Jackson’s Mill Jubilee outlines rules for 2020 Pie Contest

WESTON — The Jackson’s Mill Jubilee will again be featuring its famous Pie Contest in 2021.

The Pie Contest is scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday, September 4, 2021 in the EEC Building at Jackson’s Mill.

Contestants/pie makers may enter the Jubilee grounds at the Historical gate and park there. Once contestants arrive, a golf cart will be called to transport them to the EEC Building. The pie maker will receive free admission to the Jubilee and specific directions to the contest location.

Contestants may enter pies ONLY between 2 and 3 p.m. No pies will be accepted before or after these times. If someone brings a pie and leaves it before the specific time, that pie will not be judged. There will be no sampling in 2021 due to COVID precautions..

Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded.

Contest rules are:

  1. Pie fillings must have a West Virginia product (fruit, nut, or vegetable) as the main ingredient.
  2. Pie fillings must be made from fresh, home preserved, or home frozen ingredients; commercially canned pie fillings will NOT be accepted.
  3. Crusts must be home-prepared; frozen or other commercially prepared crusts will NOT be accepted.
  4. Custard pies or pies containing an ingredient requiring constant refrigeration will NOT be accepted.
  5. There will be three divisions:
    a. Adult (18 and over) – Single Crust Pie
    b. Adult (18 and over) – Double Crust Pie
    c. Youth (under age 18) – Single or Double Crust Pie
  6. One copy of the recipe used (crust and filling) must be submitted with each pie.
  7. An individual may enter up to two pies in each category
  8. The decisions of the judges are FINAL.

The pie contest is sponsored by Jenny Garton Insurance Agency, Inc. (State Farm Insurance in Weston) in cooperation with the Jackson’s Mill Jubilee. The Jenny Garton Insurance Agency will provide ribbons and cash prizes for winners in each of the three divisions. For additional information, contact Annette Santilli at 304-621-3648 or email her at asantilli@pancanvolunteer.org.

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