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Cake contest added to fair; $500 in prizes

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Prizes totaling $500 will be awarded in a cake decorating contest – a new attraction at the Kiwanis Covington County Fair.

The contest is set for 3:30 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 17. Cake decorators should have their cakes at the fair by noon, and set up by 2:30 p.m. Those who enter will receive an admission ticket to the fair.

Cakes must highlight the theme “Fun at the Fair,” and the winner will be announced at 4:30 p.m. All entries must fit within a 28-inch square space. There will be two cakes displayed per six-foot table.

Cakes will be judged on taste; originality and creativity; use of the theme; precision of technique; and structure and support.

There is a $20 registration fee.

The first place winner will receive $250; second place, $150; and third place, $100.

Entry forms are available at ww.kiwanisccf.org/fairEntertainmentSpecial.html. Entrants must submit a registration form by Oct. 15.

For additional information, contact Debbie Marcum at 488-3848.