Classes & Events: Competitions

In addition to organizing her namesake Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™ each year, Julia oversees the bimonthly Practice Bakes Perfect challenges on her site Cookie Connection and routinely judges for the country’s best cake shows and online international competitions, including the prestigious Cake Masters Magazine and American Cake Awards. Here, you’ll find all of the ongoing and past competitions, challenges, and awards programs in which Julia has been involved since 2021. Julia firmly believes that competition plays a vital role in advancing both individual and industry-wide skills, so she hopes you’ll join the fun and learning that takes place at these events.

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Past Competitions

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Schedule willing, I release a newsletter each month, roughly mid-month. In September, I’ll have sales running on two events (The Bake Fest and Cookie-A-Thon) as well as two stencil sales – one featuring Halloween items, and the other taking us further into fall. I look forward to connecting with you more personally!

Live sweetly, Julia