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North Country Jr. Iron Chef IS BACK!

Team Registration is now closed.

Join us at the event to observe and cheer on the teams!


Event Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Location: A.A. Kingston Middle School, Potsdam Central School, 54 Lawrence Ave., Potsdam, NY 13676

Directions are available here.

Event Schedule:

8:30-9:45 a.m.

Team Check-In & Set-Up

9:45-10:15 a.m.

Set-Up Continues (as needed)

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Welcome: Community Invited!

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Competition: Community Invited!

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. *

Team Presentations to Judges: Community Invited!

12:30-1:00 p.m.*

Judge Deliberation: Community Invited!

1:00-1:30 p.m. *

Awards: Community Invited!

*Times may vary.       

Thank you to the generous supporters of the 2019 event!

View the sponsor list here.

*Be sure to use the full web address to access the most updated version of this website: https://www.ncjrironchef.org/

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