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We have recently announced the 2016 dates of World War Brick Anaheim and Minneapolis. As is customary, we are offering the best possible discounted prices for those who sign up earliest. Weekend Passes are now priced at $55 per attendee and prices will increase incrementally until they sell out. Public Day passes are currently $7.50 per person and will also increase in price as the event draws closer.

We only offer a limited number of Weekend Pass registrations for each event and they will certainly sell out again in 2016. Keeping the number of Weekend Pass registrations limited ensure that attendees will be able to participate in the maximum number of activities we offer. World War Brick is the the premier historic and military modeling event for the LEGO® enthusiast and is sponsored by some of the biggest names after-market and third party producers.

WWB Anaheim Weekend Pass

World War Brick Anaheim, CA is taking place February 12-14, 2016, at Embassy Suites Anaheim South, 11767 Harbor Boulevard,  Garden Grove, California,  92840, USA. Activities for Weekend Pass holders begins 9am on Friday morning and continues until 5pm Sunday evening.  Click the ticket above to order. You can also order advance Public Tickets at a discounted price HERE.

WWB Minneapolis Weekend Pass

World War Brick Minneapolis, MN is taking place June 10-12, 2016, at the Brickmania Toyworks in Northeast Minneapolis. Activities for Weekend Pass holders begins 9am on Friday morning and continues until 5pm Sunday evening.  Click the ticket above to order. You can also order advance Public Tickets at a discounted price HERE.

Hotel group codes, activity schedule and vendor list for each event will be posted soon. We also plan to hold another World War Brick Hartford, CT  sometime in July 2016. Registration information will be announced as soon as the dates are confirmed. We also hope to add more locations in 2016…

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Come see World War I and World War II replicas, displays and dioramas made from LEGO bricks.
Come see a record breaking 26′ replica of a US Battleship made entirely out of LEGOs.
Come see historic battles recreated in LEGO.

Meet the builders. Meet the Fans. Play Games. Support Wounded Warrior Project. Have a Blast.

Buy exclusive custom kits made with LEGO bricks from Brickmania, BrickArms weapons for minifigures from GI Brick and custom printed LEGO elements to take your minifigure to a whole new level from Citizen Brick.

$10 at the door
Public Exhibition Hours
10AM – 4PM Saturday
10AM – 4PM Sunday (Military Appreciation Day) Veterans and Active Military Personnel’s tickets are half price.
Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell
100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT 06416

 

MOC and Activities sign-up emails went out to the email address of the person who ordered your weekend passes.  Check your emails and get your MOCs registered and get scheduled for Activities.  Check your junk mail folder also.  If you are signed up for weekend passes and did not receive my email, please email konrad@brickmania.com . See you soon in Hartford.

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Get your Tickets
WWB Hartford tickets are $75. Get your Weekend Passes before July 19th.  Early passes close July 19th.

Weekend Passes will be sold at the door for $100.  Public Exhibition Passes will be sold for $10 at the door.
Missed World War Brick Minneapolis, MN and World War Brick Anaheim, CA?  You still have an opportunity to come to WWB.  World War Brick will be in Hartford, CT July 24-26th.  Don’t miss out on our first East Coast show.  It will be three more grand days of historical building awesomeness.  All of the fun of World War Brick, all the prizes, all the awards, all the MOCs and Displays, All the Micro Tank Tournaments.  Don’t miss out.

Get your Tickets

We have secured a discounted room rate with the Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell for those traveling from outside the area (or those not wanting to miss out on a minute of the action). Amenities at the Crowne-Plaza include fitness center, indoor pool and sauna, free parking, free wifi and more.

Discount Room Rate Hartford-Cromwell

We have a block of rooms reserved from Thursday through Sunday nights at the rates of $104/night for Single or Double room. To make your reservations, register online directly HERE or the Crowne Plaza Hartford-Cromwell‘s toll-free number of 877-227-6963 and identify yourself as a member of Brickmania/World War Brick Hartford.

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Weekend Pass Holders check out the Friday session on LEGO customization from the owner of Brick Mercenaries.  I’ll let Josh tell you about himself in his own words.

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The Art of Dr. Joshua Baum

I started customizing LEGO Minifigures in 2002, while I was an Undergrad at Truman State University.  At the time, I had not discovered BrickArms and was looking to expand my LEGO Universe to include military and sci-fi themes.  My first creations included a Predator, which did not look as I had envisioned in my mind, and an AK-47 which was as large as a minifigure (I used various LEGO pieces to cut and glue it together).  While my first figures weren’t anywhere near presentation ready, they did introduce me to the art of customizing, or Minifigure Art as I like to call it.  While I am largely self-taught with the various techniques I use on my artistic creations, I have always pursued creativity in my life.  In addition to my painting, I am also a musician.  Actually, I sing opera professionally and have performed across the world including Italy, Greece, and China; and have appeared on the stages of some of the most prestigious opera houses in the US including the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the San Francisco Opera.  

In addition to my art, I also am an educator and teach the arts at a University in Chicago.  Teaching is one of my passions in life, and I definitely incorporate this into my work as a LEGO artist.  Having graduated with my Doctorate in the Arts from Michigan State University in 2011, one of my key philosophies in Education is to foster self-led learning amongst my students, and what better way to inspire young students than through LEGO?  One of my favorite parts of World War Brick, is hearing younger LEGO fans talk about World War 2 (or other military conflicts) with historically accurate information, all of which was researched because of a toy.  My goal is to use the arts, and LEGO of course, to create high-quality, one-of-a-kind artworks that will be the centerpiece of your LEGO collection, and hopefully teach you something new as well!  

 

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One of the most enjoyed events at World War Brick is the benefit auction we hold for the Wounded Warrior Project. Auction items include out-of-production Brickmania kits, rare BrickArms items and just plain awesome stuff donated by our sponsors and volunteers.  The highlight of the auction is this awesome T-shirt quilt donated by Elena Cooper (click the image to see the whole thing).

We have raised more than $7000 for the WWP in the last year and we hope to push that number even higher in 2015!  Watch the blog for an updated list of items up on the auction block.

The auction takes place Saturday night and is open to all attendees with a Weekend Pass. There will also be raffles and benefit games for the WWP during the public hours on Saturday and Sunday.

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WWB Minneapolis Weekend Pass Holders Check your email.  Last night we sent out emails to the registered email addresses of all weekend pass holders for Minneapolis WWB.  So take a moment, read the email carefully and follow it’s directions for registration to the website and then registration for activities.

MOC (My Own Creation) registration is also open.  Weekend Pass Holders can register your MOC’s Here.

If you have not received your email, send your information to konrad@brickmania.com

 

U-Boats

Nate Flood has been wowing us all with his spectacular World War II U-Boat MOCs for several years, and we are pleased that he will be attending World War Brick Minneapolis. Nate will have several large displays set up (the displays are so big we’re actually sending out the Brickmania van to help move them to the Toyworks!) and Weekend Pass holders will also be treated to a presentation on the design and construction techniques Nate uses in his amazing models.