The Long Island Gingerbread Competition

                                                               4th Annual Long Island

Gingerbread & Chocolate

House Competition

--- Saturday December 10th, 2016 ---

at The Chocolate Duck,

310 Main Street

                             Farmingdale, NY 11735                                  



  • Chocolate House Competition will be judged separately from the Gingerbread
  • Register Now - Entry Deadline by December 8th 2016
  • Prizes to be Awarded in each Division, plus a People's Choice Award!
  • Structure should be Inspired by "Castles of Long Island"
  • Any structure - real or imaginary - is eligible for entry
  • (, train station, bridge, ship, lighthouse, spaceship).

Judging: 9AM - 12PM (closed to public) Show Open to the Public: 12PM - 5PM Awards Presentation: 4:30PM      

Prizes Include: 32" Flat Screen TV, Cash

& Gift Certificates


2016 Contest Divisions

Theme will be the “Castles”!

Adult: ($25.00 fee)    Open & Amateur

Youth: ($5.00 fee)      10 and under & 11-17

Rules (applies to ALL divisions):

Any structure - real or imaginary - is eligible for entry (i.e. house, train station, bridge, ship, lighthouse, spaceship).

  1. Entry must be original - no gingerbread kits allowed.
  2. Entry must have major components (such as walls and roofs) constructed of gingerbread (no graham crackers, cookies, etc.).
  3. All components must be edible. For example, foil or plastic wrapped candies must be unwrapped; contestants may not use lollipops with paper or plastic stems etc.
  4. You may add electric lighting to your entry.
  5. Entry must have been constructed in 2016.
  6. Entries will be judged on Originality, Overall Appearance, Choice and Use of Materials and Difficulty of Design.
  7. The entry must be delivered in completed form attached to a plywood base enabling it to be freestanding. Bases no bigger than 24" L x 18" W. Entries may not be taller than 26" H. Bases must be completely concealed with an edible product (however, the sides of the base do not have to be concealed with an edible product).

Participants must register for the competition by November 30, 2015.  Entry forms may be obtained at the Chocolate Duck or can be mailed or e-mailed.  To request entry forms and competition rules, contact Christina Bisbee, 516-249-0887 or e-mail: You may also  download @

  1.  All entries must be delivered to The Chocolate Duck during the hours of 12 noon-4 pm on December 9, 2016. Entries must be picked By December 11, 2016.


Entry Forms:

2016 Long Island Gingerbread/ Chocolate House Competition

Sponsored by the Village of Farmingdale Downtown Events Committee and the Chocolate Duck



Competition Entry Form






State_______ Zip___________ Telephone________________________


E-Mail: ______________________________



Please Check One


Adult: ($25.00 fee)    Open _______________________       Amateur _________________


Youth: ($5.00 fee)      10 and under ______                        11-17______


Chocolate__________           Gingerbread________

Theme:  Castles

Entry Deadline is: December 8, 2016 Kindly mail all applications and checks to the address listed below or e-mail the application to: You will be notified by phone or e-mail when your check is accepted.  Makes checks payable to: Village of Farmingdale, Downtown Events Committee


Mail entries to:                       LI Gingerbread & Chocolate House Competition

                                               c/o The Chocolate Duck

                                               310 Main Street

                                               Farmingdale, NY 11735

                                               Phone: 516-249-0887


For Office Use Only:


Date entry received:  ________________    Check Amount: ___________  Check No.: _______


Entry received by: __________________