Aug 11 - 21, 2022
The ugliest decorated cakes vied for top honors in the Bret and Amy Doerring Ugliest Cake Contest, judged Thursday, August 11, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.
Complete results follow:
Bret & Amy Doerring Ugliest Cake - Ages 7-11
1) Keifer Bedwell, New Virginia
2) Molly Jones, New Sharon
3) Vivian Wicks, West Des Moines
Bret & Amy Doerring Ugliest Cake - Ages 12-17
1) Taylor Weese, West Des Moines
2) Emerson Noelle Hilbert, Urbandale
3) Caroline Reeder, Des Moines
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 128 divisions, 615 classes and nearly 6,300 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air Adventure Park.