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Job's Daughter's Cupcake Decorating Challenge


Posted date: Dec 15, 2022
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On Sunday, Feb 19th @ 1 pm, our local Bethel of Job's Daughters will be holding a cupcake decorating challenge.

If you think you have decorating skills and want to flex those skills for a cash prize, this is your event.

Gather your team of 2-3 people, ages 12 - 18, and register to show off your cupcake decorating skills and win cash prizes. The cash prizes are for the top 3 teams whose entries are picked by the judges to be the best.

The event will be held at the Saint Francis Masonic Lodge at 116 North Quincy.

Register your team @ https://mylocal.life/index.php?page=SignUp&viewSignUp=2

Teams are responsible for:
$10 (per team) entry fee, which is due at the time of the event.
Choosing a theme for your cupcakes/decorations/display.
Bring un-frosted cupcakes to the event – 1 dozen un-frosted/un-decorated.
Bring supplies to build/decorate your team display.
Bring your own icing and food coloring. Do not color icing before the event.
Team display about their cupcakes (ingredients they used, inspiration, theme, pictures).
Teams have 45 minutes to decorate cupcakes and build their display.

Please do NOT bring:
Do not bring an ALREADY constructed display board. Elements to add can be pre-done, but the final product must be assembled at the event.
DO NOT bring FROSTED cupcakes. All cupcakes for the event must be UN-FROSTED before competing.
There will NOT be items to use for your display at the event, you should bring your own frosting, sprinkles, googly eyes, etc.
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