Star Wars: Force For Change, FIRST, And The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Contest

Star Wars: Force For Change, FIRST, And The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Contest

Put your LEGO Star Wars building skills to the ultimate test

This holiday season, as part of the Star Wars: Force For Change initiative, Disney, Lucasfilm, and the LEGO Group are teaming up with FIRST to bring fans an exciting challenge.  Available for US, Canadian, and UK entrants, you are invited to put your LEGO Star Wars building Skills to the ultimate test and reimagine LEGO bricks into Star Wars holiday-inspired creations.

Here’s the official line:

LEGO League, students around the world are introduced to the basics of robotics and engineering, using LEGO bricks to build unique solutions that teach coding, creativity, and teamwork. Now, Star Wars: Force for Change and FIRST are challenging you to reimagine LEGO bricks into Star Wars holiday-inspired builds.

In celebration of the release of the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special on Disney+, we want to see how you, fans ages 13 and up, can use your LEGO bricks to create Star Wars holiday-inspired builds. Share a photo of your LEGO Star Wars holiday designs on Instagram or Twitter with #LEGOStarWarsHolidayContest and one grand prize winner will be selected to receive the LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon (#75192) set and a FIRST LEGO League team or classroom registration. Four runners-up will be selected to receive LEGO Star Wars The Child (#75318)LEGO Star Wars Poe Dameron’s X-wing Fighter (#75273)LEGO Star Wars Sith TIE Fighter (#75272)LEGO Star Wars AT-AT (#75288), and LEGO Star Wars The Razor Crest (#75292).

LEGO Star Wars Design Director Jens Kronvold Frederiksen, and FIRST LEGO League alumni Sanjay and Arvind Seshan.

Virtual LEGO Star Wars holiday designs can also be submitted for entry using LEGO Digital Designer or LEGO BrickLink Studio.

The contest launches December 9, 2020, at 7 am PT, and contestants must share their holiday-inspired LEGO Star Wars builds on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #LEGOStarWarsHolidayContest by December 23, 2020, at 11:59 pm PT. The contest announcement video can be found here.

See Official Rules: U.S. & Canada visit http://strw.rs/6008HzUvK;

Great Britain visit http://strw.rs/6005HM4W1.

Eligible countries include the United States, Canada (excluding Quebec), and Great Britain. Contestants must be at least thirteen (13) years of age at the time of entry.

With funding support provided by Disney and Lucasfilm, FIRST expands access to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning for more than 679,000 students in over 100 countries around the world. Through this ongoing collaboration, Disney and Lucasfilm are helping to deliver hands-on learning opportunities and mentorship to youth, empowering them to not only think big but to develop the skills needed to become the next generation of diverse creators, thinkers, and leaders.

Exciting times in the galaxy far, far away…

 

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Source: StarWars.com

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