Prepare your favorite Dutch Oven recipes and see how you stack up to other Dutch Oven enthusiast. Participants may compete in teams or individually and are allowed unlimited entries in four categories: bread, dessert, main/dish/meat, and side dish/vegetable. Please go to www.parks.nv.gov for entry forms and a full description of the contest rules. This event is open to the public, and is a family friendly event for all ages. Learn some new ideas for fun ways to cook outdoors during camping trips or get-togethers.
In celebration of Nevada’s 150th anniversary of statehood, Nevada State Parks is hosting a series of Dutch oven cook-offs throughout 2014 at state parks across Nevada. Winners from each cook-off will be invited to compete in a statewide finale at Cathedral Gorge State Park on September 20, 2014, with $1000 in prizes donated by Sportsman’s Warehouse.
WHAT: Dutch Oven Cook-off
WHEN: Saturday, August 16, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Contestant Check-in 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Award announcement at 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lahontan Dam River Camp, located at 16799 Lahontan Dam Road, Fallon 89406. From Hwy 50, in between Silver Springs and Leetville Junction, turn south onto Lahontan Dam Road. Continue on Lahontan Dam Road, past the bridge, over the Carson River and stay on the paved road to the main entrance of the park.
WHO: This event is open to the public. Participants may enter as individuals or teams. Anyone entering under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and teams must consist of at least one adult (someone over the age of 18).
COST: There is an entry fee of $5 per dish; no limit. There is no cost to attend the event; however, there is a per vehicle entrance fee of $7; Nevada residents receive a $2 discount.
CONTACT: Brad Larkin or Tabitha Coughlin, 775-867-3500, firstname.lastname@example.org
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