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Sweet Taste

Earn bragging rights and prize money!

The SWEET TASTE Competition will be held on the SUNDAY before the festival this year. We hope to give contestants more time and attendees a great family fun day to kick off the 37th Annual Clewiston Sugar Festival.

Sunday, March 12, 2023; 9 AM - 3 PM

Clewiston Youth Center

Drop Off: 9 AM - 10:30AM

Judging: 11 AM - 1 PM

Public Viewing: 1 PM - 3 PM

Fun for the whole family: 11 AM - 3 PM

Submit your entry by Friday, March 10th. Registration closes at 11 AM.

Contestants may be amateurs. Professional chefs, cooks or businesses may NOT enter the contest. Contestants may have more than one entry for judging. Submissions must be home cooked.

  1. Cakes, Cupcakes, and Pies

  2. Cookies, Brownies, Candies & Sweet Breads

  3. Youth (ages 7 - 17 only for any recipe that uses sugar)

  4. “Cake Wars” Cakes (category judging based on appearance and theme)

  5. Dudes Who Bake - Guys  only baking


Bake your treats & bring them to the Clewiston Youth Center on March 12, 2023.

  • Drop off is between 9:00-10:30am at the Clewiston Youth Center

  • Each entry must be brought to the contest in a disposable/ throw-away container

  •  Quantity of any entry must fulfill one full recipe, and single service items such as cookies, brownies, candies must be able to serve 12 people

  • Judging starts at 11:00am 

  • Contestants must be present to win

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