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Introducing the NRV Home Expo Lego Home Building Contest!

sponsored by:

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Let's get kids excited about building homes and show off those master LEGO skills!
When: @ the 2023 NRV Home Expo, April 1-2
Where: Christiansburg Rec Center
Who: Kids ages 4-17
Prizes: Bragging rights and a $50 gift card to the winner in each age group!


  1. Parents - Submit the Entry Form below​

  2. Kids - Pull out your LEGOs and Build the best custom house out of LEGOs that you can.

    • It has to be an original house and not one from a kit.

    • Maximum Size is 12 inches wide by 20 inches long - there is not restriction on height, but it must be stable.

  3. Write a short story about your home (max 150 words). Use the template below

  4. Parents - Drop off your child's entry (Lego build and short story) to the Christiansburg Rec Center (1600 N. Franklin Street) during the following hours:

    • Thursday March 30th: 12:00pm - 7:00pm​

    • Friday March 31st: 8:00am - 3:00pm

  5. Entries will be on display for all exhibitors and attendees to see during the Home Expo April 1st and 2nd. The People's Choice Winner will be determined by votes through the weekend of attendees and exhibitors. Voting ends at 2:30 on Sunday for the People's Choice winner.

  6. Our team of "experts" will judge each entry on the following criteria and determine the winner in each age group

    • ​Overall Design: Livability as a house or how well their project "meets the challenge”

    • Best Use of Lego Elements: Construction Quality

    • Cool Factor: Detail/Originality

  7. Winners in the following categories will be announced at 3:30 pm on Sunday April 2nd on the show floor. Each entry will receive two free tickets to enter the Expo. We encourage you to use these tickets to come check out our exhibitors and enjoy the show on Sunday and be there for the announcement of the winners!

    • Best in Show - Ages 4-6

    • Best in Show - Ages 7-10

    • Best in Show - Ages 11-16

    • People's Choice

  8. Parents - All entries must be picked up between the hours of 4pm and 6pm on Sunday April 2nd at the Christiansburg Rec Center.​

No Entry Fee. Maximum 64 total entries. Entries are on a first come, first-serve basis. Entry Form must be received no later than Thursday March 23rd.



We’re looking forward to seeing all of the fantastic creations you come up with!

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