Apple Pie-Baking Contest Rules 1. Pie must be entered in the name of the person who made it. 2. This contest is intended for Adults (18 years and older) amateur bakers only. Professional bakers or those who earn a portion of their livelihood from baking or cooking may not enter the contest. 3. Each apple pie must be made from scratch and based in a 9” pie plate/pan. Each pie must include a serving utensil and a cover. You may not use pie filling or a pre-made store-bought crust. 4. Prizes: A 1st Place $35 gift certificate to the Fort Hunter Museum Shop, 2nd Place $25 gift certificate to the Fort Hunter Museum Shop, and third place a $15 gift certificate to the Fort Hunter Museum Shop. 5. Enter Pie a. Fill out the registration form. If you are a winner, you give your permission to have your photo taken during the announcement ceremony and have it used for Pie Contest promotional materials, including the Fort Hunter Web site. The registration form, along with a $5.00 refundable entry fee, must be received by September 4th 2017. Only the first 10 entries will be accepted. b. Bring your pie to the contest site (Fort Hunter Mansion) between 9 a.m. -12 p.m. on the day of the Pie Contest. The staff running the Pie-Baking Contest will have the final say on acceptability of pies. Pies must be in an appropriate covered container until judging. c. The Health Department says: NO PIES THAT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION d. Only one entry per person. e. A copy of your pie recipe with a list of ingredients must be provided on a 3” x 5” card, with the recipe name, contestant name and phone number, at time of pie drop off 6. Judging a. Judging 1 p.m. b. Minimum of three judges. c. Criteria i. Overall appearance ii. Crust color, texture, doneness and flavor iii. Filling consistency, doneness and flavor iv. Overall taste d. Scoring i. Each judge assigns a numerical value (1-5) in each criteria category, without consultation with the other judges. ii. The pie receiving the highest total numerical value is the winner. iii. In the case of a tie, the judges will judge those pies again. e. The decision of the judges is final. Judges will not know contestant names.
8. Winners will be announced after judging around 2p.m.
9. Participants must be present during contest and judging.
10. Disposition of Pies a. The pies will be sold at the bake table following judging
For more information call 717-599-5188.
Ages: Adults - 18 years and older (Amateur bakers only) Date: September 17th 2017 Place: Fort Hunter Mansion Time: Drop-off pies between 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Contestants must be present during contest/judging. Judging: 1 p.m. Winners announced around 2 p.m.
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Drop off or Mail Entry Form and $5.00 refundable entry fee by September 4th to: Fort Hunter, 100 Fort Hunter Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110. For more information call 599-5188.
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