Entries will be on display in the Visitor Center auditorium beginning Friday, November 27, 2015, and ending Sunday, January 3, 2016. Unless participants make prior arrangements, habitats will be discarded on Monday, January 4, 2016.
Completed entries must be delivered to the National Zoo's Visitor Center auditorium between the hours of 12:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 21 or 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 22. The National Zoo's address is 3001 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20008.
The auditorium is located within the Visitor Center near Connecticut Avenue; closest parking is in Lot A. Vehicles will be allowed 30 minutes for unloading entries. You are responsible for the full transportation of your habitat from your vehicle to the Visitor Center auditorium. Carts will not be available for transporting gingerbread habitats. Smithsonian's National Zoo staff are not permitted to assist in the transportation of any entry.
Friends of the National Zoo reserves the right to photograph entries for promotional purposes.