Following check-in, each team will be escorted to their assigned table and will be asked to display their utensils. A staff member will review.

Should you have a question or would like to verify that a utensil is allowable, please email anne.r.hill@uconn.edu

Allowable Utensils

(one per team member may be brought in to the competition)

Each utensil below counts as (1) item unless otherwise noted.

  • Scissors
  • Knife
  • Spatula or Spatula Knife
  • X-Acto Knife
  • Multi-tool (Swiss Army knife)
  • Rolling Pin
  • Tweezers
  • Cookie Cutter
  • Paint Brush
  • Meat Pounder
  • Large Bowl (each team will be provided with 5 small plastic bowls)
  • A set of up to five frosting tips and couplers (the set counts as one utensil)

Utensils Not Allowed

  • Tape
  • Stencils
  • Power tools (i.e. drill)
  • Toothpicks
  • Lighters
  • Freeze spray

    Allowable Items NOT Counted as Utensils

    • Blueprints and notes
    • One small fan or hairdryer per team to aid in the frosting drying process. We cannot guarantee access to power.
    • Cell phones