Monthly Archives: August 2012

LEGO® City Mining Jr Master Model Builder Contest -August Winners

The Junior Master Model Builder (JMMB) contest is becoming a must enter event for LEGOLAND Florida’s creative fans. Participants compete in three age groups and build to best match the theme of the month.

Our August Junior Master Model Builder contest theme was LEGO City Mining. This month’s judging was very difficult with creativity and imaginative builds displayed by all the participants. But we did end up with a winner in each age group.

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From left to right:
•Cray C. Springdale, AZ — 9 and under
•Nicholas M. Davenport, FL — 10-15
•Jennifer S. Davenport, FL — 16 and up

JMMB Contests are held every second full weekend of the month inside the Imagination Zone near LEGO City. All park guests are invited to stop by and build your masterpiece! Entries in each of the three age groups are accepted up until 1 hour prior to park closing.

We hope you’ll come join us for the LEGO Monster Fighters themed JMMB event on Sept 8 & 9. More information, and a schedule of future JMMB, at: http://bit.ly/LEGOJMMB

Come and join us at the next JMMB!

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Sawtooth’s Revenge at the Battle for Brickbeard’s Bounty Live Water Ski Show

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The Battle for Brickbeard’s Bounty Live Water Ski Show is one of LEGOLAND Florida’s most popular attractions and it has a link to the historic Cypress Gardens property. The thrilling show is filled with exciting water stunts and crowd pleasing action.

The show centers on Captain Brickbeard attempt to take back his ship from Miranda Valentina and the loyal Imperial guards while avoiding the dangerous shark Sawtooth, who had given him that peg leg years before.

In honor of Shark Week, we decided to give Sawtooth the chance at revenge.

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LEGOLAND Florida Shuttle Service Rolls into Winter Haven

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Local transportation to LEGOLAND® Florida just got easier and it’s free. Guests of LEGOLAND Florida who stay at one of three local Bed & Brick Preferred Accommodations Partners will be the first to take advantage of a new shuttle service which will run daily to and from the hotel establishments and the park.

The bright yellow shuttle bus featuring LEGO® characters can already be seen traveling the local streets around Central Florida’s newest theme park.

“This new shuttle service is one more step toward becoming a multi-day destination. Our strong relationships with our Bed & Brick partners and the benefits we continue to offer guests are key to providing memorable vacations for our families,” said Todd Andrus, Sales Manager at LEGOLAND Florida.

LEGOLAND Florida Shuttle Daily Operating Hours:

Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn, Winter Haven
200 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven
•Morning Hotel Pickup Time: 8:30am and 10am
•Evening Return Park Pickup Time: 7pm and 8:30pm

Hampton Inn, Lake Wales
22900 US Hwy 27, Lake Wales
•Morning Hotel Pickup Time: 9:15am
•Evening Return Park Pickup Time: 7:45 pm

Greg Grimmer, Vice President of Operations at Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn of Winter Haven stated, “We are very excited to offer this new benefit to our guests. The LEGOLAND shuttle service will definitely help build Winter Haven as a destination for vacationing families.”

The LEGOLAND shuttle service provides more than just convenient transportation locally. While in route, guest will discover fun facts about the park they need to know before entering LEGOLAND Florida for a day full of fun. The shuttle service also provides ADA compliant travel accommodations.

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Patriotic Jr Master Model Builder Competition- July Winners

We are very proud to present the winners of our July Junior Master Model Builder (JMMB) contest. The theme was Patriotic LEGO and we were very impressed with the knowledge and creativity displayed by all the participants.

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From left to right:

The grey Washington monument is Aiden S. from Perrysburg OH – 9 and under age category

The green statue of liberty is Donghan P from Auburn, AL – 10-15 age category

The boat is from Peter V. from Winter Park, FL – 16 and up age category

JMMB Contests are held every second full weekend of the month inside the Imagination Zone near LEGO City. All park guests are invited to stop by and build your masterpiece! Entries in each of the three age groups are accepted up until 1 hour prior to park closing.

We hope you’ll come join us for the next monthly JMMB event on August 11 & 12 when the theme will be LEGO City Mining. More information and a schedule of future JMMB on our website.

To see more of the models from the contest, visit Facebook or Pinterest.

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