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LIBBYS Pumpkin Recipe Challenge

You won’t want to miss the opportunity to win cash prizes, Nestle candy baskets, and a chance to be featured with your winning recipe on the LIBBY'S Pumpkin nationally known website, www.libbyspumpkin.com.

Enter your unique pumpkin recipe in one of two divisions and categories: Savory Dishes or Sweet Dishes.  There will be an Adult Division (ages 18 and up) and a Junior Division (ages 10 through 17) for each.  Only one entry per person please!

Pumpkin Recipe Challenge Winners 2013

Clinton and Maria Leman, Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Mole Sauce and Pumpkin Corn Tortillas.

First Place Winner: 
Clinton and Maria Leman, Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Mole Sauce and Pumpkin Corn Tortillas.
Second Place Winner: 
Trent Pavlik, Pumpkin Custard with Bacon Brittle, Spiced Pumpkin Seeds, and Pumpkin Powder
Third Place Winner: 
Bridget Carr, Harvest Crock Pot Tamale Pie with Pumpkin Corn Muffins

First Place Winner:
Danette Bartelmay, Taste of India Garam Masala Pumpkin Cake with Brown Sugar Icing
Second Place Winner:
Steven Cassady, P52
Third Place Winner:
Amy Carbonneau, Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes with a Salted Caramel Buttercream Frosting

First Place Winner:
Brenna Gardner, Pumpkin Crepes
Second Place Winner:
Sophie Schneblin, Pumpkin Pound Cake Trifles
Third Place Winner:
Nate Schneblin, Pumpkin Walking Tacos

2013 Details

Event Chairman:  Stephanie

REGISTRATION:  Online registration is closed.  Please register at the door!

Adult categories are limited to 30 entries each.
Junior category is limited to 30 entries.

Round One Event:
Date:  Sunday, September 8
Place:  Red Rock Bar and Grille, 332 Detroit Ave., Morton
Time:  Dishes accepted 5:00 - 6:00 pm, Judging 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Winners Announced 7:30 pm
Cost:  $5 to register

Winners for each division and category will receive $100 in Chamber Checks and a chance to win the Grand Prize.

Grand Prize Event:
Date:  Thursday, September 12
Place:  Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage on festival grounds
Time:  6:00 pm

Our three finalists will join us with their winning dishes on the Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage on front of a live audience on Thursday, September 12th, at 6 pm with a panel of celebrity judges to compete for the Grand Prize of $500 in Chamber Checks!  In addition to $500 in Chamber Checks, the Grand Prize winner will receive a possible feature on the LIBBY'S Pumpkin website, www.libbyspumpkin.com.

Divisions and Categories:
Adult (18 years and older) - Sweet Division
Adult (18 years and older) - Savory Division
Junior (10 - 17 years) - Sweet and Savory Division

Only original recipes created by the contestant will be judged (no exceptions)
Minimum 1 cup Libby’s 100% Pure Pumpkin in each entry
2 printed or typed recipes for each entry
Food can be displayed on any dish
No more than 1 dish per entry
Limit 1 entry per person

Entrants agree that, should their entry recipe become a finalist, their registration information, including but not limited to their name, address and phone number, will be shared with Nestle, in order that release documents or other forms may be forwarded to them in the hope of using their recipe on libbyspumpkin.com or other Nestle web or social media sites.  This information will not be added to any Nestle marketing lists.  Please note that this does not state or imply any promise that the recipe(s) will be used on any Nestle web or social media sites, but allows the Sponsor to release the information to Nestle should it be requested.

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