Our 3rd annual canning contest is RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER! Win a YEARS SUPPLY of canning material, up to a $200 VALUE! Start canning your pickled veggies, jam, fruit, & salsa goods!

The grand prize winner & category winners will be chosen & announced on Facebook at our Ace Hardware Northgate location on October 11th. The grand prize winner will take home a $200 gift card and each category winner will take home a $50 gift card.

Stop by Ace Hardware Northgate on October 11th to sample your competition! The tasting will be open to the public after the first round of judging.

We are accepting entries now until October 7th at all 5 locations!

***Some store’s will accept entries until Oct. 10th. Please see a store associate.


-A panel of judges will sample each canned good to determine the category winners and grand prize winner
-One entry per person, per category [Pickled Veggies, Fruit, Jam, Salsa]
-Must be 16oz or more
-Entries must be entered no later than October 7th
-Entries require a Name, E-mail, Description upon drop-off
-Must be canned by you & dropped off at Ace locations: Bon, Stetson Hills, Garden of the Gods, Circle, & Northgate