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The 2023 FL River Fest Cake Baking Competition is now accepting contestants! Simply complete the form below to register. See rules and regulations below for more information! 

2023 Cake Baking Contest presented by:

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YOUTH 12 & UNDER

  • Traditional (no attached icing/decorations such as fondant, decals, etc. Nuts, berries, etc are fine.)

  • Decorative/Fancy (Fondant designs, Advanced Buttercream techniques/designs, etc.)

ADULT 13+ AMATEUR

  • Traditional (no attached icing/decorations such as fondant, decals, etc. Nuts, berries, etc are fine.)

  • Decorative/Fancy (Fondant designs, Advanced Buttercream techniques/designs, etc.)

ADULT 13+ PRO

  • Traditional (no attached icing/decorations such as fondant, decals, etc. Nuts, berries, etc are fine.)

  • Decorative/Fancy (Fondant designs, Advanced Buttercream techniques/designs, etc.)

2023 ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED!

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Traditional
Strawberry Chiffon Cake
Traditional
Wedding Cake
Decorative
Decorated Birthday Cake
Decorative

Examples of Traditional cakes may include Old Fashioned Layer Cakes, Red Velvet, Chocolate, Lemon Cheese, etc. 

Examples of decorative cakes may include any cake with an overall defined theme of decoration using advanced fondant or buttercream designs or outside attached decorations to elevate the presentation of the cake.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • All entries must be pre-registered by submitting the form and payment below.

  • Deadline to enter is Saturday January 28, 2023.

  • Cakes must be delivered to the judging booth at FL River Fest between 12-1pm cst.

  • Cakes must be placed on a flat level board (please no cake stands).

  • Contestants may enter 1 cake per category for a total of 2 cakes.

  • Entry fee is $10 per cake.

  • All entries must include an ingredient list submitted below...quantities are not necessary only ingredients for allergen purposes since the cakes will be tasted by the judges.

  • Judging criteria will include originality/creativity of design, taste/depth of flavor, overall presentation/technical ability in appearance.

  • Pro means anyone who makes money from their cakes.

  • There is no restriction on size or height of cake. 

  • All tiers must be directly connected. (no columns, separators, etc)

  • There is no restriction on type or flavor of cake outside of parameters noted above.

  • All cakes and ribbons must be left on display throughout the entirety of the festival or until all media photos have been captured.

  • There are NO REFUNDS. All entry fees are final. If you choose to not attend with your cake you agree to forfeit your entry fee.

  • First, Second, and Third Place ribbons will be awarded in each division for each category. 

  • The 1st place winners in each category will compete for Grand Champion...Best of the Fest.

2023 ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED!

FL River Fest Cake Baking Contest

Submit the form below to enter today!

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Select an Entry Fee ($)

2023 ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED!

Thanks for registering! 

See you at the Fest!

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