Enter Our New Blue Ribbon Group Contests at the 2022 State Fair of Texas
Cash Prizes of $200, $100, $50 Offered in New Cooking & Baking Contests
Dallas-Fort Worth, September 13, 2022 – Calling all Texas home cooks and hobby bakers! You’re invited to compete in our new Blue Ribbon Group Contests @ State Fair of Texas. Up for grabs is $350 in prizes in each of four contests/categories, plus bonus prizes and additional ways to win. Do you make great game day foods that are total crowd pleasers? How about some homemade low-sugar sweet-treats? If you do, then these new contests are for you!
Tom Thumb “Blue Ribbon Recipe Round Up” (Game Day Themed Recipes/3 Categories) 10/2/2022
The first Texas Blue Ribbon Group contest is the Tom Thumb “Blue Ribbon Recipe Round-Up” on Sunday, October 2. With a “Game Day Delights” theme, the Blue Ribbon Recipe Round-Up calls for crowd-pleasing appetizers, main dishes, and desserts. The event is essentially three contests in one. We want to see your best-tasting recipes that are perfect for parties! Each category/type has $350 in gift card prizes, including $200 for 1st Place, $100 for 2nd Place, and $50 for 3rd Place. Plus, bonus prizes will celebrate overall baking category winners (among the fair’s total contest line-up) and offer additional ways to win, even if you don’t compete at the fair.
Splenda Magic Baker™ “Low-To-No Sugar Showdown” (Creative Cookies) 10/5/2022
The second Texas Blue Ribbon Group contest is Wednesday, October 5, for the Splenda Magic Baker “Low-To-No Sugar Showdown.” This contest includes a free product giveaway – while supplies last – and calls for CREATIVE COOKIES that are low in sugar or sugar- free! Use any Splenda product, such as Splenda Magic Baker, a new zero-calorie, zero-sugar, plant-based sweetener that tastes and measures just like sugar. The product is now available from Amazon, Walmart and other grocery stores.
State Fair of Texas official judges (a varied panel of food professionals, local celebrities, and foodies) will decide each contest’s winners based on evaluating entries with this judging criteria:
- Unique, innovative, creative recipe (35%)
- Taste, flavor, aroma (30%)
- Appearance, color, presentation (25%)
- Texture, internal appearance (10%)
Extra Ways to Win
Be sure to follow Blue Ribbon Foodies on Instagram and/or Facebook or join our mailing list here for a chance to win one of our $25 gift card giveaways. Whether or not you are competing at the State Fair of Texas, we invite you to take part. We will offer random prizes and perks to our community members and followers throughout the 2022 state fair season, which for us, ends October 22, 2022.
Participation Tips/Guidelines – Blue Ribbon Group Contests @ State Fair of Texas
All state fair recipe/cooking contest registration and judging goes through the State Fair of Texas Creative Arts Department.
- Get all the competition details here (Jump to pages 19 & 26, for the Tom Thumb and Splenda Magic Baker contests)
- Only Texas residents can win at the State Fair of Texas. Advance registration is recommended but not required.
- When you are ready to register, follow this link (TX Registration Shortcut)
Special thanks to our 2022 Texas Contest Partners