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16th Annual LEGO Contest




For Whom

Kids & Adults


It's the 16th ANNUAL AADL LEGO Contest for All Ages! It's 100% ONLINE one more time this year so a few things to know. The BASICS:


Awards Ceremony: SUNDAY, August 22, 2021 | 6:00PM |

See all the entries here:


Enter ONLINE starting Sunday, July 25 @ 12:00PM and by Sunday, August 8 @ midnight. The submission window has now closed!

Enter your LEGO project by uploading photos and/or video of your creation to

Prizes will be awarded in six (6) categories (the grade they are going into in the fall; with the exception of recently graduated 12th graders - they may still enter as 12th grade):
Preschool, Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 & Adults.


Within each category there will be three winners: 1st Place, 1 Runner-up and 1 Honorable Mention. Winners will receive gift certificates for Target in the amounts of $40.00, $30.00 and $20.00 respectively. Winners will also receive prize ribbons.

Prize ribbons will also be awarded in each category for the following:

Best Motorized project; Best Architectural/Engineering project; Coolest Robot; Best Vehicle; Most Creative; Most Sophisticated, Best Local Inspiration, Best Book Related and, AADL Lego®Master Builder!

Rules & Guidelines:

1. Use your own Lego®, Duplo, Megablocks or other Lego® compatible plastic brick.

2. Entries must be your own creation and created for this contest, not a Lego® designed kit, project found online, in a magazine etc.

3. One entry per participant or team where applicable. You may submit on a team and also ONE project of your own.

4. Team projects will be placed in the category of the oldest participant in the team. Please note that while all members of a team will receive a prize ribbon (if applicable) a team will compete for a single prize.