Apple Pie - Junior Division (Ages 7-13)
Apple Pie - Adult/Senior Division (Ages 14 & Up)
Apple Pie - Overall Award
NEW FOR 2021 Showmanship Award - Most creative pie from any division
Apple Butter - Open Division
Non-winning apple pies and apple butter entries will be available for purchase at the Murphysboro Event Center between 2:30pm and 5pm or until sold out.
Apple Pies will be $10.00
Apple Butter will be $5.00
Winning Apple Pies and Apple Butter entries will be auctioned off during the Apple Pie Eating Contest at the Appletime Stage, beginning at 5:30pm.
Special thanks to Canning Auction Services, David Canning, Blake Canning, and Mark Kennedy for all their help with this event.
WHERE: Drop-Off, Judging, & Sales - Murphysboro Event Center - 1329 Walnut St, 3rd Floor (Elevator is available at the back of the building)
Champion Auction - Appletime Stage
WHEN: Drop-Off - 7am to 10:45am
Judging - 11am
Non-Winning Pie & Butter Sale - 2:30pm to 5pm (or until sold out)
Champion Auction - 5:30pm
EVENT CHAIR: Tonya Walker
Businesses or organizations may enter.
Pies and apple butter must be brought to the Murphysboro Event Center between 7:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, September 16.
No frozen pies.
All apple butter jars must be sealed.
Containers become the property of the Apple Festival.
Apple Butter and Apple Pie categories will have different judges.
Apple Pies will be judged on appearance, crust, filling, and flavor.
Apple Butter will be judged on appearance, taste, and texture.
Judges have the final decision.