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Kuchen Contestants Wanted for Tri County Fair

Posted 7/02/13 (Tue)

For the 11th consecutive year, BEK will be hosting its annual kuchen contest at the Tri County Fair on Saturday, July 13th.

All kuchen bakers in the area are encouraged to bake their favorite varieties and enter them in this sweet competition.  What are the judges looking for?  You can’t go wrong with the familiar varieties of Apple, Peach, Cheese, Prune and Rhubarb.  And since it is near to impossible to anticipate all of the other specialties a kuchen baker may create, a category of “Other” is offered. 

The contest hasn’t changed much, but the prizes are BIGGER!  The winner of each of these categories will be awarded a $100 Visa gift card and the overall grand champion of the contest will also win a 32” HD TV! 

So, put your apron on, roll out the dough, cook your secret recipe custard, add the fruits, sweets and toppings of your choice and bring your kuchen to the fair for judging.

Entries will be accepted at the main concession Building of the fair grounds between 11:00 a.m. and noon on Saturday, July 13th.  Judging will begin around 2:30 p.m. after Bingo.  If you would like to be a judge for this delicious competition, call Yvonne at BEK – 1-888-475-2361 by Tuesday, July 9th.

The Tri County Fair promoters say, “It’s your fair; so be there!”  There truly is something for everyone –livestock judging, 4-H exhibits, crafts, entertainment, games, carnival rides, the BEK Kuchen Contest and much, much more.  For more information, check your local newspapers and posters, the fair website at, and BEK’s website: