Brandon Auto Repair

Pie Baking Contest!



The First Ever Clarke Automotive Pie Baking Contest is open to amateur bakers.

By participating in this event, entrants agree:

To abide by the contest rules and decisions of the judges.

  • To allow their pie recipe to be viewed by the public.
  • To allow organizers to publish photographs of them and their pies.
  • Each pie must be made from scratch! No frozen pies, canned filling or premade crusts allowed.
  • We will be taking a total of 20 contestants, 5 entries per week to be judged! The winner of each week will be moved into the finals. The 4 winning contestants will be asked for an entry to the finals, having the top three winners getting a prize!
  • The first 20 contestants to enter will receive a $25 gift certificate for simply entering a pie!!!

How to Enter

  • Email you name and contact info to [email protected] you will receive a confirmation e-mail confirmation of entry.
  • Contestants may enter no more than one pie.
  • A detailed recipe and a list of ingredients must accompany each pie.  
  • Each pie entered must be in the name of the person who made it.


  • A pie has a bottom crust, perhaps a top crust, and a filling. Tart entries are also allowed.
  • Sweet pies only.
  • Crust and filling must be made from scratch by the entrant only.
  • Pies should be submitted covered and at a proper temperature for the type of pie.
  • Pie dishes can be picked up the week after that weeks winner is announced.


Judging and Prizes

A panel of judges from Clarke Automotive will judge the entries. This is a blind judging, and all decisions of the judges are final. Winners will be announced after the judging is complete. Please consider the light-hearted intention of the day and accept the final decisions of the judging panel.

  • All pies, including youth pies, must be submitted between 1:00 PM and 3:30 PM the day of the contest.
  • There will be a minimum of 3 judges, and pies will be evaluated by entrant number only (no names).
  • Judging criteria will include overall appearance, taste and creativity.
  • Scoring: Each judge will assign a numerical value (1-5) in each category without discussion among judges. The pie receiving the highest total numerical value will be the winner that week. In the case of a tie, the judges will review and discuss those pies before a second vote.
  • Judges will not know the names of entrants until the winners are announced.
  • Winners in each category will receive prizes and/or gift certificates.
  • All winners will be announced after the judging.
  • Cash Prizes are as follows: 
  • 1st place $350
  • 2cnd place $250
  • 3rd place $150

For additional information or questions please call 813-685-2939

WINNERS will be photographed and announced on Clarke Automotive social media sites.

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