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Sights and Sounds of Brigham City

Gingerbread House Contest

Get ready to pre-heat the oven, pull out the cookie sheets and decorating tips, and enter the Sights and Sounds of Brigham City Gingerbread House Contest and Show.  Gingerbread houses will be displayed at the Brigham City Christmas Village throughout December.

 Gingerbread houses should be delivered to the second floor of the Brigham City Corporation building, 20 North Main, Brigham City on Monday, November 28, 2016 between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.    

 Gingerbread Houses may be entered in one of these categories:

      Family:  Parent/s and their children under the age of 18

      Child:  Individual child, age 8-17

      Adult:  Individual adult, age 18 and older


Gingerbread structures may be houses, train stations, barns, birdhouses, lighthouses, bridges, ships, or other imaginative dwellings. 

Gingerbread structures must be constructed mainly of gingerbread and icing.  Styrofoam and other support materials are not permitted.

Entries must be original, no gingerbread kits allowed.

All components of the display, except for the base, must be made of edible materials.    Edible materials include candy, nuts, cereal, cookies, crackers, pasta, and other food items that do not include wrappers or sticks.  Wrappers should be removed from candy and other decorations. 

Entries should be mounted on a plywood base.  Plywood bases for entries can be picked up from Brigham City Recreation at the Hervin Bunderson Center, 641 East 200 North, Brigham City between October 17 - November 22, 2016.  Entries must fit on an 18" x 18" base and should not be taller than 24".  No decorations should be placed on the sides of the base.

Attach a 3"x5" card with the entrant's name, address, telephone number and E-mail address on the underside of the base.

Entries must be constructed in 2016.

Entries will be judged on overall appearance (30 pts), originality/creativity  (30 pts), workmanship/technique (30 pts), difficulty (10 pts).  Judging will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

For a complete list of rules and entry form here.