Cookoff will be held in the Show Barn at the Burton Coliseum

Friday March 18th

3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. – Pre registered Teams Can Arrive For Early Set Up in the Show Barn at the Burton Coliseum.

Saturday March 19TH

6:00 A.M. – Cook Off teams can start arriving

6:00 A.M. – 7:00A.M. – Non Pre Registered teams can register

7:00 A.M. – Registration ends

7:00 A.M. – Cooking can begin

11:00 A.M. – First wave of dishes turned in for judging

1:30 P.M. – Cook Off winners announced on main stage


Pre-Registration will be strongly encouraged. You can download a registration form from the Iowa Rabbit Festival website Pre Registering will allow a team to receive a discount on their registration and to set up on Friday. Pre-Registration deadline will be March 11 12:00 A.M. Entry forms can be mailed to PO Box 665, Iowa LA. 70647. For teams not pre-registered, registration will be from 6:00 A.M.-7:00 A.M. Saturday March 19th. All entry form info must be filled out including Team Captain name and Team Name. (Very Important)


Teams will consist of four team members and will have one Team Captain.

Judging Criteria

Dishes will be judged on the following criteria:

Originality: The more original…The better.

Seasoning: Not too much…Not too little…just right.

Texture: Don’t want your dish to be burnt…Don’t want it to be undercooked.

30th Annual

Iowa Rabbit Festival


Pre-Registration starts NOW!!!

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