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Massachusetts Maple Syrup Cooking Contest

Massachusetts Maple Syrup Cooking Contest

2018 Entry Information for Massachusetts Maple Producers Association (Division 46)

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Mail in Entry Form

Contest Date:Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Entry Forms Due: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Receiving for Entries: Tuesday, September 25, 2018. 8:30 am to 10:30 am

Sponsored by the Massachusetts Maple Producers Association

Massachusetts maple syrup is the most versatile, all-natural, healthy sweetener. Use it to make your favorite appetizer or snack and enter your creation in the Massachusetts Maple Syrup Cooking Contest at the 2018 Big E. First prize is $100.


Flavor (80%), Appearance (20%)


1st Place: $100, 2nd Place: $50, 3rd Place: $25.

Each winner will receive a Massachusetts Maple Producers Association hat.


  •  Use Massachusetts maple syrup as an ingredient in any snack or appetizer recipe.  For maple syrup information, visit www.massmaple.org.  Bring your prepared entry and matching recipe to the New England Center between 8:30am-10:30am on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Judging starts promptly at 11am.  Limit one entry per person. You must be 18 years of age or older to enter.  Entries must be presented as a completed dish, with enough quantity for 4 judges to taste.  Recipes should be named, original, unpublished, and the sole property of entrant.  Submissions must include the name of the recipe, a list of ingredients with standard U.S. measurements for each, and complete, step-by-step cooking instructions.  Entries must be submitted with entrant’s name, address and phone number.  You must be present to compete at 11 am for judging. With entry submission, you accept all contest rules and agree to be bound by the judges’ decisions, which will be final.  The Massachusetts Maple Producers Association reserves the right to publish, and use any or all of your recipe in any form of media, with appropriate credit to the original entrant. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner. Contest is void where prohibited or otherwise regulated by law.

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Email: Creativearts@TheBigE.com

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Mail: Eastern States Exposition

Creative Arts – Mass Maple Cooking Contest

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West Springfield MA 01089


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2018 Results:
Mass Maple Syrup Cooking Contest
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