Things will soon be heating up at the York Fairgrounds.

The 2013 York Fair Culinary Corner competitions have been released and interested participants can begin submitting their entries.

Many of the fair's classic contests will be returning along with a number of new competitions, including a contest for first-time entrants and Rutter's Old Fashioned Sticky Buns competition. This year's fair will kick off on Friday, Sept. 6 and will run through Sept. 15.

All contest entries are due Friday, Aug. 23 at 4 p.m. You are not considered registered until all the required paperwork for each competition is turned in to the York Fair office.

To get a copy of the 2013 entry form or for more information about rules and guidelines for each competition, you can stop by the York Fair administration office at 334 Carlisle Avenue in York or visit www.yorkfair.org

2013 CULINARY CORNER

---Rutter's Old Fashioned Sticky Buns

---Everyday Cookies

---King Arthur Flour Cupcake Showdown (The 2012 first-place King Arthur Flour winners are not eligible to compete in 2013)

---Anything Goes First Time Entry

---Omega World Travel Mediterranean Dish (The 2012 winner of this contest is not eligible to participate in 2013)

---Rutter's Sunday's Special Meatloaf

---Victor's Italian Tail Gate

---Challenge of Champions: Soup, Appetizers, or Side Dish

---Soup of the Day (The 2012 first-place winner of this contest is not eligible to compete in 2013)

---Southwest Tool Supply Stew

---Challenge of Champions: Entrees

---Fleishmann's Yeast (The 2012 first-place winner of this contest is not eligible to compete in 2013)

---PA Preferred Classic Chocolate Cake (Entrants cannot have won first-place in this PA Preferred Chocolate Cake contest at any other fair in 2013 )*

2013 CULINARY CORNER (CONTINUED)

---Pot Pie

---PEQAP Angel Food Cake (Entrants may NOT have won first-place in this Angel Food Cake contest at any other fair in 2013)*

---Challenge of Champions: Desserts

---PA Preferred Chocolate Cookie, Brownie or Bar (Entrants cannot have won first-place in this PA Preferred Chocolate Cookie, Brownie, Bar contest at any other fair in 2013)*

---Blue Ribbon Apple Pie (The 2011 and 2012 first-place winners are not eligible to compete in the 2013 contest. Entrants cannot have won first-place in this Angel Food Cake contest at any other fair in 2013)

(*Winners of these contests are eligible to compete in the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show.)

CONTESTS NOT RETURNING

---Ghirardelli Chocolate

---King Arthur Flour Cake (The company will be sponsoring the Cupcake Showdown)

---Rutter's Scrumptious Corn

---Victor's Best Red Sauce