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 17-19th May, 2019 at Brisbane Showgrounds. Entries need to be dropped off to the showground on Wednesday 15th 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 favourite cake heroes and celebrity pastry chefs who will be at the show. There is a $10 entry fee, however the good news is you will receive a FREE three day competitors pass to the show 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 regardless of whether you are a beginner or professional, whether you live within Australia or overseas. Australian quarantine laws are quite stringent, however they don't extend to Sugar. 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 the 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
Choose Classes to Enter
Collect your entry ticket by buying your entry ticket above.
Complete your Judges Prop Sheet and deliver it to the show with your competition entry
Pick up your FREE Competitor's 3 Day Show Ticket when you drop your entry off
Grand Champion $1,000 Prize Sponsor
1st Prize for the following Classes: Special Class 1 - A$1,000 Special Class 2 - A$1,000 Special Class 3 - A$ 500 Master Class - A$ 500
Prizes for all other Classes: 1st Prize - A$250 (excluding above) 2nd Prize - A$100 3rd Prize - A$ 50
The 1st Prize winner in each class will also receive a Rosette. 1st, 2nd & 3rd prize winners all receive certificates.
The Show Champion and winners of Special Classes 1 and 2, will also receive a Trophy in addition to any class prizes offered. 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.
The Show Champion and Special Class 1 and 2 winners will be awarded their trophies and awards at the Australasian Cake Oscar Awards Dinner on Saturday night 18th May. All other awards will be presented at 2.00pm on Sunday 19th May during the competition presentation awards held on main stage at the show.
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: