Postponed to May 31, 2024


Chefs, Foodies, Families, & Friends

For over 50 years, South Olive Christian School parents have produced it’s famous Pigs-in-the-Blanket which has kept the tuition at SOCS affordable for all. 

Join PIG OUT! – a family-friendly culinary contest. Like to cook/bake? Enter to win $200 and get your recipe featured in the new SOCS Food Service catalog. Love food? Come celebrate God’s faithfulness to South Olive Christian School with an evening dedicated to delicious eats and family fun.

Saturday, September 30, 2023  May 31, 2024
5:00 pm
South Olive Christian School


Calling all culinary masters, talented home cooks, and those with a showstopping recipe that never fails to impress! This contest is for you!

Share your culinary brilliance and submit your jaw-dropping recipes for a chance to be featured in the new SOCS Food Service catalog and a $200 cash prize.

1. Enter Your Recipe (By February 1)

2. Review the Rules & Guidelines (REVISED Guidelines coming soon!)

3. Bake/Cook & Win $200!

A $200 cash award will be given to the winner. The winner will be announced at the event on Friday, May 31, 2024 at 6:30pm.


Rules & Guidelines

REVISES Rules & Guidelines COMING SOON!


An event for anyone who loves food, family and Jesus. There’s fun for everyone! 

Friday, May 31, 2023
5:00 pm
South Olive Christian School


Don’t miss the chance to sample and cast your vote for your favorite PIG OUT! food entries. Every vote counts, and the chef who receives the most votes from the public will be crowned the Public Vote winner, walking away with a well-deserved prize of $200. So come, savor the flavors, and let your taste buds guide you in selecting the most outstanding culinary creation. Your vote could make all the difference!

Each Individual PIG OUT! Ticket receives one (1)
Each Family PIG OUT! Ticket receives one (1)
More votes can be purchased at the event for $5.00

Eating Contests

Do you LOVE to eat and have to talent to eat FAST! Enter one or both of the PIG OUT! Eating Contests:

Pigs-in-the-Blanket Eating Contest*
Pie Eating Contest*
*Prizes for winners

Register when purchasing your PIG OUT! Tickets.

Kids Only

While the grown-ups cast their votes or enjoy the Pie Eating Contest, the kids will have a blast on the inflatables. But that’s not all! We have a special treat for everyone – Joy from JOY99 and her Joy Bus will be joining us, spreading joy throughout the event. 


Come hungry and get ready to treat your taste budsIn addition to the delectable samples prepared by the PIG OUT! contestants, we are featuring Orlando & Co. Catering to offer you an even wider array of culinary delights. Your event ticket includes your meal. 


Casual, comfortable & ready to Pig Out! Don’t forget a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the outdoor activities.


An event like this would not be possible without the support of individual and corporate sponsors. Your support of the event not only supports an amazing family friend, culinary competition but it supports the mission of South Olive Christian School.

Jesus’s gift of salvation is FREE. So we believe Christian education shouldn’t break the bank or a family’s budget. A Christ-centered education should be available to anyone who desires it without fear, judgement, or bankruptcy. South Olive Christian School is committed to working with anyone who walks through our doors. We are designing a Christian education system that doesn’t overwhelm families or their budgets. We’re on mission to provide a Christ-center, affordable, parent partnered PreK-8th grade school for ALL of West MI. 

Our goal is to raise up Christian young adults who are able to go into the world with a heart for God, a mind trained in discernment, and an unchanging standard by which to live.



Is this an Indoor or Outdoor Event?

BOTH! PIG OUT! takes place both outside and inside South Olive Christian School. The culinary contest and award presentation will take place inside the school. All other activities take place outside the school. Unless there is inclement weather, all event activities will take place as on time. Dress is casual and comfortable and ready to PIG OUT! 

How should I dress for PIG OUT!?

This is a casual, family style event. Please plan to bring lawn chairs and blankets so your family is comfortable during the evening’s events. Dress is casual and comfortable.

Pigs-in-the-Blanket Eating Contest

Pigs-in-the-Blanket Eating Contest will take place outside around 5:40pm. Contestants will be permitted to use the following dipping sauces – ketchup, mustard, maple syrup or water. Contestants will have 3 minutes to eat as many Pigs-in-the-Blanket as possible.   

Pie Eating Contest

The Pie Eating Contest will take place after the Pig-in-the-Blanket contest. Contestants will enjoy scarfing down South Olive CRC Grandma’s Pies. Contestants will receive 1/4 of a pie. Flavor determined at the event. No hands or forks may be used. Winner will be determined but pie eaten in the fastest time.  Contestants will receive more information at event check-in.   


What's included in the ticket price?

Your PIG OUT! ticket includes dinner, a vote in the PIG OUT! Culinary Contest, entrance in the eating contests (pie & Pig-in-the-Blanket), and family fun area. 

If you purchase a Family Ticket, you receive one (1) PIG OUT! Culinary Contest vote to case as a family. You may purchase more votes when you purchase you tickets.   


Questions or concerns?

For any questions or concerns regarding the PIG OUT! event, please don’t hesitate to reach out to:

Heather Rodgers, SOCS Development Director

Whether you have inquiries about sponsorship opportunities, culinary contest, or general inquiries, Heather is here to provide the information and support you need. 

Food, Family, Jesus – Join the SOCS mission.

Join the Mission of SOCS

We live in a challenging and uncertain 21st Century. South Olive Christian School partners with families to raise up the next generation of fearless Kingdom builders. For 70 years, SOCS families have believed access to a Christ-centered education that fosters a love for Jesus Christ should be accessible to ALL regardless of economic means.

Our goal is to raise up Christian young adults who are able to go into the world with a heart for God, a mind trained in discernment, and an unchanging standard by which to live. The relationship that children have with their Lord and Savior is developed and strengthened at home and in the classroom.  

Now enrolling Preschool-8th grade for the 2023-24 school year.  Visit, Tour, Enroll!

Register. Reserve. Support

Time is running out!
Register your recipe.   Reserve your tickets.     Support Christian education.








PIG OUT! Questions & Concerns

For any questions or concerns regarding the PIG OUT! event, please don’t hesitate to reach out to:

Heather Rodgers, SOCS Development Director