Is it a cherry or an apple pie? Perhaps a lime or lemon pie? Maybe it’s a peanut butter, chocolate or coconut pie? You just make your very best pie and bring it to be judged as the “Very Best of the Best” to win this Heritage Weekend pie baking contest. Preregistration is not required. Prepare your entry at home and bring it to the Pie Booth at the Hardy County Public Library on Saturday September 29th at 3 pm to show off your best recipe! Amateur bakers of all ages are welcome!
1st Prize – Blue Ribbon, $25 gift Certificate, and gift basket.
2nd Prize – Red Ribbon and gift basket.
3rd Prize – White Ribbon and gift basket.
Type your recipe on to an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper. The recipe must include your name, address, contact phone number and email address, (if available), in the upper right hand corner.
Directions for preparing the recipe must be clear; measurements should be level cups, tablespoons, teaspoons or fractions thereof; also include the pan size, cooking length and temperature, number of servings and any other pertinent information. (If you use a frozen pie crust, you must disclose this on your recipe).
Contestants may submit more than one type of pie.
Contestants should arrive between 3:00 and 4:00 pm, with judging beginning promptly at 4:00 pm. Prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of judging. Entries must be complete and delivered on time or they will be disqualified. Pie pans may be picked up after winners are announced.
Pre registration is not required but if you would like to fill out the form in advance to bring with you, you may download it here. Best Heritage Pie Contest Entry Form
Taste (25%), Appearance (25%), Creativity (25%), Texture (25%)
Pies, photos and recipes for this contest will become the property of the Hardy County Tour and Craft Association which reserves the right to edit, adapt, copyright, publish and use for publicity, promotion or advertising without compensation.