Bragging Rights: 
”Best Apple Pie in the County”

Bragging Rights: 
”Best Apple Pie in the County”

ApplePieContest_Attendees-await-the-judges-decisions Best Apple Pie Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.comHave your apple pie announced as the “Best in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley” on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 opening day of the Santa Cruz County Fair.

Entry deadline for the 40th Annual Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau Apple Pie Baking Contest is: Entry Deadline – Tuesday, September 6 (postmarked no later than 11:59 p.m. September 6, 2016)

Contest held on the opening day of the Santa Cruz County Fair (Wednesday, September 14, 2016), this contest is sponsored by the Pajaro Valley apple growers, shippers and related industries as well as pie lovers throughout Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley.

ApplePieContest_2015-Apple-Pie-Judges-l-r-Jimmy-Dutra-Shaz-Lint-Stacy-Philpott-Jimmy-Panetta Best Apple Pie Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.comThis much anticipated event has been organized by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau since 1977. Entry forms can be found in the fair’s premium book located at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds Office, 2601 East Lake Ave., Watsonville or online at www.santacruzcountyfair.com and at the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau, 141 Monte Vista Ave., Watsonville. There is no entry fee for this popular opening day event.

There are three divisions:

  1. Juniors — 17 years-of-age and under
  2. Seniors — 18 years-of-age and over
  3. Masters — anyone who has won 1st, 2nd place in the Senior Division

First Place $50, Second Place $40, Third Place $30 each division
and Best of Show $50
Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each division as well as Best of Show.

Don’t delay; get your entry form in today!

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