State Pecan Food Show
Time and Date:
June 13, 2019
Enter: 7:30-10:00 a.m.
Judging: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Exhibit Viewing: 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Ardmore Convention Center
Lloyd Noble Exhibit Hall, South End, Salon D
2401 N Rockford Road
Ardmore, OK 73401
Class A: Standard (9 inch pie)
Class B: Other – Chocolate, etc (9 inch pie)
Pecan Bread & Rolls:
Class A: Quick Bread (standard loaf)
Class B: Yeast Bread (standard loaf)
Class C: Rolls (6 rolls)
Class A: Pecan Fudge (12 pieces)
Class B: Pecan Brittle or Pralines (12 pieces)
Class C: Pecan Divinity (12 pieces)
Class D: Other Pecan Candy (12 pieces)
Class A: Without Frosting
Class B: Frosted (with pecans in cake)
Class A: Pecan Cookies (12 cookies)
Class B: Pecan Brownies (12 brownies)
Class A: Salted or Spiced (1 cup)
Class B: Candied (1 cup)
Pecan Specialty Food:
Class A: Desserts
Class B: Non-Desserts
Grand Champions will be presented with the Mount Silver Awards. The Adult Grand Champions will be awarded a silver serving piece; the Junior Grand Champions will be awarded silver pecan jewelry. The awards will be presented at the Oklahoma Pecan Growers’ Association banquet.
Questions: Contact Andrea Mount (214)908-9591 or email
Adult Division – Any person who is out of high school may enter.
Junior Division – Any student through grade 12 may enter. Recent high school graduates will compete in the adult division.
The food entries must be prepared by the exhibitor.
The Pecan Food Show will be held Friday during the annual conference and trade show.
Entries will be accepted between 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Thursday. The entries must remain in place until 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
The Grand Champion in each category will become the property of the Oklahoma Pecan Growers' Association and will be auctioned during the banquet on Friday evening.
Entries, other than Grand Champion, may be picked up from the Food Show after 4:00 p.m. Friday.
Entries not removed by 4:30 p.m. become the property of the Oklahoma Pecan Growers’ Association.
All entries must be displayed in a disposable paper or aluminum container, covered with a transparent wrapping. Pecan meats may be displayed in a plastic bag. Sponsors will not be responsible for returning any containers.
Exhibitor’s name and address should be attached securely to the bottom of the container only. Do not put the name where it will be visible to the judges.
The recipe must accompany each entry. Recipes for pies should include crust and filling; recipes for frosted cakes should include cake and frosting; etc.
Exhibitor’s name must not appear anywhere on the recipe; do not print exhibitor’s name on the back.
Pecans must be used in the food, not just for decoration.
The Pecan Food Show will be closed during judging from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Thursday. Winners will be posted immediately after the judging is completed.
Each entry will be judged for taste, texture, appearance and uniformity. Recipes and entries will be checked for use of pecans.
Exhibits may be viewed from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday.
Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each class for Adult and Junior Divisions.
Silver awards will be presented to Grand Champions in each category for Adult and Junior Divisions.
PECAN PIES: Linda Bryant, Roff Pecan Pie
PECAN CAKES: Mary Newkirk, Miami Pecan Cake with Butter Cream Filling
PECAN BREAD & ROLLS: Ann Bennett, Tulsa Pecan Cinnamon Rolls
PECAN COOKIES: Ann Bennett, Tulsa Pecan Lemon Blondies
PECAN CANDY: Becky Carroll, Tryon Spicy Bacon Pecan Brittle
SALTED & SPICED PECANS: Barbara Hutto, Commerce Sugared Pecan
PECAN SPECIALTY FOOD: Mary Newkirk, Miami Apple Pecan Quinoa Salad
PECAN PIES: Mylie Hance, Fairland Pecan Pie Cobbler Pie
PECAN CAKES: Makenna Lawson, Fairland Southern Pecan Praline Cake with Butter Sauce
PECAN BREAD & ROLLS: No entry
PECAN COOKIES: Dalani Kinsey Pecan Pie Bars
PECAN CANDY: Avery Dugan, Fairland Pecan Praline Pie Bark
SALTED & SPICED PECANS: Clayton Rohla, Roff Sweet & Spicy Pecans
PECAN SPECIALTY FOOD: Clayton Rohla, Roff Sweet & Salty Snack Mix