Opening day of the county fair finally arrived and Munch's Dairy Day category was among the first to be presented and judged. We wrapped Munch's cheesecake up really well for transport. She chose a deep blue platter which gave the cheesecake a really nice red, white, and blue presentation. Having never participated in something like this before, we didn't know what to expect. As it turned out, there was a LOT of waiting. That was easily remedied with an ice cream topped funnel cake!
More waiting, and finally all the entries, 18 in the junior cheesecake division, were in place-
The judges reviewed the entries, tasted, and deliberated-
Participants were given ribbons for entering, but Munch's name was not called. Turns out she placed 6th in her category!
Her "prize-winning" cheesecake-
And the prize check that later arrived in the mail-