Ugly Ice Cream Creations Win State Fair Honors
August 20, 2017
Youngsters were challenged to create an ugly ice cream creation in the Ugliest Ice Cream competition, judged Thursday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.
Entries were judged on creativity and “ugliness.”
Ugliest Ice Cream (ages 6-8)
1) Luke Hartman, Des Moines
2) Leeah Hartman, Des Moines
3) Juliet Anderson, Ankeny
Ugliest Ice Cream (ages 9-12)
1) Madeline Davis, Pleasant Hill
2) Angelyna Rivera, West Des Moines
3) Mara Welk, Des Moines
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There were 177 divisions, 769 classes and over 9,856 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging was held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Blue Bunny Ice Cream.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.