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Food - Having a Ball with Cheese

Food - Having a Ball with Cheese

August 18, 2022

Susie Jones of Winterset won first place and a $100 cash award in the Having a Ball with Cheese – Cheese Ball competition judged Monday, August 15, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Natalie Larson of New Market claimed second place, and Mary Tibbetts of Johnston earned third place.

Entries were judged on taste, creativity and appearance.

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.