Specialty Baking Contests

Goo Goo Cluster Baking Contest

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Saturday, Sept 8th
Received From: 12:00 p.m.—12:45 p.m.
Judging: 1:00 p.m. in the Bakery Area
Registration Deadlines: Online-Sept. 6th
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%

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

Loveless Cafe Biscuit Contest

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Saturday, Sept 8th
Received From: 12:00 p.m.—12:45 p.m.
Judging: 1:00 p.m. in the Bakery Area
Judges: Members of the Loveless Café Team
Registration Deadlines: Online-Sept. 6th
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 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%

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

Tennessee Apple Pie Contest

The Tennessee State Fair wants to find the BEST apple pie in the State of Tennessee!
Chair: Kate Lansaw
Phone: 615-800-3675 or Email: kate@tnstatefair.org
First place – Pie recipe, bio of the winning baker, and picture will be published in The Cooperator. Winner will also receive $500 and Tennessee State Fair cutting
board.
Second place – Will receive $150.
Third place – Will receive $75.
Contest Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Mail-In Entry Deadline Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Online Entry Deadline Tuesday, September 11, 2018
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 Wednesday, September 12, 2018.
• 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 Saturday, September 15, 2018; 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 12:00PM submission deadline.
• The final round of judging will take place at 1:15PM with a first, second, and third place winners crowned at its conclusion.

Submissions can be made online or mailed* to:
Tennessee State Fair Association, P.O. Box 24747, Nashville,
TN 37202
*MUST include: Name, county, mailing address, and phone number of
baker.
Dept. I- Creative Arts, Division 319-Bakery, Class S65

Tennessee Apple Pie Winners

2013 Molly Callicott, Lawrenceburg, TN
2014 Jackie Rule, Nashville, TN
2015 Sherrie Williams, Hendersonville, TN

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