AADL presents the 15th annual LEGO Contest Aug. 23

15th annual LEGO Contest

When: Sunday August 23, 2020: 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Where: AADL.TV

For Whom: Kids & Adults

Description

Nothing can stop of us from hosting our 15th ANNUAL LEGO Contest! It’s 100% VIRTUAL this year so a few things have changed. The BASICS:

Prizes will be awarded in six (6) age categories (the grade they are going into in the fall; with the exception of recently graduated 12th graders – they may enter as 12th grade):

Preschool, Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 & Adults. Prizes: Within each category there will be three winners: 1st Place, 1 Runner-up and 1 Honorable Mention. Winners will receive gift cards from TARGET in the amounts of $40.00, $30.00 and $20.00 respectively.  The top three winners will also get custom LEGO brick trophies. The trophies are custom made for AADL by The Brick Engraver.

Custom LEGO medals will be given in the following categories within each age group:

Best Architectural/Engineering project; Coolest Robot; Best Vehicle; Most Creative; Most Sophisticated, Best Local Inspiration, Best Book Related and, AADL Lego®Master Builder!

Enter ONLINE beginning 9AM Monday, August 3 thru Monday, August 17 (til midnight). Judging will be done virtually by the library STAFF during the following week. Winners will be announced at a LIVE event AADL.TV event on Sunday, August 23 @ 4:00 PM.  Prizes for all winners will be mailed soon after.

Rules & Guidelines:

1. Use your own Lego®, Duplo, Megablocks or other Lego® compatible plastic brick.

2. Entries must be your own creation, not a Lego® designed kit, project found online etc.

3. One entry per participant or team where applicable. You may submit on a team and also ONE project of your own.
To ENTER this year fill out this submission form with ONE picture of your project!  But REMEMBER – only ONE ENTRY per person.

BONUS If you’re playing the SUMMER GAME (if not WHY not?) here’s a game codeworth 200 points for being interested in LEGO:  VIRTUALLEGOFUNAADL

Local LEGO enthusiast, David Lorch, is trying to get a Michigan landmark, Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, turned into a real LEGO-produced set. He needs to get to 10,000 supporters to get it into the running. If you’re interested in helping click this link and click on the blue SUPPORT button. To vote, you will need a LEGO account, but you can sign up using an email account, Google, Facebook, or Apple ID. Remember that you still need to go click the SUPPORT button again after signing up for an account. To learn more about the LEGO model of Grand Hotel, check out this video