Culinary Student Division: Current culinary school students. Open to all styles.
(There were too many entries to show to show all of them, so the photos below are the ones I either liked or found interesting for some reason or another.)
Special Occasion or Novelty One Tier category:
Any non-tiered cake with a theme such as a Birthday, Anniversary, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, etc. including one tier wedding or anniversary cakes. Any sugar mediums or techniques may be used.
Men in Black by Geri Terry
Third Place for Special Occasion or Novelty One Tier
A Very Merry Unbirthday by Stephanie Estes
Second Place for Special Occasion or Novelty One Tier
Rolling Thunder by Austin Foster
First Place for Special Occasion or Novelty One Tier
Fairy Village by Nancy Villarreal
Sculpted Cakes Category
2-D or 3-D cakes and sculptures. Entries must be real cake. Minimal use of Styrofoam allowed to complete entry. Any sugar mediums may be used. Must submit 3 in-progress pictures.
Third Place for Sculpted Cakes
Handy Manny & Tools in the Bakery by Maria Ipiña
Second Place for Sculpted Cakes
Up-House by Frances Nesbitt
First Place for Sculpted Cakes
Mike the Tiger by Laura-Kate Amrhein
Special Occasion or Novelty Tiered category
These are cakes with two or more tiers (stacked or tiered). Novelty/ special occasion cakes do not include wedding or anniversary cakes. Any sugar mediums or techniques may be used.
Wizard of Oz by Tami Gonzales
(I really liked this one and wished it had placed.)
Third Place for Special Occasion or Novelty Tiered Cakes
Bird Lover by Nancy Villarreal
Second Place for Special Occasion or Novelty Tiered Cakes
Barnyard Birthday Bash by Nikki DeLong
First Place for Special Occasion or Novelty Tiered Cakes
Tea House by Dawn Smith-Hasser
Wedding Tiered Cakes
Cakes with two or more tiers decorated specifically for weddings or anniversaries. Any techniques or sugar mediums may be used.
I somehow missed third place, sorry about that.
Second Place for Wedding Tiered Cakes
My Wedding Cake by Nancy Villarreal
First Place for Wedding Tiered Cakes
Happy Ever After by Eleonora Tamayo
Buttercream Only Cakes
Any non-tiered cake with any theme decorated using only buttercream icing. No fondant, non-edible decorations or other sugar mediums will be allowed.
Third Place for Buttercream Only Cakes
Valentine’s Day Cake by Dana Gorman
Second Place for Buttercream Only Cakes
Garden of Love by Leah Tackitt
First Place for Buttercream Only Cakes
Happy Easter! by Laura-Kate Amrhein