Solar Oven Cook-Off

SAVE THE DATE— Saturday, May 9, 2020 MEEC – 8th Annual Solar Cook-Off Competition 

2020 Solar Cook-off Flyer

This year’s event will take place on Saturday, May 9, 2020 . Through our ongoing partnership with San Bernardino County First District Supervisor, we will be hosting the event at the Victor Valley Museum located in Apple Valley.  A large shade tent, tables, and chairs will be provided for the teams. Lunch, snacks and event T-Shirts will also be provided for all participants in the event.

At the Solar Oven challenge, teams will demonstrate the performance of their solar cookers by creating an original dish(es) of food for the challenge. Three awards will be given in each age division for the BEST OVEN DESIGN and TOP RECIPES. Grade Divisions are: 4-6; 7-9; and 10-12. Participating schools may send up to 2 teams.

 Big Cash Prizes!

Awards are:

Construction: 1st: $300; 2nd: $200; 3rd: $100

Recipe: 1st: $250 2nd: $150; 3rd: $75

Over $3,000 in prizes will be awarded!!!!




For more information on this event, please contact MEEC Program Specialist, Samantha Murray at  (760) 245-1661 ext. 6717 or email at

Looking for recipe ideas?  Check out the 2015 winning recipe book and 2016 Recipe Book