Our 2018 winner, Steve, built a renewable energy roadway.  This would charge a battery using both solar energy and friction from passing cars.  Thank you to Art of the Brick for providing free passes to our winners!


​Congratulations Steve!

Photos from this year's event are posted on our Facebook page. 


Registration information for the 2019 event will be coming late this year.

We are always in need of volunteers and donors to

keep this fabulous event free for the kids!

Block Kids featured on WOWT

Our 2017 winner, Tommy, posing with his project on display at Alamo Theatre for the pemiere of The Lego Movie.


Amazing project Tommy! 

Participants

2018 Winner!

This year's Block Kids event was held on Saturday, January 27th, at Metro Community College South Campus.  Thank you to all who participated, volunteered, and sponsored  

Block Kids is a building competition created in 1990 to introduce grade school children to the construction industry.  It is a national competition, hosted locally by NAWIC Chapters.  Omaha has had several regional and national winners over the years.


Block Kids 2017 co-chairs:

Ashley Meirose - OPS

​Sarah Tufly - Freedom Specialty Contracting

2017 Winner!

Thank you to WOWT and Chase Moffitt for their coverage of Block Kids.  Director Jody Duree gave three awesome interviews showing how NAWIC is empowering women to influence the direction of the construction industry by educating the future generation. 

Our 2015 winner, Ellison, built a building and pumps to turn "Bad" water into "Good" water.  


Her project went on to take 2nd place at the Regional level.  Good job Ellison!

Our 2016 winner, Dylan, built a power grid with blocks for poles and strings for wires.


Awesome job Dylan! 

2016 Winner!

2015 Winner!

Volunteers/Donors