Iowa State Fair







Competition Results


Food: Marshmallow Treat Sculpting

Food: Marshmallow Treat Sculpting

August 31, 2021

Josiah Derr of Clive won first place overall in the Marshmallow Treat Sculpting contest, judged Thursday, August 19, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Brenda Klyn of Pella claimed second place overall, and Ashlyn Derr of Clive earned third place overall.

Entries were judged on flavor, taste, appearance, originality and story.

Additional results follow:


1) Brenda Klyn, Pella

2) Julie Peterson, Knoxville

3) Clarissa Ridgway, Johnston


1) Josiah Derr, Clive

2) Ashlyn Derr, Clive

3) Brooklynn Sedlock, Indianola

HM) Emerson Hilbert, Urbandale

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.