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Inaugural Nescatunga Arts Festival

Nov. 6, 2021

Woods County Fairgrounds Women's Building

Watch for Registration Form for Festival

Keep watching for information as we plan for this Sugar Show in 2021!

Setup of table display must be completed prior to 9 a.m. judging.

Show open to public viewing at approximately 10:30 a.m.


  • Decorated Cakes

    • Advanced (non-edible with "dummy" cakes)​

    • Advanced (edible)

    • Beginner/Intermediate (edible)

    • Students (edible)

  • Cookies (open to all ages and skill levels)

  • Cupcakes (open to all ages and skill levels)

The contestants should prepare cakes of AT LEAST two layers for the cake contest and

no less than one dozen cookies and/or cupcakes for those categories.

Contestants may enter as many items as they have the stamina to prepare!

Entry fee is $10 per category item. Student-entries are free.


$50 for first place in each category / $10 first place for student categories.

Watch this page for additional details as they develop!


Before the Show:

  • PRACTICE and prepare your display

  • Card with the name of the entry and a business card display

  • Plan for displaying your entry in the best possible light (i.e. cake stand, cupcake stand, cookie plate

  • Bring two plates and forks for the judges and a knife to cut your item if necessary


Day of the Show:

  • Be on time to set up. Must be on time for this to go smoothly

  • Plan to have someone stay with your entry after judging to answer questions from the public. This is a great opportunity for you to get the word out about your business.

Judging Information:

  • Rating scale = 5 - well above average/exemplary effort has been given down to 1 = well below expectations

  • Items will be judged according to six criteria:

    • Overall Appearance​

    • Number of Techniques Used

    • Precision

    • Originality of Design

    • Level of Difficulty

Questions: April Ridgway, (580) 917-0101 or