University Communications and Marketing’s tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Athena Cinema took first-place honors in last year’s Gingerbread Contest.

University Communications and Marketing’s tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Athena Cinema took first-place honors in last year’s Gingerbread Contest. This year’s contest will be held on Dec. 14.

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10th annual Gingerbread Contest to be held Dec. 14


Ohio University Catering invites the entire Bobcat community to celebrate the season during an annual tradition that challenges participants to put their culinary and creative skills to the test.

Catering’s 10th annual Gingerbread Contest is slated for Wednesday, Dec. 14, in the Maggie Davis and West 82 seating area on the first floor of Baker University Center. 

Open to all OHIO faculty, staff and students, the contest challenges teams to showcase their holiday spirit by constructing an entirely edible gingerbread structure that stands out above the rest. Each entry will be judged based on creativity, complexity and edibility. 

Ohio University Catering will provide the gingerbread house, icing and some decorative items. Teams may bring additional decorating items.

The contest kicks off at 8 a.m., and construction must be finished by 3 p.m. Judging will begin at 3:15 p.m., and prizes will be awarded to all participating teams.

There is a $20 entry fee per team. For more information or to register for the contest, contact Ohio University Catering at 740-593-4035 or catering@ohio.edu

To see photos from last year’s contest, click here