Cake Show Division

Wee Ones – Ages 6 and under

May create anything in cake, cookies, gingerbread or cupcakes. Children may have an adult assist in baking their cake and making the icing. Wee Ones MUST ice and decorate their own entry. Wee Ones Division may enter Cake, Decorated Cookies, Cupcakes or Gingerbread Art. Early Registration Fee $7.00 plus entry fee of $3.00 for each category.

 

Child Division – Ages 7 – 9

May create anything in cake, cookies, gingerbread or cupcakes. Children may have an adult assist in baking their cake and making the icing. but MUST ice and decorate their own entry. Child division  may enter Cake, Decorated Cookies, Cupcakes or Gingerbread Art.    Early Registration Fee $7.00 plus entry fee of $3.00 for each category.

 

Youth Division – Ages 10 -12

May create anything in cake, cookies, gingerbread or cupcakes. Youth may have an adult assist in baking their cake and making the icing. but MUST ice and decorate their own entry. Youth division  may enter Cake, Decorated Cookies, Cupcakes or Gingerbread Art.   Early Registration Fee $7.00 plus entry fee of $3.00 for each category.

 

Teen Division – Ages 13 – 17

Teen category may create anything in cake, cookies, gingerbread or cupcakes. Each teen MUST bake and decorate his/her own entry.  Teen division  may enter Cake, Decorated Cookies, Cupcakes,  Gingerbread Art and Guittard Cupcake Challenge  Early Registration Fee $7.00 plus entry fee of $3.00 for each category.  Guittard Cupcake Challenge is $5.00

 

Adult Beginner / Culinary Student

One who has been decorating for two years or less; decorates cakes solely as a hobby. To qualify as a beginner, you may not sell your cakes, even for just the cost of supplies.

May enter Cake, Decorated Cookies (4), Cupcakes (4), Gingerbread Art, Confectionery Art (Sugar, Chocolate or Gelatin), Tiered Wedding Cake and the Guittard Cupcake Challenge.  Early Registration Fee $10.00 plus entry fee of $5.00 for each category.

Intermediate

One who has been decorating up to two years or more; decorates cakes solely as a hobby. An intermediate decorator might take
reimbursement for cakes provided to others only to cover costs, but not for profit.

May enter Cake, Decorated Cookies (4), Cupcakes (4), Gingerbread Art, Confectionery Art (Sugar, Chocolate or Gelatin), Tiered Wedding Cake and the Guittard Cupcake Challenge.  Early Registration Fee $10.00 plus entry fee of $5.00 for each category.

Advanced

One who has been decorating for several years; decorating primarily as a hobby. An advanced decorator might take
reimbursement for cakes provided to others only to cover costs, but not for profit. Must not meet any of the
qualifications under the semi-professional division.

May enter Cake, Decorated Cookies (4), Cupcakes (4), Gingerbread Art, Confectionery Art (Sugar, Chocolate or Gelatin), Tiered Wedding Cake and the Guittard Cupcake Challenge.  Early Registration Fee $10.00 plus entry fee of $5.00 for each category.

Semi-Professional

One who has been decorating for several years and generally sells more cakes than are given away. May teach decorating classes. Must
not meet any of the qualifications under the professional division.

May enter Cake, Decorated Cookies (4), Cupcakes (4), Gingerbread Art, Confectionery Art (Sugar, Chocolate or Gelatin), Tiered Wedding Cake and the Guittard Cupcake Challenge.  Early Registration Fee $10.00 plus entry fee of $5.00 for each category.

Professional

One who has been decorating for several years in the present or past and who qualifies under at least one of the following: a) derives at
least 10% of earned income from the sales of cakes, b) works in a commercial bakery, c) teaches (or has taught) classes in advanced
cake decorating techniques (beyond basic icing/piping skills).

May enter Cake, Decorated Cookies (4), Cupcakes (4), Gingerbread Art, Confectionery Art (Sugar, Chocolate or Gelatin), Tiered Wedding Cake and the Guittard Cupcake Challenge.  Early Registration Fee $10.00 plus entry fee of $5.00 for each category.