Annual Jams, Jellies and Dessert Contest at the Huckleberry Festival

Challenge your creativity and culinary skills by entering one or both of these contests!

JAM & JELLY CONTEST

Sunday, August 15, 2021
Judging begins at Noon.

HUCKLEBERRY DESSERT CONTEST

Sunday, August 15, 2021
Judging begins at 1:30 p.m.

You can submit a huckleberry jam or jelly or any huckleberry-mix jam or jelly.

  • Entries must be brought to the Green Building by 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
  • Entries must be one pint or larger, vacuum sealed (no paraffin), and be cooked in a sanitary kitchen.
  • Entries will be judged on taste and appearance.
  • ALL ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE HUCKLEBERRIES!

There are two age groups – 12 years and over, anyone under 12 years.

  • All desserts must include Huckleberries as a primary ingredient.
  • Entries must be submitted to the Green Building by 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.
  • We cannot accept any desserts with dairy products or eggs such as meringue, custards, cream cheese fillings, etc.
  • (Call Laura Ganatos (406)827-3889 if you have questions).

2017 Jam, Jelly and Dessert Contestants

2014 Jam, Jelly and Dessert Contestants

2019 Contest Winners:

Jams and Jellies ~ 1st Place: Lydia Swartzentruber

Jams and Jellies ~ 2nd Place: Roni Wright/Anita Haas

Desserts ~ 1st Place: Mitzi Stonehocker

Desserts ~ 2nd Place: Mary Trego

2018 Contest Winners:

Jams and Jellies ~ 1st Place: Charlotte Williams

Desserts ~ 1st Place: No Adult Entries

Jr. Desserts ~ 1st Place: Sophia Wood ~ Lemon Huckleberry Tarts

Jr. Desserts ~ 2nd Place: Sydney & Jax Herman ~ Huckleberry Peach cake

2017 Contest Winners:

Jams and Jellies ~ 1st Place: Lydia Swartzentruber

Jams and Jellies ~ 2nd Place: Tamra Raiche

Desserts ~ 1st Place: Lere Busch

Desserts ~ 2nd Place: Tamra Raiche

Desserts ~ 3rd Place: Hailey Heathman

Jr. Desserts ~ 1st Place: Maizey McDonald

Jr. Desserts ~ 2nd Place: Seeley McDonald

Jr. Desserts ~ 3rd Place: Sophia Wood

2016 Contest Winners:

Jams and Jellies ~ 1st Place: Mitzi Stonehocker

Desserts ~ 1st Place: Mitzi Stonehocker

Desserts ~ 1st Place Junior: Sydney & Jax Hedman

2015 Contest Winners:

Jams and Jellies ~ 1st Place: Amy Delducco

Desserts ~ 1st Place: Amy Delducco

Desserts ~ 2nd Place: Tamra Raiche

Prizes are awarded following completion of judging.