Brix n Blox is THE show for the construction toy enthusiast….taking place Sunday, September 17th, 2017 at the Chinese Cultural Centre (197 First Street, SW, Calgary, AB). Doors open at 11:00 am and the fun will be going hard until 5:00 pm. In addition to featuring a wide range of vendor tables targeted at those with a lust for LEGO, show elements also include a swap meet, a series of builders’ contests, awe-inspiring displays courtesy of the Southern Alberta LEGO Users Group (SALUG) and lots of opportunity for play for all ages.
Builders Contest registrants will get the following items as part of their registration package:
- Two free tickets to Brix n Blox
- A Brix n Blox brick badge
- A Brix n Blox swag bag
- Opportunity to win some highly coveted LEGO sets!
This LEGO building competition will be broken out into four age groups: 3 – 7, 8 – 11, 12 – 15 and 16+.
All entries must be original creations (MOC = My Own Creation). Four themes have been selected for the 3 – 7, 8 – 12 and 13 – 17 age groups:
|Creative Inventions||Buildings & Structures||Historical / Fantasy||Sci-Fi|
|What kind of crazy and cool invention can you make out of Lego? Beakerhead is all about ingenuity and interactive works of art, we can't wait to see what you come up with!||Build it and they will come... to see what you've built!||Elves, Knights, Dragons, Oh My! Want to build a castle? Is Lord of the Rings your thing? This is the Theme for you!||What can your imagination come up with from the outer reaches of the galaxy? Space ships, moon bases, you name it... we want to see it!|
18+ MOC entries have free reign on theme and design! Bring on the awe inspiring creations!
First and second prizes will be handed out for theme and age group, and a People’s Choice Award and Builder’s Choice Award will be given out in the 18+ category. Prizes will consist of LEGO sets, trophies, and ribbons.
Our team of Southern Alberta LEGO User Group (SALUG) Ambassadors will be judging based on the following criteria:
- Command of space and structure
- Use of colour
- Display back story
Note: a builders’ contest overview identifying full rules and confirming the scoring matrix will be provided to all participants upon receipt of registration fees.