Where Ontario’s Best Butter Tart is crowned!


Judging takes place in Rotary Hall inside the Midland Cultural Centre and the public is invited to watch our judges undertake this important task.

10 a.m. – Judging of Traditional Butter Tarts
1 p.m. – Judging of Wild Style Butter Tarts
3:15 p.m. – Judging of Best in Show
3:30 p.m. – Winners are announced


Looking to sample some of the contest tarts? The judges only cut off a small portion of the tart to taste and then our volunteers circulate throughout the audience sharing the rest.

Entry deadline for 2022 Contest has now passed – thank you to all those who entered!

Entry information for 2023 Contest will be posted in March 2023 – Please stay tuned!