Pie Baking Competition

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Join us for the 2017 Niagara County Fair Amateur Pie Baking Competition!

This competition is open to any amateur pie baker, any age, who is a resident of New York State. No professional chefs or bakers or any other person who regularly makes pies for pay.

Judging will be based on the following evaluation categories:

  • pre-slice/first impression
  • after slice impression,
  • first taste
  • flavor/closer look
  • mouthfeel,
  • crust
  • overall impression
  • creativity

Entries must be dropped off at CCE Administration Building between 10:00am-12:00pm on Saturday, August 5th, 2017. No late entries will be accepted.

Drop off location: 4487 Lake Avenue, Lockport—CCE Administration building.

The competition consists of 5 categories:

  1. Cherry
  2. Berry
  3. Cream
  4. Apple
  5. Grown in NY
  6. Peach
  7. Specialty/Other

Closed judging will take place Saturday August 5th at 12pm.The awards ceremony is open to the public and will be held Saturday August 5th at 3:00pm at the fair. 

Download the entry form here.
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Amanda Henning
Agriculture & Food Systems Educator
(716) 433-8839 ext. 231

Last updated August 14, 2017