Ice Cream Competition



DATE: Tuesday October 31, 2023

TIME: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

LOCATION: Royal Ballroom


Competition Information

Entry Deadline: Friday September 29, 2023

Entry Fees: $45.00 per entry

Exhibit Arrival Time: Monday October 23, 2023, to Sunday October 29, 2023. Office hours are 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, except Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.


  1. Entries must be made via AssistExpo, RAWF's online entry system. Please email if you would like to make your entries over the phone or via a paper entry form.
  2. ALL exhibits, whether shipped (prepaid) or delivered in person, must arrive at the RAWF between the entry delivery dates listed above. Please ensure you provide your courier with the office hours above when scheduling your shipment. Exhibits must be delivered to:
    1. Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Attn: Agriculture Show Office, Door #39 Manitoba Drive, Exhibiton Place, Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3
  3. If you are hand delivering your entries, please call the Show Office at (416) 263-3418 upon arrival.
  4. All entries must meet the CFIA definition of Ice Cream as set out in section B.08.062 of the Food & Drug Regulations.
  5. All entries must contain 100% Canadian Dairy.
  6. All entries must be labelled with an ingredient list and flavour name in an unidentifiable container. Due to potential allergic reactions, ALL ice cream that includes NUTS, MUST BE LABELLED with the nut(s) used.
  7. Entries must consist of two (2) blank containers and have the company labels completely covered, minimum pint sized.
  8. All entries must be accompanied by one additional branded/consumer labelled, empty container.
  9. All entries will be the property of the RAWF. No entries will be returned.
  10. After the entry closing date, the RAWF will send the exhibitor a confirmation letter outlining their entries as well as labels for their products. These labels will contain the Section #, class #, and ID # for each entry. Please match your entries with the labels and place these labels on the OUTSIDE of the appropriate product
  11. Ice Cream will be judged on the following criteria:
    1. Apperance - 5 points
    2. Aroma - 5 points
    3. Texture - 15 points
    4. Flavour - 25 points
    5. TOTAL - 50 points

Entries must be accompanied by:

  • Full ingredients list of each entry
  • 2 ice cream containers (minimum pint sized) that are blank or have the company name covered
  • a minimum of 2 extra retail labels or 1 branded/consumer labelled container for display purposes.

    Ice Cream

    Ribbons will be awarded to 3rd place.



    Classic Vanilla

    No Inclusions



    with inclusions


    Classic Chocolate

    No Inclusions



    with inclusions


    Any Other Flavour

    with or without inclusions


    Grand Champion Ice Cream

    A Grand Champion will be awarded from the first prize winners of Classes 1-5. First prize entries will be re-evaluated to determine the winner.

    Winner to recieve a Grand Champion Rosette.

    Judges' Choice Ice Cream Award

    One winner will be selected from among all the Ice Cream entires by the competition judges. Selection is based on apperance, aroma, texture and flavour, with emphasis on originality and uniqueness.

    Winner to recieve a Champion Rosette.