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Honor Goodsite’s Big Build Competition returns for 2019!

By popular demand, Honor’s free to enter competition is back as it returns in 2019 for its third year!

Honor Goodsite’s Big Build gives Scheme-registered organisations the chance to engage with their local community, be it a school, youth club or community group, and invites them to design, build and decorate a famous structure (or one of complete fiction!) out of recyclable materials.

The competition has grown in popularity since its initial launch back in 2017, with a record 40 entries and over 1000 children and adults taking part last year. Some of the fabulous entries have included a historic Viking Longhouse, the enchanting Taj Mahal and futuristic self-sustaining railway stations.

The Big Build competition runs from 2 September to 29 November. Not only does the competition provide a ‘shop window’ into the construction industry and some of the many career choices it has to offer, it also gets the participants to think about a hugely important issue: the environment. They will be able to learn first-hand from Scheme-registered organisations about how we are trying to sustain it.

Thanks to our renewed partnership with CITB’s ‘Go Construct’, participants will all receive 25 fun packs and certificates for taking part. On top of this, winners will receive 25 Honor Goodsite Environmental Activity Books, a £100 Amazon Voucher for the school, community group or youth club that takes part and a free Honor Goodsite costume hire for the contractor, valid for 12 months. Additional prizes can also be purchased.

All that is required of entrants is to approach a school, youth club or community group, organise a date for the build, collect your recyclable materials – and build! Honor and her team of judges love a decorated one!


How to enter:

To enter Honor’s competition, download an ‘Entry Form’. Once you have filled it in, email it to enquiries@ivorgoodsite.org.uk.

How to submit your entry:

Once you have completed your Big Build – it’s time to submit it! Download an ‘Event Form’, fill it in and submit it with at least five photos of your build (we prefer as many photos as possible!). We recommend using wetransfer.com to submit your entry as it will allow you to submit up to 2GB worth of files free of charge! So you won’t need to ruin the quality of your images in order to send them via email. The deadline for submission is 29 November.

 

Click here to view 2018’s wonderful entries for inspiration!

 

Costume hire

Industry mascots Ivor and Honor Goodsite can be hired to attend construction-related events to engage with children and encourage safety on site. Find out more about how you can hire the costume characters and promote a positive image of the industry.