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      The Knox Foundation
University Health Care Foundation
        AUGUSTA FIRST BANK & TRUST
           BEDFORD GREENHOUSES
     BLANCHARD & CALHOUN REAL ESTATE
             JIM HUDSON LEXUS
         HULL STOREY RETAIL GROUP
     MCKNIGHT CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
        MORGAN KEEGAN & COMPANY
       PHOENIX COMMERCIAL PRINTERS
           PUBLIX SUPER MARKETS
          R.W. ALLEN & ASSOCIATES
            RANCO TENT RENTALS
      UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM


560 REYNOLDS STREET • AUGUSTA, GEORGIA 30901
        706-722-8454 • FAX 706-724-5192
           www.augustamuseum.org
                                          OFFIICIIAL RULES
                                           FF C AL ULES

WHO QUALIFIES:

The 2007 Annual Holiday Gingerbread Village is open to both amateur and professional competitors; adults and
children. Anyone who is interested may participate! There will be two competition categories for judging
purposes.

COMPETITION CATEGORIES:

Adult (Age 18 and up): Individuals (Professional or Amateur), Restaurants, Bakeries, Caterers, Hotels,
Country Clubs, Groups and Businesses are all welcome to submit an entry. A limited number of entries (30)
will be accepted in the Adult category. Entries are accepted on a first come, first served basis. The Adult
entries will be on display in the Museum Rotunda. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top five entries.

Children (Age 4 – 18): The children’s category will be displayed on the Second Floor of the Augusta Museum
of History. These entries will be judged separately from the Adult category and cash prizes will be awarded to
the top five entries. A limited number of entries (15) will be accepted in the Children’s category.

ENTRY RULES:

      Entry forms will be available from September 10, 2007 to November 5, 2007 at the Augusta Museum of
       History or on the Museum website www.augustamuseum.org.

      Entry forms must be received by November 5, 2007 (post mark date will be acceptable) via fax, email,
       mail or delivery to the Augusta Museum of History (Attn: Holiday Gingerbread Village). For further
       details, call (706) 722-8454 or email amh@augustamuseum.org.

           Augusta Museum of History
           560 Reynolds Street
           Augusta, Georgia 30901
           Fax: (706) 724-5192
           www.augustamuseum.org

      There is no charge to enter the competition.
      Each entry must represent a HISTORIC STRUCTURE of the CSRA (suggested list attached).
      The Augusta Museum of History reserves the right to refuse any entry it deems inappropriate for
       display.
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      Each eligible entry will receive a confirmation letter with a competition number as receipt of their entry
       form.
      Entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. A limited number of entries will be allowed:
       Thirty (30) for the Adult competition and Fifteen (15) for the Children’s competition.
      Any entry forms received after the first thirty (30) entries for Adults or fifteen (15) entries for children
       will be placed on a waiting list, pending any cancellations. Applicants will be notified if they are placed
       on the waiting lists.

SIZE LIMITATIONS & JUDGING CRITERIA:

Adult: Gingerbread entries are not to exceed 2 feet in height, 2 feet in width, or 2 feet in depth (2’ x 2’ x 2’);
including the board used as a base. We suggest using ½ or ¾ inch plywood as a base for your entry. Bases may
not be higher than 1½ inch.

Children: Entries must be no larger than a shoe box; including the board used as a base. We suggest using ½
or ¾ inch plywood as the base for your entry. Bases may not be higher than 1½ inch.

All Entries must be made primarily of gingerbread and will be judged in five categories:

           1.   Overall appearance
           2.   Originality/Creativity
           3.   Difficulty
           4.   Precision
           5.   Consistency of Theme

All rulings by the judges are independent and final, and are in no way influenced by the Augusta Museum of
History. Guest Judges will represent three professions: The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation Executive
Pastry Chef, Mr. Anthony Fernandez; Architect, Mr. Albert Cheatham, and Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell.
MATERIALS

Except for the base, entries must be made primarily of gingerbread and composed entirely of edible products.
Edible materials are not limited to sweets. No artificial display materials, such as Styrofoam or interior lighting
are to be used in the construction. Toothpicks may be used for structural purposes only. Candies must be
unwrapped and free of any inedible materials (such as lollypop sticks).

DELIVERY

      Entries must be delivered between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to the Augusta Museum of History on
       Monday, November 26, 2007.
      Each participant’s name, address, and telephone number(s) should be listed on a label securely attached
       to the underside of the base only.
      Each gingerbread house entered will be assigned an entry number.
      All entries will be on display for silent auction at the Augusta Museum of History from Tuesday,
       November 27 to Sunday, December 2, 2007, with proceeds benefiting the Augusta Museum of History.


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                      GENERAL INFORMATIION
                       ENERAL NFORMAT ON

   ALL ENTRIES BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
                  FOR THE PURPOSE OF SILENT AUCTION.


           JUDGING WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 AT 10:00 A.M.

                  WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED FOLLOWING THE JUDGING.

           SILENT AUCTION BEGINS TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 27 AT 7 P.M.
                   AND CLOSES SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2007 AT 3 P.M.

            ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY.


                                  PRIIZES
                                   R ZES

                                   ADULT
                                   ADULT
                              FIRST PLACE - $1,000

                              SECOND PLACE - $750

                               THIRD PLACE - $500

                              FOURTH PLACE - $250

                           HONORABLE MENTION - $100



                        CHIILDREN (AGE 4 – 18)
                        CH LDREN (AGE 4 – 18)
                               FIRST PLACE - $100

                              SECOND PLACE - $75

                               THIRD PLACE - $50

                              FOURTH PLACE - $25

                           HONORABLE MENTION - $10

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                                          ENTRY FORM
                                           NTRY ORM
                                To benefit the Augusta Museum of History
                         Silent Auction Display November 28 – December 2, 2007

Participant/Organization: ___________________________________________________________________
Contact: __________________________________________________________________________________
Address: _________________________________________________________________________________
City: ______________________ State: _____________________________ Zip code: ___________________
Phone: ____________________ Fax: ______________________________ Email: _____________________

DESCRIPTION OF ENTRY: _________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________


            SPACE LIMITED – DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS NOVEMBER 5, 2007
 Please fax entry form to 706-724-5192, e-mail entry form to amh@augustamuseum.org, or mail or deliver to
                  Augusta Museum of History, 560 Reynolds Street, Augusta, Georgia 30901

Entire entry must be constructed of edible products only. Use of any artificial construction materials will
disqualify entry. Participants agree to be responsible for transporting entry to the Augusta Museum of History
on Monday, November 26, 2007 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. All entries become the property
of the Augusta Museum of History for the purpose of silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the Augusta
Museum of History. Judging will take place on November 27, 2007. Winners will be notified immediately.
Prizes will be awarded on December 2, 2007.

I have read and agree to adhere to the rules of the 2007 Gingerbread House Competition.

SIGNATURE: _________________________________________ DATE: ___________________

                           AUGUSTA MUSEUM of HISTORY
                                560 REYNOLDS STREET • AUGUSTA, GEORGIA 30901
                                       (706) 722-8454 • FAX: (706) 724-5192

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                                               www.augustamuseum.org




     HIISTORIIC BUIILDIINGS OF THE CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIIVER AREA
        STOR C U LD NGS OF THE ENTRAL AVANNAH VER REA
The following list is a sampling of the many historic buildings in our region. All Central Savannah River Area historic
structures are eligible for competition. Please feel free to call (706-722-8454) the Augusta Museum of History for
questions concerning any historic structure that you may be considering for competition.

                Richmond County
                1797 Ezekiel Harris House (Old White House)
                Academy of Richmond County
                Albion Hotel
                Archibald Butt Memorial Bridge
                Augusta Arsenal Armory
                Augusta Arsenal Hospital
                Augusta Canal Dancing Pavilion
                Augusta College (Payne Hall)
                Augusta Country Club
                Augusta Fire Department
                Augusta National Golf Club (Fruitlands Nursery)
                Azalea Cottage
                Boat House, Lake View Park
                Bon Air Hotel
                Brahe House
                Butt’s Memorial Bridge
                Camp Gordon Post Headquarters
                Christian Church
                Chronicle Office Building
                Church of the Good Shepherd, Summerville
                Church of the Most Holy Trinity (St. Patrick's Church)
                City Hall, 9th & Greene Streets
                College Hill (George Walton House; Harper House; Walton-Harper House)
                Confederate Monument
                Confederate Power Works
                Cotton Exchange
                Cranford Library
                Dr. E. E. Murphey’s Home (Temporary State capitol, 1783)
                Empire Life Insurance Building
                Engine Company Number One
                Enterprise Mill
                Eugene Talmadge Memorial Hospital
                Famous Signers Monument
                Fire Bell Tower
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Fire Station, Gwinnett Street
First Baptist Church, 8th and Greene Streets
First Presbyterian Church (Christ Church)
FitzSimons-Hampton House (Goodale Inn; FitzSimons-Hampton-Harris House)
Forrest Hills Hotel
General Twiggs Home
Georgia Railroad Bank
Georgia Railroad General Office, 8th Street
German Lutheran Church
Gertrude Herbert Art Institute (Nicholas Ware House)
Gould-Weed House
Green Court, Cumming Rd
Haines Institute
Hampton Terrace Hotel
Harris-Pearson-Walker House
Hermitage Inn
Hildebrant’s Food Store
Hotel Richmond
Imperial Theater
Inverness
Joseph Rucker Lamar Boyhood Home (Phinizy House; Poole's Tourist Home)
Joseph Wheeler Memorial
King Mills
King’s Inn
Lamar Building (Southern Finance Building)
Lenwood Hotel
Lower Market
Lucy Craft Laney House
Mackay’s Trading Post (Mackay House)
Magnolia Villa
Mamie’s Cottage, Augusta National Golf Club
Masonic Building
Maxwell House
Meadow Garden (George Walton House)
Miller Theater
Modjeska Theater
National Exchange Bank
New Green(e) Street Presbyterian Church
Old Government House, Telfair Street
Old Market
Old Medical College Building (Augusta Garden Center)
Old Richmond Academy Building
Old Richmond County Courthouse (Old Government House)
Old University Hospital
Oliver General Hospital
Partridge Inn
Penny Savings and Loan
Planters Hotel
Plaza Hotel
Poets Monument
Reese Library
Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church
Reid-Jones-Carpenter House (Montrose)
Richmond County City Hospital
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
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Shiloh Orphanage (Shiloh Comprehensive Community Center)
Sibley Mills
Springfield Baptist Church
St James Methodist Episcopal Church
St Mark’s Methodist Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Stephen Vincent Benet House (Commandant's House, Augusta Arsenal)
Tubman High School (Tubman Junior High School; Tubman Middle School)
Twin Gables, Milledge Road
Union Station
United States Post Office and Courthouse (United States Courthouse), 500 East Ford Street
University of Georgia School of Medicine
USO Club, Telfair & Washington Sts
Wilhenfred Children’s Hospital
Woodlawn School
Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home


Burke County
Anthony Wayne Hotel, Waynesboro
Bark Camp Baptist Church
Belleview Plantation
Big Buckhead Baptist Church
Boggs Academy, Keysville
Botsford Baptist Church
Burke County Courthouse, Waynesboro
Burke County Jail, Waynesboro
Burke County School
Burke’s Drugs, Waynesboro
Bushy Creek Baptist Church
Cates home, Waynesboro
Chance Home, Waynesboro
Dixon House, Girard
First National Bank, Waynesboro
Fulcher-Wimberley Plantation
Girard Scool, Girard
Haven Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church
Hickman General Store, Girard
Hopeful Baptist Church
House of Prayer for All People, Waynesboro
John James Jones House (Jones-Cox House; The Shadows), Waynesboro
Johnson Home, Waynesboro
Keysville School
McCanaan Missionary Baptist Church (First McCanaan Baptist Church), Sardis
Methodist Church, Waynesboro
Midville Baptist Church
Midville Schoolhouse (first brick schoolhouse in county)
Mill Pond Gristmill
Miller’s Mill
Mount Zion Methodist Church
Peel Home, Vidette
Porterville Baptist Church
Rocky Creek Church
Sapp Plantation, Sardis
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St Michael’s Episcopal Church, Waynesboro
Vidette United Methodist Church
Waynesboro School, Waynesboro


Columbia County
Canal Headgates Buildings
Columbia County Courthouse, Appling
Ignatius Few Home
Joseph Darling House
Morrow House
Old Kiokee Baptist Church
William Few Home
Winfield Church
Woodville Building, Winfield


McDuffie County
Barnes-Adams Boarding House, Thomson
Ben Johnson-McNeil Home, Thomson
Boll Weevil Plantation, Waynesboro
Boneville Historic District, Boneville
Bowdre-Rees-Knox House (Half Way House), Old Wrightsboro Road, Thomas
First Baptist Church, Thomson
Georgia Bureau of Investigation Headquarters
Hickory Hill (Thomas E. Watson House) Thomson
Hillman--Bowden House (Pylant Place) Thomson
James L. Hardaway House, Old Mesena Road, Thomson
Knox Hotel, Thomson
Kunnes Home, Thomson
Mappin-Young Cabin
McDuffie County Court House, Thomson (old & new)
McDuffie County High School, Thomson
McNeill House (David Armstrong McNeill, Sr. House) Thomson
Murray-Gibson House
Norris High School, Thomson
Old Rock House, Old Rock House Rd, Thomson
Pine Top Farm (John S. Watson Homeplace), Thomson
Robert E. Knox Home, Thomson
Roy Lovelace Home, Thomson
Stovall Home, Thomson
Sweetwater Inn,Thompson
Thomas Edward Watson Cabin
Usry House, Thomson
Vic Moore Home, Thomson

Aiken County
Aiken Library (old school)
B.C. Wall House (Sesame Lodge)
Britton Mims Place (Selwood; Belvedere Farms)
Chancellor James P. Carroll House
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Charles Hammond House
Chinaberry (Williams-Converse House)
Coker Spring
Court Tennis Building
Crossways (Henry Place)
Dawson-Vanderhorst House (New Bridge Farm)
Fort Moore-Savano Town
Joye Cottage (Whitney Stable, Whitney Squash Court)
Legare-Morgan House (Morgan Cottage, Legare House)
Lookaway Hall (Walter M. Jackson House; Dr. H.G. Mealing House)
Phelps House (Sheffield Phelps House, Rose Hill)
Pickens House
Redcliffe (Redcliffe Plantation)
Rosemary Hall
SCRR Station
Silver Bluff (Galphin Trading Post, Fort Galphin, Galphinton)
St Angelia’s Academy
St. Mary Help of Christians Church
St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church
The Cedars (Ardis House; Atkinson House)
US Court House (Charles E Simons Jr. Federal Court House)
Vaucluse Mill, Vaucluse
Warrenville Elementary School (Warrenville Graded School)
Whitehall
Willcox's (Willcox Inn, Willcox Hotel)


Edgefield County
Bettis Academy and Junior College
Big Stevens Creek Baptist Church
Blocker House
Cedar Grove
Darby Plantation
Edgefield Court House
Horn Creek Baptist Church
Marshfield (Old Marsh Home Place)
Simkins, Paris, House




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