Schedule


VIB/AFOL Show Hours
Friday 12pm to 9pm
Saturday 9am to 11pm
Sunday 9am to 9pm
Public Exhibition Hours
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 4pm

 

2017 VIB Games & Activities

Registered VIBs are invited to participate in a variety of games and activities that will take place throughout the weekend in the private portion of the event which is located in room 106 & 107.

Signups for activities with limited spaces will be available online. For activities with more interested participants than space, participants will be chosen at random and a list of chosen participants will be available at registration – please check for your name when you check in!

For activities with unlimited space, please be present at the beginning of the game or activity to participate!

Friday

12 pm VIB Registration & MOC Setup
4 pm Welcome Ceremony – Join us for a brief welcome, show info, and door prizes!
5 pm Build In A Bag – Build the set without opening the bag! (Set provided, 30 participant limit)
6 pm Individual Speed Build – Build as fast as you can! (Set provided, 15 participant limit)

 

Saturday

8 am VIB Registration & MOC Setup
10:30 am Draft – 75101 First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter
– 40 spots available for $10 each – if interested, please bring cash and be on time! (Pieces may need to be sorted this year!)
A LEGO draft is where several copies of the same set are opened, sorted into piles of unique pieces, and each participant (determined by random number drawing) takes turns choosing one pile of pieces at a time to keep until all of the piles are claimed.
11 am 101 Build – Bring 101 of your own LEGO® pieces and test your creativity and building skills against other AFOLs in multiple timed challenges (usually around 5 minutes) with different themes! (Unlimited participants)
11:30 am Brick Battles – Tabletop tower defense where players will work to travel across the board, gather power-ups, and capture the opposing flag, all while avoiding a barrage of enemy missile attacks. Team up with the Nexo Knights or Evil Monsters to defend your tower! This game will be played in the public exhibition area, so invite your friends to cheer you on! (8 participant limit – 4 teams of 2)
12 pm Trading Session – While trading is encouraged any time of day, this is a dedicated time to bring your minifigs, bricks, or other LEGO® treasures to trade with other VIBs!
1 pm Exhibition Team Speed Build – A team of VIBs will try to build a large set in the fastest time in the public exhibition.
1:30 pm Tape Ball – Take turns fighting through layers of plastic wrap and tape to unearth prizes! (Unlimited participants)
3 pm Session: Brick Building For The Big Screen – Join some of our local AFOLs who work on LEGO® related projects for various Hollywood productions and get the inside scoop on what it takes to build for film and tv! Bring your questions!

4 pm Construction Instruction – One person has the instructions, one person has the bricks! (Set provided, 20 participant limit in 10 teams of 2)
5 pm Red vs Yellow (vs Green) – Team Building event – Teams will compete against each other using only 2×4 bricks to build the something-est structure in the allotted time (will it be longest, tallest, roundest, etc)!
(36 participant limit – 3 teams of 12)
7 pm VIB Brick Mixer – In VIB room 107 in the convention center. There will be a cash bar (yes, they take credit cards). Games and silliness are bound to occur! Must have VIB badge to attend. Please no children under 18.

 

Sunday

8 am VIB Registration & MOC Setup
10:30 am Draft – 41078 Skyra’s Mysterious Sky Castle
– 35 spots available for $10 each – if interested, please bring cash and be on time! (Pieces may need to be sorted this year!)
11 am Session: AFOLs on YouTube : Building Online Communities – Tommy Williamson (BrickNerd) and Andrew Lee (Bricks & Beer) will be on hand to discuss the growing online presence of AFOL driven media. Bring your questions!
11:30 am Spin, Speed and Shoot: Shoot the Baby II – Revenge of the Baby – Following the raging success of Shoot the Baby in 2016 there will be more silly competitions utilizing some of the less loved Lego products – Speedorz, Airjitsu Fliers and various Lego shooters. (Knockout competition up to 32 players max)
12 pm Trading Session – While trading is encouraged any time of day, this is a dedicated time to bring your minifigs, bricks, or other LEGO® treasures to trade with other VIBs!
1 pm Brick Battles – Tabletop tower defense where players will work to travel across the board, gather power-ups, and capture the opposing flag, all while avoiding a barrage of enemy missile attacks. Team up with the Nexo Knights or Evil Monsters to defend your tower! This game will be played in the public exhibition area, so invite your friends to cheer you on! (8 participant limit – 4 teams of 2)
1:30 pm Team Speed Build – Build with your team as fast as you can! (Set provided, 20 participant limit – 5 teams of 4)
3 pm Session: LUG Chat – Join representatives from various LUGs to discuss and share ideas on how our LUGs work. Bring your ideas, suggestions, and questions!
4 pm 2×4 Speed and Stability Challenge – Teams will compete against each other to be the first, using only 2×4 bricks, to build a stable, free standing structure at least 7 feet tall. (40 participant limit – 10 teams of 2 to 4)
5 pm Awards Ceremony – Closing ceremony with show info, theme awards, and door prizes!

 

* All games/activities/times are subject to change; please keep an eye on this page and check the program at the show for scheduling updates.