Desserts on Display Contest for kids at the Guadalupe County Fair & Rodeo

Desserts on Display Contest

Friday, October 8

Guadalupe County Fair & Rodeo Association • 2nd Weekend in October


The 4-H Booth at the back of the Coliseum


$10.00 Per Entry - Limited to 20 entries.


Mail or drop off entry form to County Extension Office, 210 East Live Oak, Seguin, Texas 78155 OR email entry to


  • 1:30p.m. - Participants set up entries
  • 2:30 - Judging of entries
  • 4:00 (or following judging) Awards presentation
    • Sampling of desserts
    • Take down and clean-up


An entry includes an individual or a team of up to (2) Two youth in grades 3-12. Individuals/teams may come from schools, churches, 4-H, etc.

Desserts cannot contain alcohol of any kind or require refrigeration such as cheesecakes, cream cheese icings or filling, meringue, and whipped toppings. Flavor extracts are allowed! (vanilla, rum extract, lemon extract, etc)

For the contest, each entry will bring their prepared dessert, the printed/typed recipe and a card table for their display. Other display items could include table-covering, place settings, theme decorations, etc. Be creative and have fun. NO OTHER TABLES WILL BE AVAILABLE!

During judging, each entry will provide a sample of their dessert to the judges and answer questions from the judges. Judging will be based on: food - 40 points, display - 40 points, and interview - 20 points. A judge does not have to taste the entry if they deem it breaks the rules

Fair & Rodeo Tickets

Presale locations include Yaklin Dodge in Seguin, Texas Built Mobile Homes in Seguin and Guadalupe Print Solutions in Seguin.

Pre-sale Tickets: October 6, 2021

ONLINE/LOCAL PRESALE RODEO TICKETS: $20.00 including the grounds (before Oct. 6)

Tickets at the Fair:

At the gate - $10 grounds plus $20 Rodeo ticket
Children under 10 are FREE

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