Cooking Contest for Kids & Teens

The annual “Kids & Teens Cooking Contest” is here again at the Nacogdoches Public Library. Registration forms are available at the Library, so don’t forget to sign up soon.


Contest Date: November 15 (Saturday)

Time: 2:30 – 4:30

Deadline: November 13 (Thursday) is the deadline to submit your Registration form.

Age Groups: 4-8, 9-13, and 14-18

Age groups subject to change, depending on registrations, but these are the approximate age groups expected.

(Short form only. See Library for complete Rules.)

1. Food item must be prepared with minimal adult assistance. Adults may help with sharp or hot items.
2. All dishes must be prepared and and handled according to food safety procedures to prevent foodborne illness.
3. Label plates, serving utensils, etc. Pick up all food items by 5:30 p.m. Leftovers will be thrown away.
4. You can enter two items, but they must be in different categories.
5. Winners will be announced on Contest Day. Contestants and winners will be photographed.
6. Submit a separate application for each entry.
7. Contestants must arrive with their food item by 2:30 on Contest Day. Judging will begin at 3:30 p.m. Winners will be announced at 4:30 p.m. Need not be present to win.

For complete Rules and an official Entry Form, please check with the Library, located at 1112 North Street.