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Kickoff Event at The Understory

Canstruction Houston, Inc. Presents a Cansculpture Installation at the Understory in partnership with Transwestern Real Estate Services and Gensler. Canstruction Houston, Inc., in Partnership with Transwestern Real Estate Services and Gensler, is proud to bring this Cansculpture Installation to the Understory in Houston, Texas, for the first time. The sculpture design and build will be …

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The Awards We Offer

Learn about the awards and their judging criteria. Best Sign Judging Criteria: Does the story capture the readers’ attention? Does the story describe what the structure is and how it ties into fighting hunger? Is the artwork creative and original? Most Cans Judging Criteria: The winner of this category is the structure containing the most …

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Awards Announcement 2020- Date Revealed!

Awards Announcement 2020 Get Ready Houston! We are excited to announce that our 2020 Canstruction Houston award announcement will take place on Friday, November 20th, 2020.  We will provide more information about the 2020 event soon.  Be sure to follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for more updates!

2019 Canstruction Winners

This past November we held our annual Canstruction competition at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Surrounded by so many beautiful and incredibly built sculptures, it was clear that 2019 was a major success. This year we were able to donate 173,925 pounds of food to the Houston Food Bank. Being able to contribute a …

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February is National Canned Food Month

A Brief look into the history of canned food Nicolas Appert was born Nov 17th, 1794 in Champagne France, and is known as the “Father of Canning” due to his invention in the early 1800s. His original technique for food preservation involved wine bottles, because of their accessibility in Champagne, France. The top of the …

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Going Green with Online Forms!

Going Green! Canstruction Houston is making several positive changes in 2020, First of which being the introduction of online forms. Competition teams, sponsors, and mentors can now fill out all required paperwork directly from our website. This change effectively cuts down on our consumption of paper, and increases efficiency.  Click here to check out our …

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We are now on Venmo!

Exciting new update! We want to make the registration process as easy as possible for you are your team, so we’re making some updates. You can now submit your team entry fees through Venmo! For those of you unfamiliar with the platform, Venmo is popular a mobile app (available on both iPhone and Android devices) …

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2019 Event Totals

We are pleased to announce our 2019 event totals are in..173,925 pounds of food that will provide 144,938 meals this holiday season!!! Thank you to our teams, sponsors and the greater Houston Community for making this possible. Happy Thanksgiving!!!