FOX6’s Angelica Duria serves as judge for Wisconsin State Fair “Sporkies” contest — and the winners are…

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MILWAUKEE -- The winners of the Wisconsin State Fair's fourth annual "Sporkies" competition were announced Wednesday, August 10th! FOX6's Angelica Duria served as a judge for the competition.

Eight finalists were selected from 26 entries for the fourth annual "Golden Spork Awards."

The winners are:

1st Place: Sprecher Root Beer: Everything Root Beer Float Cake
2nd Place: Saz's Bavarian Haus: Klement's Famous Racing Sausage Corn Dog
3rd Place: Water Street Brewery: Deep Fried Ol' Fashioned
Fair Fan Fave: Saz's Bavarian Haus: Klement's Famous Racing Sausage Corn Dog

A panel of local celebrity judges – with some help from fairgoers – chose the recipients of the four Golden Spork Awards Wednesday.

Celebrity judges this year included:

  • Super Bowl Champion LeRoy Butler
  • Milwaukee Radio Veteran Steve Palec
  • Happy Days stars Donny Most and Anson Williams
  • FOX6's Angelica Duria!

Again this year, one lucky fairgoer had the opportunity to sit alongside the celebrity panel and taste-test the final creations as a guest judge.

Fair guests were encouraged to participate in the judging during the fair by sampling all of the Sporkies entries and voting for their favorites.

The eight finalists are pictured below:

Water Street Brewery: Deep Fried Ol' Fashioned

Water Street Brewery: Deep Fried Ol' Fashioned

Sprecher Root Beer: Everything Root Beer Float Cake

Sprecher Root Beer: Everything Root Beer Float Cake

Saz's Bavarian Haus Klement's Famous Racing Sausage Corn Dog

Saz's Bavarian Haus: Klement's Famous Racing Sausage Corn Dog

McZars Lakefront: Elvis Chicken and Waffle Sandwich

McZars Lakefront: Elvis Chicken and Waffle Sandwich

DT Concessions Fiesta Cookie Dough: Cookie Dough Fondue

DT Concessions Fiesta Cookie Dough: Cookie Dough Fondue

Bryan's Concessions Mexican Grill: Thanksgiving Day Burrito

Bryan's Concessions Mexican Grill: Thanksgiving Day Burrito

Brew City Pizza: Chili Mac Bottom Pizza

Brew City Pizza: Chili Mac Bottom Pizza

All Things Jerky Exotic Meat Grill: Mountain Man Bloody Mary Burger

All Things Jerky Exotic Meat Grill: Mountain Man Bloody Mary Burger

Finalists are BOLD below with a complete list of Sporkies entries:

SPORKIES ENTRY VENDOR
50 Yarder On-a-Stick Emma’s Cookie Kitchen
Bacon Pork Burger Pork Schoppe
Banana Split Cheesecake Square Aggie’s Bakery & Coffeehouse
Blue Moon Marinated Pork Tacos with Garlic Parmesan Fries Tavern at the Park
Caramel Apple Hard Cider Float Slim McGinn’s Irish Pub
The Chili-Mac Bottom Pizza Brew City
Cookies & Cream Mini Donuts The Donut Family
Crabby Lobster Melt Tropics at the Fair
Deep-Fried Bread Pudding Bites On-a-Stick Saz’s Ribs
Deep-Fried Ol’ Fashioned Water Street Brewery
Door County Surf & Turf On-a-Stick Door County Fish Boil
Elvis Chicken and Waffle Sandwich Slim’s Lakefront Brew Pub and Eatery
Fiesta Cookie Dough Cookie Dough Fondue
Hefe Weiss Cake Sprecher Landing
Jerky Cheese Fries Exotic Meat Grill
Klement’s Famous Racing Sausage Corn Dog Bavarian Haus
Mountain Man Bloody Mary Burger Exotic Meat Grill
Muddy Martian Ice Cream Cedar Crest Ice Cream
Not Your Father’s Fish Tacos Slim’s PBR Park
Raw Oyster Shooter Joey’s Seafood
Red Velvet Cake Milkshake Hand Dipped Ice Cream
Root Beer Float Cake Sprecher Root Beer Everything
Texas Tater Tots Tropics at the Fair
Thank-full Chicken Sandwich Rupena’s
Thanksgiving Day Burrito Mexican Grill
Twisted Turtle Donut Sprecher Landing