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Baking Contest

Date of Show: August 17-25
Time of Show: Fair Hours
Location: Expo Center - North Hall
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Information for Competitors

Chair: Debbie Stephens - 615-517-9433

Co-Chair: Kelly Boles 615-237-3604


  • PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS!! Enter all items Thursday, August 16, 2018 between 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. no exceptions, at the Wilson County Expo Center. All entries will be judged between 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Whole cakes and pies are to be entered. Pie crusts must be made from scratch. Ready made crusts will be disqualified.
  • All entries should be in disposable containers covered in clear wrap when entered. (Wilson County Promotions will not be responsible for containers.)
  • Typed or legible handwritten recipes (8 1/2 X 11) must accompany all entries with name and telephone number.
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be given prizes in each class. Grand champions in each division will receive trophy, ribbon and special gift.
  • Winning entries must be left for display throughout the Fair and can be picked up on Sunday, August 26th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and at that time will receive ribbons and premiums.
  • Entries that do not place will not be returned and may or may not be displayed depending on available space.
  • Entries must be made by exhibitor who is 19 years or older (Adult Division). For Youth, refer to Youth Home Economics.
  • Rules are listed with each class.
  • No mixes are to be used in cake categories except in decorated cake category.
  • Each entrant may enter only one miscellaneous entry per category.
  • No alcoholic beverages to be used to prepare entries.
  • Contest open to Wilson County residents only.


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CLASS I - QUICK BREADS
Basis for Judging:
Appearance ~ Uniform Shape ~ Color ~ Weight ~ Texture ~ Grain ~ Flavor
(Small Loaves Acceptable)
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1. (6) Biscuits
2. (6) Corn Meal Muffins
3. (1) Loaf Banana Bread
4. (1) Loaf Zucchini Bread
5. (1) Coffee Cake
6. (6) Bran Muffins
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7. (6) Blueberry Muffins
8. (1) Loaf Pumpkin Bread
9. (1) Loaf Banana Nut Bread
10.(1) Strawberry Bread
11.(1) Miscellaneous Quick Bread
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CLASS II - YEAST BREADS
Basis for Judging:
Appearance ~ Shape ~ Uniform Color ~ Light Weight in Proportion to Size ~ Texture
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1. (6) Yeast rolls
2. (1) Loaf White Yeast Bread
3. (1) Loaf Sour Dough Bread
4. (1) Loaf Whole Wheat Yeast Bread
5. (6) Whole Wheat Rolls
6. (6) Miscellaneous Yeast Rolls
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7. (1) Miscellaneous Yeast Bread
8. (1) Loaf Sourdough Yeast Bread
9. (6) Doughnuts
10. (3) Bagels
11. (3) Croissants
12. (6) Cinnamon Rolls
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CLASS III - COOKIES
Basis for Judging:
Appearance ~ Shape ~ Uniform Size ~ Color ~ Texture ~ Grain ~ Taste

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1. (6) Sugar Cookies
2. (6) Chocolate Chip Cookies
3. (6) Peanut Butter Cookies
4. (6) Oatmeal Cookies
5. (6) Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
6. (6) Brownies (Un-iced)
7. (6) Rolled, Decorated Cookies
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8. (6) Snickerdoodles
9. (6) Bar Cookies
10. (6) No Bake Cookies
11. (6) Sugar Free Cookies (any variety)
12. (6) French Lace Cookies
13. (6) Brownies, Iced
14. (6) Miscellaneous Cookies
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Class IV - Cake
Basis for Judging:
Appearance ~ Shape ~ Uniform Color ~ Light Weight in Proportion to Size ~ Texture ~ Flavor ~ Free of Yeast


Decorated cakes may use a form for cake preparation.
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1. Chocolate with Chocolate Icing
2. Pound Cake
3. Red Velvet, Iced, Layered
4. Carrot Cake
5. Strawberry Cake
6. Angel Food Cake
7. Apple Cake
8. Coconut Cake
9. Cheese Cake Plain
10. Miscellaneous Cheese Cake
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11. Banana Cake
12. German Chocolate Cake
13. (6) Cupcakes (any variety)
14. Fruit Cake
15. General Miscellaneous Cake
16. Decorated Cake using Fondant
17. Decorated Cake using Buttercream Icing
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CLASS V - PIES
Basis for Judging:
Appearance ~ Uniform Surface ~ Crust ~ Texture & Grain ~ Filling Taste & Quality

*Ready Made crust will be disqualified*
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1. Apple Pie
2. Cherry Pie
3. Miscellaneous Fruit Pie
4. Pecan Pie
5. Chocolate Fudge Pie
6. Chess Pie
7. Fried Pies (3)
8. Lemon Meringue Pie
9. Peach Pie
10. Chocolate Meringue Pie
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11. French Coconut Pie
12. Coconut Meringue Pie
13. Cherry Cobbler
14. Buttermilk Pie
15. Pumpkin Pie
16. Miscellaneous Cobbler
17. Peach Cobbler
18. Blackberry Cobbler
19. Miscellaneous Pie
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CLASS VI - CANDY
Basis for Judging:
Texture ~ Taste ~ Appearance ~ Uniform Size ~ Color
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1. (6 Pcs.) Chocolate Fudge
2. (6 Pcs.) Chocolate Fudge with Nuts
3. (6 Pcs.) Peanut Butter Fudge
4. (6 Pcs.) Peanut Brittle
5. (6 Pcs.) Party Mints
6. (6 Pcs.) Cordials
7. (6 Pcs.) Lollipops
8. (6 Pcs.) Vanilla Fudge
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9. (6 Pcs.) Vanilla Fudge with Nuts
10. (6 Pcs.) Caramels
11. (6 Pcs.) Pralines
12. (6 Pcs.) Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls
13. (6 Pcs.) Divinity
14. (6 Pcs.) Candied Peanuts
15. (6 Pcs.) Truffles (any variety)
16. (6 Pcs.) Miscellaneous Candy
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