HobbyTown and the Lincoln & Omaha LEGO User Group (LOLUG) proudly announce Nebraska Brick Days – a LEGO Fan Expo occurring at the Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, IA on March 10th and 11th (10am-6pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday)!
Nebraska Brick Days will be a family fun LEGO event for all ages! Members of LOLUG and guests with a Full Access Pass who register to bring in your own creation will be displaying their custom creations and participating LEGO-inspired events throughout the weekend. Additional contest events include a mini-fig speed building challenge, a LEGO brick-built derby race, and LEGO Bingo!
LOLUG creations so far include (among many things): large LEGO Mosaics, Star Wars and history-inspired designs, local landmark replicas, a LEGO railroad layout complete with farms and a city. What will you bring?
Guests are encouraged to challenge their imaginations at a LEGO Creator building area where tables filled with LEGO bricks await them:
For car and truck fans LOLUG will have a Speed Champions building area where guests can build LEGO vehicles and then try them on a LEGO themed ramp!
Custom LEGO built awards will be presented to the winners of the speed build, pinewood derby, and registered bring-your-own-creations. All events will be judged by members of LOLUG. Awards include: Best Youth Creation, Builder of the Plains, Best Large/Small Creation, people’s choice Brick Days Award, and the LOLUG Award for exceptional creation!
LEGO Bingo will be played throughout the weekend for incredible LEGO prizes!
Get your tickets online and avoid the line! Prepaid tickets get a fast pass entrance into the event!
General Admission tickets are $8 each day ($5 for children 8 years and younger, free for children under 2 years). These allow entry into the event to look at LEGO creations, play LEGO Bingo for prizes, play with 2×4 LEGO Playbricks, build LEGO cars and test them on the LEGO Speed Champions ramp, and buy from vendors.
Once you purchase your General Admission, you can also register for the Mini-Figure Speed Building Contest ($5) and the Brick-Built Derby ($5) using the codes and links in your confirmation e-mail!
Full Access tickets are $25 and allow entry all weekend. Full Access also includes a gift bag with a “Nebraska Brick Days 2018” brick, a small Lego kit (while supplies last), and registers you for the Mini-Figure Speed Build contest, Brick-Built Derby, and raffles for LEGO sets! You will also receive a code and link for if you want to bring and display your LEGO creations.
Mini-fig Speed Build Event (Saturday, 10:30am-5pm):
mini-fig speed building challenge (age brackets for 12 and under, 13-17, and 18 and above)
Brick-Built Derby Event (Sunday, 11am):
LEGO Brick-built derby
bring in your own creation