for judging
  7.  Directions for preparing the recipe must be clear; measurements should be in level cups, tablespoons, teaspoons or fractions thereof; also include pan size, cooking temperature, number of servings and any other pertinent information.
  8. Type or legibly write recipe on an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper with name, address, daytime and evening phone number, email address if available, on the back. Entries must be legible and include a phone number or they will be disqualified. Recipes will become property of the Clarke County Fair and King Arthur Flour, which reserves the right to edit, adapt, copyright, publish and use for publicity, promotion or advertising without compensation.
  9. Fair committee selects judges; judges’ decisions are final.Judging will be based on the following criteria:

50 points – Flavor

25 points – Overall appearance or creativity

25 points – Texture

TOTAL: 100 points

King Arthur Flour is widely available in local grocery stores. For product information, recipe ideas, and store locations go to: www.kingarthurflour.com

Red Star Yeast Bread Contest

RYE BREAD (FULL LOAF)

1st Place: Red Star Yeast Merchandise

2nd Place: Red Star Yeast Merchandise

3rd Place: Red Star Yeast Merchandise

RULES

  • Open to any individual who is a resident of Clarke County or one of the five adjoining counties; ADULTS Only: ages 20 and up; one entry per person
  • Entry must be made from scratch (no mixes)
  • Red Star Yeast must be used and listed in the recipe. You must include the empty yeast package with your entry.
  • Entire entry must be submitted in a sealed, clear disposable container for judging
  • Recipe listing the ingredients, preparation, instructions and recipe author name must be included with the entry, printed on one side of the page. Include name, address and phone number on the back side of the page.

Youth Contests

M&M Chip Cookies (3)

Ages 13 and Under

1st place: $5.00

2nd place: $3.00

3rd place: $2.00

Rules:

  1. Open to youth ages 13 and under who are residents of Clarke County or one of the five adjoining counties. One entry per person.
  2. Entries that need refrigeration will not be accepted (for example cream cheese frosting).
  3. All entries must be submitted in a sealed, clear disposable container.
  4. Exhibits will consist of (3) individual cookies.
  5. Entries will be judged on:
    a. Flavor 50 points
    b. Overall Appearance or creativity 25 points
    c. Texture 25 points
    TOTAL 100 points
Chocolate Cup Cakes (3)

Ages 14-19

1st Place: $5.00

2nd Place: $3.00

3rd Place: $2.00

Rules:

  1. Open to youth ages 14-19 who are residents of Clarke County or one of the adjoining counties. One entry per person.
  2. Entries that need refrigeration will not be accepted (for example, no cream cheese frosting).
  3. All entries must be submitted in a sealed, clear disposable container.
  4. Exhibits will consist of (3) individual cup cakes.

Entries will be judged on:

  1. Flavor    50 points
  2. Overall appearance or creativity    25 points
  3. Texture   25 points

TOTAL: 100 points

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