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India Bake Show (Virtual) 2020 Competition

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India Bake Show (Virtual) 2020 Competition

India Bake Show (Virtual) 2020

The India Bake Show (Virtual) cant be complete without a virtual competition. Whether you are a home baker, cake artist, bread maker or a chocolatier, you can showcase your amazing baking talent by taking part in the virtual competition and win some exciting prizes. Each winner will get prizes worth Rs. 30,000 and runner-up will get prizes worth Rs. 12,500 courtesy our gifting sponsors. There are 9 categories for all level of skills and interests. The entry fee is Rs. 100 per participant per category.

  1. CATEGORY 1: A Sculpted / Carved Cake or Decorated Cake Exhibit
  2. CATEGORY 2 - Celebrations Cakes (Non-Fondant)
  3. CATEGORY 3: Celebrations Cakes (Fondant)
  4. CATEGORY 4 - Wedding Cakes
  5. CATEGORY 5 - Decorated Cupcakes
  6. CATEGORY 6: Decorated Cookies
  7. CATEGORY 7: Floral Arrangement
  8. CATEGORY 8: Bread
  9. CATEGORY 9: Handmade Chocolates

 

How to participate in the Virtual Cake Competition?

  1. Read the rules for the India Bake Show (Virtual) Cake Competition 2020. Click here to see the rules.
  2. Register your entry by 31st May 2020 by clicking on the "Register Now" button.
  3. Upload a good quality high resolution picture (not blurred, clean with proper lighting) along with a description of your creation(s) by 31st May 2020 by clicking on the "Submit Your Entry" button. Only one entry per person per category is allowed. You can upload pictures of your past creations as long as they have not entered any other cake competition. No names, logo or watermark is allowed on the photos submitted for entry into the competition. No digitally enhanced pictures is allowed (blurred or photoshopped). If found true, the entry will be disqualified. Ribbon is allowed around the base and flower wire for flowers only.
  4. All categories are open to ALL (Advanced or Intermediate level Bakers, Cake Artists and Student Chefs). Professional chefs working for academies, resturants or hotels are not eligible to participate in the competition.
  5. Entries can be disqualified by Judges if any rule is breached.
  6. Judging parameters:Creativity, Development of a new idea, Visual Impact, Workmanship, Degree of Difficulty, Proportion, Balance and Color. The overall score will also include 10% weightage on public voting.
  7. Feedback: We will share the score sheet for each participant. No seperate feedback will be given/available. The judges’ decision is final.
  8. All entries must be the bonafide work of the individual who has entered.
  9. Do not use any ADULT/NAUGHTY/POLITICAL/anything that can hurt public sentiment elements in your creation. Organiser’s/Judge’s decision on this will be final and no reasoning will be entertained.

 

Virtual Cake Competition Rules

Please refer to the end of the page for GENERAL Competition Rules and Regulations for ALL categories.

 

CATEGORY 1: A Sculpted / Carved Cake

  1. Your sculpted/carved or decorated exhibit could reflect food, festivals, lifestyle, places, handicrafts, monuments, personalities, animals, or imaginative creation, etc.
  2. The exhibit may be of any shape and design. It can be a single piece or a group or of a unique design as long as it fits the permissible size.
  3. All decorations should be edible. Use of inedible decorations, lights or real fresh flowers is NOT allowed.
  4. NO inedible material should be exposed. Your entry will be DISQUALIFIED if any inedible material is exposed.

   

CATEGORY 2 - Celebrations Cake (Non-Fondant)

  1. Your celebration cake must reflect any occasion for e.g., Bridal shower, baby shower, birthday, anniversary, graduation, a promotion, etc.
  2. Fully edible decorations would get more weightage.
  3. All non-fondant cakes must be covered in royal icing, buttercream, fresh cream or chocolate.
  4. No inedible material should be exposed. Your entry will be DISQUALIFIED if any inedible material is exposed.
  5. Use of Fondant accents can't be more than 10% of cake's size.
  6. NO use of inedible decoration/lights is allowed.
  7. Adult/Naughty cakes are strictly NOT allowed and will be disqualified. Organiser’s/Judge’s decision on this will be final and no reasoning will be entertained.

 

CATEGORY 3: Celebrations Cake (Fondant)

  1. Your fondant cake will be meant for consumption and could reflect food, festivals, lifestyle, places, handicrafts, monuments, personalities, animals, etc.
  2. All fondant cakes must be covered in fondant (sugar paste).
  3. Cakes may be of one or more tiers or of a unique design.
  4. All decorations should be handmade and edible. Use of inedible decorations, lights or real fresh flowers is NOT allowed.
  5. NO inedible material should be exposed. Your entry will be DISQUALIFIED if any inedible material is exposed.

 

CATEGORY 4 - Wedding Cake

  1. The wedding cake must be at least three (3) tiers.
  2. The cake and any spacers must be covered with sugar paste, Royal Icing, chocolate or any edible medium.
  3. All flowers, if any, must be handmade/edible. Any commercially made flowers will be judged accordingly.

 

CATEGORY 5 - Decorated Cupcakes

  1. Display must include a minimum of six (6) individually decorated (different) 100% cupcakes with edible decorations.
  2. The cupcakes can be decorated with sugar paste, Royal Icing, chocolate or any edible medium.
  3. Non-edible decorations are not permitted.
  4. Any decorative topper should be less than the diameter of the cupcake.
  5. Stands are permitted to display the cupcakes.
  6. All sized cupcakes except giant/jumbo-sized cupcakes to be put on display.

 

CATEGORY 6: Decorated Cookies

  1. A minimum of 6 100% edible and decorated 2D cookies to be put on display. Cookies will be flat and decorated on one surface only.
  2. The cookies can be decorated with sugar paste, Royal Icing, chocolate or any edible medium.
  3. Any shape cookies are allowed.

 

CATEGORY 7: Floral Arrangement

  1. An arrangement of a minimum of 10 full bloom sugar flowers (created using gumpaste or sugar flower paste only) to be put on display.
  2. The floral arrangement can have berries, fruits, and foliage (created using sugar flower paste only).
  3. The flowers and foliage may be wired and include stamens, floral tape, ribbons or thread.
  4. The use of non-edible bases, vases, containers is permitted, as well as wires, stamens, floral tape, ribbons, etc. But non-edible beads, diamantes and diamonds are not allowed.
  5. Name of the flowers AND a brief write up/description of your inspiration etc. (limited to 100 words only) should be submitted along with the image of your creation.
 

CATEGORY 8: Bread

  1. This Contest is intended for Bread (artisan, whole grain, bread, ethnic, holiday, flatbread, rolls, buns, etc.).
  2. The set up should have one or more loaves OR one dozen or more rolls.
  3. List ingredients in the description field while uploading a picture
  4. OPTIONAL - If you'd like to feature your recipe along with your bio & photographs on HomeBakers.co.in, then e-mail a soft copy (in a word or pdf format) of the recipe to info@homebakers.co.in along with your name, registration number, category, contact number and the photographs.
 

CATEGORY 9: Handmade Chocolates

  1. The set up should have dozen or more unwrapped handmade chocolates.
  2. List ingredients in the description field while uploading a picture
  3. OPTIONAL - If you'd like to feature your recipe along with your bio & photographs on HomeBakers.co.in, then e-mail a soft copy (in a word or pdf format) of the recipe to info@homebakers.co.in along with your name, registration number, category, contact number and the photographs.

 

GENERAL Competition Rules and Regulations for ALL categories:

  1. Registration fee is non-refundable. Once registered, the amount can't be refunded under any circumstances (unless the event is preponed, postponed or cancelled).
  2. Closing Date: The closing date for all entries is 31st May 2020.
  3. Judging: Judging will take place between 1st June to 5th June 2020.
  4. Anonymous judging will be done by a panel of the top Cake Artists in an unbiased manner.
  5. Judges and Homebakers.co.in decision will be final.
  6. Results will be announced on 21st June 2020.
  7. Cash or cash equivalent prizes will be announced for Winner and Runner-up along with an electronic certificate and a badge. Gift hampers/ prizes cannot be redeemed for cash.
  8. We or our prize sponsors do not guarantee shipping of prizes to international locations and locations within India with shipping restrictions due to Covid-19 lockdown measures imposed by local or state governments.
  9. Feedback: The judges’ decision is final. We will share the score sheet for each participant. No seperate feedback will be given/available.
  10. Intellectual Property Rights: By entering the competitions and allowing work to be shown at The Great Bake Show, PLEASE BE AWARE that photographs or copies may be taken by any person or visitor and realise that your designs/work may be reproduced but The Great Bake Shows Events, HomeBakers.co.in or its employees or organisers or judges will not be liable in any way for this infringement should this happen.
  11. Photographs: Photographs of competition entries may be used online by The Great Bake Shows Events and HomeBakers.co.in or printed in future relevant publications as agreed with The Great Bake Shows Events and HomeBakers.co.in management team.
  12. Terms and conditions are subject to change.
  13. These terms and conditions will be applicable to every person who registers as a participant.
  14. A participant who is already registered in the competition may participate in multiple OR All categories by paying an additional fee for each additional category.
  15. There are limited entries to the competition.
  16. For queries, e-mail info@homebakers.co.in or Call/Whatsapp: +91-87909 10234 or +44-75380 68400.

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