Metchosin Community Day Baking Contest

Metchosin Day 2023 takes place on Sunday 10th September. The baking contest entries will be judged on Saturday 9th September, 5-7 pm and displayed in the Municipal Hall during Metchosin Day.

Age Categories

Junior – up to age 11

Youth – 12-16

Adult – 17+

Baking Categories


  1. Butter or dessert cake – any flavour. Must be iced.
  2. Theme cakes – choose your theme and decorate accordingly! Themes could include, nature, superheroes. Metchosin, favourite book, farm animal, sea life etc


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


  • Ribbons 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each age category
  • Best in show
  • Spirit of Metchosin
  • Peoples choice – votes will be cast by Metchosin Day attendees during the display of all entries on September 10th. $2 per vote, proceeds to Metchosin Day
  • All entries will be entered into a draw to win a gift basket filled with produce from Metchosin Farmstands

Judging Criteria


  • Presentation
  • Flavour
  • Moistness
  • Theme cakes – creativity


  • 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 9th September between 3 and 5 pm. Judging will take place 5-7 pm. Results available Sunday morning at Metchosin Day
  • Awards presented Sunday 10th September 3 pm. Please be present to receive ribbons and be photographed. Winner of the ‘all entries’ draw prize gift basket must be present for the awards or another name will be drawn.
  • All entries to be picked up after 3 pm Sunday 10th September
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