WATERVILLE — The Maine State Dessert Competition will be Monday, Aug. 15, at Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center, 38 Gold St.

Two crusted blueberry pies, made with wild Maine blueberries, will be accepted from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, judging will begin at noon.

Prizes for participants younger than 18 are as follows: First-place prize is $50 cash and a Bakewell Cream gift set; second-place prize is a $15 gift certificate to Bee’s Snack Bar and a New England Cupboard blueberry pie pancake gift set; third-place prize is an autographed blueberry cookbook.

Prizes for adults or businesses are as follows: First-place prize is $100 cash and a plaque; second-place prize is a $50 Hannaford gift card; third-place prize is a can of Bakewell Cream and a cookbook.

All winners will be announced on the Spectrum Generations website and Facebook page as well as being listed in the September newsletter.

Participation is open to any person or business in Maine. Cost to enter is $10 per pie. Proceeds will benefit the Muskie Center.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 873-4745.

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