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ABCD 2020

Published: August 28, 2020
Last Updated: September 11, 2020

Watch a recap of our LEGO® pop-up site that took place at De Herdt Gardens on Sept. 26th for Alberta Culture Days 2020:

The Barrhead Public Library would once again like to thank, De Herdt Gardens for letting us use their beautiful, open space. Elieneke's Bake Shop for the delicious LEGO® inspired treats. All our partner groups & organizations for producing 'In a Barrhead Minute...' videos. Kristopher Manabo, content creator⁣ & event specialist for continuing to support our community and explore the endless potential with LEGO®! And last but not least, every person who came by to check-out the celebration at De Herdt Gardens, joined in the fun online, or enter our LEGO® challenge for Alberta Culture Days 2020!!

Want to relive the contest by learning about its rules, watching the 'Barrhead Minute' videos or checking out our inspirational cultural builds from around the globe? Check all that out below!

We challenge YOU to make a display using LEGO® for ABCD2020!

Groups from all over Barrhead are producing videos we call, "In a Barrhead Minute", these videos share a glimpse of our local culture. Your challenge is to make a LEGO® MOC that:

  • Re-creates something you saw in a "Barrhead Minute" video.
  • Re-creates something you have seen at one of the "Barrhead Minute" video locations.
  • Share with us something that represents your culture!

Only rule? Keep your build smaller than 2ft x 2ft at its base. Once you have something to share with us, see below how you enter!!

Where are the "In a Barrhead Minute" videos? Why right here:

Keep checking back all through September, more videos will be added to the playlist all month!


Aaron learned of our LEGO® challenge and had to enter!! Check it out!

Need help getting inspired? We will be posting everyday of the contest on our Facebook page, LEGO® creations from LEGO® artists around the globe!

Get inspired with LEGO® MOCs themed around food!

Get inspired with LEGO® MOCs themed around patterns!

Get inspired with LEGO® MOCs themed around animals!

Get inspired with LEGO® MOCs themed around landmarks!

Get inspired with LEGO® MOCs themed around people!

Get inspired with LEGO® MOCs themed around Canada!

Then when all the entries are in we have a special event day planned! We will contact challenge entry participants with the details on how you can display your LEGO® build!

Entries into the ABCD LEGO® challenge have ended. Thank-you for your interest!

We have received international interest in our challenge...

Canada is a rich multi-cultural country, we would love to see expressions of any culture from all over the world. Please do send them in!
We will do our best to accommodate all entries, and thank you for your interest.