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Important Information for Entering the Competition

 

The Entry Forms for the 27th Official Great Aussie Pie, 22nd Official Great Gourmet Pie & 3rd Official Great Aussie Sausage Roll Competitions are below.

If you were a successful entrant last year you would be well aware of the huge increase in business that success in the competition brings. Please take advantage of this support; talk to your local papers and radio stations, hand deliver some fresh pies/sausage rolls to them, get your customers involved, run a pie/sausage roll promotion, decorate your shop, motivate your sales team, your customers and all other staff to promote your pies…because, let’s face it, if you enter and actively promote the fact - you and your customers will be the winners irrespective of the final judging in September.


EOI is again the Major sponsor of this year’s Official Great Aussie Pie and Sausage Roll competition. Please contact your local EOI Area Manager for great new recipes, or visit the EOI live demonstration bakery next to the OGAPC stand at Bakery World, for tips and demonstrations from the EOI bakers. For more information on EOI – please contact www.eoibakery.com.au.


Thanks to TNT, entrants are once again able to have their entries couriered from anywhere in Australia (except in the Melb Metro Area) for the additional cost of only $45 + GST, per entry. (Please note that there will be an additional TNT remote area $30 +gst charge. To check your area, go to the OGAPC website, click on ‘Enter’, then ‘Remote Locations’ and select your state to find your postcode – Remote Location map is updated each year).

 

First time entrants – Enter in any 2 Categories and get a 3rd Category for FREE (Inc. Free Courier for the 3rd Category). Eg: Enter in 6 categories total and get 2 free etc…

 

Your Apprentice can WIN a unique opportunity to get behind the scenes of the competition and learn how to judge Australia’s official greatest pies and sausage rolls. Enter the competition by the 12th August & your apprentice needs to tell us in 25 words or less why they would like to come along to the competition. Email Dani on [email protected] . The winner will be announced on Facebook.
Prize: 2 return flights and accommodation in Melb during the competition (flights only available within Australia – 2 options for accommodation: if travelling with a parent or guardian you may stay for 2 nights in a share room or 2nd option - you may travel with your employer and stay 1 night in 2 separate rooms – the choice will be given to the winner when announced). Don’t miss this chance of a lifetime for your apprentice!

 

Good luck and we look forward to receiving your entry form by Friday 19th August for couriered entries and Friday 2nd Sept for hand delivered entries.


Daily results will be posted on the competition website at www.greataussiepiecomp.com.au & Facebook.
If you need more information you can talk with your local sponsors’ representatives or phone Dani, National Manager, Australian Pie Council on 0410 644 300.

 

We look forward to meeting with you in September and good luck to all competitors.

 


 

The 2016 Official Great Aussie Pie Competition

We allow THREE entries in the plain pie competition from each establishment. This enables those pie manufacturers who make different kinds of plain pies to enter three examples of their work. We will accept both a plain mince, a plain chunky and a plain mince/chunky combination entry. The plain pie must contain either beef, veal or lamb. No vegetables are allowed with the exception of onion.

 


 

The 2016 Official Gourmet Pie Competition

The Gourmet Pie is divided into 8 categories: (1) Game (Venison, Goat, Rabbit, Crocodile, kangaroo, etc), (2) Poultry, (3) Vegetarian, (4) Red Meat (Pork, Beef, Veal, Lamb, Buffalo, etc.), (5) Seafood, (6) Gluten Free, (7) Apple Pie* & (8) Brekkie Pie**.


Unlimited entries are allowed in each category of the Gourmet Pie Competition: i.e. you may enter as many times in the Poultry Section as you wish (Eg: “Chicken & Mushroom” or “Chicken & Corn” or “Chicken & Vegetable” etc.), as long as you pay the required entry and courier fees for each entry.

 

*Multiple Apple Pie types are permitted to enter this category. Apple must be the main ingredient in all, additional fruit is accepted. Pastry must be shortcrust for the base and lid. Top decoration is permitted. Entries accepted could be “Apple only” “Apple & Raspberry”, “Apple and Apricot” etc.

 

**Brekkie Pies can be entered as savoury (Eg: bacon & egg) or sweet (muesli & fruit).



 

The 2016 Official Sausage Roll Competition

The Sausage Roll has 2 categories: Plain & Gourmet Sausage Roll. 1 entry is allowed in the plain section and unlimited entries area allowed in the gourmet.



The 2016 Official Great Aussie Footy Pie Competition

Click here to ENTER & view the criteria for this category

 

This is intended to be a fun class that revolves around the latter end of the footy season.

This is a class that allows the entrant free rein as to the top design of an oval shaped beef mine pie which must depict in edible form, their favourite footy team design/colours with a few basic rules.


This beef mince pie must be of good quality & suitable to be eaten at a traditional game of footy.
2 Pies with the same design are to be sent into the competition. 1 Entry per bakery.
This footy pie category is FREE to enter as long as you enter pies and/or sausage rolls into 1 normal category of the main Official Great Aussie Pie Competition. The only charge will be if you wish to TNT freight your footy pies in @ $45

 

The overall winner will receive a Robot Coupe Commercial 5 litre bowl planetary Mixer worth $1,020!

Click here to ENTER & view the criteria for this category



 

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Once you have entered you will receive an entry pack with ALL criteria information.
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Please refer to the Prizes & Sponsor Promotions 2016 doc on our website for further details
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ENTRY DETAILS FOR THE COMPETITION

• Entry by official entry form only.
• When your entry is accepted, you will be sent an ELECTRONIC Entry Kit containing the relevant details, handy hints, PR advice, etc.


CONDITIONS:

• All entries must be signed by the entrant – unsigned entries will not be accepted.
• All pies/sausage rolls must conform to the relevant health rules and regulations in their state of origin.
• The judges’ decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
• All entrants declare that their entries will be produced for a minimum of 3 months following the competition and agree to provide the suggested retail price of their entry for judging purposes. Failure to satisfy this requirement will mean automatic forfeiture of title.
• All gourmet pies & sausage rolls must also provide a retail price and ingredients information sheet for that particular entry. Judges will take that price into account to ensure it could realistically be produced and sold for that price.
• All gourmet pies must use, as the base ingredient, the particular category entered. (Eg: A Seafood Mornay Pie must contain seafood as its major component). All entries must be produced in the premises nominated on the entry form.

DELIVERY:

ALL MELBOURNE METROPOLITAN ENTRIES MUST BE HAND DELIVERED.

*ALL COURIERED ENTRIES MUST USE THE TNT DOCKETS SUPPLIED. ENTRIES NOT USING THE AUTHORISED DOCKETS WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF THE FULL TRANSPORT RATES AS PER THE TNT RATE SCHEDULE* (We will EMAIL the TNT con notes to you)


JUDGING:

• All pies/sausage rolls will be judged to the set criteria by a professional judging panel.

 

• All entries will be coded and presented anonymously to the judges.

 

• The Official Great Aussie Pie & Sausage Roll Competitions will again be looking for the best in everyday commercially produced meat pies/sausage rolls.

 

• In the Gourmet Pie & Sausage Roll Competition the judges will be looking for innovation, creativity, presentation, aroma and taste. Full details of judging criteria will be available in your Entry Kit. Please remember that the judges are not just looking for a “value added” entry. Additional points will be awarded for creativity and innovation.

 

• A minimum of 4 pies/sausage rolls (for each category) are to be supplied for judging – they must be fully cooked out and ready to eat. Allowances are always made by the judges for entries that have to be frozen for transportation purposes.

 

• Although there are no set weights for the Competition, each pie entry must be a standard single serve lunch pie (Eg: party & family size pies do not qualify) or sausage roll.

 

IMPORTANT: Major Winners of the Competitions are given permission to use the title. “Official Greatest Plain Pie Maker in Australia”, “Official Greatest Gourmet Pie Maker in Australia” OR “Official Greatest Sausage Roll Maker in Australia” for a period of 12 months from the announcement of the results of the 2016 competition.


ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOR THE COMPETITION WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL

 

Your courier pick-up days will be as follows -
NSW, Regional WA & Regional QLD...............................................................................Monday 12/9/16
Perth, QLD, NT, SA & TAS…………....................................................................................Tuesday 13/9/16
Regional VIC*…………….................................................................................................Wednesday 14/9/16
*NB: There are some slight variances on dates. Each entrant will receive a pick up date email from TNT


Hand delivered entries should be presented to the competition check-in desk on Monday (morning) 12/9/16 (any other day only by special arrangements with the OGAPC Office).


NEW ENTRANTS -

All NEW Entrants are entitled to every 3rd entry FREE. This will be automatically calculated.

 

ONLINE ENTRY FORM

It is recommended that you DO NOT use Internet Explorer when filling in this form. Please use another browser such as safari, google, chrome etc.

Your Details

 

Your Name *

Business Name *

Address *

Surburb *

State *

Postcode *

Contact Number *

Email *

 

Select Competition

         

Plain Pie

 

Gourmet Pie

 

Plain Sausage Roll

 

I will be entering the following sections:


Plain Mince

Plain Chunky

Plain Mince / Chunky Combination

 

 

 

 

 

I will be entering the following sections:

   

CATEGORY

NUMBER OF ENTRIES

Red Meat

Poultry

Game

Apple

Vegetarian

Gluten Free

Seafood

Brekkie

 

 

 

I will be entering the following sections:

   

CATEGORY

NUMBER OF ENTRIES

Plain Sausage Roll

Gourmet Sausage Roll

 

 

 


Entries Delivery *

Hand Delivery Freight ($45 + GST per Entry)

  • ENTRY FORMS FOR COURIERED ENTRIES TO BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY 19th AUGUST 2016
  • ENTRY FORMS FOR HAND DELIVERED ENTRIES TO BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER, 2016
  • Enter by 12th August for you & your Apprentice a chance to win 2 return flights and accommodation* in Melbourne during the competition (flights only available within Australia) details on page 1.

I am a new entrant to the competition *

Yes No

 


I would like to receive judges comments after the competition *

Yes No

 


If I win (overall & certificates) I would like my details to be put on the “Pie App”*

No

Yes


NUMBER OF ENTRY

:

 

ENTRY COST

:

 

FREIGHT COST

:

 

GST (10%)

:

 

TOTAL COST

:

 

- DISCOUNT

:

 

TOTAL PAYABLE

:

 

     

Select Payment Method *

 
     

Entry Conditions *

* I/We agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of the 2016 Official Great Aussie Pie Competition & agree that the Judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered.
into.

* I/We also confirm that the pies submitted for judging were made on the business premises stated on the entry form and comply with all relevant state of origin health rules and regulations.

* If I/we win, I/we undertake to use the title of “Official Greatest Pie Maker in Australia” for only one year from the completion of the 2016 competition.

 


 


 

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Australian Pie Council
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Account Number: 10852817

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Make Cheque payable to
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and post to

 

Dani @ Great Aussie Pie Competition
PO Box 3059, East Blaxland NSW 2774

 

 

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