LEGO® Contest Season 3

Lego Contest is a friendly weekly competition to develop creativity in children. In the past two seasons we engaged over 1800 children from across India, USA, Malaysia, UAE, Pakistan, Germany, UK and Singapore. It takes place weekly on Sundays at 10.30 am IST, online over Zoom and is open to ages 4-15 years. Judging is done by age group. 

Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27

Prizes: Winners shall get digital Achievement certificate. There are also  monthly prizes for winners of the month, please see below for details.

FEE (for residents in India only): Rs 200 per child per Sunday. Discount for bulk booking. Pay and register here: https://imojo.in/legocontest
Customers outside India, need to pay USD 5 per contest through Paypal at this link: paypal.me/makersloftindia
  • MakersLoft Bangalore / Kolkata: +91-8335075374
  • SciKnowTech, Ahmedabad: +91-9825504389
  • Experience Nest, Pune: +91-9096553911

Prize Sponsors

Toycra
Gurucool
BrickonWheels
SciKnowTech
MakersLoft
Toycra
Toycra will be gifting games worth Rs 1000 to 3 most creative winners each month in April, May and June. Toycra is one of the leading toys & games companies in India, specialising in educational, open ended, developmental toys & games. They are the national distributors of award winning edutainment brands like Magnatiles, Fat Brain Toys, Battat, Top Bright, Mindware, Foxmind, Animal Planet, to name a few. Toycra is also the largest toys & books showroom in Gujarat. Their passion is underlined by their motto - Play To Grow 
Gurucool
Gurucool is giving away vouchers worth Rs 800 to purchase any of their exciting board or card games from their website. Through these cleverly designed board games, children learn about ancient Indic wisdom and values in an intuitive and fun way. Three vouchers worth Rs 800 will be given each to the three best Storytellers every month in April, may & June.
BrickonWheels

Brickzonwheels.com is giving away 6 rental discount vouchers will be provided with a value of  Rs1000 each. 3 vouchers for 3 April contest winners and 3 vouchers for 3 May contest winners.

- Vouchers can be applied only to rental products with rental value of 3000 rupees or more 
- Vouchers cannot be applied to membership plans
- Vouchers can be used only once and cannot be reused
- Refundable deposit will be still charged during the checkout process and all the terms and conditions on our website for missing pieces will be still applicable 
SciKnowTech
SciKnowTech is giving away 3 vouchers every month Rs 1000 each to the most creative participant in each age category 4-6, 7-9, 10-15 years. The vouchers can be redeemed against any of SciKnowTech's Science or Maths courses.
MakersLoft
MakersLoft is giving away 3 vouchers every month Rs 1000 each to the most creative participant in each age category 4-6, 7-9, 10-15 years. The vouchers can be redeemed against any of MakersLoft's courses in Robotics, Lego, Coding.

Schedule

  • Lego Contest: Sunday 10.30 am. One session for all ages. Judging will be done by age group.
  • Results declared online on the following Thursday 11am on this page,

Award Categories

* Most Creative: original idea, out-of- box thinking
* Lego Ninja: Superior building techniques
* Brick Master: Skilled use of a variety of Lego 
* Story Teller: Tells a story, vivid details
* Rising Star: Overall good, has strong potential

Judging Crtiteria

  • Creativity: Originality and out-of-box thinking
  • Story-telling: Does it tell a story, how vivid is it?
  • Complexity: How complex is it? Does complexity add value?
  • Technique: Displays advanced building  skills
Register your child for Lego Contest

How does the Lego Contest work?

1. Pay and register online here https://imojo.in/legocontest 
Customers outside India, need to pay USD 5 per contest through Paypal at this link: paypal.me/makersloftindia
2. Registered participants shall be  sent Zoom meeting details for the contest on WhatsApp.
3. Dismantle and sort your lego in preparation for the contest.
4. On Sunday, log into the Lego Contest Zoom meeting at 10.30 am. A surprise challenge shall be announced. You need to build a Lego model related to the challenge and email us pictures by 12 noon IST on Monday.
5. After you have submitted, sit back and relax. Our team will review your photos.  
6. On Thursday at 11 am, winners declared on FacebookInstagram and on this page.
7. By Friday, all winners shall get digital Achievement certificate. 
8. NEW  Monthly prize for the Most Creative submission every month, for each age group.
Register your child for Lego Contest

Lego Contest Judging Panel

CONTEST RULES

1. Lego models submitted should be made by the child only, without any help from parents or other individuals.
2. Only models exhibiting the child's own original ideas will be considered for evaluation. Any entries found to be fully or partially copied from the internet or existing Lego instruction booklets shall be disqualified.
3. While evaluation the judging team may call and request to speak to the child to understand the submission better.
4. All entries need to reach as per the given time, any delay in the entry shall not be considered.
5. The winners of Lego contest will be selected by judges selected by the organizing team of this contest. The decision of the judges will be final and no communication in this regard shall be entertained by the organizing team or any of its associates and partners.    
6. NEW There will be a monthly prize for April, May and June. Since there will be only two contests in March, entries from March will be considered for prize for the month of April. Indian residents shall receive prize by mail. Residents outside India shall receive Amazon gift certificate.
7. Original Lego or Lego compatible parts can be used for the contest. 

TERMS

1. Registrations shall close by 9 am IST on the day of the contest. Any registrations after that shall be considered for the following week. To avoid last minute rush, register your child well in advance.
2. Zoom meeting details will be sent to paid participants on the Saturday just before the contest on Sunday. 
3. Payment is non-refundable. 
4. If you have registered your child for multiple dates, you will shortly receive a communication from us to pre-select the dates that your child will be attending the contest. If no dates are selected, we shall assume the registration is for the following Sunday(s).
5. Any session(s) paid for and missed without informing will not be transferred to anther session. 
6. All communication needs to be sent via email to info@makersloft.in. No other means of communication will be accepted
Register your child for Lego Contest

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for Lego Contest Season 3?

The fee for Lego Contest is Rs 200 per child per Sunday. You can pay for multiple Sundays to avail a discount. Pay and register online here: https://imojo.in/legocontest 

We live outside India, can my child participate?

Yes of course! We have had children from several countries join in Season 1 & 2. Customers outside India, need to pay USD 5 per contest through Paypal at this link: paypal.me/makersloftindia

You need to mention in the message, your child's name, age, city and school and which dates you are registering for.

What do participants have to build?

Every week a new challenge is announced over the Zoom meeting. Children have to use their creativity to build something that shows your interpretation of the challenge, in the given time. They can make a single object or a composition with multiple models.

Can I help my child?

If your child is under the age of 6 years, you may explain the challenge to them. But we request you to not help them in any other way.  Do not suggest ideas to them. We truly believe that children are the most creative people, please let them dig within themselves to come up with ideas, even if it seems hard at first.   Also let them find Lego pieces by themselves - it will help them  be independent and develop their confidence.

Can Duplo, Technic, Mindstorms be used?

Yes! There are about 2,350 different elements in the LEGO range – plus 52 different LEGO colours. You can also use parts from Lego Education sets like Mindstorms, WeDo, Duplo and or from themes sets like StarWars, Ninjago, Technic, Boost, City, Friends, Disney etc.

Do I need to dismantle my Lego pieces?

YES!! All Lego pieces MUST be dismantled prior to use in the competition, except for mini-figures. 

Where can we buy bricks for the contest?

You can buy Lego Classic set from Amazon, Flipkart, Hamleys or any such toy store.  
We also have some custom kits  with a good variety of Lego compatible parts at different price points to suit your budget. Contact us on 8335075374 for options. Starting price Rs 2500

Who does the judging?

The winners of Lego contest will be selected in an unbiased manner by judges selected by the organizers. The decision of the judges will be final and no communication in this regard shall be entertained by MakersLoft or any of its associates and/or partners.

Will we need to keep the video on all the time?

No. Once the challenge is announced you can leave the meeting and start building. We will be available on Zoom if there are any questions. We trust that the build submitted will be the your original work, made without any help from anyone, or instruction booklets.

How can we show you what I build?

You need to send an email info@makersloft.in  with photos of the Lego model and description, your full name and age. Sending a video is optional, unless we specifically ask for it.

Tips for taking pictures

Please ensure that there is proper lighting in the room and the background is clutter free when taking pictures of the model. Take 2-3 photos from different angles. There should be one photo showing the complete model. You can also take a selfied with the model.

Can I get a certificate?

Only winners will get a digital Certificate of Achievement. There is no participation certificate in Season 3.

To view all entries from June 13, 2021 visit https://bit.ly/3q1SaaA

Monthly Winners for May 2021

Winners of June 13 Challenge - Larger than life

Winners of June 6 Challenge - Family Tradition

Winners of May 30 Challenge - Wedding Scene

Winners of May 23 Challenge - Work-from-home

Winners of May 16 Challenge - Wild Pet Animal

Winners of May 9 Challenge - Door Signage

Winners of May 2nd Challenge - Trophy for Covid Warriors

Winners of April 25 Challenge - Outside my Window

Winners of April 18 Challenge - Jurassic World

Winners of April 11 Challenge - Invent a tree/plant/flower

Winners of April 4 Challenge - For Grandparents / Seniors

Winners of March 21 Challenge - Summer

Winners of March 14 Challenge - Kitchen Gadget

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