Iowa State Fair

Food: Spud Studs

September 02, 2021

Samantha Streff of West Des Moines won first place in the Spud Studs contest, judged Friday, August 20, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Meredith Hodges of Des Moines won second place, and Julie Peterson of Knoxville claimed third place.

Entries were judged on taste and creativity.

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.