12 Contestants will be chosen to compete and
create an “American Classic!”

Contestants will be selected by a panel of judges from each of the following age groups:

5th & 6th grade 7th & 8th grade

The competition will take place at the Great Valley Bookfest on Saturday, October 14, 2017.
5th & 6th graders will compete at 10AM
7th & 8th graders will compete at 3PM

Contestants will be judged on the following:



Use of “Secret Ingredient”


Plate Presentation


Chosen contestants will be notified by September 29, 2017

To Enter:

Write no more than 200 words explaining why you should be chosen for Chop Chop Kids Cooking Challenge. Your paragraph must be handwritten on the back of the Chop Chop Kids GVBF17 application and in your own words.

Please send in the entry form below with your paragraph by September 20, 2017 to: Great Valley Bookfest, 1433 Moffat Blvd., Ste. 13, Manteca, CA 95336


For questions or more information, contact – info@greatvalleybookfest.org