Prizes

Adult Prizes

Eight (8) ADULT finalists will receive a $500 cash award and a trip to Manhattan, Kan., to compete on Saturday, June 17, 2017, for additional cash prizes as outlined below. Trip includes round-trip economy coach air transportation for each finalist from the major airport nearest finalist’s home to Manhattan (MHK) Airport; hotel accommodations consisting of one (1) single or double occupancy room for three (3) nights at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel & Conference Center, Manhattan, Kan.; daily meals, ground transportation; and all applicable taxes associated with hotel, meals, ground and air transportation. The approximate retail value of each finalist package is $1,500. Gratuity and other expenses are the sole responsibility of each finalist. In addition, the eight (8) ADULT finalists will be invited on a Wheat Harvest tour, including visiting a working Kansas wheat farm, flour mill and grain elevator, on Friday, June 16, 2017.

ADULT GRAND PRIZE
One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected on Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Manhattan, Kan. The Grand Prize consists of: a $2,000 cash prize, $500 credit (for winner only) towards baking classes at the King Arthur Flour Baking Education Center in Norwich, Vermont and expenses toward travel and lodging (airfare, rental car, and hotel) to and from Vermont up to $1,500. Out of pocket incidentals, including food and leisure activities, are not covered. Receipts for travel and lodging expenses must be submitted to Kansas Wheat by June 30, 2018. In addition, the Grand Prize winner will receive a supply (120 envelopes) of Red Star Yeast. Total prize package not to exceed $4,000 in cash and tuition credit.

ADULT SPECIAL AWARDS
Special awards, chosen from among eligible entries, will receive $200 cash:

Best Recipe Using King Arthur Flour Sprouted Wheat Flour (50% or more sprouted wheat flour in recipe)
Sponsored by King Arthur Flour www.kingarthurflour.com

Best Recipe Using White Whole Wheat Flour (50% or more white whole wheat flour in recipe)
Sponsored by Farmer Direct Foods www.farmerdirectfoods.com

Best Recipe Using Soy Ingredient i.e. soy flour, soybean oil (also called vegetable oil or soy oil), soynuts, tofu, soymilk, soynut butter, soy yogurt, soy cereal, soy grits, soy cheese)
Sponsored by the Kansas Soybean Commission www.kansassoybeans.org

Best Quick or Yeast Bread Recipe Using Corn ingredient i.e. cornmeal, corn syrup, fresh, frozen, canned corn, creamed corn, corn cereals, corn flour, cornstarch, grits or corn oil
Sponsored by the Kansas Corn Commission www.kscorn.com

 

Youth Prizes

Cash Awards only.  Youth winners will not compete at the National Festival of Breads™ in Manhattan, Kan.

One (1) YOUTH OVERALL Grand Prize winner will receive a $300 scholarship.

Two (2) YOUTH RUNNER-UP winners will each receive a $100 scholarship.

Best Recipe Using Soy Ingredient i.e. soy flour, soybean oil (also called vegetable oil or soy oil), soynuts, tofu, soymilk, soynut butter, soy yogurt, soy cereal, soy grits, soy cheese
One (1) YOUTH recipe, will receive $100 cash.
Sponsored by the Kansas Soybean Commission www.kansassoybeans.org

Best Recipe Using White Whole Wheat Flour (50% or more white whole wheat flour in recipe)
Sponsored by Farmer Direct Foods www.farmerdirectfoods.com

Best Quick or Yeast Bread Recipe Using Corn ingredient i.e. cornmeal, corn syrup, fresh, frozen, canned corn, creamed corn, corn cereals, corn flour, cornstarch, grits or corn oil
One (1) YOUTH recipe, will receive $100 cash.
Sponsored by the Kansas Corn Commission www.kscorn.com