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Potato Cookoff
Prepared recipes will compete for “bragging rights” and some great prizes. The audience has a chance to taste the wonderful entries and place their vote for the coveted “People’s Choice Award.”

The popular Potato Cook-Off is a festival favorite for contestants and “spec-taters” alike! The 2016 category will be ANYTHING GOES (potato must be main ingredient! This category is sure to bring out some secret family recipes! Prepared recipes will compete for “bragging rights” and some great prizes.

The audience has a chance to taste the wonderful entries and place their vote for the coveted “People’s Choice Award.” Recipes from prior years are featured in the Potato Days Souvenir Recipe Packet which can be purchased during the festival or on the website. The Cook-Off will be held on Friday at 3:30-4:30 on the Main Stage this year!

The 2015 Potato Cook-Off was another success. Several participants prepared some fabulous Potato Side-Dish items. These recipe books and inserts will be for sale during the Festival from over the years.

CONTEST RULES
The rules are simple. Prepare your best recipe which must contain white potatoes. Send in your entry form, and bring your prepared recipe to Main Stage at 3:00 PM on Friday for the judging. Make a big batch to share and taste … go for the People’s Choice Award!

Contestant Are Judged as follows:

Presentation, Use of Product/Creativity and Taste of Dish!

PRIZES
Contest winners receive some great prizes of Barnesville Bucks, redeemable at local businesses - $75 for 1st Place, $50 for 2nd Place, and $25 for 3rd Place. There is also a prize for the “People’s Choice Award” selected by our audience.

HOW TO ENTER 2017 registration coming soon
The Potato Cook-Off is open to everyone. Entries are limited to one per person. An entry form must be received by August 12, 2015 along with a $5 entry fee and two copies of your recipe.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Call the Chair Shari Grabow (218)-493-4405 or Stacia Sytsma (218)-354-2726 or the Potato Days Spudline at (800) 525-4901.

  State Farm Insurance is the proud event sponsor for 2016