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Contest Deadline Extended!

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Since we're sweethearts we're giving everybody Sunday to finish and refine their entries.

So the contest will now conclude at 11:59AM/11:59 UTC±0 July 11th 2011.

Then over the next week we shall create indices for the entries and voting will begin Friday July 15th.

Last chance to enter!

► Build a MOC depicting a scene or vessel from any of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
Enter the MOC Forum Division (Building Contest)

► Write a short story (300 words or less) about the classic LEGO Pirates encountering the characters/vessels/locations from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Enter the Mailing List Division (Story Contest)

LAST WEEK to get your entries in!

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

After 11:59PM/23:59 UTC±0  on July 9th 2011
we will not be accepting anymore entries.

Here's what's on offer:

Pirates of the Caribbean Contest Prizes

There will be two divisions each with its own Creative Critic awards.

The Forum Division

Build a LEGO® MOC depicting a scene or vessel from any of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

Entries will be submitted in the LEGO Pirates MOC Sub-forum so you will need a valid Eurobricks account to enter.

The Mailing List Division

To write a short story (300 words or less) about classic LEGO® Pirates encountering the characters from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

You need to be a Classic-Pirates.com Mailing List subscriber to enter.

Creative Critic

Each division will also have Creative Critic awards so be sure to leave your best feedback.

The Prizes

Disney Interactive studios have provided us with an XBOX 360 copy of LEGO® Pirates of the Carribean: the Video Game and the LEGO® Group has provided a cache of sets!

1 x LEGO® Pirates of the Carribean: the Video Game
4 x 4183 The Mill
4 x 4192 Aqua de Vida
4 x 4191 Captain’s Cabin

When Does It End?

July 9th 2011 at 11:59PM/23:59 UTC±0.   Be sure to have a Eurobricks account and/or Mailing List subscription to enter!

P.S. There will be voting bonuses for those who've joined the Mailing List and Liked the Facebook Page.

Got a Question?

Ask away in the Pirates of the Caribbean Contest thread.

What is the Creative Critic?

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

The Creative Critic is an initiative in which we award prizes to those who leave the best constructive feedback on contest entries.

Learn more in the What is the Creative Critic? thread in the LEGO Pirates Forum.

We take it seriously enough to reward the best critics with LEGO prizes and matched the Creative Critic prizes to the Building and Story Contest prizes. As you can see each division has its own Creative Critic component.

Pirates of the Caribbean Contest LEGO Prizes

Got A Question?

Feel free to ask your Creative Critic questions in the LEGO Pirates Forum.

Visit the  Pirates of the Caribbean Contest if you'd like to know more about our current contest,

Winners of the Picture Challenge!

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Here be the winners!

Picture Caption Challenge LEGO Winners

BIIIIIIG congratulations to Cameron Tattersall who came first with 11 points.

We have 3 equal second place winners with 9 points each - so we'll give each of them a 8396 Soldier's Arsenol!

Winners, could you please contact us via the Contact Form with your shipping details.  Please select "Claim a Prize" from the subject dropdown.

Thank you to Bricks to the World for providing FREE International Shipping to the winners.

The Pirates of the Caribbean Contest

Yes, it's underway!  Heaps more great prizes to be won, so get yourself to the LEGO Pirates Forum for more details.

Enter NOW!

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

► Build a MOC depicting a scene or vessel from any of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
Enter the MOC Forum Division

► Write a short story (300 words or less) about the classic LEGO Pirates encountering the characters/vessels/locations from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Enter the Mailing List Division

Last Chance!

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Only hours remain to vote for the winner of the our
Picture Comment Challenge!

Pirate LEGO Picture Comment Challenge

Last chance to vote, win a prize & get a bonus voting point!

It's VITALLY IMPORTANT to vote because...

a) You could win a 8396 Soldier’s Arsenal just for voting!

b) Voting grants you an additional voting point for our upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean Contest - and you may allocate a certain number of points to your own entry.

So the more points you have, the more chances of winning an
AWESOME LEGO PRIZE
!

For more information be sure to read the PRIZE WINNING Advantage blog post.

Got a question?  Ask in the Pirates of the Caribbean Contest thread.

Get a PRIZE WINNING Advantage!

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

To determine the winner of our upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean Contest you will be assigned 5 points.  You will then allocate points to the entries you deem worth of winning.

Contest entrants may also allocate 1 point to their own entry!

Visual Overview

Pirates of the Caribbean Contet - Voting

So participating in all three will give you a total of 8 points!

And if participating in all three, you may also allocate two of these bonus points to your own entry! So in total you will be able to allocate 3 points to your own entry.

But to claim your bonus point(s) you will need to verify your participation in the respective initiative, so prepare for that!

Got a Question?

Ask away in the Pirates of the Caribbean Contest thread.

BIG Contest with Prizes!

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Our next BIG contest is almost here!  Check out the Prize Pool:

Pirates of the Caribbean Contest Prizes

There will be two divisions each with its own Creative Critic awards.

The Forum Division

Build a LEGO® MOC depicting a scene or vessel from any of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

Entries will be submitted in the LEGO Pirates MOC Sub-forum so you will need a valid Eurobricks account to enter.

The Mailing List Division

To write a short story (300 words or less) about classic LEGO® Pirates encountering the characters from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

You need to be a Classic-Pirates.com Mailing List subscriber to enter.

Creative Critic

Each division will also have Creative Critic awards so be sure to leave your best feedback.

The Prizes

Disney Interactive studios have provided us with an XBOX 360 copy of LEGO® Pirates of the Carribean: the Video Game and the LEGO® Group has provided a cache of sets!

1 x LEGO® Pirates of the Carribean: the Video Game
4 x 4183 The Mill
4 x 4192 Aqua de Vida
4 x 4191 Captain’s Cabin

When Does It Start?

This weekend!  Be sure to have a Eurobricks account and/or Mailing List subscription to enter!

P.S. There will be voting bonuses for those who've joined the Mailing List, Liked the Facebook Page or voted for the Picture Comment Challenge winner.

Got a Question?

Ask away in the Pirates of the Caribbean Contest thread.



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