The competition aims to introduce children between 9 and 14 years old to real-world engineering challenges by constructing robotic devices using Lego Mindstorms technology.
The $12 million, 32,300-square-foot space features two rides, a miniature Lego city, a 4-D theater and a play-zone for kids.
A $12 million, 32,000-square-foot investment began Wednesday with a shower of millions of Legos.
The LEGO “Friends” line features girls who can be built, go to the cafe, get their hair done and even dress up in different outfits.
Artist Ed Diment is constructing the model aircraft, which will be 22-feet-long, weigh 550 pounds and require 250,000 LEGO pieces.