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Larimer County 4-H Gingerbread House Decorating Contest   arrow


Update: This Contest has Closed.

Open to Larimer County Residents Age 5-18 Years Old

Larimer County 4-H provides youth many opportunities to develop their creativity. This contest is open to all Larimer County Youth. You do not need to be a current 4-H member to participate.

All entries should incorporate 4-H in some way. Get creative – include the 4-H color (light green), add a clover, include something about your favorite 4-H project, etc.

Award Categories:

  • People’s Choice Awards – picked by the photo that receives the most “likes” on Larimer County 4-H Facebook and Instagram Page.
  • 4-H Staff Pick – picked by Larimer County 4-H Staff


  • Two current 4-H members selected as winners will receive one $50 JAX Outdoor Gear, Farm & Ranch Gift Card each. Thank you JAX Outdoor Gear, Farm & Ranch for supporting Larimer County 4-H!
  • Two new 4-H members selected as winners will receive a free 4-H membership for the 21-22 year ($50 value).

To Enter:

Email a photo of your entry to

Please Include:

  • The child’s name & age (their name and age will NOT be shared on social media)
  • The name/ theme of their entry and how they included 4-H (the name/ theme of their entry WILL be shared on social media)
  • Have questions? Email

Deadline to Enter:

Your email must be sent by December 28th at 8 am.

Cost to Enter: FREE

Use your own store-bought kit or even make your own Gingerbread from scratch!

If you prefer, we have a limited number of Gingerbread House kits available at our office for $5 each. They are available on a first-come-first-served basis until December 21st or when we run out. You may reserve one by emailing All kits must be picked up at our office at 1525 Blue Spruce Drive, Fort Collins, CO. You can pay by check, cash, or PayPal.

Please note – all entries must conform to the 4-H Code of Conduct (opens in new tab). Any entries that do not meet these standards will not be considered.

Temporary Office Closure

Our office is closing at 2pm on January 19th due to weather and road conditions. We are opening at 9am on January 20th and are closely monitoring the weather.