Blog: Competition

A fan of Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™? Follow this section of the blog specifically for updates on this annual event founded and hosted by Julia.

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Show Our Sponsors Your Love!

Send your love to the 17 special companies who are responsible for our record-breaking $19,000 in prizes this year. And consider contributing yourself! There’s still plenty of time to make your mark on the cookie competition of the year

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Get Your Questions Answered!

Not sure what skill level classification you should choose? Still not clear about where and how to register? No worries! On July 7, you can get all of your lingering competition questions answered

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2022 Reg is Open!

Woo hoo! Reg is now officially open for the second virtual edition of Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™. But before you jump to register, read all of the important competition info here

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Calling All Sponsors!

Thanks in advance to 2022 sponsors of Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™. Not yet a sponsor of this esteemed event? What are you waiting for?!

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The Show Must Go On!

While reg for the 2nd virtual edition of Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™ won’t open until June 15, get a preview of the timeline, theme, and rules right now

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2022 Competition Reboot!

Nope, I won’t let COVID get the best of us! Despite the recent That Takes the Cake Show cancellation, Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™ will carry on in a virtual format

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The Finalist Reveal!

No more sitting on pins and needles, wondering who made the finalist cut! Check out our twelve finalists and their amazing entries here

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Meet the Judges

Learn more about the judges of Julia M. Usher’s Cookie Art Competition™ as they share the things they most (and least) like to see in competition entries

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