Originally Posted by txschutte
We do a kids q at a local comp. It is done in a small, roped off area. The kids are allowed to use thier own cooker, and have one adult present. There are 2 comp reps overseeing the group (That do not judge). Rules state that the contestant must perform all hands on work, if the adult helper is witnessed with any utensils, food, or anything deemed "cooking or preparing", the contestants entry will be DQ'd.
Well put and done. I think that one is a well thought out event, and well organized. I think the intimidation of cooking directly in front of the judges with strange equipment is too much stress on them. I know it would be on me....