St. Mary’s County Fair Grounds
42455 Fairgrounds Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
This starts off as a recipe contest then becomes a cook-off.
Maryland Area (Cook-Off October 16th in Leonardtown)
Each contestant may enter up to a total 6 (six) recipes. Please either email your recipe(s) to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to: US Oyster Festival, P.O. Box 766, California, MD 20619.
There are three (3) contest divisions:
Soups and Stews
Type or print your original recipe on 8½” X 11” paper. On each recipe note the title, the category being entered, the number of people it serves, and all ingredients along with full preparation instructions. (Original Recipe = contestant must be the creator of recipe and able to attend contest in person to prepare the dish for judging; no substitutions allowed). Include name, address, telephone number, and email address. A photo of the completed dish should be included whenever possible.
Finalists will provide all recipe ingredients, mixing and cooking utensils. Fresh shucked oysters will be provided for you.
Grand Prize Total – $1,300.00
1st Place – $300.00
2nd Place – $200.00
3rd Place – $150.00