2023 Libby’s® Pumpkin Recipe Challenge

Entry Deadline: September 5, 2023
Categories: Recipe Contests
2023 Libby’s® Pumpkin Recipe Challenge
Contact Information
Venue / Location

Freedom Hall
349 W Birchwood St.
Morton, IL 61550

General Information

Challenge – September 6, 2023 (5:00PM-8:00PM)

– Adult Sweet
– Adult Savory
– Junior Division (ages 10 to 17)

The first 25 contestants to register will receive a Libby’s Goodie Bag.

Only one entry per person.

Recipes will be judged on taste, innovation, and presentation. Extra points are given for theme-related recipes.

Contestants should drop off their recipe and sample at Freedom Hall (349 W Birchwood) between 5:00pm and 5:30 pm on September 6, 2023 and return at 7:30 pm for announcement of winners.

Contestants should email a digital copy of their recipe to info@mortonillinois.org by September 5, 2023. 

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

1st Place(s) – Adult and Junior Categories – $100.00/Chamber Checks
2nd Place(s) – $35.00/Chamber Checks
Winners of the Junior and Adult categories will compete for the $150.00 Overall Grand Prize.
All youth entrants will receive a participation ribbon and all participants will receive Pumpkin Bucks to be used at the food venues on Festival grounds.

Winners will be recognized Thursday, September 14 at 6:30 pm on the Entertainment Stage on Festival grounds.