Junk 2 Genius 2016

Junk 2 Genius 2016 was held in the Westfield Galleria at Roseville August 19th and 20th, 2016. The theme was "the future".   Be sure to stop by Center Court and vote for your favorite team entry.  Who will reign supreme? 

What exactly is Junk 2 Genius you ask?

  • Twelve Teams - mostly business/organizational teams.
  •  A box of mystery “junk” and a visit to the "junkpile"
  • Two making / building  sessions
  • A race against the clock to make the best sculpture
  • Workshops to add movement and laser cut items
  • An excellent team building event
  • A way to spotlight the “Genius” of your company. (all sculptures will be on display through Labor Day with a blurb about your organization.)
  • A great way to support STEAM* Education,  insuring our region’s future workforce is strong
  • An amazing raffle with huge prizes!
  • A whole lot of fun!

Teams arrive with their tools and secret weapon, and are given a box of ReCreate materials to make a work of art.  The theme is announced and 2 building sessions later teams unveil their sculptures.

Public Voting: will be held from Sunday, Aug 21 – Sept 5.


Winner Announced: Sept 6


This year's Junk 2 Genius will be helping to fund our STEAM* focused educational Maker Mobile - that will bring hands-on maker projects to kids in Placer and Sacramento County area schools.  Our Fundraising goal for this program is $20,000 for equipment and consumables used in the school visits.