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Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Join the North Peace Cultural Centre in their annual Gingerbread Decorating Competition!
  • Participants may enter under one of the following age categories
    • Family 12 and under/ Group: Groups must be made of three people or more, this can be a group of friends, coworkers, or a family with children under the age of 12
    • 13-18: any individual between the ages of 13 and 18 at the time of the contest
    • Adults (19+): any individual 19 or older at the time of the contest
    • Seniors (55+): any individual 55 or older at the time of the contest
  • Limited one (1) entry per category
  • No entry fee, but registration is required
  • Points are awarded based on originality, technical difficulty, use of colour, aroma, and theme
  • This year’s theme is: Circus
  • The entire gingerbread “house” must be built of edible materials. Other non-edible structures can be added.
  • Entries need to be on a base no bigger than 20 x 18’’
  • Entries must be dropped off no later than 4:30pm on Friday, December 1st
  • Gingerbread houses will be on display from Saturday, December 2nd – Saturday, December 9th
  • Panel judging (“Judges Prize”) will commence on the afternoon of Saturday, December 2nd
  • The community will be able to vote on their favourites (“People’s Choice”) in person and online from 10:00am on Saturday, December 2nd – 4:30pm on Thursday, December 7th
  • “People’s Choice” ballots can be dropped off at the box office or at the gallery
  • Winners of the “Judges Prize” will be announced on Monday, December 4th
  • Winners of the “People’s Choice” will be announced on Friday, December 8th
  • Entries must be picked up before 5:00 on Saturday, December 9th or they will be disposed of

Any prizes won will be held at the NPCC box office until the winners are able to pick them up

This event is sponsored by the wonderful people at Harvest Wine Outfitters, Bell Media, Dunvegan Garden’s, Mighty Peace Brewing, The Hair Bin, and Jami Grahn from Century 21
If you would like to pre fill out your registration sheet, find the printable version here, and bring it along when you drop off your entry. Registration numbers are staff assigned


Dec 01 2023


10:30 am - 4:45 pm




North Peace Cultural Centre
10015 100 Ave, Fort St John, BC V1J 1Y7


North Peace Cultural Society
(250) 785-1992