Contests and Forms

All American Bake-Off
Bakers Best
Exhibit Entry Form (on or before Tuesday, Aug 8, 2023) Online Entry Form
Kids Pedal Pull (Saturday, Aug 12, 2023 *No pre-registration required)
Livestock Entry Form (on or before Friday, Aug 4, 2023) Online Entry Form
Master Gardener Scarecrow Contest
Tractor Pull Entry Form (doc) (Friday, Aug 11, 2023) Online Entry Form
Lego Building Contest (Saturday, August 12, 2023) *Pre-Registration is Required*
"Miniature Container Gardens" Competition
"Truffles" Competition
"Scones" Competition

Special Prize in Needlecraft - "Most Unique Baby Quilt" Gift Card to Hobby Lobby

Pre-K and Kindergarten Coloring Contest 2023
Grades 1, 2, and 3 Coloring Contest 2023
Grades 4, 5, 6, Draw and Writing Contest 2023


"Miniature Container Gardens" Competition
in the Floriculture Division K Class 11
Sponsored by Stacy's Nursery in Willmar
$5, $10 & $15 dollar gift certificates will be awarded

"Any Kind of Fudge" Competition in the Culinary Division L Class 13, Lot 100
Special prizes awarded   1st Place $15  2nd Place $10 Gift Cards
Sponsored by Country Stop - New London, MN

"Scones" Competition in the Culinary Division L Class 10, Lot 2200
Special prizes awarded $15 and $10
Sponsored by DUNN BROS COFFEE Willmar, MN

"Truffles" Prize L Class 13, lot 1200
Special prizes awarded   1st Place $15  2nd Place $10 Gift Cards
Sponsored by Mr. B's Chocolates, Willmar, MN 

Special Prize in Needlecraft - "Most Unique Baby Quilt" $25 Gift Card to Hobby Lobby

Bake it with Sugar Contest
Sponsored by Southern MN Beet Sugar Cooperative

Chocolate Chip Bars

Submit on Entry Day:
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 between 10am-6pm
Judging starts at 7 pm 
Adult Contest 18 & Older
Kids Contest 8-17 Years Old

Contest Rules:
1. Entry must be made for "scratch"
2. A minimum of 1/4 cup of sugar must be used in the recipe
3. Entry must be submitted as a minimum of ______________ on a disposable plate
4. No frosting
5. Receipe listing the ingredients and preparation instructions must be submitted with the entry,
printed on one side of half sheet. 
ADULT and KID Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place


Baker's Best "Banana Bread"
Sponsored by Baker Printing Ink Spicer MN

Saturday, August 12, 2023
11:30am judging, Heritage Square Stage

Entries to be entered in the Culinary Building on Saturday between 10am - 11am
1st Place - $100 + Ribbon
2nd Place - $75 + Ribbon
3rd Place - $50 + Ribbon
4th Place - $25 + Ribbon

1.    Entry should be ______________ displayed on a disposable plate.
2.    NO mixes/NO prepared bread dough
3.    Entries to be judged on appearance and taste by a panel of judges.
4.    Recipes for entry must be made available to the Culinary Department Superintendents.
5.    Contest open to any amateur baker: male or female, any age.
6.    Limit of one entry per exhibitor.
7.    Entries to be entered in the Culinary Dept. Home Activities Building between _________________________
8.    Judging will take place at 11:30 am and will be held on the Heritage Square Stage.
9.    Prizes will be awarded at completion of judging.
Recipe Rules
1. Submit recipe, neatly typed or printed, on a card or paper, one side only.
2. Name of recipe first.
3. List all ingredients in specific amounts.
4. Give method, giving bowl/pan size and oven temperature and baking time.
5. Include name, address and daytime phone number.

Master Gardeners

Critters in the Garden: Companian Planting

  • Judging for 1 prize of $25.00, will be by people's choice during the Fair.
  • Entries are encouraged to follow in some way with the garden theme.
  • Entries will be received at the display garden on entry day, Tuesday, August 8th.
  • All prizes will be awarded and pick up should be arranged before Fair closure.
  • Entries are on a volunteer basis.
  • Master Gardeners reserves the right to deny any entry deemed offensive. 
  • Master Gardeners are not responsible for entries
  • The contest is unaffiliated with the University of Minnesota Extension

All American Bake-Off
Sponsored by the Kandiyohi County Fair Association
Prepared Mixes
Class 15

Here is an opportunity for everyone to enter! The choice is yours!

The only requirements are:
1. Use a 'mix" but "doctor" it up to your choosing.
2. Bring your recipe on a card, telling what ingredients were used
and the method.
This enables you to use any of the mixes. Maybe there's a new mix on the
market. Why not create something new? Bring it to the Fair and win prizes!
This is the opportunity you have been waiting for!

100 Cake - 4" square / 1/4 cake
200 Frozen Bread - 1/2 loaf / 3 rolls / 1/4 ring
300 Any other - 1/2 loaf / 3 muffins / 3 bars / 3 cookies

First Prize........................................Blue Ribbon $6.00
Second Prize....................................Red Ribbon $5.00
Third Prize.....................................White Ribbon $4.00

Prizes awarded for all.

Lego Building Contest
Saturday, August 12 *Pre-Registration is Required*

Rules and Entry Form

10:00 11:30 am-Assembly of projects
12:30pm-Winners will be announced
12:30-1:00pm-Public Viewing

Proudly Sponsored by Perkins Lumber
Perkins Lumbar