Media release: Outlander star, Scott Kyle, joins the line-up for the World Championship Scotch Pie Awards judging day


THE judges of the 21st World Championship Scotch Pie Awards are making their final preparations for one of their favourite days of the year – a day that will see them select the World Champion Scotch Pie for 2020.

Joining the line-up this year is award-winning stage and screen performer, Scott Kyle, who is best known for his role in the hugely popular Outlander. He is taking on the role of guest judge in his capacity as columnist for and he will be sharing his experiences of judging with the global followers of the popular online magazine for lovers of all things Scottish.

Scott says: “I grew up loving Scotch Pies and they have become such an iconic product around the world, so to be a judge at the World Championship Scotch Pie Awards and to be helping to select the pie that will be awarded the ultimate pie prize is amazing. I am really looking forward to the day.”

Venue: Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8DY

Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019

Press are invited at 11.15am for interviews and a photo call.

Pie makers from far and wide  are hard at work this week creating their entries into the most prestigious pie competition in the world and on Wednesday 20th November the judges will gather to decide which ones look and taste the best.

Entries are being accepted in 11 categories including football pies and savouries, Macaroni Pie, Steak Pie, Sausage Roll, cold savoury, hot savoury, vegetarian savoury, Haggis savoury, Bridie and Apple Pie with the ultimate accolade going to the best Scotch Pie in the world.

The winner will be announced at a prestigious luncheon on 14th January 2020 at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.

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