JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Were LEGO® bricks at the top of your child’s wish list this year? The Museum of Science & History has the perfect venue to showcase your child’s passion for LEGOs. MOSH is currently registering contestants for its second annual LEGO® Competition, being held Saturday, January 15th from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Contestants (K-9th grade) can compete as individuals or in teams of up to four people to construct original LEGO® designs. Children will be divided into zones according to grade level with a panel of judges form AIA Jacksonville selecting winners from each zone. The stakes are high with more than $300 total in MOSH gift cards to be awarded in prizes and the first place winning LEGO® designs to be displayed in the museum lobby for one month.
Registration for the LEGO® competition is $20 per contestant and $5 per guest (parents, chaperones or siblings; member guests are free). Contestant fees include full museum access, a certificate of participation, lunch, and a LEGO Competition T-shirt. Contestants will also be entered into a raffle to win a day at MOSH’s Spring Into Science Camp. The deadline for registration and payment for both contestants and their guests is Wednesday, January 5. (Guests will be charged regular admission rates the day of the competition). For complete guidelines, or to register, visit www.themosh.org.
The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) is located at 1025 Museum Circle near Friendship Park. MOSH, first chartered in 1941, stimulates the joy of learning for visitors of all ages in science, astronomy and the history of the region. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $8.50 for active and retired military, $8 for children ages 3 through 12. There is no admission fee for children 2 and under or museum members. Admission is $5 on Fridays.