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Homes for the Holidays

Gingerbread Building Contest

The sky is the limit for Homes for the Holidays.

The gingerbread house can be made from scratch or from a kit, using gingerbread or other baking ingredients.


Contestants are encouraged to use their imagination to come up with a structure that’s unique and creative.


Home bakers, as well as professional bakers, are encouraged to get their families, and especially kids involved in crafting a creation that just might end up being a gift or centerpiece for a holiday table.

The Deadline to enter has passed.

Winners will be announced December 18, 2020.


Contest Details


Prizes will be awarded for first and second place in each entry category.  First place prizes will be a minimum $150 value and second place prizes will be a minimum $100 value.  The winners in the professional category will also receive a plaque recognizing their business as a 2020 winner.


Categories and Fees:

Youth, 0 – 8 years ($10)

Youth, 9 – 12 years ($10)

Youth, 13 – 17 years ($10)

Adult, Amateur ($20)

Adult, Professional ($30)


Judges have been selected from across the county and include the following:

Loren Goddard, Depoe Bay

Lesley Ogden, Lincoln City

Kaety Jacobson, Newport

Sharon Edenfield, Siletz

CJ Drake, Toledo

Greg Holland, Waldport

Joanne Kittel, Yachats

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