Join the LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023


In 2022, LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort celebrated its 10th anniversary since the international theme park opened in Johor Baru on 1 September 2012.


The launch event for
LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023

That same year, the Resort hosted the inaugural LEGOLAND School Challenge where primary and secondary school children got to showcase their ingenuity and creativity through LEGO® Model Building, where over 205 student groups participated and benefitted from the opportunity to learn through play.


For this year’s LEGOLAND School Challenge, powered by Iskandar Investment Berhad, students and teachers are invited to register their group to join the LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023 and join participants from ASEAN countries.


The LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023 is made possible with the active involvement and support across federal and state government departments, and partners including the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC), Ministry of Education (MoE), Johor Tourism, Johor State Education Department, and Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB).


Back for its second year, the competition is open to students from ASEAN countries for the first time, including schools from Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines.


As LEGOLAND Malaysia aims to increase the participation rate of the challenge to more than 400 school groups from the region, the registration to participate has been extended to 5 June 2023.


“IIB is delighted to be the main partner for the LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023.


As the strategic developer of Medini, Iskandar Puteri, we strongly believe in the power of education and its potential to the shape the future.


This partnership embodies our commitment to fostering innovative thinking, creativity, and teamwork among the younger generation.


We believe the challenge is an ideal platform for students to learn, explore and apply their scientific, technological, engineering, and mathematical skills in a fun, hands-on environment.

Photo from the inaugural 
LEGOLAND School Challenge 2022

The LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023 aligns with our mission to invest in tomorrow’s talents and create meaningful, transformative experiences that inspire creativity, innovation and lifelong learning, all of which are the components of building an inclusive and sustainable future metropolis here in Medini,” said Dato’ Idzham Mohd Hashim, President and Chief Executive Officer of Iskandar Investment Berhad.


The Malaysian Ministry of Education (MoE) recognizes the program’s benefits and has extended its endorsement for the competition. With the support of the MoE, Malaysian students can add their participation in the LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023 as their extracurricular activities.


“As Malaysia aspires to be one of the top ten education destinations, we commend LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort's innovative approach to Education Tourism in promoting Malaysia as a hub for educational and cultural exchange in the region.


Photo from the inaugural 
LEGOLAND School Challenge 2022

We believe the collaborative effort between public and private sectors is the key to the resurgence of domestic and inbound travel and boosting the of tourist arrivals,” said Dato’ Dr Ammar Abd. Ghapar, Director-General, Tourism Malaysia.


The LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023 is designed to help students cultivate various soft skills, including teamwork, critical thinking, problem-solving and self-confidence.


This year’s challenge theme calls for students to use their imagination and creativity to build Cities of The Future in LEGO bricks.


“LEGOLAND Malaysia is more than just an international theme park.


Photo from the inaugural
LEGOLAND School Challenge 2022

We recognize our unique role in driving domestic and international travel through innovative education tourism offerings.


LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023 is developed to give students and teachers a taste of the meaningful and fun experience that LEGOLAND Malaysia offers.


We also hope that the initiative will help boost awareness among families and LEGO fans across Southeast Asia to consider LEGOLAND Malaysia as a holiday destination, a place where they can endlessly immerse themselves in our LEGO DNA of learning through play and the cultural richness of the state of Johor,” said CS Lim, Divisional Director, LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort.


The encouraging success of the LEGOLAND School Challenge in 2022 was proof that Johor and Malaysia have the potential to become the preferred destination for Educational and Cultural Exchange so the Challenge this year welcomes participants from the Region.


So come join the LEGOLAND School Challenge and pitch your skills against schools from Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. 

To participate, students and teachers should register their group on the LEGOLAND School Challenge 2023 website from now till 5 June to stand a chance to win their share of prizes worth up to a total of RM100,000.


For more information on LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort’s educational initiatives, visit the official website or LEGOLAND Malaysia social media pages on Facebook and Instagram

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