Each year, the ACMSA sponsors the maple contest at Addison County Fair & Field Days. Here's the 2022 information for how to enter:
The categories that we judge are as follows:
Maple Syrup: 1 pint, Vermont graded
Backyard Amateur - 25 or fewer taps
Maple Candy: 3-4 pieces
Maple Cream: 8oz container
Maple Sugar: 8oz container
Maple Specialties: at least 1/2 cup of syrup used, any grade; include recipes; use disposable dishes
Download this PDF submission form, and complete it.
You have several drop-off options. All entries submitted at locations other than the Field Days Sugarhouse must be dropped off by Saturday, August 6.
Field Days Sugarhouse: Sat, 8/6, 9a-1p | Sun, 8/7, 10a-12p | Mon, 8/8, 9:30a - 11:00a
Mt. Pleasant Sugarworks: Call for availability (802-247-3117)
Location: 1627 Shackett Rd., Leicester, VT 05733
Village Sugarworks: Call for availability (802-948-2101)
Location: 505 Main St., Orwell, VT 05403
Gateway Farm: Call for availability (802-453-5263)
Location: 506 N. 116 Rd., Bristol, VT 05443
Maple Landmark: Mon-Fri 8am-5p, Sat 9a-4p
Location: 1297 Exchange St., Middlebury, VT 05753
Paris Farmers Union: Call for availability (802-388-3139)
Location: 1438 Route 7 South, Middlebury, VT 05753
Judging will take place on Monday around lunchtime and we'll have the display with ribbons ready to go by Tuesday morning.
You can collect any prize winnings and ribbons on Saturday night. If you are unable to, we can arrange for you to pick them up after the Fair or we can mail them to you.
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