Space Center Houston’s 2nd Annual
LEGO: BLAST-OFF BUILD-OFF
December 3, 2011
FREE Event for Members!
Calling all LEGO brick builders & Rocket Scientists!
YOUR MISSON: Explore Mars!
We want to see your vision of the future! How do you think we will explore Mars 10 years, 100 years, or even 1000 years from now? Show off your mad building skills with LEGO brand blocks and you could win out-of-this-world prizes! Space Center will host the second annual LEGO building contest on December 3, 2011. Create an original sculpture based on your vision of the exploration of Mars and you could win one of three fantastic prizes! Inspiration can come from NASA’s past, present, future, science fiction or even your own unique vision.
How to participate:
Create a LEGO sculpture based on the theme of space exploration using at least 100 LEGOs. Write a short description of your creation - no longer than one page. Entries will be based on creativity and originality.
Visit Space Center Houston on December 3rd, 2011. Register your creation from 10am – 2pm. All submissions must be in by 2pm. Click here to purchase tickets now.
Have a blast! Judging will start at 2pm and wrap up at 3pm. Your creations will be judged by our “Top Secret” special guests! Stick around and watch or explore Mindbender Mansion and other attractions at Space Center Houston.
Pick up your creation at 3pm and join us at the awards show at 4pm, which will include free prizes, special guests and “out of this world” surprises.
- All creations must be made with LEGO brand bricks
Categories will be divided into four age groups with a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prize awarded to each category.
- Ages 6 and under
- 7 – 10
- 15 and older
Rules and Eligibility
All entries must be submitted at Space Center Houston on December 3, 2011 by 2pm. Parents or legal guardians of participants ages eighteen years and younger must accompany participant. The contest allows only one entry per person. Individual participants of all ages are eligible.
The contest begins October 21, 2011 and ends December 3, 2011.
Entries that are determined to be fraudulent will be void. Incomplete entries may be disqualified at museum's sole discretion. Duplicate entries will be grounds for disqualification.
Contest winners(s) may be asked to have winning entry displayed at Space Center Houston for a specified period of time. Transportation to and from the museum is not the responsibility of the museum.
Employees (including, without limitation, part-time or temporary employees) of Space Center Houston, contest sponsors, and the immediate family and other household members (i.e., spouses, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, roommates, housemates, significant others, partners, and siblings) of each are NOT eligible to enter and/or to win the contest.
Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes not claimed within thirty (30) business days of being awarded, shall be considered forfeited and will become property of the museum.
Space Center Houston leadership shall be the sole arbiters in all matters relating to the contest and in the interpretation of contest rules. Their decisions shall be final. Entry into the contest constitutes agreement by contestants to abide by these rules, as well as any other rules established by the museum.