Build-Ability 2016

Welcome to the BCITO building challenge for schools

The Building-Ability Challenge for 2016 is about to kick off! This year 32 schools have applied to participate in the Challenge. Challenge Packs have now been sent, this year Challenge schools will be asked to construct a theme Playhouse. 

Planning and designing the playhouses are now underway. Check back in June to see the designs Challenge schools will be building!

2015's Winners

Congratulations to ROTORUA BOYS HIGH SCHOOL for winning the 2015 Build-Ability People's Choice Award. You have won a ‘Team Shout’ (to the value of $300). 

We are pleased to announce the following winning schools in other prize categories.

Supreme Award  - ROTORUA BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL

Best Video Blog - ROTORUA BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL

Best Decorated Playhouse (sponsored by Dulux) - TAMATEA HIGH SCHOOL

Read the official press release

Well done to all schools involved in BCITO's 2015 Build-Ability Challenge, you all constructed creative and well-built playhouses that will be enjoyed by your communities for many years to come.

Builders' Log

See progress as it happens

It’s early days yet, but pretty soon you’ll see posts on competition progress here. Check back in soon!

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