Steak Challenge Entry



Back at it again!  “Building the Sport of Steak Cookoffs” right here in State Center!

In partnership with the Steak Challenge and sponsored by Fareway, the 64th Annual State Center Rose Festival will feature a new competition for competitive cookers.  The Rose Festival Steak Challenge is planning to held on Friday, June 17th, 2022. We are excited to offer this event in our community, and encourage competitors to join the excitement and help grow the sport of steak cook-offs!

Steak Entry Fee – $125.00 Payment must be made at the time of registration to guarantee a spot in the cookoff.

Complete the entry form below and then mail in the payment to:
Megan Willier
Attn:  Steak Challenge
PO Box 843
State Center, IA  50247

*If you complete the online entry form below and your payment is not received by June 4th, your spot will be forfeited.

RULES & REGULATIONS: Any photos taken by the Rose Festival Association of State Center.  Contestant agrees to indemnify and hold the Rose Festival Association of State Center, it’s board members, and volunteers harmless from any and all claims made against Rose Festival Association of State Center, including without limitation, all costs, liabilities, judgments, expenses, damages, and attorney’s fees, arising out of or in connection with (1) any structure erected by Contestant (2) any apparatus, equipment, or personal property used by Contestant (3) any act or omission to act of Contestant, its agents, invitees, participants, representatives, employees, servants, and agents (4) any claims made on account or resulting from Contestant’s participation in the contest (5) The decision of the ***representative is final on all judging decisions.

By clicking submit, I agree to abide by all Rules and Regulations of the Rose Festival Steak Cookoff. 

All steaks will be provided by the Rose Festival Association of State Center (donated by Fareway in Nevada, IA). Each team will be given 2 competition steaks to cook and will turn in the best one for judging.

Cook spaces will be limited to 10×15 spaces due to space restrictions. No motorhomes or travel trailers allowed in the cook area.


Contact Megan Willier at 641-691-5768 or via email at