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NAWIC 21st Annual Block Kids Contest

09/24/2013 07:31AM ● By Anonymous

NAWIC 21st Annual Block Kids Contest

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
First through Fifth graders from the area are invited to participate in the 21st Annual Block Kids Contest
sponsored by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).
WHAT IS BLOCK KIDS?
The Block Kids Building Contest was developed by the National Association of Women in Construction
(NAWIC). The purpose of the contest is to educate elementary students and promote interest in the
construction industry. The contest is run much like a modern day construction project, with the contractors (children) registering with the construction managers before going over to the supplier to receive material for
the building contest. Each contractor is then led to his or her job site by a foreman, where he or she will build a
construction project. Projects will be judged by building inspectors on the basis of originality and explanation
of the project. All participants will be using plastic interlocking building blocks and other materials. There will
be a first place winner from each grade level and the overall winner from the five finalists will have their project
submitted to the regional competition to compete at regional and national levels. The project should be
construction related such as buildings, structures or equipment used in construction. The ideas are endless.
There is no cost to participate. Refreshments will be served.
PRIZES:
 First Place Prize Awarded in each Grade Level
 $100 Cash Grand Prize Winner will be selected from all grade level winners
 Grand Prize Winner Advances to Regional Competition
WHERE & WHEN IS IT HELD?
This contest will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Old Courthouse Museum, 200 W 6th Street,
Sioux Falls, SD. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The contest begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.
REGISTRATION/CONTACT: Attached is a Block Kids registration form. Complete all information
requested and print legibly. Participation is limited. Group submissions are permissible; however one form
must be completed for each participant. Verification of Eligibility will be confirmed by postmark.
Mail to: NAWIC BLOCK KIDS CONTEST, P O BOX 90754, SIOUX FALLS, SD 57109-0754.
If you have any questions, require additional information or know someone else that would like to participate,
please call Cindy Cosand at 605-366-8009 or email sfnawic@gmail.com