2017 Manufacturing Day Building Contest

Each year, Caterpillar celebrates Manufacturing Day throughout the month October with educational and appreciation events in our communities, production facilities and offices. This year, we are introducing a building contest for children, grandchildren and dependents of Caterpillar employees as part of our celebration.

Contest Details

  • To enter the contest, assemble your favorite Cat product using Legos, Duplos or MegaBloks and send us a photo of your creation.
  • All submissions will be voted on by Caterpillar employees.
  • Entries will also be put on display at the Caterpillar Visitor Center in Peoria, Illinois, as well as social media posts.
  • Submissions will be accepted between September 4 and September 15.
  • The winners will be announced on Friday, October 6 (Manufacturing Day).

Who Can Enter?

  • Children, grandchildren and dependents ages 14 and younger of Caterpillar employees

What can you win?

Prizes will be awarded to the entries with the most votes.

  • First place – $100 gift card
  • Second place – $50 gift card
  • Third place – $25 gift card

How to submit:

  • Take a picture of your creation with your smartphone and email it to or scan the image and email the submission to manufacturing_day@cat.com.
  • NOTE: Include your name, job title, division and phone number with the email submission.