The Iowa Pork Producers Association covers the following contest expenses:

Snacks & Food for contestants and parents.
Pizza party for contestants.
Hotel Room for contestants at Des Moines Marriot Hotel.

Breakfast and lunch for contestants.
Banquet for contestants & parents (2).
Hotel Room for contestants at Des Moines Marriott Hotel.

Breakfast for the new Iowa Pork Queen, Iowa Pork Princess and Iowa Premier Pork Youth Ambassador and their parents.

The contestants and parents are responsible for the following:

Travel – Mileage and expenses to and from Des Moines.
Lodging – For parents only.

We encourage you to contact your county pork producer organization early to discuss these costs. Many county groups are willing to help cover contestant expenses.