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Section 6

HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE
CAKE CONTEST

Marie E. Haas, Chairman

HOMEMADE
CHOCOLATE CAKE
CONTEST RULES

1. Exhibitor must be an individual who is an OLEY FAIR area resident, one entry per person, exhibitor may NOT have won 1st place in this Homemade Chocolate Cake contest at any other Fair this year.
2. Entry must be a Layered chocolate cake made from "scratch"(no mixes). Pre-made mixes are NOT acceptable ingredients.
3. Entry must be frosted and frotsing must be made from "scratch".
4. Cake recipe must feature chocolate or cocoa as a main ingredient.
5. The entire Cake entry must be submitted for judging on cardboard or a disposable plate no larger than 12". Exhibitor may pick up display container when picking up entry tag.
6. Recipe(s) must be submitted with the entry, printed on one side of 8 ½” x 11” paper. Recipe must list all ingredients, quantities, and the preparation instructions. Entrant’s name, address and phone number must be printed on the back side of all the pages.
7.

Refrigeration is not available at the Fair or PA Farm Show. Entries that require refrigeration after baking must indicate so in the recipe. Those entries will not be sold, auctioned or otherwise distributed for consumption after judging for food safety reasons.

8. Entries will be accepted Monday or Tuesday 4-8 p.m. in the Oley Valley Fair Centre. Entries may be removed at 9:30 p.m. Saturday
9.

Judging will be based on the following criteria:

  Flavor
30 points
  Texture ( Size/Shape)
25 points
  Inside Characteristics
20 points
  Outside Characteristics
15 points
  Frosting
10 points
 
TOTAL 100 points
 

 


PRIZES: 1ST=$200 2ND=$100 3RD= $60 4TH=$40 5TH=$25

 
First Place Winner is eligible for the Farm Show competition. Prizes for the Homemade Chocolate Cake Winners:  1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $100.

SPONSORS:Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs, and Oley Fire Company Dining Room.

Section 7

PA Preferred ®
JUNIOR BAKING COOKIE,
BROWNIE OR BAR
CONTEST

Marie E. Haas, Chairman

PA Preferred ®
JUNIOR BAKING COOKIE,
BROWNIE OR BAR
CONTEST RULES

1. Exhibitor must be an individual (age 8 through and including 18 years ONLY) who is an OLEY FAIR area resident, one entry per person, exhibitor may NOT have won 1st place in this PA Preferred ® Junior Baking Cookie contest at any other Fair this year.

2.

Entry must be a plate of six (6) cookies, brownies or bars made from “scratch” (no mixes).”
3.

Entries must be made from scratch. Pre-made mixes are not acceptable ingredients.

4. PA Preferred ® ingredients must be usedin this recipe. A comprehensive list of acceptable products will be available on the PA Preferred ® website. Recipes are to include three (3) out of the five (5) items listed here:

a. Grains such as flour or oats
b. Fruit such as peaches, apples or berries
c. Vegetables such as zucchini or carrots
d. Dairy such as milk, cream or butter.
e. Eggs.

5. Entry must be submitted for judging on a cardboard or a disposable plate no larger than 12".
6. Recipe(s) must be submitted with the entry, printed on one side of 8 ½” x 11” paper. Recipe must list all ingredients, quantities, and the preparation instructions. PA Preferred ® ingredients are to be identified in writingas "PA Preferred" along with the brand name in the recipe (ex: PA Preferred Eggs - Weis brand; PA Preferred Milk - Galliker's brand; PA Preferred Berries - Strite's Orchard). Entrant’s name, age, address and phone number must be printed on the back side of all the pages. PA Preferred ™ product labels should be attached to the recipe. (All recipes and cookies-brownies-bars will become the property of the Fair or PA Farm Show and will not be returned).
7. Refrigeration is not available at the Fair or PA Farm Show. Entries that require refrigeration after baking must indicate so in the recipe. Those entries will not be sold, auctioned or otherwise distributed for consumption after judging for food safety reasons.
8. Entries will be accepted Monday or Tuesday 4-8 p.m. in the Oley Valley Fair Centre. Entries may be removed at 9:30 p.m. Saturday
9. Judging will be based on the following criteria:
  Flavor
30 points
  Texture ( Size/Shape)
25 points
  Inside Characteristics
20 points
  Outside Characteristics
15 points
  Creativity
10 points
 
TOTAL 100 points
 

 


 
PRIZES: 1ST=$70 2ND=$50 3RD= $30 4TH=$20 5TH=$10

 
First Place Winner is eligible for the Farm Show competition.
Prizes for the PA State PA Preferred ® Junior Baking Cookie/Brownie/Bar Winners: 
1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $100.

SPONSORS: PA Preferred ® Program, Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs, and Oley Fire Company Dining Room.

Section 8

BLUE RIBBON APPLE PIE CONTEST

Marie E. Haas, Chairman


Sponsored by: SHANESVILLE ORCHARDS

You are invited to enter this special contest by baking your favorite recipe for an apple pie.

Pies will be judged on the following basis:

1.

Exhibitor must be an individual who is an Oley Fair area resident, exhibitor may NOT have won 1st place in this Apple Pie contest at any other Fair this year.

2. Entry to be a pie that must include at least 60% apples in the filling. It does not need to be a “traditional” two crusted apple pie and it can have a variety of fillings.
3. The entire pie must be submitted for judging in a disposable round pie pan up to 9”. Exhibitor may pick up display container when picking up entry tag.
4. Recipe(s) must be submitted with the entry for the pie and pie crust, printed on one side of 8 ½” x 11” paper. Recipe must list all ingredients, quantities, and the preparation instructions. Entrant’s name, address and phone number must be printed on the back side of all the pages.
5. Refrigeration is not available at the Fair or PA Farm Show. Entries that require refrigeration after baking must indicate so in the recipe. Those entries will not be sold, auctioned or otherwise distributed for consumption after judging for food safety reasons.
6. Entries will be accepted Monday or Tuesday 4-8 p.m. in the Oley Valley Fair Centre. Entries may be removed at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.
7. Judging will be based on the following criteria:
  Flavor
30 points
  Filling: consistency, doneness, moistness & flavor ( Size/Shape)
25 points
  Crust: color, flavor, texture, doneness
20 points
  Overall appearance
15 points
  Creativity
10 points
 
TOTAL 100 points
 

 

First Prize.......................... ...................................$50.00
Second Prize...................... ...................................$40.00
Third Prize......................... ...................................$30.00
Fourth Prize....................... ...................................$20.00
Fifth Prize.......................... ...................................$10.00
The first prize winner is eligible to compete at the PA State Farm Show in Harrisburg.

Entries will be accepted Monday or Tuesday (of Fair week) 4-8 p.m. in the Oley Valley Fair Centre. Entries may be removed at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Exhibitor must be an OLEY FAIR resident (see page 14, rule 3 of Oley Valley Community Fair book).