Pet parade of homes

Hey kids, learn and have fun being a part of the building industry in North Idaho this summer! Design a home for your favorite pet.

NIBCA Pet Parade of Homes logo

The North Idaho Building Contractors Association Education Committee is hosting a fun event for all kids grades K-12.

  • Grades K-2: Receive the book The House That She Built and learn to sketch your favorite pet home.
  • Grades 3-5: LEGO Build
  • Grades 6-8: MakeDo Cardboard construction
  • Grades 9-12: Work under a local builder/architect mentor to build a working home for your pet.

    Parent Night Kick Off Events: At GIZMO-CdA, 283 N Hubbard Street, Suite 102, Coeur d’Alene, ID (NIC campus,
    Hedlund Building)

    June 21, 4:00 to 5:00 pm for K-2 participants, 5:30 to 6:30 for Grades 3-5 participants.
    June 22 , 4:00 to 5:00 pm for Grades 6-8 participants, 5:30 to 6:30 for Grades 9-12 participants

    Final submission deadline: Friday, August 26

    Pet Parade of Homes: September 7-10, location to be announced
    Contact the NIBCA Office at : (208) 765-5518 or email for more information.



    • Grand Champion- high score from rubric – to be awarded at the NIBCA
    • Parade of Homes Night of Awards with the local builders.
    • Best Design Process Notebook
    • Exterior Curb Appeal
    • Best use of Innovation – design elements such as species specific adaptations or other innovative technology or materials.
    • People’s Choice Award – will be judged by the community.

    NIBCA Pet Parade of Homes Registration

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    Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814

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