2011 Sweet Potato Cooking Contest

Sponsored by the Irwin County Extension Office

Sweet Potato Pie

Rules and Regulations

  1. Your recipes must feature sweet potatoes. No Mixes allowed.
  2. Only one copy of recipe on 3”x 5” index card with your name and address must accompany each dish.
  3. The dish should be on exhibit at the Irwin County Extension Office (107 E. Fourth Street) by 9:00 a.m. on October 30, 2009 and should be picked up by 11:00 a.m.
  4. Please do not submit a recipe that you or a family member has submitted within the last two years.


  • Pies
  • Cakes
  • Candied Sweet Potatoes
  • Souffles
  • Novelties (Candy, bread, ice cream, etc.)


  • Junior (Under age 18)
  • Senior (Age 18 and up)


  • 1st—$15.00 each division, each category
  • 2nd—$10.00 each division, each category
  • 3rd—$5.00 each division, each category

Entries will be judged from 9:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. at the Irwin County Extension Office. Entries will be open for the public to view from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Bring entries in DISPOSABLE CONTAINERS such as cardboard, paper plates, foil containers, etc. Bring the whole cake or pie and 10 pieces of candy, cookies etc. Contest officials will not be responsible for return of serving dishes or pans. Judges will select winners on basis of excellence in flavor, texture, appearance and originality. Return for your dish promptly at 11:00 a.m.

We look forward to the Festival and we really hope we can once again have a very successful cooking contest.