Cornbread & Collard Greens Cook-Off

Jones County Heritage Festival (2023) Cook-Off! Cornbread & Collard Greens

Do you have the BEST cornbread or collard greens in Jones County? Now's your chance to prove it!

Compete in this year's Cornbread and Collard Greens Cook-Off!


Participants will be in a 10x10 uncovered and non-electrical space.

We will provide sampling cups and utensils to each participant.

Please review before registering:

  • You must bring your own supplies and cooking equipment.
  • Your list of ingredients must be on display.
  • All dishes must be cooked on site
  • All entries must be ready to be judged at 11:30AM.
  • All participants must remain present on site for the duration of cooking and judging.


1st and 2nd place winners will be announced during Awards at 3PM inside of the Jones County Civic Center.

How to Register

Registration has ended on August 24th, 2023

To register please provide us with your first & last name, email address, phone number, and let us know what contest(s) you'd like to enter.

You can enter the cornbread contest, collards contest, or both.

Only 12 spots available

  1. Call the Jones Extension office at 252-448-9621, MON-THURS 8AM-5PM & FRI 8AM-12PM
  2. Email us at
  3. Or send us a message on our Facebook!

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