L.A. County Fair Adult Culinary Deadlines


The L.A. County Fair Adult Culinary competition includes 17 contests onsite during the fair (May 3-27) in addition to Bake Foods & Confection with submissions dropped off.

Observe the distinction between online entry deadlines and delivery deadlines. You must enter online prior to dropping off your entry, no exceptions. Mail in entry forms are no longer accepted.

Entry info Culinary Adult

  • Preserved Foods deadline for entry was 2/15/24 
  • Baked Foods & Confections  online by Thursday, March 28, 2024
    • Deliver all entries on Monday, April 22, 2024, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. only
  • Tablescaping online by Thursday, March 28, 2024. Space is limited.
    • Set up of tables is on Monday, April 22, 2024, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. only.
  • Fair Time Contests online by Thursday, March 28, 2024.
    • Click on each contest to view it’s information

All American Pie Contest
Almost Homemade Contest
Baking Contest
Best BBQ Contest
Best BBQ Sauce Contest
Charcuterie Contest
Cheesecake Contest
Chili Cook-off Contest
Cookie and Brownie Contest
Culinary Professional Contest
Everything Bacon Contest
Fantastic Fair Food Contest
Live Chef Championship Contest – Space is limited.
Mocktail Contest
Seasonal Fruit Contest
Terrific Taco Contest
The Perfect Guacamole, Salsa and Queso Contest


If you have any questions or need help with the online registration, contact Chris Stoner Competition Coordinator at 909-865-4232 or stoner@fairplex.com

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