LEGO Contest: Movin’ the Troops

March 18, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Bring your imagination to our LEGO brick-building contest, where kids ages 8-17 can compete for prizes, awarded by a panel of judges.


  • Space is limited so RSVP early!
  • Advanced registration is required. Register online.
  • $5 per person entry fee is due on the day of the contest.
  • Please call Kathy Garvin at 540-463-7103 x 124 with any questions.

Contest Specifics:

  • Each contestant will create a LEGO item that reflects the chosen theme: Movin’ the Troops.
  • All LEGOs will be provided by the Marshall Museum.
  • Participants will not be allowed to bring their own LEGOs or a design already conceived.
  • Paper and pencils will be provided for participants who want to sketch a design before creating it.
  • All entries must be completely assembled within the time limit. All assembly must be completed on site during the contest.
  • All participants must be accompanied by an adult; the adult may not build with the participant–only observe and encourage.


  • Participants will have the opportunity to describe their creation as part of the judging process.
  • Independent judges will select grand, second and third place winners, each of which will receive a prize and a ribbon.

Participation in the event assumes consent for photographs to be used for museum purposes. LEGO is a trademark of the LEGO Group of Companies, which does not sponsor, authorize, or endorse this event.