Know someone who makes the best pie? Are you known for your pie making skills? This contest is for you.This is your chance to prove that you make the best pie in America. Enter Branson’s Great American Pie Show presented by Taste of Home. Entry details are on the Taste of Home website.

There are four pie categories: Fruit Pie, Nut Pie, Refrigerator/Freezer Pie or, Pudding/Cream/Custard Pie. 12 finalists will be invited to present their pies at the show on April 24 & 25, 2009 with host Al Roker from NBC’s The Today Show. One grand-prize winner will receive $2,500 and a 4 day / 3 night stay in Branson. Rumor has it that some of Branson’s celebrities will have their own entries in the pie contest.
Join the festivities and learn more about Ozark Mountain Spring 2009 in Branson online. Remember to checkout the lodging and entertainment discounts on the Direct Deals page before you go. The internet is one of the best sources for Branson bargains. Springtime in Branson is March through May. Be sure to bring your camera, the Ozarks are abloom with dogwoods, redbuds and wildflowers.
Great American Pie Show Schedule
Friday, April 24
Semi-Finals: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Pie Judging: 3 p.m.
Finalist Announcement: 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 25
Finals: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Pie Judging: 2 p.m.Awards Ceremony at the Taste of Home Cooking School: 4 p.m.
Book Signing/Question & Answer Session: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Information courtesy of St. Louis Examiner