CANSTRUCTION SALEM, OREGON WILL BE BACK MAY 16TH, 2020!

NAWIC Salem has partnered with Marion-Polk Food Share to host Canstruction, an exhibition of structures built from unopened canned food. When the contest is over all canned food is donated, benefiting our local community.

2019 Statistics:

  • 11,802 cans donated
  • 10,052 lbs of food donated

Location: Willamette Town Center

Build Day: May 16, 2020 (9am – 3pm)

On Display: May 16 – May 20, 2020

Questions? Email MarionPolkCountyCanstruction@gmail.com

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  • “Oregon” by NAWIC

  • “Oregon” by NAWIC

  • “Hunger Strikes” by Cherry City Electric

  • “Hunger Strikes” by Cherry City Electric

  • “Tape Measure” by South Town Glass

  • “Parkfront” by Rich Duncan Construction

  • “Our House” by the CTEC students

Printable Registration Form, Click Here

Online T-shirt Order Form, Click Here

Schedule Of Events

Informational Meetings  (Can Openers):

November 6, 2019 @ Marion-Polk Food Share (1660 Salem Industrial Dr SE, Salem, OR 97301). Open House style from 4-6pm

November 7, 2019 @ The Dallas Public Library (950 Main St, Dallas, OR 97338). Open House Style from 4-6pm

December 4, 2019 @ Marion-Polk Food Share (1660 Salem Industrial Dr SE, Salem, OR 97301).  Open House style from 4-6pm

December 5, 2019 @ The Dallas Public Library (950 Main St, Dallas, OR 97338). Open House Style from 4-6pm

January 8, 2020 @ Marion-Polk Food Share (1660 Salem Industrial Dr SE, Salem, OR 97301).  Presentation from 5:30-6pm

January 9, 2020 @ Dallas Civic Center (187 SE Court St. Dallas, OR 97338). Presentation from 5:30-6pm

Practice Builds:

April 27 – May 1, 2020 – Can structures on display at various participating businesses, check our FaceBook page for details!

Build Day:

May 16, 2020 – Teams will be building from 9am to 3pm at Willamette Town Center.

On Display:

May 16 – May 25, 2020 – Can structures will be available for viewing by the public at Willamette Town Center.

Judging & Award Ceremony:

Date To Be Determined