If you're new to CanArtopia, it's where businesses join together to create artistic structures made entirely of canned and boxed foods. See previous structures. The businesses are then judged by the public with each canned or boxed good donated counts as a vote. If you would like to form a team for this years competition sign up below.

6th Annual CanArtopia April 6th & 7th, 2019

This event is on hold until further notice. Call for more information.

CanArtopia will be held April 6th and 7th at the Dickinson Area Home Builders Show. CanArtopia 2019 is a whole new ballgame this year. CanArtopia is partnering with the big hitters at the Dickinson Home Builders Association at the West River Community Ice Center to hit it out of the park bringing home food for the Amen Food Pantry in 2019.  Register your team now or call Harvey or Joy at 701-225-8111 for more information.


  1. CanArtopia teams must register by Monday, April 1st.
  2. CanArtopia teams of no more than six build structures made entirely out of food or house hold items
  3. Structures must have a minimum of 500 items
  4. Food items can be built using tape, string, cardboard or wooden platforms
  5. Voting for best structure is done by community members placing food items in front of their favorite structures
  6. Prizes for Judges and people’s choice
  7. All items will be donated to the Amen Food Pantry
  8. Structures can be set up and must be completed by 5pm Friday April 5th
  9. Structures will be on display Saturday and Sunday.
  10. Structures will appear in photo pages in the Dickinson Press April 13th.
  11. Structures must be disassembled by 8pm Sunday April 7th.