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Judging & Prizes

Theme for 2017:

Prizes will be awarded in four (4) categories: 

  • Preschool & Kindergarten
  • 1st through 4th
  • 5th through 7th
  • 8th through 12th

Within each category, there will be First Place, Runner Up & Crowd Favorite

Judging commences on Saturday, February 18, 2017 11 :00am-2:00pm by a team of local Builders and Lego Enthusiasts. 

Awards Ceremony will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017  at 3:00pm

Gift certificates and Prize Ribbons will be awarded to the First Place winner, Runner Up and Crowd favorite.  Each participant receives a 'Future Builders' t-shirt. 

Entries will be on display at the SW Michigan Home, Garden & Leisure Show, LMC Mendel Center, Benton Harbor. Attendees will be able to vote for their favorite in each age group. 


One entry per participant

Use your own Lego, DUPLO, Megablocks or other LEGO compatible plastic bricks. Entries must be your own creation, not a LEGO designed kit, project found online, in a magazine, etc. 

Your creation must be age appropriate and securely mounted on a sturdy & hard base. Any scenery or extra attachments should be of the same material. It can be decorated to fit with your project. Overall dimensions not to exceed 20" x 20" and no taller than four (4) feet. 

Projects must be delivered to the LMC Mendel Center on Friday, February 17, between 12:00pm-8:00pm.

Completed entries must be taken home after the awards ceremony/by end of show, 5:00pm.

Photo permissions - as part of registration you will be asked to consent/agree that you and your child's likeness & the work may be considered for display and/or promotion of Southwestern Michigan Home Builders Association.

For more information about Future Builders or sponsoring the contest, please contact the HBASWM at 269-473-5035 or email swmhba@att.net.

Print entry form

Deadline to enter is 5:00pm, February 17, 2017

House Building Contest 

Contest Information

LMC Mendel Center

Friday 5pm-8pm  

Saturday 9am-6pm  

Sunday 11am-5pm