Columbus, Ohio will play host to one of this years BrickUniverse conventions in August. Having now been to an AFOL convention (BrickCan), I can attest to how much fun and inspiration is found at these events, along with tons of opportunity to make new friends.
Their latest press release is below:
The center of the LEGO universe will be in Columbus, Ohio this August! BrickUniverse Columbus AFOL Convention will be coming to the Greater Columbus Convention Center August 19-21, 2016 for three full days of fun for adult and teenage fans of LEGO. The website is www.brickunvierse.org/columbuscon
Over the three days, convention attendees will be able to meet fellow adult LEGO fans including Jonathan Lopes from San Diego, Dan Siskand of Brickmania, Rocco Buttliere from Chicago, The Brick Show, and more!
Attendees will also be able to experience:
Seminars, Roundtable discussions, and Workshops: insightful talks led by fellow members of the community
Incredible Displays: 27′ long LEGO model of the USS Missouri built by Dan Siskand, urban landscapes built in a custom LEGO scale by Jonathan Lopes from California, a 180 sq. foot LEGO Renaissance Fair built by James Burrows from Florirda, and more!
Games: multiple AFOL games like speed build and combo with chances to win free LEGO
Interaction: Meet LEGO fans from across the the country. Fanss from California, Chicago, Florida, Virginia, Oklahoma, New Jersey, Georgia, and of course locally in Ohio have already registered for the convention
Charity: there will be a silent auction and raffle supporting Creations for Charity
And what’s even more awesome is that the convention is FREE OF CHARGE for those who display! Registration to the convention includes:
- Two 1×8 bricks for a brick badge:
- One brick printed with your name and one for the event
- Ability to attend AFOL seminars
- Ability to attend free AFOL games
- Raffle tickets for the many prizes
- Ability to participate in the ceremonies and other impromtu activities
- Raffle tickets for various drawings with thousands of dollars worth of LEGO.
- A Goody Bag full of awesome and exclusive LEGO items.
This 3-day convention is open to all LEGO enthusiasts interested in connecting with other adult and teenage fans and having their creations on display for the public to enjoy during the public hours of BrickUniverse. To register for the 3-day convention, please go to www.brickuniverse.org/columbuscon
If your LUG would like to participate, please contact [email protected]