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Special Alert

Gingerbread Contest Registration

Registration Deadline is Nov. 16, 2017

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RULES: 
Gingerbread I'll Be Home for Christmas

  • Your house must be made from a traditional gingerbread base.  Trimmings are limited only by your imagination.
     
  • The base size should be no more than 6 ft. in length and no more than 2 ½ ft. wide (Please specify an approximate size of base frame for display.)
     
  • The bureau will receive completed Gingerbread Houses for display Friday, December 1, 2017, from  1:00 - 4:30 p.m. at the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcome Center.
     
  • Judging will be based on theme, originality, and construction. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards will be presented Saturday, December 2, 2017, by Gumbeaux Gator at the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcome Center.
     
  • Houses will remain on display at the CVB throughout the month of December.  People Choice Awards will be given on Tuesday, December 26.  Once the display has concluded, the houses must be picked up by Wednesday, December 27, 2017. 
     
  • For more information, contact the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau (337) 436-9588 or 1-800-456-SWLA.


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Amateur  Professional  Schools / Groups 
Children (age 5-11) Chefs Pre-School & Kindergarten
Teens (age 12-17) Restaurants Elementary (Grades 1-5)
Adults (18yrs & older)   Bakeries Middle School (Grades 6-8)
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    Club / Organizations



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