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71: The Odlums All-Ireland Home Baking Championship Qualifier (Tullamore)

Indoor Section ➤ Cookery Sun, 2nd Jul, 2023

Sponsored by: Odlums

Judging will take place on Saturday 1st July at 4.00 p.m.
Exhibits staged from 1:30 to 3:30pm
Prizes: Prize-money will be paid out by post within 10 working days. 

The Helen O’Donoghue Memorial Perpetual Trophy will be presented to the outstanding exhibit in the Cookery Section


Each exhibitor to bake all items using recipes found on the Odlums website and Odlums products must be used:
Please see items below:

A. 6 Super Flour Wholemeal Muffins
B. 10 French Fancies with Variety of Decoration—displayed on a 2-tier plate
C. 4 Leek and Potato Tarts
N.B. All recipes can be found on the Odlum's website.

  1. Items to be displayed on individual plates and each exhibitor will be allotted their own space (trays optional) on a base 24” Square.
  2. Points will be awarded for taste, texture, appearance of baked items and presentation.
  3. The competition is confined to amateurs, with one entry per exhibitor at the final.
  4. In the event of an objection and following an investigation, and if the exhibitor is deemed to be making their living from their profession, they maybe disqualified.
  5. The items must be fresh and home baked by exhibitor.
  6. A special class will be held at each qualifying show. Two entries may qualify from these shows for the final, if judges agree that the standard is high enough. The Qualifiers from each of these shows will go forward to the final, to be held at the Tullamore Show, on Sunday August 13th .
  7. Non-adherence to tray size will deem elimination of exhibit.
  8. All items will be cut and/or sampled by the Judge.
  9. Each of the successful qualifiers will receive a hamper containing Odlum's products, on appearance at the final.
  10. Certificates will be awarded to the finalists.
  11. The judge’s decisions at all stages of the competition IS FINAL.
  12. Exhibits are displayed at owner’s risk.

These rule shlould be read in conjunction with the I.S.A. Rules.

Marquee open from 7.30am on show morning and will be closed for judging at 10am sharp. Marquee will open to the public at 12 noon and exhibits may not be removed before 5.00pm.

Entry Fee: To qualifying show : €3 To Final: €6

Prizes at Final: 1st €300+ Trophy, Goods in kind, 2nd €200 plus Goods in kind, 3rd €100 plus Goods in kind, 4th €60, 5th €60, 6th €60, 7th €60, 8th €60

Final: Tullamore & FBD National Livestock Show Sunday 13th August 2023

No entries permitted on day of event.

Entry Fee:  
Class is currently closed for entry.