Apple Pie & Apple Butter Contest


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WHEN: Thursday September 13, 2018
WHERE: Murphysboro Event Center, top floor
1329 Walnut Street
EVENT PARTNER: Silkworm, Inc.
EVENT CHAIRS: Tricia Parmley & Jane McClure

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Contest Categories
Apple Pie - Junior Division (Ages 7-13)

Open Category

  • Best Apple Pie - $50 prize
  • Apple Pie - Adult/Senior Division (Ages 14 & Up)
  • Traditional: two crust pie with apple filling only
  • 1st Place - $100
  • 2nd Place - $50
  • 3rd Place - $35
  • Non-traditional: mostly apples but other ingredients such as nuts, caramel, other fruits, and crumb topping may be used
  • 1st Place - $50
  • 2nd Place - $35
  • 3rd Place - $25
  • Apple Butter - Open Division

Open Category

  • 1st Place - $50
  • 2nd Place - $35
  • 3rd Place - $25
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Rules

  1. Businesses or organizations may enter.
  2. No frozen pies.
  3. Pies and apple butter must be brought to the Murphysboro Event Center between 7:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017.
  4. Containers become the property of the Apple Festival.
  5. All apple butter jars must be sealed.
  • Judges have the final decision.
  • Apple Butter and Apple Pie categories will have different judges.
  • Apple Pies will be judged on appearance, crust, filling, and flavor.
  • Apple Butter will be judged on appearance, taste, and texture.
Non-winning apple pies and apple butter entries will be available for purchase at the Murphysboro Event Center between 2:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m the day of the contest.

Apple Pies will be $10.00
Apple Butter will be $5.00

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Winning Apple Pies and Apple Butter entries will be auctioned off on Thursday September 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM on the Appletime Stage.

Special thanks to Canning Auction Services, David Canning, Blake Canning, and Mark Kennedy for all their help with this event.

2018 Results

Apple Pie - Junior Division

  • 1st: Lily Tejada

Apple Pie - Traditional

  • 1st: Teresa Herring
  • 2nd: Shirley Krienert
  • 3rd: Heather Johnson

Apple Pie - Non-Traditional

  • 1st: Karen Hale
  • 2nd: Susie Kilquist
  • 3rd: Jeanne Holt

Sponsor's Choice - Traditional

  • Tammy Hood

Capt's Choice - Non-Traditional

  • Stacia Herring

Apple Butter

  • 1st: Becky Roberts
  • 2nd: Nance Grandkids
  • 3rd: Barbara Alstat

Phone: 618.684.3200
Email: murphysboroapplefestival@gmail.com
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