Cooking with Strawberries or Rhubarb Contest

New this year, The Linn County Fair Association looking for the best strawberry recipe for  The “Cooking with Strawberries” Contest. And back by popular demand is the “Cooking with Rhubarb” Contest. Both contest will be held on Sunday, June 30, 2013 in the Morton Building at the fairgrounds in Central City.  The contests are open to all Iowa residents of all ages.  

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Both contest have four categories that each participant may enter ONE item into each.  Participant can enter in both contest. The categories include:

  • Bring it in a jar
  • Bring it in a pan
  • Beverage (excluding wine, that may be entered in the “Amateur Wine Making Contest”)
  • Other



Registration forms will be available at the time of check-in for both contest. The “Cooking with Rhubarb” contest registration will start at 11 am, with the judging beginning at noon.   The “Cooking with Strawberries” contest registration will start at 1 pm, with  judging beginning at 2 pm. The public taste testing will begin at 4 pm, where the public will have the opportunity to vote for their overall favorite. 

For more information please visit

“Cooking w/ Strawberries”:

“Cooking w/ Rhubarb”:

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Be sure to check out all the open competitions. There will be contests for all ages and interests throughout the 2013 fair.


The Linn County Fair in Central City from June 26th- July 1st,  2013


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