Competitions

The ICA has a long tradition of contest and competition between individual members, different Guilds and Federations and at national level.
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18. – Contest Committee Award 2020

Closing date: 23/11/2019 Make and Model Item:  A Santa Outfit  to be modelled at the Christmas Party 7th December 2019 in An Grianan. Please send entry marked “Contest Committee Award 2020” with your entry fee to National Contest Secretary, May Campbell, Doonameran, Kenagh, Co Longford, N39NX24.   Please include your name, address, telephone number, email address, […]

Dublin Sugarcraft Guild for their Irish Sugarcraft Show

In February 2020 ICA are joining with the Dublin Sugarcraft Guild for their Irish Sugarcraft Show in Dublin City West Hotel on 22nd and 23rd February.  ICA are running the baking competitions.  There are 6 Classes as follows : Class A….Lemon Drizzle Cake confined to ICA members only.                    One entry per  Federation.  Class B….Layered […]

3. – Dublin Sugarcraft Guild for their Irish Sugarcraft Show

Closing date: 24/01/2020 In February 2020 ICA are joining with the Dublin Sugarcraft Guild for their Irish Sugarcraft Show in Dublin City West Hotel on 22nd and 23rd February.  ICA are running the baking competitions.  There are 6 Classes as follows : Class A….Lemon Drizzle Cake confined to ICA members only. One entry per  Federation.  […]

2. – Creative Writing Competition

Closing date: 31/04/2020 A short story titled “A Secret” (Maximum 2,000 words, word count must be stated). Please send entry marked “Creative Writing Competition” to National Contest Committee member Angela McKeon, Cloonany, Longford, N39E7F9.  Please include your name, address, telephone number, email address, Guild and Federation on a separate sheet of paper and submit with […]

GEMPACK BAKING COMPETITION RECIPE

Carrot & Pineapple Cake with Coconut 4oz/110g sugar 4 large eggs 10oz/300g self raising flour ½ teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of mixed spice 14oz/400g grated carrot 1 small tin of pineapple-about 4-5 rings-chopped finely 8oz/225g sultanas 2oz/50g desiccated coconut 1oz/25g ground almonds 4oz/110g melted butter Preheat oven to 150C/300F/Gas Mark 2 Grease a large […]

1. – Gempack Baking Competition

Closing date: 21/02/2020 National Final Sat 14th March 2020 The GEMPACK Baking Competition Final will be held in An Grianán on Saturday 14th March. The competition is for a “Carrot & Pineapple Cake with Coconut” following the attached Edward Haydens Recipe and baked in a 2lb Loaf Tin. One cake per Federation. Proof of Gempack […]

4. – ICA Trophy for Reporting

Closing date: 20/03/2020 Write a report on “A Medical Emergency”                                         The report should be maximum 700 words. Please send entry marked “Reporting” to National Contest Committee member Angela McKeon, Cloonany, Longford, N39E7F9   by Friday 20th March 2020.  Please include your name, address, telephone number, email address, Guild and Federation on a separate sheet of […]