The Great Metchosin Bake Off 2024!

Metchosin Day 2024 takes place on Sunday 8th September. The baking contest entries will be judged on Saturday 7th September. Drop off is 4-5 pm at the Municipal Hall and Judging will take place 5-6 pm.

Age Categories

Junior – up to age 11

Youth – 12-16

Adult – 17+

Baking Categories


Loaf cake, dessert cake, celebration cake, any kind of cake… you decide! Must be iced.


    Sourdough, focaccia, cornbread, any kind of bread…you decide!


    1. Apple
    2. Berry
    3. Other fruit (plum, peach…)


    • Ribbons 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each age category
    • Best in show
    • Spirit of Metchosin – give your cake, bread or pie a Metchosin twist
    • Peoples choice – votes will be cast by Metchosin Community Day attendees during the display of all entries on September 8th. $2 per vote, proceeds to Metchosin Community Day

    Judging Criteria


    • Presentation
    • Flavour
    • Moistness
    • Creativity


    • Presentation
    • Flavour
    • Texture


    • Appearance
    • Flakiness
    • Flavour


    • All submissions must be made from scratch
    • Decoration must be edible
    • Entries requiring refrigeration will not be accepted (health regulations)
    • Entries must be delivered to Metchosin Council Chambers on Saturday 7th September between 4 and 5 pm. Judging will take place 5-6 pm. Results available Sunday morning at Metchosin Day
    • Awards presented Sunday 8th September 3 pm. Please be present to receive ribbons and be photographed.
    • All entries to be picked up after 3:15 pm Sunday 8th September
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