6th Annual LEGO Building Contest

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2017 Central Library Winners New!

Here are the winners of the 2017 LEGO Contest at Central Library (by age category):

0 – 5 years

  • 1st place: Bram G “Crumbling Temple”
  • 2nd place: Louis G “Swamp and Coral Reef”
  • 3rd place: Elizabeth C “Butterfly Gardner”

6 – 8 years

  • 1st place: Park H “Battle at the Museum”
  • 2nd place: Spencer D “Hotel Hot Tub”
  • 3rd place: Rhys B “Refueling”

9 – 11 years

  • 1st place: Vincent B “Time and Space”
  • 2nd place: Isaiah H “Dog Fight”
  • 3rd place: Evan C “Yellow Cadillac”

12 – 14 years

  • 1st place: Hollis M “Matterhorn Vietnam War 1969”

15 – 18 years

  • 1st place: Joel W “Siege on Castle Shuai”

 

Congratulations to ALL of this year’s contestants and winners!

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2017 Oshtemo Branch Winners New!

Here are the winners of the 2017 LEGO Contest at Oshtemo Branch Library (by age category):

0 – 5 years

  • 1st place: Abigail S “Lego Fun Tree House”
  • 2nd place: Caleb S “Jurassic Park”
  • 3rd place: Frank T “Vehicle Repair Garage”

6 – 8 years

  • 1st place: Anthony S “Lego World”
  • 2nd place: Amelia L “ A House”
  • 3rd place: Oscar M “Oscar Saves It Again”

9 – 11 years

  • 1st place: Keller H “Mystical Castle”
  • 2nd place: Liliana L “Heartlake Library”
  • 3rd place: Alyssa B “The Candy Whiz”

12 – 14 years

  • 1st place: Josie R “Summer Life”
  • 2nd place: Savannah K “Savannah’s Cabana”
  • 3rd place: Asher B “What’s the Password?”

15 – 18 years

  • 1st place: Joel W “Raid on the Caverns of Kadden”
  • 2nd place: Max R “Japanese Village”
  • 3rd place: Joel B “Claws Disposal Service”

 

Congratulations to ALL of this year’s contestants and winners!

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Show off your LEGO building skills!

Enter your original LEGO creations in the Kalamazoo Public Library LEGO Building Contest! Enter one of two separate contests; Central Library or Oshtemo Branch Library. Open to all according to age bracket*.

LEGO creations will be displayed for public voting on the designated dates during normal open hours. Winners will be announced on the KPL website and social media.

Age Brackets*

  • 0-5 years
  • 6-8 years
  • 9-11 years
  • 12-14 years
  • 15-18 years
  • 19+

Prizes:

  • 1st Place: $20 gift certificate
  • 2nd Place: $15 gift certificate
  • 3rd Place: $10 gift certificate 
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Official Rules:

  1. All creations must use your own LEGO, DUPLO or MEGABLOCKS bricks.
  2. No other materials (glue, paper, etc.) are permitted in the creation of your entry.
  3. Entries must fit within a 12 x 12 x 12 inch space.
  4. If your creation has multiple pieces, you must provide cardboard or other solid surface to display your creation on.
  5. All entries must be completely original creations. No designs from LEGO, websites, books, etc. will be accepted.
  6. Team entries are permitted. Teams entries will be judged in the category of the oldest participant.
  7. Completed projects must be delivered to the library location (OSH or CEN) during open hours the day before the public display.
  8. An entry form must be submitted with each original LEGO creation. Forms may be obtained when you drop off your creation at the library.
  9. Public viewing and voting will be conducted at the library location where you entered your creation.
  10. Winners will be announced via KPL’s website the Monday following the public display and contest.
  11. Lego creations MUST be picked up the Monday following the public display, during open hours.

Please note: Every effort will be made to return all bricks to their original owner. Projects will be on display to the public.

Previous Contest Winners

2016: Oshtemo Branch Library | Central Library

2015: Oshtemo Branch Library | Central Library

2014: All Locations