Each year the Grove Park Inn Resort in Ashville, North Carolina hosts the world-famous Gingerbread House competition. Gingerbread artists and decorators come from near and far to participate in this annual competition. Below are the 2009 winners that were announced this past November 16, 2009.
Grand Prize Winning Entry 2009 Grove Park Gingerbread Competition is Jodie Stowe, of Polkville, North Carolina.
First Place Winning Entry in the Adult Category – Created by Ann Bailey of Cary, North Carolina
Second Place Winning Entry in the Adult Category – Created by Billy Mochow of Burns, Tennessee
First Place Winning Entry in the Youth Category – Created by Lydia Gentry of Hendersonville, North Carolina