Pennsylvania

MOUNTAIN PIE CHAMPIONSHIP

sponsored by the PA Camping

Pa Camping Sponsor State Mountain Pie Championship
2016 Sweet Winners
2016 Savory Winners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Do you have what it takes to be the…
2017 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 2017 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 2017 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 23, 2017. The village of Gratz is located in Dauphin County, just 35 miles north of Harrisburg, Pa.
Judging Criteria for the 2017 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 23, 2017.

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

Participating campgrounds are listed below. Take part in the contest at any one of the competitions or try your luck several competitions this summer.  

 

June 10, 2017

 

White's Haven Campground & Cabins

 

Clarington

 

www.whiteshavencampground.com

June 10, 2017

 

Mountain Vista Campground

 

East Stroudsburg

 

www.mountainvistacampground.com

June 24, 2017

 

Mountain Creek Campground

 

Gardners

 

www.mtncreekcg.com

June 24, 2017

 

Western Village RV Park

 

Carlisle

 

www.westernvillagervpark.com

July 1, 2017

 

Jonestown/Hershey NE KOA

 

Jonestown

 

www.jonestownkoa.com

July 1, 2017

 

Peaceful Woodlands Family Campground

 

Blakeslee

 

www.peacefulwoodlands.com

July 1, 2017

 

Sacony Family Campground

 

Kutztown

 

www.sacony.net

July 8, 2017

 

Honesdale/Pocono KOA

 

Honesdale

 

www.koa.com/camp/honesdale-pocono

July 15, 2017

 

Bucktail Camping Resort

 

Mansfield

 

www.bucktailcamping.com

July 15, 2017

 

Pioneer Campground

 

Muncy Valley

 

www.pioneercampground.com

July 22, 2017

 

Campers Paradise Campground & Cabins

 

Sigel

 

www.campersparadise.net

July 29, 2017

 

Whispering Pines Camping Estates

 

Stillwater

 

www.wpce.com

July 29, 2017

 

Williamsport South/Nittany Mountain KOA

 

New Columbia

 

www.NittanyMountainKOA.com

July 29. 2017

 

Cozy Creek Family Campground

 

Tunkhannock

 

www.northeastPAcamping.com

July 29, 2017

 

Driftstone Campground

 

Mount Bethel

 

www.driftstone.com

July 29, 2017

 

Blue Rocks Campground

 

Lenhartsville

 

www.bluerockscampground.com

August 25 & 26, 2017

 

Austin Campground

 

Austin

 

www.austincampground.com

September 16, 2017

 

Bear Run Campground

 

Portersville

 

www.bearruncampground.com

One of Last Year's Finalists Looks Very Tasty
Great Presentation for a 2016 Finalist
Another One of the 2016 Finalists
Firewood Preparation for the State Championship