2016 Pepin County Fair Pie Baking Contest Guidelines
The contest is open to all amateur bakers. Entrants MUST be present to enter their pie in the contest and to claim prizes. Pies must be entered in the name of the person who made it. A $5.00 entry fee is required per pie.
There will be the following categories of entries:
- Best Pie Prepared by a Youth (under 18)
- Best Pie Prepared by a Man
- Best Pie Prepared By a Woman
- Best Fruit Pie
The entrants are to prepare an 8-10” pie and bring it to the Main Tent by 1:45 pm, Saturday, July 23. NO pies requiring refrigeration are allowed due to food safety regulations. Crust and filling must be homemade, made from scratch. Pies must be baked in a disposable (foil) pan. Your pie WILL NOT be returned to you. Late entries will NOT be judged.
There will be cash prizes in each category:
1st Place – $15.00
2nd Place – $10.00
Each category will have 1st and 2nd placings.
There will be a grand champion pie chosen from the 1st place pies in the other categories.
A panel of judges (two or three) will select the winners. Judges decisions are final.
The winning entries will be paid at the end of judging. Entrants MUST be present to claim cash prize.
Left over pie will be sliced and available for others to enjoy by free will donation, proceeds going to the Pepin County 4-H program.