2019 Food Auction Results

Food Auction Rules

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
4-H Center
2:00 p.m.

  1. Each exhibitor will receive a check for the selling price minus the 10% commission as long as the item sells for $10 or more.  Each 4-Her can sell only 3 food items in their lot.   Checks will be given to 4-H leaders to pass out on Sunday during project pick-up.

  2. 4-H members with projects in the foods and nutrition area must follow the rules stated below to be a participant in the Food Auction.

  3. A 4-H member enrolled in both Livestock and Foods & Nutrition projects may be able to sell at either the Livestock Auction OR the Food Auction.   4-H members who choose the Food Auction must declare that by Tuesday, July 13 at noon.

  4. In order to sell an item on the Food Auction, the 4-H member must be enrolled in the 4-H project attached to the food item they are selling.

  5. All questions not covered in these rules shall be taken up by the sale committee.  Their decision shall be final.

  6. All sales are final.

  7. A 4-H member must be present to sell their food item. (Please call the superintendent if there is a conflict; some exceptions might be granted.)

  8. The following list of food items by project may be sold on the Auction.


Cooking 101

  • 1 recipe cereal-marshmallow bars

  • 8” square or round coffeecake

  • 12 cookies, no icing


Cooking 201

  • 12 scones

  • 1- 9x5 loaf basic nut bread

  • 12 cheese muffins


Cooking 301

  • 12 dinner rolls

  • 1- 9x5 loaf yeast bread

  • 1 tea ring

  • 12 sweet rolls


Cooking 401

  • 1-10x15 loaf focaccia bread

  • 1 loaf French bread

  • Sponge Cake

  • 9” 2-crust fruit pie


Food Decorating Beginning

  • 12 decorated cookies

  • 12 decorated cupcakes

  • 1 single-layer decorated cake


Food Decorating Intermediate

  • 12 decorated cookies

  • 12 decorated cupcakes

  • 1 single- or double- layer decorated cake


Food Decorating Advanced

  • 1 stacked or multi-tiered decorated cake


Food Decorating Master

  • 1 original design decorated cake

Superintendent – Angela Jones 815/471-6787

Committee – Janice Anderson, Carol Munson, Ruth Newman, Gayle Schuldt, Sandy Wilken