Gingerbread Contest Rules


Each entry is a $5.00 entry fee


  • Family: fresh baked and decorated for parade theme
  1. no larger than 22” w x12” d x 18” h
  2. this is to be a family project and must show signs of all ages listed on entry form in finished project

  •  Individual aged 3 to 6 years:2 fresh baked gingerbread cookies made with cookie cutter and decorated appropriately.
  •  Individual aged 7 to 10 years: fresh baked or from a kit, put together and decorated by person named on entry form.
  • Individual aged 11 to 14 years: fresh baked, put together, and decorated by person named on entry form.
  • Individual aged 15 and up: fresh baked, put together, and decorated by person named on entry form.


  • Accepted at Parkhill Carnegie Gallery November 16, 17, 18; & 23, 24, 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Entries will be displayed at the Gallery until December 15th; all entries are to be picked up before 4 p.m. on December 16th so families can enjoy them for the holidays.
  • Entry sizes are not to exceed 18” w x 12” d x 18” h (except family entries)
  • Each entry form will be assigned a number for judging purposes; no names will be displayed until after judging.


  • Will take place 3:00 the afternoon of the Santa Claus Parade
  • Each Category will receive a cash prize for 1st place; ribbons for 2nd & 3rd place.
  •  Winners will be announced personally, through social media and at the start of the Santa Claus Parade

Carnegie Gallery will be open at 4:00 p.m. afternoon of the Santa Clause Parade

Viewers Choice Award:

  •  Viewers choice award will be determined by highest number of ballots for each entry in corresponding category.
  • Ballots may be purchased for $1.00 each and an individual may purchase as many ballots as desired.
  • Ballots are to be placed in appropriate bin for each category.
  • Ballots will be counted at 3:00 p.m. afternoon of Santa Claus Parade








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