Ann Arbor District Library 6th Annual Lego Contest

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Ann Arbor District Library 6th Annual Lego Contest

Every year, AADL organizes a lego contest to foster creativity in children and adults. The AADL Lego contest has grown significantly each time it has been held, more than doubling in size since the first contest in 2006. Local LEGO aficionados assess works in seven age categories: preschool, grades K-2, grades 3-5, grades 6-8, grades 9-12, and adults. In each age category, many prizes are given out, including Best Architectural/Engineering, Coolest Robot, Best Vehicle, Most Creative, Most Sophisticated, and our AADL LEGO® Master Builder award. The AADL’s 16th annual Lego contest is open to all ages.

It will be hosted online this year because of Covid 19. To be a part of this contest, you must submit your lego build by submitting photographs or videos of your work to Prizes will be given out in six (6) categories (the grade they will be entering in the autumn, with the exception of recently graduating 12th graders, who may still enter as 12th grade): preschool, kindergarten, grades K-2, grades 3-5, grades 6-8, grades 9-12, and adults.

The Ann Arbor District Library provides collections, activities, and leadership to encourage the growth of literate and informed citizens by providing fair and open access to cultural, recreational, intellectual, and information resources. Malletts Creek, Traverwood, Pittsfield, and Westgate are also branch libraries of the AADL.

Over 490,000 resources — books, DVDs, compact CDs, periodicals, audiobooks, and other media – are housed in the library system.

Brief Description

Learn more information in the table given below:

OrganizationAnn Arbor District Library
Educational LevelAll
Access ModeOnline
Number of AwardsMultiple
Application DeadlineAugust 08, 2021
Application FeesNot Required
Requirements-LEGO project

Who is Eligible?

People of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to enter this fantastic contest and compete for prizes in six (6) categories.

How to Apply?

To compete, fill out this submission form on the AADL platform beginning July 25th with ONE photo or video of your creation!

Please limit yourself to one entry per person. Submit your LEGO project at by sharing photographs and/or videos of your creation.


  • Make use of your own Lego®, Duplo®, Megablocks®, or other Lego® compatible plastic bricks.
  • Entries must be your original invention and made just for this contest, not a Lego® designed kit or a project seen online, in a magazine, or elsewhere.
  • Only one entry per person or team, if relevant.
  • You may submit a collaborative project as well as ONE of your own. Team projects will be classified according to the age of the team’s oldest member.
  • Ensure that, while all team members will get a reward ribbon (if applicable), the team will compete for a single award.


There will be three winners in each category: first place, runner-up, and honorable mention. The winners will get Target gift cards worth $40.00, $30.00, and $20.00, respectively. Prize ribbons will also be awarded to the winners. In addition, prize ribbons will be presented in each category for the following: Best Vehicle; Most Creative; Coolest Robot; Most Sophisticated, Best Book Related, Best Local Inspiration, and AADL Lego®Master Builder!

Application Deadline

The deadline for application is August 08, 2021, starting from July 25, 2021.

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