Iowa State Fair

Food: Kids Fun Food

August 16, 2021

Madeline Davis of Pleasant Hill won First Place Overall in the Kids Fun Food competition, judged Friday, August 13, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Natalie Doty of Des Moines earned Second Place Overall and Brooklynn Sedlock of Indianola claimed Third Place Overall.

Contestants were tasked with creating a favorite food to share with family and friends.

Entries were judges on taste and appearance.

Complete results follow:

Ages 5-9

1) Natalie Doty, West Des Moines

2) Caitlin Caffrey, Ankeny

3) Emery Nordhagen, Ankeny

Ages 10-14

1) Madeline Davis, Pleasant Hill

2) Brooklynn Sedlock, Indianola

3) Emma Scheidel, Ankeny

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.