The Great Gingerbread Build Winners

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

On Saturday, November 28, DTSF and the Sioux Falls Design Center (SFDC) hosted the judges of the inaugural Great Gingerbread Build competition at the SFDC and winners were announced and awarded prizes.

Judges included Becky Smith (The Cookie Jar Eatery), Sandra Callies (Koch Hazard Architects) & Steven Stellingwerf (National Gingerbread Competition Judge & author of The Gingerbread Book). An open house followed the judging, where visitors voted on their favorite. Over 150 attended the open house.

2015 winners are:

Judges’ Choice Award - Adult: “Winter Vacation at TAHO” by Tammy Hoppe, Rock Rapids, IA
Judges’ Choice Award - Youth: “Dragon Gingerbread House with Mr. Bendo” by Lucy & Rose Goodwin, Sioux Falls, SD
Judges’ Choice Award - Business/Organization: “The Nordic Nook” by Matt Jensen Marketing, Sioux Falls, SD

People’s Choice Award: “Winter Vacation at TAHO” by Tammy Hoppe, Rock Rapids, IA

Each winner will receive a trophy and judges’ choice will also receive a DTSF gift card. All entries will receive limited edition patches.

Display locations (starting Dec 2):

Home Porch (217 S Phillips Avenue):
- Mistletoe Manor
- The Nordic Nook

Sticks & Steel (401 E 8th Street):
- The Big One
- Winter Vacation at TAHO

DTSF Office (230 S. Phillips Ave, # 102):
- Dragon Gingerbread House with Mr. Bendo
- ArchIncVille
- Casa de Jengibre
- Zip Feed Mill Go Boom
- Gingassic Park

On behalf of Downtown Sioux Falls, Inc. and the Sioux Falls Design Center - thanks again for participating!

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