Today is the deadline for entries to the National Cupcake Championships, so make sure you’ve got yours in.

The categories are: Themed Cupcake of the Year; Free-from cupcake of the Year; Best Cupcake Made with Alcohol; Best Cupcake Handcrafted for Multiple Outlets; Micro-modelled Cupcake of the Year; Savoury Cupcake of the Year; and Classic Cupcake of the Year.

As well as winners being announced for each individual category, an overall winner will be crowned National Cupcake Champion at the finals on 2 July, at the Institute for Contemporary Art in London.

The Championship judging final boasts a fantastic line-up of top industry names who will be lending us their cupcake tasting expertise for the judging.

Royal wedding cake-maker Fiona Cairns, founder of Konditor and Cook Gerhard Jenne, experimental cake artist Lily Vanilli and the winner of the first ever Great British Bake-Off Edd Kimber are among the judges this year.

For more information on the categories or to fill in the online entry form, click on the competitions tab on the homepage of