Gingerbread House Contest Open for K-8th graders!!

To Register, CLICK HERE!

Contest Details:

  1. Age/Grade Categories include K - 2nd, and 3rd, 5th and 6th - 8th
  2. Registration Entry Fee: $10
  3. Waiver of Liability and Release signed by parent/guardian
  4. Your Gingerbread House will be judged
  5. A Photo of your Gingerbread House will be posted on social media along with your first name and grade.
  6. Top Winners (first names) will be announced on social media and via email
  7. Drop-Off/Judging Event will be December 10th, 2022.

Gingerbread House Construction Guidelines:

  1. Gingerbread House must be 100% edible (candy/embellishments) except for lights.
  2. Non-edible support structure material other than the baseboard may not be used.
  3. No artificial interior materials, such as Styrofoam or wood are to be used to construct or decorate the house.
  4. All Gingerbread Houses must be placed on a plywood board base or cardboard not exceeding 24" x 24".
  5. You may use a store-bought kit; however, creativity and originality will earn a higher score.

Drop Off/Judging Day

  1. Drop off your Gingerbread House on Saturday morning, December 10 in the lower back Dining Room at 1882 Grille - 645 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, OR 97128.
  2. Doors will open at 10AM.
  3. Judging will begin at 11:00.
  4. Top winners (1st, 2nd & 3rd place) will leave Gingerbread House to be displayed on 3rd St.
  5. Gingerbread Houses not selected for public display may take Home after judging in completed.

Entries will be judged on: (maximum of 15 points)

  1. Overall Appearance/Presentation: 1-5 points
  2. Originality/Creativity: 1-5 points
  3. Precision/Attention to Detail/Neatness: 1-5 points

Participation prizes will be given and Gingerbread House Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each age category.