Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Diane Rauh of Des Moines won first place in the Spud Studs contest, judged Friday, August 19, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.
Jodi Brady of Runnells won second place, and Belinda Myers of Osceola 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 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.