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Gingerbread House Contest Rules

1. Only edible items are allowed on the house/project

2. Houses must fit in a space no larger than 18" x 26"

3. All entries must be at the museum by 5 p.m. on Dec. 9, 2022

4. Houses are exhibited to the public from Dec. 10 - 17, 2022 at the Museum

5. No names are allowed on the house/project

6. All entrants are given a number to place with their house/project

7. All entrants receive a prize

8. First Place winners in all categories (Children, Adults, and Professionals)  receive a $50 gift certificate
          - Children: 14 years and under
          - Adults: 15 years and over
          - Professional: businesses/professional baking

9. The People's Choice winner receives a $25 gift certificate

10. Judges' decisions are final

11. Winners are announced at 11:00 a.m. on Dec. 10, 2022

12. Entrants may pick up their houses after Dec. 17 during regular museum hours

13. Houses not removed by Dec. 21 will be disposed of

The first 25 people at the museum on Dec. 2, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. receive a gingerbread house kit to decorate and enter in the contest.


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