Special Contests

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Special Culinary Contests

Date: Sept 15 - Sept 22, 2018
Special Contests are held throughout the nine days of the annual Tri-State Fair & Rodeo. Contest ages range from youth to adults. Several contests offer advancement to national competitions so be sure and read all the rules.
All entries are due 30 minutes prior to judging time (Salsa is an exception). Judging time is shown.
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Great American SPAM Contest
Sept 15, 2018 | 11:00 AM
Entries Due: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Judging: 11 a.m.
Arrowhead Mills Dessert Competition
Sept 15, 2018 | 2:00 PM
Entries Due: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Judging: 2 .pm.
Wright Wilmarth Byrd PLLC-Barbecue Contest
Sept 16, 2018 | 2:00 PM
Entries Due: 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 16. Judging: 2 p.m.
Dist 1 4-H Food Fight
Sept 17, 2018
Entries for the 4-H Food Fight are due through 4-H Connect. Entries are accepted Wednesday, Aug. 30 through Friday, Sept. 10. Entry fee is $10 per participant.

Group 1- 12:30pm
Group 2- 3:30pm
TCFA Wholesome & Tasty Lean Beef Contest
Sept 19, 2018 | 6:00 PM
Entries Due: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19. Judging: 6 p.m.
Abuelo's Homemade Salsa Contest
Sept 20, 2018 | 6:00 PM
This contest begins accepting entries an hour prior to competition due to the large number of entries.

Entries Due: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. Judging 6 p.m.
Texas Wheat Fresh Baked/Yeast and Quick Bread Contest
Sept 21, 2018 | 6:00 PM
Entries Due: 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Judging: 6 p.m.
Texas Nutritious Pork Entree Contest
Sept 22, 2018 | 11:00 AM
Entries Due: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Judging: 11 a.m.
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Special Culinary Contests
Arrowhead Mills
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Special Culinary Contest
Texas Pork Producers
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Texas Cattle Feeders
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Texas Wheat Producers
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Tri-State Fair & Rodeo
Wright Wilmarth Byrd, LLC
Special Culinary Contests
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