Space Build Contest!!

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Hey guys! Can you create a space build that is out of this universe? The lucky winner will have the chance to turn their space masterpiece into a LEGO Gift with Purchase set!

3, 2, 1 BLAST OFF!

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You must use a minimum of 150 bricks and not exceed a maximum of 250 bricks. But thats not all! Check out what else will be included for the grand prize winner:

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  • 10 copies of YOUR final Gift with Purchase set 
  • 92176 LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V  
  • 21321 LEGO Ideas International Space Station 
  • 10266 LEGO Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander 
  • 75300 LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter™ 
  • 40335 Space Rocket Ride 
  • 40448 Vintage Car 
  • LEGO Ideas tote bag

ENTRY DEADLINE: March 8th, 2021, 6:00am EST.

HOW IT WORKS:

The contest will consist of 3 phases:

  1. Submission Phase – Build and submit your entry before March 8th, 2021 at 6:00 a.m. EST. We recommend submitting your entry 2-3 days before the deadline in the event we have to return it to you for changes. 
  2. Judging Phase – Our judges review the entries and choose 15 entries, which will then go forward to a Fan Vote, on March 12th, 2021.
  3. Voting Phase –  LEGO Ideas members will then have the opportunity to vote once, for their favorite entry from March 12th, 2021 until March 19th, 2021. 
  4. Winners Announcement – We’ll share the Grand Prize winner and five Runner Up winners here on LEGO Ideas no later than March 26th, 2021! 

HOW TO ENTER:

  1. Submissions may be in either physical bricks or by using a digital building tool such as LEGO Digital Designer. You’re welcome to use image editing tools, such as Photoshop, to enhance your photos/presentation. 
  2. Take up to five photos of your creation and submit them to the contest. Make sure to show off all angles and any features or functions of your creation.  
    Please submit your photos in as high a resolution as possible so that we can see all the details clearly. If possible, the shortest edge should be at least 1080 pixels. 
  3. Add a title and short description.
  4. Upload your entry to the contest using the blue Submit Your Entry button on this page.

CONTEST RULES:

ACCEPTABLE ENTRY CONTENT

  • Your entry model should be between 150 and 250 bricks  
  • You must be the original creator of all creative work you submit (the model, images, photographs, description text, etc.) and you must have the exclusive right to submit your model to this LEGO Ideas Contest. You may not submit a model or any other content made by, or on behalf of, someone else.  
  • Entries must be new creations and not previously posted online or submitted to any other contest.  
  • You are allowed to use any official LEGO element (LEGO System, LEGO DUPLO, LEGO TECHNIC/Constraction) in your entry. The LEGO elements must be genuine (not cut, glued, or otherwise modified).  
  • Entries should not contain copies or references to any other existing third-party work or creation or infringements of any third-party intellectual property right, for instance NASA, SpaceX or existing space vehicle designs from movies and more.  
  • You’re welcome to use Minifigures in your entry, as long as they don’t contain copies or references to any other existing third-party work or creation or infringements of any third-party intellectual property right  
  • Contest entries related to the topics below do not fit our brand values and will not be approved for publication on LEGO Ideas:  
    • Politics and political symbols, campaigns, or movements  
    • Religious references including symbols, buildings, or people  
    • Sex, nudity, drugs, or smoking  
    • Alcohol in any present-day situation  
    • Swearing or profanity  
    • Death, killing, blood, terrorism, horror, or torture  
    • First-person shooter video games  
    • Warfare or war vehicles in any modern or present-day situation, or national war memorials  
    • Large or human-scale weapons or weapon replicas of any kind, including swords, knives, guns, sci-fi or fantasy blasters, etc.  
    • Racism, bullying, or cruelty to real life animals  

ENTRY QUALITY STANDARDS

  • You may submit digital entries using LEGO Digital Designer, which is available for download free of charge. Any entries made in LEGO Digital Designer should not show the baseplate from build mode. You may also create digital entries using third-party LEGO CAD software.
  • You may use photo editing software and add visual effects to photos of your entry.
  • Entries containing photos that are too dark or blurry will be removed from the contest. To ensure easy judging of your entry, we recommend taking pictures on a neutral background free from background clutter, with your model well framed.
  • Please do not include people or limbs in pictures you submit. Photos containing such will be removed. 
  • Please do not overlay any text or logos onto your submitted images.  

HOUSE RULES

  • Entries containing defamatory or degrading elements will not be eligible for the contest.
  • Any cheating or harassment of other participants will result in disqualification from the contest.
  • Your contest entries and comments on contest entries must follow the complete LEGO Ideas House Rules.

JUDGING

A panel of judges consisting of members of the LEGO Design team will choose 15 entries, which will go onto a fan vote, based on: 

  • Overall coolness and originality: 25%  
  • Most inspired details: 25%  
  • Relevance to contest theme: 25%  
  • Best use of LEGO elements: 25%  

These 15 entries will then be put forward to a fan vote, in which LEGO Ideas members can vote for their favorite entry. Members will have one vote, and one vote only. The vote will be open for one week, from March 15th, 2021 until March 22nd, 2021. Based on the community votes, there will be one Grand Prize winner and five Runner Up winners. 

THE FINE PRINT

  • You must be at least 13 years of age to participate and enter.  
  • You may submit multiple entries to the contest, but only one entry per person will be considered when winners are selected. This means you cannot win as a semi-finalist and as the grand prize winner with two different entries.   
  • Winners will be contacted on the email address associated with their LEGO ID account after March 19th, 2021. Winners will be announced on LEGO Ideas when all winners have 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 contest is not open to residents of Iran, North Korea, Myanmar/Burma, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Syria, any other U.S. sanctioned country and where prohibited or restricted by law.    
  • By entering the contest, you agree to follow the rules on this Contest Brief page and you agree to the LEGO Ideas Terms of Service.    
  • This contest is offered, organized and run solely by the LEGO Group. Participants should direct all queries and matters relating to the contest to LEGO Ideas.

PRIZES

GRAND PRIZE WINNER x1

  • The exclusive opportunity to have your model transformed into a new LEGO Gift with Purchase set 
  • 10 copies of YOUR final Gift with Purchase set 
  • 92176 LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V  
  • 21321 LEGO Ideas International Space Station 
  • 10266 LEGO Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander 
  • 75300 LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter™ 
  • 40335 Space Rocket Ride 
  • 40448 Vintage Car 
  • LEGO Ideas tote bag

RUNNER UP WINNERS x5

  • 92176 LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V  
  • 75284 LEGO Star Wars Knights of Ren™ Transport Ship 
  • 60226 LEGO City Mars Research Shuttle 
  • 40335 Space Rocket Ride 
  • 40448 Vintage Car 
  • LEGO Ideas tote bag

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Is this something you will participate in? Do you think 150 – 250 bricks is enough to create something spectacular? Comment below!

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