Enter the Duke Homestead Pie Competition!

Do you make a particularly perfect pie? Why not enter it in our Pie Competition? 


This competition is a part of our annual Pork, Pickles, and Peanuts event on July 23, 2022. Entry drop-off on the event dayends at 10:15 am.  Entries must be dropped off at the Welcome Table along with their ingredient lists.  Entries should be clearly labeled with the contestant’s contact information (as indicated below).


Persons aged 7 and over are eligible to enter. There is only one entry per person. All persons involved in the production of the competition are prohibited from entering. You must be pre-registered to enter. 

All pie entries must be baked in a disposable pan, as pans will not be returned.  An ingredient list must accompany each entry.  Please state if the recipe is original or the source of the recipe on the ingredient list.  All ingredient lists must be clearly printed or typed on an 8.5x11” sheet of paper; please include your NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, RECIPE NAME, and SOURCE OF RECIPE.

We ask that contestants bake and bring two pies. Please have one pie pre-cut ready to serve and one pie un-cut for presentation. 


Entries will be judged for taste, presentation, and creativity. This is a blind judging competition, and all decisions of the judges are final.


There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place designations. Awards will be announced at 11:30 am at the outdoor stage.


By participating in this event, contestants agree to abide by the contest rules and decisions of judges. Entrants will agree to release Duke Homestead and all who participate in the production of this event from any liability without limitation. 

Pie Contest Registration

By signing and returning this  registration form, I have read and understand the terms of the agreement as written in the Participant Agreement.

Duke Homestead State Historic Site / 2828 Duke Homestead Road / Durham, NC 27705