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Gingerbread house competition in Stateline

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The Ridge Tahoe is hosting the Northern Nevada Gingerbread House Competition Dec. 3-4 at the resort, 400 Ridge Club Drive, Stateline.

The event is open to all ages and will be divided into several class levels; Class 1 (Ages 8-12), Class 2 (Ages 13-17), and Class 3 (Ages 18 and older). The third class for adults will be split into the sublevels of novice and professional.

“The Ridge Tahoe is very excited to bring this competition to the Northern Nevada region as it will surely kick off the holiday season in grand style. We are hoping to receive entrants not only from the local families in the area, but also, we are looking forward to an intriguing adult competition that will be offered to professional chefs throughout the states of Nevada and California,” said Teri Sweeney, vice president of sales and marketing for Resorts West, managers of The Ridge Resorts. “In addition to this enjoyable holiday event, The Ridge Tahoe is honored to give back to the local community, by donating the net proceeds to our local Boys & Girls Clubs so that they can benefit as well. We are hoping that with success of our first year, we can turn this into an annual event that we host year after year. ”

All of the entries are to be assembled on Saturday, followed by the judgment on Sunday morning. Prizes such as cash, free room stays at the resort, and Apple electronics will be awarded to the first, second, and third prize winners of each category.

Entry fees to participate in the competition are $20 for the child class levels 1 and 2, $50 for the adult class level(s). Fees will be accepted in the form of cash, check or credit card either in advance, or upon check-in on the day of the event. Entry space is limited so interested parties must sign up by 5 p.m. Nov. 28.

Entry forms and the rules and procedures can be downloaded by going to http://www.ridgetahoeresort.com, and clicking on the Meetings and Events page.

For more information, call the Executive Chef, Stephen Moise at 775-588-3553 ex. 4195 or email smoise@ridge-resorts.com.