News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Local & Bistate

January 20, 2014

YIPPEE PIE YEA pie judging contest, silent auction fundraiser Jan. 23

TERRE HAUTE — Do you have a favorite pie recipe? Think it’s pretty good? Then consider putting it to the test on National Pie Day (Thursday, Jan. 23) with the Senior Education Ministries’ inaugural “Yippee Pie Yea” pie judging contest fundraiser and silent auction from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.

Entries for pies will be accepted at the Wabash Valley Banquet Center (located at the fairgrounds) between 10 a.m. and noon today. Pies will be scored on appearance (10 percent), crust/filling (40 percent) and overall flavor/taste (50 percent).

Entry fee is $25 (plus two identical pies).

To enter, download an application and a copy of the rules at or pick up one up at the fairgrounds office. The contest is open to businesses, health care facilities and individuals.

Celebrity judges include will include: Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett; Dana Winklepleck of WTWO TV; Lindsey Monroe of WTHI TV, Stacey Muncie of Terre Haute Living; Mark Bennett from the Tribune Star; Paul Ford of  WPFR/WKZI/WLHW Radio; Wade Fulford from GFS Marketplace; April Osburn from Clabber Girl; Abby Jones from Columbian Home Products and Stacey Faith of the Vigo County  Extension office.

Judging begins at 1 p.m., and the winning pies will be announced immediately following the judging. The silent auction will end at 3 p.m. Pies will be for sale after the contest.

The first place winner will receive a grand champion award and trophy. Ribbons will be awarded for second abd third places and honorable mention.

Coffee and refreshments will be available for purchase. Additionally, pie-related games will be offered including “Moon Pie Shuffleboard,” “Pie-tin Frisbee Toss,” “Yippee Pie Yea Pie Walk” and “Panty Hose Pie Polo.”

All Proceeds from the Yippee Pie Yea contest and silent auction will benefit Senior Education Ministries and the programs it provides to the senior communities.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local & Bistate
Latest News Poll
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Mother of 2 Makes NFL Cheerleading Squad at 40 Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Airstrike Shatters Fragile Calm in Gaza UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Thousands at Peace Rally in Tel Aviv Deadly Ebola Virus Threatens West Africa Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Sirens After Explosions in Israel Judge OKs Record-setting $2B Sale of Clipper Fox Dons 'Bondage Strap' Skirt at Comic-Con
NDN Video
"The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -


    March 12, 2010