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Cookie Contests & Events

During Girl Scout Cookie season, you can have more fun than ever with cool cookie contests and the chance to win some delicious prizes. Plus, you can learn more about how the Girl Scout Cookie Program impacts girls and your community, helping them gain essential life skills and tons of courage, confidence, and character—our favorite! Check out these promotions that Girl Scouts and their cookie customers participated in this year.

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Stellar Skills Contest: Through March 31

Calling all Orange County Girl Scouts who have standout cookie business skills! We want first-time sellers and veteran cookie pros alike to enter the Stellar Skills contest. One girl will be selected to represent each of the 5 Skills: Goal Setting, Decision Making, People Skills, Business Ethics, and Money Management. Our Steller Skills girls and their families will be invited to attend the Stellar Sellers Dinner, receive a special recognition of their Stellar Skills, and earn a fun patch! Completing the online entry form by March 31 to enter. Official contest rules are available here.

Stellar Skills Entry Form - online only

Need some inspiration for crafting your Stellar Skills story? Read Writing Stellar Skills Stories.

Stellar Skills Contest Details

One girl will be selected to represent each of the 5 Skills: Goal Setting, Decision Making, People Skills, Business Ethics, and Money Management. 

Who can participate in this contest? All registered Girl Scouts who are selling cookies during the 2018/2019 cookie season, regardless of the number of Girl Scout Cookie Packages sold. 

When can girls participate? Through March 31, 2019

How can girls participate? By submitting their personalized Stellar Skills story and photo by March 31, 2019. 

Each girl's Stellar Skills story should include:

  • A photo of herself looking like a Girl Scout Cookie Entrepreneur
  • Cookie badges and skills she’s earned. Browse badges at
  • Memorable, detailed experiences highlighting how she has grown in one of the 5 skills linked to the Girl Scout Cookie Program. 

Submissions of Stellar Skills stories are encouraged from girls, their family members, volunteers and staff. 

Cookie Contests & Events

Mystery House: February 19 – March 10, 2019

There is at least one secret mystery house in nearly every Service Unit! The first Girl Scout selling cookies to stop by any of the mystery house locations will earn a special patch. Select locations may also have a Cookie Cart! Mystery house clues will be revealed closer to February 19. Download the flyer to learn more.



Girl Scout Cookie Pro Contest 2019

What’s your barrier-breaking, goal-crushing, world-changing superpower?

Join the nationwide celebration by entering the Cookie Pro™ contest from January 2 through April 30, 2019, and let us know!

Girl Scouts and the bold and brave DC Super Hero Girls™ are teaming up to help young cookie entrepreneurs across the country unleash that unstoppable G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ shine, share their unique cookie stories of skill and strength with the world like a super hero, and enter for a chance to win an epic adventure they’ll never forget.

Our incredible Cookie program participants will have the chance to win the Cookie Entrepreneur Experience of a lifetime featuring the similarly self-starting, passionate, and creative DC Super Hero Girls. They'll also get to meet prominent entrepreneurs, tour Warner Bros. Studios, and best of all, put their I-can-do-anything capes in motion to accomplish amazing things!

Girl Scout Cookie Pro Contest 2019 Details

Grand Prize


Twenty-four girls nationwide—four per Girl Scout grade level—will be selected for the epic opportunity to:

  • Travel to sunny southern California for an all-expenses paid Cookie Entrepreneur Experience
  • Go on an incredible behind-the-scenes VIP adventure at Warner Bros. Studios
  • Take part in super-cool activities featuring the inspiring DC Super Hero Girls™
  • Meet successful entrepreneurs and business leaders
  • Attend a very special Girl Scout Cookie Pro recognition event
  • And more!

Sounds pretty amazing, right? So get ready to unleash your very own superpowers this cookie season for your ultimate chance to SHINE!     

As part of the Girl Scout Cookie Program—the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world—girls gain essential skills that stay with them forever. And the Cookie Pro contest highlights those accomplishments for everyone to see. 

When you participate, you'll show the world how the Cookie Program prepares girls like you to lead, learn, and succeed not just for today, but for the future, too!  

Preparing Your Cookie Pro Entry

Use our handy tip sheet and mini graphic novel template to start preparing your entry. Then come back when the contest opens January 2 to submit your entry. Please note that a one-page mini graphic novel is required if you’re a Daisy, Brownie, or Junior, and a two-page one is required if you’re a Cadette, Senior, or Ambassador. 

 Mini Graphic Novel Tips & Template (PDF)

Girl Scout Cookie Pro Contest 2019

Limited-Edition Patch

Every girl who enters GSUSA’s Cookie Pro Contest 2019 will receive instructions by email on how to unlock this awesome, limited-edition Cookie Pro 2019 patch for optional purchase. 

To enter the Cookie Pro contest, girls must be a registered Girl Scout participating in the 2018-2019 Girl Scout Cookie Program, and legal residents of one of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico, including Residents currently residing in overseas military installations with a valid APO/FPO mailing address.

Valentine in the Morning 5K Cookie Buy

Valentine In the Morning $5K Cookie Buy

Valentine In The Morning could buy $5,000 in cookies from your troop! All the cookies purchased will be donated to The Bob Hope USO at LAX, strengthening America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country.

CONGRATULATIONS to San Diego Troop 6136 for winning the Valentine In The Morning's 2019 $5K Cookie Buy!