Solar Oven Cook-Off

 Saturday, May 9, 2020 MEEC – 8th Annual Solar Cook-Off Competition 

Are you new to solar cooking and the Solar Cook-off?  Check out the Everyone Can Solar Cook  PowerPoint for helpful tips for you and your students

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2020 Solar Cook-off Flyer

Release of Liability

2020 Solar Cook-off Rules and Guidlines

Recipe Form Master

Construction Form

Transportation Grant


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. Registration Deadline is 11:59 PM April 15, 2020.

 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