2023 National Oyster Cook-Off – U.S. Oyster Festival

Entry Deadline: August 31, 2023
2023 National Oyster Cook-Off – U.S. Oyster Festival
Venue / Location

St. Mary’s County Fairgounds
42455 Fairgrounds Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650

General Information

Competition – October 21-22, 2023

Saturday & Sunday 2:00PM Cook-Off

Recipes must be submitted by August 31, 2023. Each contestant may enter up to a total 6 (six) recipes.
email your recipe(s) to – usoysterfestival@gmail.com
mail your recipe(s) – US Oyster Festival, P.O. Box 766, California, MD 20619

Three Contest Divisions
Hors d’oeuvres
Soups & Stews
Main Dishes

Winners will be announced from the shucking stand.

Gates open at 10:00AM Saturday Oct 21, 2023 and close at 6:00PM.

Gates open at 11:00AM on Oct 22, 2023 and close at 6:00PM.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Grand Prize – $1,300.00
Division Prizes
1st Prize – $300.00
2nd Prize – $200.00
3rd Prize – $150.00

French Onion Soup

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