Enter your Cornish pasty in our World Pasty Championships
The next World Pasty Championships will take place on Saturday 1 March 2014! You'll be able to register online via this page soon.
- Date: Saturday 1 March 2014, the Saturday before the national day of Cornwall, St Piran’s Day
- Entry price: £10 per category, or £5 for the junior categories
As the Eden Project is based in Cornwall, our World Pasty Championships will celebrate the traditional Cornish pasty recipe, as well as some more unusual varieties. From the Americas to Australia, pasties derived from recipes passed down by Cornish emigrants over centuries are eaten and enjoyed by many millions of people. We invite entries from around the world to our Championships.
There are eight categories in all, with the opportunity to enter a traditional Cornish pasty or an alternative savoury pasty:
- Cornish Pasty – Company
- Cornish Pasty – Professional
- Cornish Pasty – Amateur
- Cornish Pasty Junior (15 and under)
- Open Savoury – Company
- Open Savoury - Professional
- Open Savoury – Amateur
- Open Savoury - Junior (15 and under)
How to enter
You'll soon be able to register online here.
Entertainment all day
Celebrate a few days ahead of St Piran's Day (Cornwall's national day) with our great line-up of live music, comedy and other pasty-themed fun! In the evening, come to the Oggy Oscars Ceremony where the champions will be announced, and then enjoy live music, a DJ and a few beers in our Gallery after.
Read what happened on the day:
The championships at Eden will be a great celebration of the pasty and a chance for bakers in Cornwall and beyond to show off their talents.Mark Muncey, chairman of the Cornish Pasty Association