Pennsylvania

MOUNTAIN PIE CHAMPIONSHIP

sponsored by the PA Camping

Pa Camping Sponsor State Mountain Pie Championship
2015 Winners along with our Executive Director & Learch RV

 

Do you have what it takes to be the…
2016 Mountain Pie Champion of Pennsylvania?

 

CATEGORIES:  1) SWEET (DESSERT PIE)     2) SAVORY (MEAT, SEAFOOD, EGG OR VEGETABLE PIE)

 

 

Mountain Pies, Hobo Pies, or Camper Pies, whatever you call those tasty little gems that are a campfire favorite, are going to take center stage during the 2016 camping season. Participating Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association member’s campgrounds will feature a good old-fashioned culinary competition at their campground one day during the 2016 camping season.

 

Using three judges, each participating PCOA campground shown below will choose two winners. Those winners will be eligible for the state competition to be held during the Gratz Fair on Saturday afternoon, September 24, 2016. The village of Gratz is located in Dauphin County, just 35 miles north of Harrisburg, Pa.
Judging Criteria for the 2016 Mountain Pie Contest

 

  1. Flavor includes aroma, taste, and good balance….. 30 points
  2. Consistency of filling, correct doneness and overall moistness ….. 25 points
  3. Crust – color, texture, doneness ….. 20 points
  4. Overall visual appeal. Does the pie look appetizing? ….. 15 points
  5. Creativity. How creative is the pie? Including plate presentation ….. 10 points

 

 

RULES

1. Only one entry per person per category.

2. It is the contestant’s responsibility to cook his or her pie in the wood fire provided and to

present it to the judges table on a paper plate.

3. The recipe for the Mountain Pie must be submitted with the entry. It should be submitted on an

8½ x 11 piece of paper and must list all the ingredients, quantities and preparation instructions.

Entrant’s name, address and phone number must be printed on the back side of the recipe

sheet. Recipes will not be returned and become the property of PCOA.

 

 

PRIZES:

 

One winner will be chosen in each category at each participating campgound. The winners will be encouraged

to participate in the state competition at the

Gratz Fair in Gratz, PA on September 24, 2016.

STATE FIRST PRIZE:

In each category, the winner will receive a check for $500

STATE SECOND PRIZE: $200 in PCOA Camping Certificates

STATE THIRD PRIZE: $100 in PCOA Camping Certificates

The following Campgrounds will be participating in the contest.  Take part in the contest at any one of the competitions or try your luck several competitions this summer.  

 

Contest Date   Campground   Physical City   Website
May 14, 2016
  Mountain Vista Campground   East Stroudsburg   http://www.mtnvistacampground.com
May 21, 2016   Rose Point Park Cabins & Camping   New Castle   http://www.rosepointpark.com
May 28, 2016   Tanglewood Camping   Covington   http://tanglewoodcamping.com
June 18, 2016   White's Haven Campground & Cabins   Clarington   http://www.whiteshavencampground.com
June 25, 2016   Pioneer Campground   Muncy Valley   http://www.pioneercampground.com
July 2, 2016   Jonestown/Hershey NE KOA   Jonestown   http://www.jonestownkoa.com
July 2, 2016   Sacony Family Campground   Kutztown   http://www.sacony.net
July 2, 2016   Silver Canoe Campground   Rural Valley   http://www.silvercanoecampground.com
July 16, 2016   Bucktail Camping Resort   Mansfield   http://www.bucktailcamping.com
July 16, 2016   Keen Lake Camping & Cottage Resort   Waymart   http://www.keenlake.com
July 16, 2016   Buttonwood Campground   Mifflintown   http://www.buttonwoodcamp.com
July 23, 2016   Echo Valley Campground   Tremont   http://www.echovalleycamp.com
July 30, 2016   Blue Rocks Family Campground   Lenhartsville   http://www.bluerockscampground.com
July 30, 2016   Driftstone Campground   Mount Bethel   http://www.driftstone.com
August 6, 2016   Uniontown KOA at River's Edge   Connellsville   http://www.uniontownkoa.com
August 6, 2016   Wheel-In Campground   Shelocta   http://www.wheelincampground.net
August 6, 2016   Whispering Pines Camping Estates   Stillwater   http://www.wpce.com
August 20, 2016   Drummer Boy Campground   Gettysburg   http://www.drummerboycampresort.com
August 27, 2016   Austin Campground   Austin   http://www.austincampground.com
August 27, 2016   Benner's Meadow Run Camping & Cabins   Farmington   http://www.BennersMeadowRun.com
August 27, 2016   Cozy Creek Family Campground   Tunkhannock   http://www.NortheastPAcamping.com
August 27, 2016   Mountain Creek Campground   Gardners   http://www.mtncreekcg.com
September 3, 2016   Shenango Valley RV Park   Transfer   http://www.shenangovalleyrvpark.com
September 17, 2016   Bear Run Campground   Portersville   http://www.bearruncampground.com
One of Last Year's Finalists Looks Very Tasty
Plate Presentation for the 2015 Winner in the Sweet Category
Another One of the 2015 Finalists
Firewood Preparation for the State Championship