RULES AND REGULATIONS (non-sanctioned event)

  1. This is an open container and open garnish event – the side dish or dessert MUST be the main part of the presentation.
  2. All preparation, cooking and presentation MUST be done onsite.
  3. Turn-in will be at the Judge’s Tent following the BIG FOUR competition (2:35-2:45 pm for open side dish and 3:30-3:40 pm for open dessert).
  4. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony.
  5. Payout will be given to the top entry in each category (50% of entry fees for that category).
  6. Remaining 50% will be donated to the Masonic MOCHIP (MO CHild Identification Program).
  7. Tie Break Procedure: an old fashion game of rock-paper-scissors (administered by Event Coordinator or his appointed representative).


Entry Fee: $20.00 per entry (unlimited entries for each event – two separate contests)

[entry fee may be mailed in advance or paid during sign-in or cooks meeting]

MOCHIP is a free program aiding in the identification and recovery of missing children.  The program has been expanded to include teens and elderly adults. Please visit the website for more in depth information and a calendar of events (www.mochip.org)