There is an interesting new contest at LEGO’s ReBrick website for LEGO Architecture fans. If you enjoy the LEGO Architecture collection, particularly the LEGO Architecture Skyline series, you may have already thought about recreating the skyline of your own favorite city. This contest is your opportunity to enter your model in a contest and for a chance to win some awesome prizes! Details below. 🙂
➡ LEGO ARCHITECTURE CONTEST – OVERVIEW: What place is close to your heart? Create a skyline from your favorite city or town, be it where you grew up, a place you love to visit, a place you fell in love, or even a fantasy city of your own creation! Working in the same style and scale as the LEGO Architecture Skyline series, create your dream skyline and share the story behind it for a chance to win big!
➡ LEGO ARCHITECTURE CONTEST – HOW TO ENTER: Choose a city close to your heart and build a skyline representing this city. Take up to five photos of your creation and submit them to the contest. Make sure to show off all angles of your creation. Use the description field to tell about your skyline – then hit “submit”. When you receive a “Success!” pop-up notification after clicking “submit” on the entry submission page, your entry has successfully been submitted. The ReBrick moderation team will review it within 1-3 working days to make sure it fits all the contest rules.
➡ LEGO ARCHITECTURE CONTEST – RULES: Your entry must be no more than 8 studs wide and 36 studs long. Your entry should be the same size and scale as the current LEGO Architecture Skyline sets. Your city can be historical, modern day, or futuristic. Do not build a skyline specific to a IP world, such as a LEGO Batman, LEGO Harry Potter, or another a popular movie, comic book or book skyline (this includes The LEGO Movie). While your entry can show famous landmarks and buildings, your entry must not contain copies of any existing third party work or creation, or infringements of any third party intellectual property right. Avoid using pieces specific to an IP set or theme. You can enter as many entries as you would like, but only one entry per person will be considered when winners are selected. Use of LEGO Digital Designer to create your entry is allowed, along with photo editing software or adding effects to your entry. Entries must not contain LEGO elements which have been modified from their original form, including painted or cut elements. Entrants must be at least 13 years of age at the time of entry. You can read the rest of the entry guidelines and rules here.
➡ LEGO ARCHITECTURE CONTEST – DEADLINE: You must submit your entry by August 1st, 2017 at 10:00AM EST. If you are not sure what time zone you are in, you can use an online time-zone converter to make sure you don’t miss the deadline.
➡ LEGO ARCHITECTURE CONTEST – JUDGES: A panel of judges will select one grand prize winner and two runner ups. They will judge entries upon: overall coolness and originality – 25%, most inspired details on the skyline – 25%, attention to contest theme – 25%, best use of LEGO elements – 25%. The judges are: Rocco Buttliere, architecture student and LEGO buildings builder extraordinaire, and two representatives from the LEGO Architecture team.
➡ LEGO ARCHITECTURE CONTEST – PRIZES: One grand prize winner will receive an assortment of LEGO Architecture sets, including: #21026 LEGO Architecture Venice, #21027 LEGO Architecture Berlin, #21028 LEGO Architecture New York City, #21032 LEGO Architecture Sydney, #21033 LEGO Architecture Chicago, #21034 LEGO Architecture London, #21019 LEGO Architecture The Eiffel Tower, #21024 LEGO Architecture Louvre, #21029 LEGO Architecture Buckingham Palace, #21031 LEGO Architecture Burj Khalifa, #21030 LEGO Architecture United States Capitol, and #21035 LEGO Architecture Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Two runner ups will receive all current LEGO Architecture sets, which includes: #21026 LEGO Architecture Venice, #21027 LEGo Architecture Berlin, #21028 LEGO Architecture New York City, #21032 LEGO Architecture Sydney, #21033 LEGO Architecture Chicago, and #21034 LEGO Architecture London.
➡ LEGO ARCHITECTURE CONTEST – ANNOUNCING WINNERS: Winners will be contacted on the email address associated with their LEGO ID account after August 8th, 2017 and announced on ReBrick when the winners returned the signed Winner’s Certification Documents. A winner who does not return their Winner’s Certification Document within one week of receiving it will be disqualified, and a new winner will be selected.
This is a great contest for LEGO Architecture fans, especially those who like the LEGO Architecture Skyline series. If you need a bit of inspiration, you can check out the current entries, which are already posted on the contest page. There are some great ideas already. And if you would like to get the current sets from the LEGO Architecture Skyline series, you can visit the LEGO Architecture section of the Online LEGO Shop.
What do you think? How do you like this LEGO Architecture contest? Are you planning to enter? Do you have some ideas already? And do you have any of the LEGO Architecture Skyline sets? Feel free to share your thoughts and discuss in the comment section below! 😉
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