Submit Your Content Entry Here!
Think you can build the biggest and baddest gingerbread house around? Submit your contest entry form here and show us what you've got! We have two entry groups - one for gingerbread houses and one for graham cracker houses. Please fill out the form to the right and we'll be in touch soon to confirm your entry! Good luck!
The contest details and regulations are below. Anything else goes! If you have questions about the contest regulations, please contact us.
Entries must be made of gingerbread. You must provide your own base, preferably not larger than 2’ x 2’ to encourage stability. Entries must be delivered to Abe & Jake’s: 8 E. 6th St., Lawrence on Thursday, November 30th from 12 - 5 PM. Late entries will not be eligible for the judging and prizes. All entries must be 100% edible, except for the base. The top 15 entries will be entered into the live auction on December 8th. All entries will become the property of Big Brothers Big Sisters for the Gingerbread Auction.
Criteria: Graham Crackers
Entries must be made entirely of edible ingredients, except the base, using Graham Crackers or Gingerbread for walls, roofs, etc. The house must be built on a 12”x12” wood or tile base. A free base can be picked up from the Big Brothers Big Sisters office located at 2518 Ridge Court, Lawrence. Entries must be delivered to Abe & Jake’s: 8 E. 6th St., Lawrence on Thursday, November 30th from 12-5 PM. Late entries will not be eligible for the judging and prizes. We will take the first 50 enrolled entries. All entries must be 100% edible, except for the base. All entries will become the property of Big Brothers Big Sisters for Gingerbread Auction. Call or visit the office to request a base for your house.
Gingerbread Division: 15 to Adult
Graham-Cracker Division: Ages 5-8, Ages 9-12, Ages 13-16
Bigs & Littles Division: Matches enrolled in Big Brothers Big Sisters
Pinterest Fail Division: open to all ages! We want to see your best Pinterest fails! Must provide inspiration photo you chose when building your house. Hope you can nail it!
Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places.
Houses will be on display for public viewing on Saturday, December 2nd (9am-4pm) and Sunday, December 3rd (9am-4pm) See full event details here.
Interested in Being a Sponsor or Volunteer?
We love and appreciate all of the local businesses and organizations who support this event and the BBBS organization. If you're interested in being a sponsor or volunteer at this event, please contact us and we'll be in touch!