Registrations are due by
Wednesday, May 15th!
Summer Sosten Fest and Pasty Throwdown
Butte, Montana ~ June 8th, 2019
Fill out the form below or download it
Local food guide is available online
Which competition will you be entering?
Home Kitchen Entry
District Of Columbia
Please fill out separate form for each entry.
“Traditional” pasties refer to the baked pastries with meat, potatoes and veggies that are common in Butte. However, many cultures and cooks offer different varieties of savory hand pies, which may be entered in the “Creative/Non-traditional” category.
Will you be selling your pasties?
Commercial entries only
We highly encourage commercial entries to sell their pasties!
If YES, will you need a table to be provided?
If you are selling pasties, you are allowed a 6’ x 8’ space. If you need special accommodations, please reach out to the contacts listed below.
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Rules of the Great Pasty Throwdown:
A panel of judges will use the following criteria:
Use of Local Ingredients
“Creative” category only: Original, imaginative.
Bring three pasties to the competition.
Pasty judging begins at 2 p.m. and all entries must be delivered to the judging stand by 1:30 p.m.
Pasties must include at least one local or regionally grown ingredient. The more local ingredients used the better. NCAT’s local food producers list, available
, provides sourcing tips.
Please bring a list of all the
ingredients you are using and where they are from.
Game meat is acceptable
All entrants will be contacted by the Butte-Silver Bow Environmental Health Department for food safety guidance.
Commercial entrants using an inspected kitchen may sell pasties at the event, in addition to bringing three for the judges.
Home Kitchen entrants will not be able to sell their pasties.
The crust must hold all ingredients through cooking and handling without cracking or breaking.
Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category.
For assistance or further questions, please contact Heather Lingle at (406) 494-4572, or Melissa Englund at (406) 533-6645, or visit
E-mail contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
The deadline to register is Wednesday, May 15th!
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