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Calling all dessert lovers! 

 

Register for Rider's Alumni Cranberry Baking Contest

 

Do you enjoy baking or creating a decadent dessert for family and friends to enjoy? Now's the time to show your talents!

 

 Contest Rules:

  • The Cranberry Baking Contest will take place at Rider's Alumni Picnic on Saturday, June 9, 2018 on The Campus Mall.
  • All contestants must register by May 31, 2018, to be entered into the contest.
  • Only one entry will be accepted per alumnus.
  • All entries MUST contain cranberries - this may include cranberries, sauce, or juice.
  • All entires MUST be classified as a dessert - pies, cakes, tarts, parfaits, donuts accepted...be creative!
  • All contestants will receive score sheets. 
  • ALL ENTRIES MUST BE COMPLETELY BAKED AND READY TO EAT at the time of competition.

 

 

Day of Competition:

 

All contestants must arrive at the Alumni Picnic on The Campus Mall between 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Entries should be dropped-off at the Cranberry Baking Contest Tent. Entries will be judged by a panel of three Rider faculty/staff between 12:45 - 1:00 p.m. on the day of competition. 

 

Judging Criteria:

Contestants should be prepared to describe their dessert to the judges, i.e. ingredients, preparation, technique, concept.

Quality of dessert:

  • Color
  • Appearance
  • Consistency
  • Texture
  • Flavor
  • Use of cranberries

 

Awards:

Two winners will be awarded prizes for:

Most flavorful

Most creative use of cranberries in recipe

 

For questions, please contact Jennifer Gursky, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, at (609) 896-5375 or jgursky@rider.edu.