Brickworld Lego Exposition Comes to Chicago June 15 & 16

 
Karolyn Raphael
Updated 4/15/2019 4:37 PM
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  • Brickworld Chicago is June 15 and 16 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center.Mark Larson, Brickworld

    Brickworld Chicago is June 15 and 16 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center.Mark Larson, Brickworld

Bring the entire family for an afternoon of fun at Brickworld Chicago! See 100,000 square-feet of spectacular creations all built from LEGO® bricks by LEGO® enthusiasts from around the world. Enjoy interactive activities, such as the LEGO® and DUPLO play brick areas, seek and finds, fighting robots, and more. Buy your favorite LEGO® sets, minifigures, and LEGO® accessories from various vendors.

The event will be held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 North Thoreau Drive in Schaumburg, Illinois. Brickworld Chicago opens to the public on Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. t0 4:00 p.m. and again on Sunday, June 16, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. General Admission is $14. Military Members and First Responders with valid ID are $11 at the door. Children 3 and under are admitted free. All tickets are single day passes. Tickets can be purchased in advance by visiting the website at https://brickworld.com/brickworld-chicago/.

Lego enthusiasts can enjoy many special events throughout the weekend. On Saturday at 10 a.m. enjoy SUMO, an autonomous LEGO robot sumo wars fought on a round surface. The last robot in the ring wins each match. On Sunday, June 16 at noon, see the meanest, nastiest LEGO robots ever created, at Battle Bots. It's a battle for outright domination. This isn't your average Sumo contest. Damage to the robots and LEGO elements is anticipated and encouraged. Finally, throughout the weekend enjoy Great Ball Contraption. Watch a giant modular machine made of several connecting smaller modules constructed to move LEGO soccer balls around a loop. The modules are contributed by many talented creative designers, constantly inventing new ways to move the soccer balls from one spot to another. You can count the modules, follow a ball around the loop, and assist with moving some of the balls with an RC bulldozer -- or simply observe and be mesmerized by the constant motion!

For more information call 317-572-LEGO (5346) or contact us https://brickworld.com/contact-us.

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