3rd Edition Best Pierogi Making Contest

Application & Rules




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Home Chef Traditional - boiled or fried pierogi filled with cheese, cheese/potato or kapusta (pickled or fresh cabbage) with or without mushrooms, carrots, etc.
Home Chef Non-Traditional - open to entrant's creativity, keeping in mind that a pieróg is a stuffed pocket of dough.
Commercial – open to any business using a traditional recipe.

$10 per person - Limited number of contestants per category

Eligibility: The contest is open to all persons.

Entrance Requirements: Please carefully read the Best Pierogi Contest Application and Rules, including the eligibility requirement and waiver of liability provisions. Complete this document and sign it below. All entry forms become the property of Polish Youngstown, Inc. Polish Youngstown reserves the right to limit the number of contestants in the order that applications are received.

Prizes will be awarded to the first place finisher in every category and PEOPLE’S CHOICE


Contest Rules:

1. Application and fee must be turned in before start of the contest.  

2. Contestants will compete against each other.

3. Contestant will sign-in on Tuesday, October 8 in Rhine Haus Bier Hall by 6:00 PM and must bring with them THREE DOZEN PIEROGI for each category they would like to enter.

4. Winners will be determined by a panel of judges.

5. All contestants agree to the use of their name, photographs, and likeness for advertising or trade purposes.


Prize Awards:

$50 Cash Prize & Certificate will be awarded to the first place winner of each category

$100 cash prize will be given to People’s Choice winner.



Acknowledgment of Risks and Waiver of Liability: Contestant acknowledges that there are risks of personal

injury, illness, and possible loss of life, and risks of damage to or loss of personal property, which may result from

participating in this contest. Contestant, as a condition of entry, agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Polish

Youngstown, Inc., its affiliated companies, their vendors, their advertising, promotion, and public relations agencies,

co-sponsoring companies, and their affiliates and agencies from any and all claims and costs, including attorneys’

fees, arising from or in connection with participation in this contest or the receipt or use of any prize.


Final Authority: Polish Youngstown, Inc. has the final authority regarding all contest-related matters.


Certification and Signature: I certify that the information provided on this application is correct and that I have

carefully read, understood, and accepted the terms of Polish Youngstown, Inc.’s Youngstown’s Best Pierogi Contest.


Application and Rules: My registration indicates my understanding of and my assumption of the risks and my

voluntary participation in this contest.


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