Canstruction® Competition


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Structures made entirely from canned goods.  A unique team building activity for your company that benefits the community.


Companies who want to put their skills to the test in building, creating and team building in an effort to help the Food Bank of WNY

Teams will build displays from 5-9pm on December 7, 8, & 9.
The Public will be able to vote for their favorite Canstruction® display from December 7-23 (during Festival hours).
Judging by a selected panel will take place on December 10 or 11.
Decanstruction will take place on December 27.

Event Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds.

To benefit the Food Bank of WNY

Only $250 to enter! Interested companies should complete the form below. Once we receive it, we will reach out to you to confirm your participation and provide payment details.

Please fill out this form for participation in the 2018 Canstruction® competition.


Participating companies for 2018...

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Special thanks for additional support of this event...




2017 Canstruction® Winners

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Teams had a total of 12 hours to build displays. Category winners included:

People’s Choice – National Fuel (Buffalo football helmet)

Most Cans Donated – National Fuel (Buffalo football helmet)

Structural Ingenuity – National Fuel (Buffalo football helmet)

 Best Meal – Praxair (Toy soldier with holiday scene)

 Best Use of Labels – Hamburg Gaming (Batman)

 Best Original Design – National Fuel (Buffalo football helmet)

With the food used to build these structures, there was a total of 12,088 pounds donated to the Food Bank of WNY that totals 14,507 meals.   

Canstruction, Inc is a nonprofit organization that holds annual design and build competitions to benefit local food banks.

Founded in 1992, the competitions are responsible for collection over 20 million pounds of food for the communities where Canstruction operates.