August 7th 2023 Youth Contest (ages 10-20) @ 4:30PM 1st Place: $50 Queen City Gift Card + a Swanky Charcuterie Board Trophy 2nd Place: $25 Queen City Gift Card 3rd Place: $15 Queen City Gift Card Adult Contest (ages 21+) @ 5:30PM 1st Place: $100 JJ’s Gift Card + a Swanky Charcuterie Board Trophy 2nd Place: $75 JJ’s Gift Card 3rd Place: $50 JJ’s Gift Card Who can enter: It is FREE for anyone to enter their age group.
When: Check in 20 minutes before your contest start time.
Where: Arts Center Contest Corner, located at the NW corner of the Expo’s North Room.
Contest Process: After checking in, each contestant will be allowed to choose an available station to set up. You can remove your ingredients from your bag/cooler, but leave them in their closed package or container until the contest starts. Charcuterie boards must be placed upside down.
Contest is 30 minutes long. When the contest starts, contestants will flip over their boards and begin assembly. Judges may walk around and ask questions as you work.
At the end of the 30 minutes, the judges will make a decision and the winners will be announced and awarded their prizes. At which point, all contestants can pack up and return their food and coolers to their vehicles.