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Join the fun!

Compete for the Apple Festival Royal Court or come and watch the fun at the Apple King & Queen Contest.
Enter your best tasting pie in the Apple Pie Baking Contest, or your scariest scarecrow
in the Scarecrow Contest. Instructions and prizes are listed below.

Good luck!

Apple Fest Entertainment
Free fun for the whole family!

Lots to do!..... As always, we are determined to bring fun and exciting family events for your enjoyment at the festival!

Roaming Entertainers
Food..... and lots more!

Smokey Bear

Questions: Esther LaClair 677-3644 (afternoon or evening) or

Apple King & Queen Contest

Fri, Sept 30th, 2016 at 7 pm

The Apple King & Queen Contest is the weekend before the Apple Fest
The contest takes place at LaFayette High School. The contest is always entertaining, and displays the special qualities of these contestants. This is a big community draw as young men and women strut their stuff and spontaneously answer questions related to the apple industry.
The judges score is comprised of the following:
Category Considerations
Personal Interview:
(30 points)
Communication skill including sentence structure and grammar, conversation skill, general knowledge, poise, and personality.
One Minute Speech:
(40 points)
Ability to convey message in allotted time, poise, effectiveness, presentation, grammar, and delivery.
Evening Gown:
(15 points)
Poise, Appearance, and coordination.
(25 points)
Poise, and spontaneous response ability.
The winners and their Court will be working in the information booth at the Festival on both days. They will also represent the Festival at numerous community events throughout the coming year. The Contest is held at the LaFayette High School Auditorium.

Apple Pie Baking Contest

Friday, Oct 7th, 2016 3-6 pm at the Red Apple Barn

Where: Country Kitchen

Friday before the festival at the Red Apple Barn
Judging begins at 6:15 pm

Requirements: Anyone may enter a traditional 2 pastry crust apple pie, in a DISPOSABLE pie tin. Name, phone number, and recipe must accompany the pie on a 4" by 6" card. The pie (if not placed) may be picked up after judging at approximately 7:30 - 8 pm. (Pies not picked up will be eaten.)
Prizes: Awards & ribbons to the best 3 pies in each category.
JR—elementary and high school
SR—over 18 years old
For additional information contact Corinne Kurganat 677-3745. Leave a message on the answering machine and she will get back to you.
To enter, bring your pie to the festival grounds
between 1:00 and 6:00 pm on the friday evening just before the festival.

Apple Pie Contest

Scarecrow Contest

Friday, Oct 7th, 2016
Remove on Oct 9th at 5 PM

Entries must be in on Friday between 5 and 7 PM 
Download an entry form here.

1st Prize: $50.00 Scarecrows
2nd Prize: $25.00
3rd Prize: $10.00
Display: Saturday and Sunday of the festival

Saturday at noon




For questions & comments about the Apple Festival, email the Apple Festival Committee
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