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The Great LEGO City Mountain Chase contest

by admin on January 16, 2018

in Community News

To celebrate the release of the new LEGO City Mountain Police set, LEGO put together another great contest to challenge teen and adult LEGO fans. The contest is titled The Great LEGO City Mountain Chase, and it is a mixture of a LEGO building and LEGO photography challenge. 🙂

LEGO CITY MOUNTAIN CHASE CONTEST – OVERVIEW: Capture the chase between mountain police and crooks! Bad guys are on the loose again and heading for the mountains, which means the LEGO City Mountain Police are on the case! Use LEGO bricks and clever minifigure photography to showcase the great chase between the officers and the crooks in the mountains. It’s the classic tale of good and bad in LEGO City, here’s your chance to show off your photography and building skills!

LEGO CITY MOUNTAIN CHASE CONTEST – HOW TO ENTER: Photograph or screenshot your LEGO City mountain chase. Take up to five photos of your creation and submit them to the contest. Use the description field to tell us about your entry to – 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 CITY MOUNTAIN CHASE CONTEST – RULES: Your entry must depict a chase between police and crooks. LEGO City mountain police and crook minifigures are not required for this contest, you can use the minifigure parts you have or LEGO Digital Designer to re-create cops and robbers so long as these minifigure parts are not from a LEGO IP set. Use of common materials to create outdoor effects, such as sand, paper, or water is allowed in the contest. Entries with military themes will not be eligible for the contest. Entries containing defamatory or degrading elements will not be eligible for the contest. Entries can be previously built, but cannot be submitted previously in any contest of any kind competing for a prize. Each entry must have been made by the user submitting it, submitting entries you did not make yourself could result in your account being removed and all entries being disqualified. 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 CITY MOUNTAIN CHASE CONTEST – DEADLINE: You must submit your entry by February 8th, 2018 at 10:00 AM 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 CITY MOUNTAIN CHASE CONTEST – JUDGES: A panel of judges from the LEGO City team will select one grand prize winner and two runner up winners. They will judge entries upon: overall coolness and originality – 25%, image quality – 25%, relevance to contest theme – 25%, most inspired details – 25%. In addition, one other bonus prize winner will be selected at random, please see the prizes section for further details.

LEGO CITY MOUNTAIN CHASE CONTEST – PRIZES: There will be one grand prize winner, who will receive: #60174 LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters, #60172 LEGO City Dirt Road Pursuit, #60173 LEGO City Mountain Arrest, #60176 LEGO City Wild River Escape, #60170 LEGO City Off-Road Chase, #60171 LEGO City Mountain Fugitives, #60175 LEGO City Mountain River Heist, and a $800 USD shopping spree at the Online LEGO Shop. The two runner up winners will receive: #60174 LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters, and a $300 shopping spree at the Online LEGO Shop. There will also be one bonus prize winner who will receive: #60174 LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters.

LEGO CITY MOUNTAIN CHASE CONTEST – WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Winners will be contacted on the email address associated with their LEGO ID account after February 15th, 2018 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 (5 days) of receiving it will be disqualified, and a new winner will be selected.

Great contest, isn’t it? The LEGO City Police sets are always funny, and they are particularly great this time around with included bears and beehives! So, build away, and make sure you take the time to capture good photographs! If you are not familiar with the recently released LEGO City Mountain Police sets, I recommend you check them out. They will give you an idea of the characters and humorous details. You can find them under the LEGO City section of the Online LEGO Shop.

What do you think? How do you like the LEGO City Mountain Police contest? Are you planning to enter? Do you have some ideas already? Feel free to share and discuss in the comment section below! 😉

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brickmaster January 16, 2018 at 1:22 PM

This is very cool and should be fun to enter. Might give it a try.

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admin January 16, 2018 at 3:40 PM

Go for it! 😀

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Hayato January 16, 2018 at 1:29 PM

The sets are a good indication of what lego would like to see in this contest. Good builds and something funny. And a beehive! And a bear! Can parents enter the builds of their kids in this contest? My oldest is 12 and will turn 13 in May.

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admin January 16, 2018 at 3:43 PM

Hm… contests on ReBrick are for teen and adult LEGo fans. There are other contests for kids available through BrickLife and other venues. I won’t recommend entering a younger child in ReBrick. It is against the rules, and it would not fair to the child, as they would be competing against much more experienced builders, including adults. It’s best to enter kids into kid-friendly contest for them to have the most positive experience. 🙂

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jabber-baby-wocky January 16, 2018 at 1:38 PM

I like this contest also. Some of the previous ones had convoluted rules which caused some problems, but this one is simple and clear. It’s very much in the Lego City spirit too. Those pesky criminals are always at it. Whoever is entering, don’t forget to add the policemen saying “HEY!” 😀

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BigShawn January 16, 2018 at 3:06 PM

Cool contest! Will try to enter, but the deadline is pretty close!

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admin January 16, 2018 at 3:43 PM

Yep, if you want to enter this one, you better start building! Time seem to fly faster when you work against deadlines. 😉

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