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Find news related to the LEGO-fan community here! If you know of a LEGO-related event submit here and we will post it for our readers! 🙂

AFOL Designer Program behind-the-scenes

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As you may remember from our previous discussions, the LEGO Group and BrickLink.com is currently running a joint venture called the AFOL (ADULT-FANS-OF-LEGO) Designer Program. LEGO fans could submit their own custom designed models (there were over 400 entries!), judges selected what they felt were the best models for the program, which you can now […]

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AFOL Designer Program crowdfunding open!

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At the end of last month, we discussed the latest updates on the collaboration between the LEGO Group and BrickLink.com for the AFOL (Adult-Fans-Of-LEGO) Designer Program (see: AFOL Designer Program Second Phase Begins). A fun part of that update was that you could guess the prices for the approved models for a chance to win […]

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AFOL Designer Program second phase begins

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You might remember that back in September of last year, BrickLink.com, the online LEGO marketplace, announced that they are collaborating with the LEGO Group for the AFOL (Adult-Fans-Of-LEGO) Designer Program to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the LEGO brick and the creativity of adult LEGO fans. The program has three phases; 1.) LEGO fans submit […]

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LEGO quality team responds to brittle LEGO

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A few weeks ago, the LEGO element quality team reached out to the LEGO Ambassador Network to gather feedback on LEGO elements and any issues, requests, limitations, or errors LEGO fans have found. There have been many submissions from the various LEGO fan communities, pointing out ways LEGO element designs could be improved. It’s a […]

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LEGO Ideas Pop-Up Story Book Contest!

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Another day, another awesome LEGO Ideas contest! The LEGO Ideas team is on the look out for all the talented storytellers who also know how to create magic with LEGO bricks! Whether you’re into action stories, romance, fairy tales, science fiction, comics or a whole other genre, they challenge you to build a bricktastic story […]

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LEGO Ideas 10th birthday & new contest!

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LEGO Ideas celebrated its 10th birthday on November 8th. It all started in 2008, through a partnership with Cuusoo System in Japan, as an opportunity to make LEGO fans’ ideas a reality. Fast forward to today, LEGO Ideas has over 1 million members, over 26,000 submitted ideas, almost 200 ideas with 10,000 supporters, and 23 […]

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LEGO in China newsroom announcements

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A couple of interesting pieces of news came out a few days ago, both related to LEGO’s presence in China. The LEGO Group has been making great effort to expand into the Chinese market, as it is a mostly untapped territory with the potential of a millions of new customers. Back in 2016, LEGO opened […]

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LEGO Creator Build an Add-On Contest

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While the LEGO James Bond Contest is still going on (see: LEGO Contest for James Bond Fans!), the LEGO Ideas team launched another exciting contest for teen and adult LEGO fans, this time in collaboration with the LEGO Creator 3-in-1 team. As usual, the contest is fun and interesting, and the prizes are super generous. See […]

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LEGO contest for James Bond fans!

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The LEGO Technic Construction Machines Contest is now under the judging phase with lots of really good entries (see announcement here, and entries here). A couple of days ago, LEGO started a new contest for teen and adult LEGO fans with a James Bond theme, inspired by the recently released #10262 LEGO Creator James Bond […]

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Fake LEGO shops & how to avoid them

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Leading up to the holiday season means that lots of people or shopping online, even more so than usual. This also gives new opportunities to scammers. There has been a very informative and eye-opening discussion on the LEGO Ambassador Forum about all the fake LEGO shopping websites popping up on a pretty much daily basis. […]

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