Baking Contest

 

 

Goo Goo

Goo Goo Cluster Baking Contest

 

Event Date: Sun. Sept 10th

Received From: 12:00 p.m.—12:45 p.m.

Judging: 1:00 p.m. on the stage in the Creative Arts Bldg

Online Registration is the preferred method of entry, but you may mail in a registration form along with your creative arts entry forms.

Registration Deadlines:   Online-Sept. 7th

Rules:

  1. Contest is open to residents of Tennessee. Ages 12 years and over.
  2. Must use at least 2 Goo Goo Clusters in the recipe.
  3. The recipe must be presented with the entry and becomes the property of the Tennessee State Fair.
  4. Judging will be based on:

Creativity……40%

Taste………..40%

Difficulty…….20%

  1. Prizes will be provided by Goo Goo Cluster manufactured by the Standard Co® in Nashville, TN

 

  Loveless cafe

Loveless CafBiscuit Contest

 

Event Date: Sun. Sept 10th

Received From: 12:00 p.m.—12:45 p.m.

Judging: 1:00 p.m. on the stage in the Creative Arts Bldg

Judges: Members of the Loveless Cafe Team

Online Registration is the preferred method of entry, but you may mail in a registration form along with your creative arts entry forms.

Registration Deadlines: Online-Sept. 7th

Rules:

  1. Cook, Bake, or create an entrée, side dish, or dessert incorporating your homemade biscuits. Biscuits must be made from “scratch.”
  2. Only one entry per person.
  3. Maintaining the dish at the proper temperature is the responsibly of the competitor.
  4. The complete recipe must be presented with the entry and becomes the property of the Tennessee State Fair. Recipes will be posted on www.lovelesscafe.com with credit to the participant.
  5. Contest is open to residents of the state of Tennessee, 12 years or older.
  6. Judging will be based on:

Creativity……40%

Taste………..40%

Difficulty…….20%

  1. The decision of the judges are final.
  2. Loveless Cafe, Nashville, Tn will provide 1st, 2nd and 3rd place gift baskets.

 

apple pie

Tennessee Apple

Pie Contest

The Tennessee State Fair wants to find the

BEST apple pie in the State of Tennessee!

 

Chair: Kate Lansaw

Phone: 217-370-5752 or Email: Kate@tnstatefair.org

 

First place – Pie recipe, bio of the winning baker, and picture will be publicly recognized, receive $500, and Tennessee State Fair cutting board.

Second place – Will receive $150.

Third place – Will receive $75.

 

Contest Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Deadline: Mail-In – Wed., Sept. 6th  Online – Tue. Sept. 12th Entry Fee: $2.00 per entry

 

Rules of the pie-baking contest:

  • Competitor must be a Tennessee resident 18 years of age or older
  • Competitor must be an individual, not a company
  • Only one submission per person
  • Submissions will not be accepted without the recipe card attached to the container (Do not include name or address on recipe card)
  • Apples must be the predominant fruit baked into the pie
  • All pies must be baked in a 9” pie shell
  • All pies must be submitted in a disposable container. Containers will not be returned to competitors at the conclusion of the contest.
  • Once a pie has been submitted, Fair officials will not assist in pouring, spreading, drizzling, etc. a topping onto the pie. Toppings MUST be on the pie at the time of submission.

 

Judging Criteria:

General Appearance 25%

Originality 25%

Flavor 50%

 

Directions for submission:

  • Each competitor will receive by email a copy of this information sheet and a Fair pass no later than Wed., Sept. 13th.
  • The Fair pass is good for free parking and entry to the fair for the competitor only. You MUST have pie in hand to receive free parking and free entry.
  • Fair gates open at 10:00AM on Sat., Sept. 16th; however, submissions for the competition will be received from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the Creative Arts Building. NO SUBMISSIONS WILL BE RECEIVED AFTER 12:00 PM. Please refer to the countdown clock at the check-in station.
  • Preliminary judging will take place immediately following the 12:00 PM submission deadline.
  • The final round of judging will take place at 1:15 p.m. with a first, second, and third place winners crowned at its conclusion.

 

Mail-In Submissions to: Tennessee State Fair Association, P.O. Box 24747, Nashville, TN 37202. Must include an  entry form and entry fee.