Important Team Dates for 2017

 

Friday, May 5

  • Deadline to apply to participate in 2017 Canstruction Chicago

Friday, May 19

  • Initial Design Concept Due (online form)
    • Preliminary Sketch/Image Required
    • Firm Logo(s) Due (.eps or .jpg)

Friday, June 23

    • Final Design Due (online form)
      • Structure Name
      • Descriptive Paragraph
      • Team Member Names & Contact Info
      • Ingredients List / Quantity / Weight
      • Anticipated Materials List
      • Approximate Can Count
      • Final Rendering of Structure
      • Special Thank You’s

Friday, July 14

  • Moving Request Due (online form)
    • Team Captain contact info
    • Location of cans for pickup
    • Number and weight of cans

Friday, July 14

  • Moving Request Due (online form)
    • Team Captain contact info
    • Location of cans for pickup
    • Number and weight of cans

Wednesday, August 9

  • Build Night, Merchandise Mart, 6pm to 6am
  • Command Station: Conceirge desk in the South Lobby

Thursday August 10 – Tuesday, September 5

  • Structures on public display, Merchandise Mart

Thursday, August 17

  • ChicagoCAN Charity Cocktail + Awards Reception, Merchandise Mart, 5:30-8pm. Awards at 6pm in Marshall's Landing

Tuesday, September 5

  • Decanstruction, Merchandise Mart, 5pm

 

Download Build Out Rules & Regulations HERE

Download Team Guidebook HERE

AWARDS

MOST CREATIVE NAME
BEST USE OF LABELS
BEST MEAL
STRUCTURAL INGENUITY
HONORABLE MENTION
MOST CANS USED
MOST NEEDED ITEMS
JUDGES FAVORITE
PEOPLE’S CHOICE

STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS:
For all the newbies and veterans alike, RJN Group wrote a fantastic detailed blog post in 2013, chronicling the stages of their build.  Check it out here to learn their process every step of the way: https://www.rjn.com/blog/keeping-the-monster-at-bay-the-rjn-epstein-2013-canstruction-chicago-build/

MORE INFORMATION FOR TEAMS

Download the Canstruction Chicago Logo HERE

Download GCFD Most Needed Items HERE

Download Fundraising Tips HERE

Download Greater Chicago Food Depository 2017 Support Letter HERE

 

2017 PARTICIPATING TEAMS