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Cookoff

Date of Contest: August 17
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INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS

4 Great Divisions

BEST HAMBURGERS, BEST STEAK, BEST BARBECUE CHICKEN & BEST WINGS

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Information: Kenny Birdwell (615)417-1071

$25 Entry Fee Per Division

Entry Deadline: August 11, 2019

Come and test your skills against the Best Amateur Cooks in the area. Up to 3 places to win per category.

Competition Rules

  1. Cooking teams must use charcoal or wood (no Propane) for the fuel to cook the entries in the competition.
  2. All teams must supply meat, grills, and all other needs to compete.
  3. All teams must turn in (5) pieces of meat approximately 1"x3" to be judged.
  4. All meat and utensils must be handled in a sanitary manner at all times before and during the contest.
  5. Grills and utensils will be inspected 30 minutes prior to the start of the competition. Any unclean teams will be rejected.
  6. Teams will provide all tables, chairs, etc., needed for their area.
  7. Some type of fire extinguishing device must be available at each team's cooking area.
  8. All meat and materials to prepare them must stay in the team's assigned cooking area until time to turn in and be judged.
  9. All cooked meat turned in to be judged will become the property of the competition.
  10. Any break in the rules will result in the disqualification of the team.
  11. Best of Fair will be TOTAL of all 4 competitions combined.

Enter through the purple gate on the South side of the fairgrounds near Fiddlers Grove.

You can check in no earlier than 9:00AM on August 17th, no camping allowed.

Insure you read the Competition Rules, any break in the rules will result in the disqualification of the team.

Turn in times:

Burger – 1:00 PM

Steak – 1:30 PM

Chicken – 2:00 PM

Wings – 2:30 PM

All turn in’s will be in half size steam table aluminum pans (11-3/4 in x 9-3/8 in x 2-5/16 in) that will be provided at check-in. No cover will be provided, you can cover with aluminum foil or other means if you want.

All teams will be in the area of the pavilion located next to Fiddlers Grove on the south side of the fairgrounds.

Judging will be done at the pavilion. Scoring on a 10 point scale in the areas of taste, tenderness and appearance.

Prize money in all four divisions:

1st place - $200

2nd place - $125

3rd place - $75

Best of Fair – (total of all 4 divisions) - $500

ALL ENTRIES AND MONEY ARE DUE BY AUGUST 11TH, NO ENTRY FORMS OR MONEY WILL BE ACCEPTED THE DAY OF THE COMPETATION.

All entry fees and forms can be turned in at the Wilson County Fair Office or mailed to 945 E. Baddour Parkway.

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