Guadalupe County Fair & Rodeo

2nd Weekend October

2019 Guadalupe County Fair Food Challenge

Sunday, Oct. 13 • Seguin Coliseum, Fairgrounds



Deadline for entries is Friday, October 4 (limited to first 20 entries)


  • 1:00 pm - Check in (Seguin Coliseum)
  • 1:30 pm - Contest Begins
  • 2:15 pm - Presentation to the Judges
  • Awards follow the judging

Entry Fee: $20 per team

Guidelines: An entry includes a team of up to five youth in grades 3-12. Individuals/teams may come from schools, churches, 4-H, etc. There will be a Junior category (grades 3-5), Intermediate category (grades 6-8) and Senior category (grades 9-12). Team entry will be determined by oldest team member

There will be four food categories in each age division at the contest:

  • Main Dish
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Bread and Cereal
  • Nutritious Snacks

Teams must provide their own supply box of equipment and other items listed on the supply list in the Food Challenge Manual which can be found at

Teams may NOT SHARE supply boxes. Teams will be provided the following items at the contest:

  • Food ingredients
  • The recipe ingredient list and the food category
  • Receipt
  • Copy of the Food Challenge Worksheet
  • Notebook with the printed resources (reference food challenge manual)

    During the 40-minute cooking time, team members will be required to prepare the dish, determine its nutritional value, service size, etc. and prepare a five minute presentation for the team members to present to the judge!

For more information, call Charla Bading at 830-303-3889 or email: