Pie and Cake Tasting contest

Saturday July 28 2018 in the Civic center  


  Printable copy of rules and Registration

Pie & Cake Tasting Contest


  1. Entries must be turned in at the contest site between 9am to 11am on the day of the event.

  2. Items must be entered in the name of the person who made them

  3. A recipe or complete list of ingredients must be included with each entry (for allergy & safety purposes)

  4. One (1) cake or one (1) pie must be submitted for each entry

  5. This contest is intended for amateur bakers. Professional bakers or those who earn a livelihood from baking or cooking may not enter the contest.

  6. Each pie or cake must be made from scratch you may NOT use store bought cake mixes, pie fillings or crusts

  7. Entries must be delivered in disposable or non-returnable plates or pans

  8. A registration form must be filled out for each entry with a suggested donation of $5.00 per entry

  9. All entries become the property of Kanabec County Agriculture Society (KCAS) and the portion not used for judging may be used for good will donations for the public to taste as part of the event.

  10. By entering, you give our permission to have your photo taken & used for future promotional materials, including the KCAS website




  • Fruit – primary filling is fruit

  • Pumpkin

  • Nuts – nuts are the primary flavoring

  • Sweet potato – sweet potato or yam filling

  • Custard/Cream



  • Chocolate – uses any form of chocolate as the primary flavoring

  • Non chocolate – uses ingredients other than chocolate or fruit as the primary flavoring

  • Fruit – uses fruit as primary flavoring



  • Trophy will be awarded for best overall cake and pie

  • Trophies will be awarded for best overall cake and best overall pie

  • Ribbons will be awarded for the 1st & 2nd in each category



  • Flavor, texture, doneness and overall appearance

    • For pies, criteria include crust color, texture and flavor

  • Each judge assigns a numerical value (1-9) without consultation with the other judges

  • The pie or cake receiving the highest total numerical value is the winner in the category

  • The decision of the judges is final. Judges will not know contestant names

  • We ask that participants be present during judging to award prizes

4th Annual Pie & Cake Tasting Contest

bragging rights for the best pie or cake in the county

Contestant Entry Form

please complete and bring with your pie &/or cake on Saturday July 28th, 2018 to the Civic Center by 11:00am






Pie Number



(to be assigned by KCAS)










Filling Ingredients:

Crust Ingredients



  • This is a fundraiser for the Kanabec County Fair, your entry fees help make this event possible. Thank you so much for helping us out

  • Kids are welcome – we are judging by pie & cake categories not by age.

  • For safety of all participants house pets are not allowed, ONLY service animals are permitted

  • Remember use disposable pans – we can NOT guarantee the pan will be returned.

  • Have entry at the Civic Center between 9:00am and 11:00am

  • Judging will begin at 11:30am

  • Public tasting will begin at judging is complete