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Cork Sugarcraft Association
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http://www.corksugarcraft.org/
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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Mar 23 2019
  • Time: 07:00 - 14:00

Location

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa
Ditchley House, Castleview,
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Date

Mar 23 2019

Time

11:00 - 18:00

Cost

€6 - 8

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Cork Sugarcraft Show 2019

Tickets for the sensational Demonstrations and hands on Have a Go sessions at the Cork Sugarcraft Association Biannual Show and Competition. There are 3 Demonstrations and 4 Have a Go sessions each day. Tickets are limited for the Have a Go Sessions. Come meet the experts and learn a new skill and make new friends with the Cork Sugarcraft Association. We look forward to meeting you in the Radisson Hotel Little Island on March 23rd and 24th 2019.

Hourly Schedule

Royal Icing: - SINGLE TIERED

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Class 1: Beginners: Royal Icing: ‘Christening Cake'
A cake or dummy coated in Royal Icing. Name/s to be Piped Directly onto Cake. All decorations must be in Royal icing (NO artificial decorations allowed) and applied directly onto the cake (NO Off Pieces of any medium Allowed). Max base area : 10”/25 cms square
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Class 2: Novice: Royal Icing: ‘Mother's Day Cake – Floral Themed'
A Cake or dummy coated in Royal Icing. Must include Piped Flowers - either mixed flowers or multiples of the same flower. Royal Iced Off Pieces Allowed. All decorations must be in Royal icing (NO artificial decorations allowed). Max base area: 10”/25 cms square
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Class 3: Open: Royal Icing: ‘Inspired by the Orient/Far East’
A cake or dummy coated in Royal Icing. All decorations must be in Royal icing (NO artificial decorations allowed). Royal Iced Off Pieces Allowed. MUST include at least 1 Run-Out. Painting may be incorporated including Cocoa Butter Painting. Max base area 12”/31 cms square
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Class 4: (NEW) Open: Royal Icing - Cookies: 'Easter'
12 cookies in 4 Designs coated and decorated in Royal Icing. All decorations must be in Royal icing (NO artificial decorations allowed). Royal Iced Off Pieces Allowed. Painting may be incorporated including Cocoa Butter Painting. Competitors choice of display to fit in base area stated. Ribbon allowed for hanging/display purposes only.

Sugarpaste:

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Class 5: Beginner: Sugarpaste: Single Tier ‘Graduation'
Cake or dummy to be coated in sugarpaste. Decorative work to be in any edible medium and may include gum/flower paste, handmade wired or unwired sugar flowers. Wires, tape, cotton and stamens may be used. NO other artificial decorations allowed. Food Grade Plastic supports may ONLY be used. No Ribbon around base of cake, Edible Ribbon only may be used in this way. Ribbon may be used around edge of board or as part of Off Piece floral spray/decoration only. Max base area: 12”/31 cms square
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Class 6: Novice: Sugarpaste: Single Tier ‘Arts and Crafts'
Cake or dummy to be coated in sugarpaste. Decorative work to be in any edible medium and may include gum/flower paste, handmade wired or unwired sugar flowers. Wires, tape, cotton and stamens may be used. NO other artificial decorations allowed. Food Grade Plastic supports may ONLY be used. No Ribbon around base of cake, Edible Ribbon only may be used in this way. Ribbon may be used around edge of board or as part of Off Piece floral spray/decoration only. Max base area: 12”/31 cms square
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Class 7: Open: “Sue Cummins Award” Sugarpaste: One or more Tiers ‘Swinging Sixties’
Cake or dummy to be coated in sugarpaste. Decorative work to be in any edible medium and may include gum/flower paste, handmade wired or unwired sugar flowers. Wires, tape, cotton and stamens may be used. NO other artificial decorations allowed. Food Grade Plastic supports may ONLY be used. No Ribbon around base of cake, Edible Ribbon only may be used in this way. Ribbon may be used around edge of board or as part of Off Piece floral spray/decoration only. Separators allowed. Max base area: 14”/37 cms square
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Class 8: Masterclass: Sugarpaste: One or more Tiers ‘A Night at the Oscars’
Cake or dummy to be coated in sugarpaste. Decorative work to be in any edible medium and may include gum/flower paste, handmade wired or unwired sugar flowers. Wires, tape, cotton and stamens may be used. NO other artificial decorations allowed. Food Grade Plastic supports may ONLY be used. No Ribbon around base of cake, Edible Ribbon only may be used in this way. Ribbon may be used around edge of board or as part of Off Piece floral spray/decoration only. Separators allowed. If exhibit depicts a Movie, please display the Movie Title alongside the Exhibit. Max base area: 14”/37 cms square

Novelty Cake: Sculpted

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Class 9: Novelty Novice: Sculpted (Carved) Novelty: 'Tools of My Trade’
Max base area 14”/37 cms square
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Class 10: Novelty Open: Sculpted (Carved) Novelty: ‘Footwear’
State chosen size of board base required on entry form. Exhibit must stay within size stated: Max. 20”/51 cms square
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Class 11: Novelty Master Class: Sculpted (Carved) Novelty: ‘Marine Life’
State chosen size of board base required on entry form. Exhibit must stay within size stated: Max. 20”/51 cms square

Floral Sugarcraft

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Class 12: Beginners: Floral: 'Knife Spray'
Display must include flowers, buds and foliage made in gum/flower paste or any other edible medium. To be displayed on a suitable knife. Wires, tape, cotton, ribbon and stamens may be used. NO other artificial decorations allowed. No board required Knives will be placed directly onto table. Maximum length of Knife 14"/35cm
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Class 13: Novice: Floral: 'A Floral Decoration suitable for a Flower Girl to Carry’
Display must include flowers, buds and foliage made in gum/flower paste or any other edible medium. Wires, tape, cotton, ribbon and stamens may be used. NO other artificial decorations allowed. Display may be a Spray of flowers, a container filled with Flowers which is easily carried by a child such as a basket, or any other item which a flower girl might carry decorated with flowers, such as a hoop or polystyrene ball. Displayed within Max Base area 12”/31 cms square
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Class 14: Open: Floral: Vanda Vernon Award: ‘A Window Display of Garden Flowers'
An arrangement with competitors choice of flowers, buds and foliage made in gum/flower paste or any other edible medium. Presented in a container of ‘Competitors choice’ which would be suitable to sit in a window. Wires, tape, cotton, ribbon and stamens may be used. NO other artificial decorations allowed. No height restriction but all elements of display must fit within Max Base area Displayed within Max Base area 14”/35 cms square
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Class 15: Master Class: Floral: ‘Hues of Blue'
A predominantly Blue arrangement with a minimum of 3 flower types. Competitor’s choice of presentation. Arrangement to include flowers, buds and foliage made in gum/flower paste or any other edible medium. Wires, tape, cotton, ribbon and stamens may be used, NO other artificial decorations allowed. No height restriction but all elements of display must fit within Max Base area Displayed within Max Base area 14”/35 cms square

Cake Top Ornament

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Class 16: Open: Cake Top Ornament: ‘Competitors Choice’
A 3D cake top ornament made from any edible medium or combination of mediums. Only Food Grade Plastic or Edible internal supports are allowed. Wires, tape, cotton and stamens are allowed for decoration. NO other artificial decoration allowed (No Ribbon Allowed except around Board Edge). A CAKE TOP ORNAMENT IS NOT A COATED BOARD REPRESENTING A CAKE TOP AND DECORATED AS SUCH. THE ORNAMENT SHOULD BE A STAND ALONE/OFF PIECE PRESENTED ON AND MAY BE FIXED TO A DECORATED/COVERED BOARD. No height restriction Displayed within base area 8”/20 cms square

Miniatures

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Class 17: Open: Miniatures: ‘Competitors Choice’
An exhibit made from any edible medium or combination of edible mediums to fit within stated size. Exhibit can represent any item/s including flowers. Wires, tape, cotton and stamens allowed for decorative purposes only (NO other artificial decorations allowed including supports). MUST BE TO SCALE To fit within a 6”/15 cms cube, including base or stand

Wedding Cake:

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Class 18: Open: Two or Three Tier ‘Wedding Cake' Only one Entry per Person
Cake may be any shape, including Novelty, covered in any edible medium. Wires, tape, cotton and stamens may be used, NO ribbon insertion allowed, ribbon around the cake IS allowed. NO other artificial decorations allowed on cake. Cake or Dummies may be used. Pillars, cake stands, separators, plinths and double boards may be used for display but if cakes are stacked, a board/card must be used on the underside of each tier. Note : a plinth can be a covered double board which is iced, and the sides covered with ribbon, braid or any edible medium. Originality encouraged / No height restriction State chosen size of board space required on entry form Total Exhibit must stay within size stated up to Max. 18”/46 cms square
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Class 19: Masterclass: Three or More Tiers ‘Wedding Cake' Only one Entry per Person
Cake may be any shape, including Novelty, covered in any edible medium. Wires, tape, cotton and stamens may be used, NO ribbon insertion allowed, NO ribbon allowed around the cake, only on the board rim. NO other artificial decorations allowed on cake. Cake or Dummies may be used. Pillars, cake stands, separators, plinths and double boards may be used for display but if cakes are stacked, a board/card must be used on the underside of each tier. Note : a plinth can be a covered double board which is iced, and the sides covered with ribbon, braid or any edible medium. Originality encouraged / No height restriction State chosen size of board space required on entry form Total Exhibit must stay within size stated up to Max. 18”/46 cms square

Sculptural Centre-Piece – NON EDIBLE EXHIBIT

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Class 20: Open: To Represent any aspect of a 'Country of Your Choice' Restricted One Entry/Person
This category does not need to be 50% cake as in the Carved Novelty section. No restrictions on type/material of internal supports used. Motorised parts may be used but Mechanics must not be visible. Exhibit must be completely covered in edible mediums with exception of florist wires (must be taped), tape, cotton and stamens. NO other artificial decoration allowed. Name of the country MUST be incorporated into the exhibit. A short explanation of the piece may be placed alongside the exhibit if necessary. Originality encouraged. No height restriction but ensure upper parts do not protrude over chosen base size Please STATE chosen size of board space required on entry form, up to Max. 20”/51 cms square Total Exhibit must stay within STATED size

Children’s Classes:

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Class 21: Childrens Class: 7 years or under: 'Summertime’
6 Cupcakes decorated in any Edible Medium - children are not required to bake the cupcakes. Cakes may be displayed on a suitable plate or board to fit into max base area. Open to children up to and including 7 years at date of competition. Decoration must be unaided work of competitor. NO Artificial decorations allowed Age must be clearly stated on entry form and cake identification label, as this will be taken into consideration. Max Base area 8”/20 cms square
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Class 22: Childrens Class: 8-12 years: 'My Fairy House’
Open to children from 8 to 12 years at date of competition. Must be unaided work of competitor. A cake or dummy may be used. May be decorated in any edible medium/s. Pre-shaped speciality tins are allowed. NO Artificial decorations allowed. Age must be clearly stated on entry form and cake identification label, as this will be taken into consideration. Max Base area 8”/20 cms square
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Class 23: Childrens Class: 13-16 years: ‘Camouflaged - A Hidden Surprise’
Open to children from 13 to 16 years at date of competition. Must be unaided work of competitor A cake or dummy may be used. May be decorated in any edible medium/s. Pre-shaped speciality tins are allowed. NO Artificial decorations allowed. Age must be clearly stated on entry form and cake identification label, as this will be taken into consideration. Max Base area 10”/25 cms square

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