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It is with a heavy heart that I must relinquish my position as the Blackberry Cook-off Chair that I have been doing for over 20 years. Wishing you the best in all your endeavors throughout the year.

Sincerely, Jo Barnes

We would like to introduce our new Blackberry Cook-off Chairperson, Lorilee Brown. Lorilee has made some changes to the categories.

The judges will be in search of two recipes in each category that stand above the rest. Make sure to give it that certain something to remember.

All recipes must contain blackberries. There is a $5 fee per entry.

Come join in on the Blackberry Cook-off this year Saturday, August 17th.


* Two crust fruit pies

* Tarts

* Fresh fruit pies

* Cobblers/Crisps


* Cream Pies

* Meringue Pies

* Puddings and Parfaits

* Mousses

* Tortes


* Cakes

* Cookies

* Fruit Bars

* Muffins

* Breads






CHILDRENS COMPETITION - ages 12 and under and can enter any category.


For more information you may contact Lorilee

by phone (541) 315-5233 or at

CHILI COOK-OFF; Sunday August 18th.

Bring your cooked chili in a crock pot to be kept warm for judging. There is a $5 entry fee for each entry.

Registration is at 10am in the Community Building.

The 3 categories are;

Women's, Men's & Texas Style - no beans.

All judges decisions are final.

For more information contact Jo Barnes 541-430-6873.

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Here are the winners of our ticket prizes for the raffle:

Sutherlin Blackberry Festival 2022 Prize Winners

#1: Ticket #8607 1947 Ford Coupe- Jack Scott Jr. of McMinnville Or., sold in Willamina, Or.

#2: Ticket #5306 $599 Diamond Necklace: Richard Theiral, Roseburg Or.

#3: Ticket #3288 $599 Salishan Resort 2 night stay for 2: Glen Wagner

#4: Ticket #1662 $260 Wildlife Safari Admission for 4 w/encounter: Bill Kloepper of Prineville Or.

#5: Ticket #7903 $225 Seven Feathers Resort 1 night stay for 2 w/$75 dining card: Cami Mattravers, Winston Or.

#6: Ticket #5232 $200 Urban Edge Detailing full auto detail: Ian Secord, Eugene Or.

#7: Ticket #7141 $175 Sunset Ocean Front Lodging, Bandon Or, 1 night stay for 2: Stacy Dehart, Springfield Or.

#8: Ticket #5828 $175 Crystal Creek Meats, box of meat, Sutherlin, Or: Trina Koch, Sutherlin Or.

#9: Ticket #355 $100 Wildlife Safari Admission for 4 +drive thru 2 times, same day: Dave Graves, Sutherlin Or.

We would like to thank everyone for supporting our organization with ticket purchases. We will utilize these funds to give back to our community and make as much difference as we can!

If you want to get involved in the Sutherlin Blackberry Festival, we start meeting in January to plan our festival. Thank you to all who attended and support us every year.

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2021 Ticket Prize Winners;

#002401 1932 Ford bought at Nellie's Deli to Donna Wiser of Sutherlin.

#001698 Salishan Resort bought in the park to Ken Parsons of Roseburg.

#003841 Diamond Lake Resort bought in Coos Bay to Samuel Rudder of Coos Bay.

#004784 Diamond Lake Resort bought at the Smoke Shoppe to Gale Buckbee of Sutherlin.

#000330 7 Feathers Resort bought at Apple Peddler to Dave Shook of Centralia.

#005918 Urban Edge Auto Detail bought from the park to Willetta Davis of Sutherlin.

#001866 Sunset Ocean Lodging bought from the park to Tony Kovac of Wilbur.

#003635 Wildlife Safari bought at the Smoke Shoppe to Chris Elston of Oakland.

#005120 Wildlife Safari bought in the park to Jason Peralta of Oakland.

#002645 Hokanson's Guest House bought at the Smoke Shoppe to Dan Killeby of Umpqua.

#004417 Painted Lady Bed & Breakfast bought from the park to Don Stainger of Roseburg.

#000063 Grass Fed Beef bought at the Smoke Shoppe to George Finney of Yoncalla.

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