The Great Cake-Off

Read these RULES & NOTES carefully so that you have the BEST CHANCE to win 1st place at our Family & Friends Day Picnic!
Then click the ENTER CONTEST button at the bottom to submit your entry.

Cakes will be judged on the following criteria:

1. Appearance
2. Taste (of cake and frostings/fillings/etc.)
3. Texture (of cake and frostings/fillings/etc.)
4. Creativity 

View or Download rules & full judging criteria PDF here:


  • One entry per person
  • All contestants must pre-register on-line.
  • Each entry can be baked entirely from scratch or the contestant can choose to use a boxed cake mix as part of their recipe.
  • Entries must include a full typed recipe with a list of ingredients and directions, preferably all on one piece of paper or recipe card.
  • Cakes must be brought in disposable bakeware
  • Special handling, i.e. refrigeration and heating, is not allowed after a cake has been dropped off
  • Final cakes may not contain raw or uncooked eggs


  • HIGHLY ADVISED: take a photo of your entry BEFORE you leave your home. 
  • Make sure there is plenty of natural light so the details of your hard work are easily seen!
  • You will be invited to TEXT your photo to a phone number when you arrive.
  • This photo will serve as PROOF of the APPEARANCE of your entry in the unlikely event that it is compromised in transit or at any time prior to judging.


  • Please bring your cake to the Cafeteria between 10:00 - 10:45 A.M. to the CAKE table set up in the cafeteria.
  • Judging will begin at 11:00 A.M.
  • Winners will be asked to have their photograph taken
  • Copies of winning recipes may be used in publications and/or otherwise shared publicly