Gingerbread House Contest 2023

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Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association

All submissions for voting are due by Friday, January 5, 2024 at 4:00 P.M. ET

Please join fellow alumni and their families as we compete in a family friendly Gingerbread House Contest! The contest will run through January 5th, at which point members of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Council and the Office of Alumni Relations will vote on your creations! There will be three winners based on the categories below:

  • The Classic Cookie - The tried and true gingerbread house at heart.
  • The Creative Cookie - The most abstract and creative take on the gingerbread house.
  • The Crumbled Cookie - The under construction, best try gingerbread house. 

All participants must post a photo of their creation using #JHUGingerbread and tagging @JHU_Alumni on either Facebook or Instagram. If your social media profiles are private, or if you would prefer, please email us your picture to Winners will receive a JHU swag box from the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association.

The Gingerbread Kits will be coming directly from Amazon to the address registrants enter upon registration. Due to shipping constraints, kits will be shipped only within the continental United States.

If ordering a kit through us, registration must happen before Wednesday, December 20th at 4:00 P.M. ET.

A portion of this registration fee will serve as a donation in support of future programming and events.  If you wish to not have a portion of your registration support such initiatives, you may contact the Office of Annual Giving:

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 Event Date
Friday, December 1, 2023
8:00am EST

Friday, January 5, 2024
4:00pm EST

Office of Alumni Relations
Marjorie Holmberg
Regional & Young Alumni Programs
(800) JHU-JHU1

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