Community Contests

Download the 2014 pie contest entry form here (information also below)


                             Pie Contest RULES and Registration                            

  • Pre-registration is required by Wednesday  9/24 /14.
  • Pies are brought to the BNAC fully baked the day of the event.
  • 1st and 2nd  place prizes will be awarded in Adult category.
  • One prize will be given in the Junior category (16 and under).
  • Pies (fruit and pumpkin) will all compete in one category for Best Pie.  
  • Judging will be based on crust (must be homemade), filling and over-all taste.


Apple or Fruit Pie requirements:

  • ·         Fruit must be the main ingredient
  • ·         Must use fresh fruit
  • ·         Can be double or single crust, but the crust must be homemade
  • ·         9 inch pie in a disposable pan


Pumpkin Pie requirements:

  • ·         May use canned or fresh pumpkin
  • ·         No whipped cream on pies
  • ·         9 inch pie in a disposable pan
  • ·          Crust must be homemade

Note:  NO CREAM pies will be accepted due to their need for refrigeration.


All pies to be judged in the contest must arrive fully prepared at the Burchfield Nature and Art Center,

 2001 Union Road, West Seneca between noon and 1:00 on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

Judging will begin at 2:00 and is open to the public.


 We will accept up to 2 entries per person – with a separate entry form and fee for each pie


Entry Form for BNAC Baked Pie Contest                  (Office Use) -  Pie Entry#_____________

Type of pie: (e.g. apple, grape, pumpkin) _ ______________________________________________________________________

Your Name:_____________________________________________         Adult ________     Junior ________

Address: _______________________________________________City__________________________________________

Phone: _____________________________________                        e-mail:____________________________


We would gladly accept a copy of your recipe if you would like to share it.  Use the back of this form to give special information about your pie (history of recipe, special ingredients, etc.)

Entry Fee of $5.00 paid by:   Cash_________

                                                        Check________     (payable to the Town of West Seneca – BNAC)

Please return this form to:  The BNAC, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca NY  14224 by 9/24/14


After judging, the remainder of the pies will be sliced, and sold to those in attendance, with the proceeds going to the support of activities at the Burchfield Nature and Art Center.