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LEGO Star Wars introduces Oscar-style awards for the fans

September 16th, 2014 by Marc Comments

Fancy yourself as a LEGO  Star Wars master builder? then this is the job for you…

Golden Brickies to reward families with most creative LEGO® Star Wars™ builders

LEGO® Star Wars™ announces its first ever intergalactic national ‘Oscar-style’ awards just for fans! The ‘Golden Brickies’ Awards launch today on the LEGO Facebook page to celebrate the best fan created content for all the creative Jedi builders, budding photographers and film makers out there.

In homage to the legendary movie franchise and upcoming Episode VII, LEGO® is inviting families across the UK to take part in this epic event which will culminate in an exclusive red carpet celebration event at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort Hotel with other amazing prizes up for grabs.

Whether you choose the dark or light side, humour is at the very heart of LEGO® Star Wars™, so this is your chance to show us your best photo and filming skills with your vehicles and minifigures. We want to see what you can do!

Once in a lifetime prizes are up for grabs which include:

An invitation to the prestigious red carpet LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort awards ceremony on Saturday 11th October 2014

A chance to meet Return of the Jedi actor, Warwick Davis, as well as the bods behind the LEGO® Star Wars™ universe

A year’s supply of LEGO® Star Wars™ goodies

A LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort Annual Pass for a family of four

Entry into LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort afterwards to enjoy the Resort’s 55 rides, shows and attractions. PLUS entrance to the LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland, which re-creates the most iconic scenes from the legendary movies and the animated TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars™ in over 1.5 million LEGO bricks.

Your very own bespoke LEGO® C-3PO award

The #Golden Brickies award categories are:

Best picture - create a LEGO® Star Wars™ inspired photograph using your collection

Best mini movie – either create a LEGO® Star Wars™ movie blooper or your own alternative movie ending

Best set build – LEGO® Star Wars™ inspired build

Overall LEGO® Star Wars™ Golden Brickies winner for best content creation

Entries will be judged by the Golden Brickies expert panel including:

Star Wars™ actor – Warwick Davis

Star Wars™ collector fanatic and writer – Jedi James Burns

LEGO® Star Wars™ Brand Manager – Eloise Kurtis

LEGO® Star Wars™ biggest fan – Milun Simpson, age 5

How to enter:

Simply upload your video or picture entry to the Golden Brickies page on the LEGO® Facebook page, Instagram or Twitter, using #GoldenBrickies and that’s it! Submission of entries will be open between 12th September and close at midnight on 26th September 2014. The award ceremony will then take place on Saturday 11th October so make sure you can make it before you enter!

LEGO® Star Wars™ Brand Manager, Eloise Kurtis commented: “Good luck, creative Jedi, may the Force be with you!”


The new LEGO® Star Wars™ collection is available now nationwide at all good retailers.

For more LEGO® STAR WARS™ fun and Jedi training tips, check out cool games, mini movies, comic builders and loads more activities at

LEGO social channels to submit entries to:

LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group ©2014 The LEGO Group

© 2014 Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC & TM. All rights reserved.

Competition Terms and Conditions: Please visit the LEGO Facebook Golden Brickies page for full competition terms and conditions before entering.

About the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

LEGO, the LEGO logo and LEGOLAND are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2014 The LEGO Group.

The LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort is a unique family theme park where children aged 2 -12 can take to the road, soar through the skies and sail the seas in complete safety. It has over 55 interactive rides, attractions, live shows, building workshops and driving schools, not to mention a staggering 80 million LEGO® bricks, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland.

The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort opens from 14 March – 3 November 2014. It is closed on selected midweek days in April, May, September, October and November. For further details please check





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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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