Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Geraldine Tait of Humeston won first place and a $100 cash award in The Best Dipping Sauce Ever contest, judged Thursday, August 19, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Patty Hunt of Ankeny claimed second place and $50. Madeline Davis of Pleasant Hill earned third place and $25.
Entries were judged on creativity, taste and appearance.
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.