Iowa State Fair







Competition Results


Food: Barilla Pasta and Sauce

Food: Barilla Pasta and Sauce

August 18, 2021

Sheryl Davis of Ames won first Place Overall in the Barilla Pasta and Sauce contest, judged Monday, August 16, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Lauren Petersen of Knoxville earned Second Place Overall and Diane Rauh of Des Moines claimed Third Place.

Entries were judged on taste, appearance, best use of product and creativity.

Complete results follow:


1) Lauren Petersen, Knoxville

2) Matthew Harvey, Des Moines

3) Olivia Smith, Winterset


1) Sheryl Davis, Ames

2) Diane Rauh, Des Moines

3) Sara Carlson, Des Moines

The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 134 divisions, 603 classes and nearly 6500 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air.