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Bragging Rights to “The Best Apple Pie in the County”

Entry deadline for the 43nd Annual Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau Apple Pie Baking Contest is:  Tuesday, September 3rd

(postmarked no later than 11:59 p.m. September 3, 2019)

Contest held on the opening day of the Santa Cruz County Fair (Wednesday, September 11, 2019), this contest is sponsored by the Pajaro Valley apple growers, shippers and related industries as well as pie lovers throughout Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley. This much anticipated event has been organized by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau since 1977. Entry forms can be found in the fair’s premium book located at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds Office, 2601 East Lake Ave., at the Chamber of Commerce office, 44 Brennan Street or online at www.santacruzcountyfair.com and at the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau, 141 Monte Vista Ave., Watsonville. There is no entry fee for this popular opening day event.

There are three divisions:  

1)     Youth – 17 years-of-age and under

2)     Adult – 18 years-of-age and over

3)     Masters – anyone who has won 1st, 2nd place in the Senior Division


First Place $50, Second Place $40, Third Place $30 each divisionand Best of Show $75. Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each division as well as Best of Show.

 Don’t delay; get your entry form in today!