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Pecan Pie Competition

Columbus County Arts Council
November 3, 2023  |  6:30 pm

Register to Enter Your Pecan Pie

How Do I Register to Enter the Competition?

  • Online Registration Online and Pay the Entry Fee of $10.00 per Entry

  • Registration open until October 27, 2023.  

What do I Win?

  • FIRST PLACE:  Blue Ribbon and $250.  Your pie recipe, information on the winning baker, and a picture will be published.

  • SECOND PLACE:  Recognition Ribbon and $100.

  • THIRD PLACE:  Recognition Ribbon and $50.  


What are the Rules?

  • Competitor must be an individual, not a company

  • Only one submission per person

  • Submissions will not be accepted without the recipe card attached to the container (No name or address on the card)

  • Pecans must be the predominant ingredient baked into the pie for the Pecan Pie Contest

  • All pies must be baked in a 8-9" pie plate

  • If contestants wish to retrieve the pie plate brought for entering the contest, those containers must be picked up     immediately following completion of the judging competition. Otherwise, feel free to utilize a disposable pie plate. 

  • All toppings MUST be on the pie at the time of submission


What is the Judging Criteria?

  • General Appearance:  25%

  • Originality:  25%

  • Flavor:  50%

Where Do I Enter My Pie?

  • You MUST have your pie in hand to receive free entry to the Columbus County Arts Council

  • Pie submissions for the competition will be received from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  

  • Judging will begin at 6:30 pm and winners will be announced at 7:15 pm

Register to Enter Your Pecan Pie



If you have questions please contact:

NC Pecan Harvest Vendor Coordinator ... 910-641-1000

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