Great New England Apple Pie Contest

2016 Great New England Apple Pie Contest
Saturday, October 15, 2016
AppleFest @ Wachusett Mountain Ski Area



2016 Results

Apple Only

Apple & Other

Back in it's 7th year, the Great New England Apple Pie Contest has grown substantially over the past two years. With more than 50 entries last year, the number of unique pies and delicious concoctions continues to surprise!

PLEASE BRING YOUR PIE, APPLICATION AND RECIPE WITH YOU TO REGISTRATION AT THE CUSTOMER SERVICE DESK by 10:30am on Saturday, October 15th to register your pie and receive your admission tickets. You will then be directed on where to take your pie.

All entries will receive 2 complimentary AppleFest admission tickets ($24 value - limit of two admission tickets per person, even if more than one pie is submitted).

Judging begins at 11am to provide ample time for judges to taste all the pies and for scores to be tallied quickly.


  • Get your recipe published on numerous websites, including,,
  • Vouchers to visit various local attractions!
  • Bragging rights to claim your pie is the Best in New England!


  • Amateur-only division
  • Two pie categories: Apple Only and Apple and Other
  • Criteria include: appearance, presentation, crust, texture and flavor!
  • Celebrity judges will be on hand including chefs, authors and local representatives
  • Judging will be at 11am with prizes immediately following

Don't forget all the FUN at APPLEFEST all weekend long!!!


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