Event Information

Thank you for your interest in Country Blossom Farm's 2019 Apple Pie Baking Contest!

Rules:
  1. Amateur bakers only.
  2. All desserts must be made from fresh apples.
  3. Each pie must be made from scratch and based in a 9 inch disposable pie pan. Pans will not be returned after the event.
  4. Pies must be submitted in a disposable, covered box to protect it.
  5. Please write you name, pie name, and list of ingredients on a recipe card and affix to box. This is required for your entry to be accepted.
  6. No store-bought pies, crusts, fillings or mixes may be used.
  7. Entries will be accepted until Sept. 21.
  8. Pies will not be accepted past the drop off time frame listed below.
  9. Children entries under 18 must also fill out this entry form but will be in judged with others under 18.
Judge:
  • Matthew Jensen, Owner/Chef of La Ferme
  • Tim Urness, Thrivent Financial
  • Lizzy Thull, Owner/Flour and Petal
Categories:   
    1.  Traditional Apple Pie
    2.  Prettiest Apple Pie
    3.  Non-Traditional Apple Dessert

Juding Criteria:

  • Overall Appearance
  • Crust (Color, Texture, Doneness, Flavor)
  • Filling (Consistency, Doneness, Flavor)
  • Overall Taste
Entries will be scored 1-5 in each of the above criteria. Pie receiving the highest total will win.

Prizes (for each category)Adults and Under 18:
  • First Place: Gift Bag, plus $50 gift certificate to Country Blossom Farm, LLC (Value over $150)
  • Second Place: Gift Bag, plus $25 gift certificate to Country Blossom Farm, LLC (Value over $100)
  • Third Place: Gift bag, plus $10 gift certificate to Country Blossom Farm, LLC (Value over $50)
Itinerary:

The event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please see below for the event itinerary:
  • 10 a.m. - 11 a.m: Pie Drop-Off
  • 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m: Pie Judging
  • 1 p.m.: Contest Winners Announced
  • 1:30 p.m.: Pie Buffet for Attendees
Pie will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. By registering for this event, you acknowledge that your pie will be given to attendees after judging.  

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