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Block Kids 2018 “Lego” Building Competition

Registration Form PDF (for kids)

The program is open to all elementary school children in grades Kindergarten through 6. All children participating will receive a free t-shirt!
Please use registration form (fill-in PDF) to register your child. (Deadline is January 4, 2018)

The program will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 , 9am-12 noon at Plainwell Middle School.



Volunteers, judges and sponsors

We need judges, volunteers and sponsors to make the Jan. 27 Block Kids 2018 Building Competition a big success – no construction experience needed. All sponsors will have company name on the back of the t-shirt and will receive one free t-shirt. T-shirts for judges and volunteers available for $10 each.
January 4 is the deadline! Sign-up here:

Block Kids 2018 judge, volunteer and sponsor sign-up

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Block Kids 2018: Sponsors and T-shirt orders 

Payment by check download: fill-in sponsorship form to pay by check

Payment by credit card: Select “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” or use a PayPal account. You will receive a confirmation from PayPal.

Sponsor donation is $100, includes 1 free t-shirt, select size below and Add to Cart 

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T-shirt is $10 for volunteers and judges select size below and Add to Cart

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For further information, please contact:
Myndi Bacon 269-207-1584 and Karen Gustafson 269-207-2441

If you prefer to make a sponsorship donation by check, make checks payable to: NAWIC #302

Mail to: Karen Gustafson – NAWIC #302 Treasurer
352 12th Street #8
Plainwell, MI 49080

2018 Sponsors – WE NEED YOU!


Sponsors who help make the 2017 Block Kids event a big success!

(American Society of Civil Engineers)
Anna’s Top to Bottom Cleaning Service
AR Engineering
BlackBerry Systems, Inc.

Catalyst Development
CSM Group
Diekema Hamann A&E
Karen Gustafson
Wightman and Associates Inc.





About Block Kids: block_kids_logo

One of the largest events our NAWIC chapter has held since 1991 is our Block Kids Program. The Block Kids Program is a national program competition that is sponsored on the local level by NAWIC chapters and other organizations. The award-winning program introduces children to the construction industry in an effort to promote an interest in future careers in one of the many facets of the industry. View the 2017 Block Kids event

The competition involves the construction of various structures with interlocking blocks and three of the following additional items:
a small rock, string, foil, and poster board. Local winners advance to the Regional Competition and one semi-finalist from each region is entered in the National Program competitions. National prizes are awarded to the top three projects. All our local judges are volunteers from companies within the construction community such as: landscapers, engineers, architects, accountants, lawyers, suppliers, and construction managers or operators. We are continuously surprised and inspired by the creativeness of the next generation and our own Block Kids Program participants.