To celebrate the upcoming release of the new LEGO Star Wars Freighter Wars Contest! In this contest, participants are invited to build their own YT Corellian light freighter – also known as the make and model of the iconic Millennium Falcon! Build your version of the freighter with the iconic disk shape and you could win the signed by the designer, and some other great prizes! Details below. 🙂, and to have a little fun, LEGO is running a new contest for teen and adult LEGO fans at their ReBrick website, called
➡ LEGO STAR WARS CONTEST – OVERVIEW: Build your Star Wars YT Corellian Light Freighter in the Freighter Wars contest! What is a YT Corellian light freighter, you ask? You might recognize one very famous one, the Millennium Falcon! Han Solo says she’s “not much to look at” but the Millennium Falcon has worked its way into our hearts. Now it’s your chance to pay homage to the iconic freighter by building your own YT Corellian light freighter in any size or scale you wish. Remember, this isn’t the Millennium Falcon you’re building, just the same type of ship, so channel your own intergalactic smuggler and make some modifications!
➡ LEGO STAR WARS CONTEST – HOW TO ENTER: In this contest, LEGO ask you to build your own YT Corellian light freighter with the iconic disk shape of the Millennium Falcon. Build your YT Corellian light freighter, either using LEGO bricks or a digital LEGO building tool such as LEGO Digital Designer. 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 describe your model – 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 STAR WARS CONTEST – RULES: Your entry must be easily identifiable as a YT Corellian light freighter. Your entry cannot be the Millennium Falcon, although it can resemble the Millennium Falcon. If your entry closely resembles the Millennium Falcon, please state the differences in your entry’s description or as a comment on your entry. Entries consisting of or containing copies of any existing third party work or creation or infringements of any third party intellectual property right will not be eligible for the contest. Use of any brick parts not produced by the LEGO Group will result in your entry being disqualified. Entries can be previously built, but cannot be submitted previously in any contest of any kind. Entry photos should show your creation only, and should not show recognizable features of any person or any commercial product other than those of the LEGO Group and Star Wars. 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 STAR WARS CONTEST – DEADLINE: You must submit your entry by October 11th, 2017 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 STAR WARS CONTEST – JUDGES: A representative of the LEGO Star Wars team and James Burns from JediNews will select the grand prize winner and two runner ups. They will judge entries upon: overall coolness and originality – 25%, most inspired details – 25%, relevance to the look and feel of the Star Wars YT Corellian light freighter – 25%, best use of LEGO elements – 25%.
➡ LEGO STAR WARS CONTEST – PRIZES: One grand prize winner will receive the signed by the designer, the #6176782 LEGO Star Wars Escape the Space Slug set, exclusive artwork signed by artists from Lucasfilm, and a certificate of winning. Two runner-ups winners will receive the signed by the designer, the #6176782 LEGO Star Wars Escape the Space Slug set, and a certificate of winning. In addition, one bonus winner chosen at random will receive the signed by the designer, and the #6176782 LEGO Star Wars Escape the Space Slug set, and 20 bonus winner chosen at random will receive the #6176782 LEGO Star Wars Escape the Space Slug set.
➡ LEGO STAR WARS CONTEST – ANNOUNCING WINNERS: Winners will be contacted on the email address associated with their LEGO ID account after October 25th, 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 (5 days) of receiving it will be disqualified, and a new winner will be selected.
This is definitely a very fun contest for LEGO Star Wars fans, as you are free to use your creativity any way you like with not a whole lot of restrictions. And the fact that four people are going to win the newis amazing! So design and build your own YT Corellian light freighter as you desire, for a chance to win the fastest ship in the galaxy!
What do you think? How do you like the LEGO Star Wars Freighter Wars contest? Are you planning to enter? Do you have some ideas already for your own YT Corellian light fighter? Feel free to share your thoughts and discuss in the comment section below! 😉
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