Meeting Minutes: November 6, 2019

Agenda

  1. Build Night! Bring a set to assemble!
  2. LEGO Convention Overview: Bricks In The Six 2019
    1. Presentation by Andrew Wheeler.
  3. LUGBULK update and discussion.

Attendees

  • Stephen Churchill, Paul Dawe, John Gillingham, Paula Gillingham, Geoff Stevens, Jasen Vokey, Andrew Wheeler, Matthew Zwicker, Rielly Mitchell

Minutes

  • Bricks In The Six:
    • A LEGO fan convention called Bricks In The Six was held in August 2019 in Toronto, Ontario.
    • NewfoundLUG member Andrew Wheeler presented some slides describing the event and his experience there. Thanks Andrew! You can view his slides below.
  • LUGBULK Update:
    • Some test orders have been received using the Test Order Form.
    • As of Nov 6, approximately $4,500 worth of test orders had been received. The minimum total order for the LUG to participate in the LUGBULK program is approximately $7,000.
    • Next steps:
      • Submit test order if you haven’t already.
      • LEGO will release the 2020 parts list in December 2019 or January 2020.
      • We will then review our parts shortlist and drop any parts showing no interest, and possibly add some parts that are new to the 2020 list.
      • We will then take real orders from members and submit to LEGO in March 2020.
  • Christmas Party
    • Agreed to hold a small Christmas Party for the LUG – details to follow via Facebook and this web page.
  • Scheduling of Next Meetings
    • Noted we need to schedule our regular meetings and build nights for 2020. These will also be provided via Facebook and this website.
  • Set Giveaway
    • Another set was given away from the Activity Support sets. Members were entered into the draw as per the points program and a winner was selected by the Wheel of Names.
    • 76129 Hydro-Man Attack was the set up for grabs this time. It has a small Venice scene, 4 minifigures, a bunch of trans-blue, a variety of web elements, a gondola, a cafe and a rat!
LEGO 76129 Hydro-Man Attack
  • Matt Zwicker was the lucky winner. Congrats!

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