Australian and International entries are invited to enter Australia's largest cake decorating competition. ACADA's Ultimate Australian Cake Decorating Competition is open to cake and cookie enthusiasts and pastry chefs regardless of where you live, your age or your skill level. Entry is open to the general public. To enter collect your competition schedule through the button above (on the left). To register your entry and collect your entry ticket through the button above.
There are lots of categories for students, beginners through Masters and Professional level. Pick up the competition schedule and find the competition category designed especially for you! The Ultimate Australian Cake Decorating Competition is part of International Cake Show Australia and is held from 14-16 May 2021 at Brisbane Showgrounds. Entries need to be dropped off to the showground on Wednesday 12th May and can be collected on Sunday at the end of the show.
There's no better way to learn and grown. Join the fun and meet many of your favorite cake heroes and celebrity pastry chefs who will be at the show. There is a $12 entry fee, however the good news is you will receive a FREE three day competitors pass to the show valued at $60 when you drop off your competition piece! ENTER NOW
Entering into a cake decorating competition should be fun. Its about competing against yourself, being creative, innovating and stretching your own boundaries. There are lots of exciting categories to suit every skill level from beginners to professionals. Everyone's a winner in our eyes. Remember to pick up your competition ticket early so you have plenty of time to plan!
Eligibility to enter the competition is open to everyone (not just ACADA Members). You are welcome regardless of whether you're a beginner or professional, whether you live within Australia or overseas. Most categories allow for the use of dummies, there is no problem bringing these types of exhibits into Australia. We welcome international competitors, so come join in the fun at Australia's huge Cake Show and Sugar Party
By purchasing your online entry ticket you acknowledge the work you are entering is entirely your own work (unless entering as part of a team).
Download Competition Schedule/Rules (above) and read them (Please note Class 4 has changed from Olympic Theme to "NO LIMITS")
Choose Classes to Enter
Register your entry ticket through the button above.
As you are making your entry complete your Judges Prop Sheet and deliver it to the show with your competition entry on delivery day). Your Judges Prop Sheet is at the back of your competition schedule.
On delivery day you will receive a COMPLIMENTARY 3 DAY SHOW PASS when you deliver your entry
Show Champion: $1,000 1st Prize for the following Classes: Special Class 1 - A$1,000 Special Class 2 - A$1,000 Special Class 3 - A$ 250
Prizes for all other Classes: 1st Prize - A$250 (excluding above) 2nd Prize - A$100 3rd Prize - A$ 50
Students: (1st: $100, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $25)
The 1st Prize winner in each class will also receive a Rosette. 1st, 2nd & 3rd prize winners all receive certificates.
The Show Champion will receive a trophy, certificate, champion's rosette and $1000. The Show Champion will be selected by all judges and selected from ALL ELIGIBLE entries exhibited at the show. Please read the class notes as some classes aren't eligible for the Show Champion prize.
All awards (other than Special Classes 1 & 2) will be presented at 2..30pm on Sunday 22nd November during the competition presentation awards held on main stage at the show. Special Classes 1 & 2 winner will be presented with their trophy at the ACADA Australasian Cake Oscar Awards Gala Dinner on Saturday 21st November. All competitors are invited.
To acknowledge and reward all work of a high standard, the following additional certificates will be awarded dependent on the scores the judges give you for your competition piece: