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(updated 8/31/06)

Check the year! You will note that some of the contests listed on these pages happened last year or the year before. We keep them up because most contests fall at the same time every year. We will update this list as new info becomes available.

Point Reyes National Seashore - Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 3. 2006)
Location Masters Amateur Web-Site
Pt. Reyes / Drakes Beach in Northern California

Harrison Hot Springs, World Championship, Sept. 5-10, 2006
Location Masters Amateur Web-Site
The resort village of Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada
Teams, Doubles and Solos compete for $40,000 in prize money
yes - local corporate teams

Santa Barbara, CA - Sept. 16, 2006
Location More Info
East Beach, Santa Barbara
(in front of the Cabrillo Art Pavilion)
Festival activities: 10am-6pm. 
Contest check in: 10-11:45am. 
Contest building: 12-3pm. 
Awards: 4:30pm. 
Surf-a-Duck Race: 5:00pm.
Contest categories:
Sandcastle, Sand Sculpture, Mixed Castle & Sculpture, and 6th Grade & Under with no adult help. 
All levels welcome.

A day of fun in the sun at Santa Barbara's East Beach! Great sandcastle & sculpture contest. Amateurs welcome! Free festival admission & low-cost contest registration fee. Live music. Hula dancers. Lots of fun activities: Cap'n Planner's Treasure Hunt, Bouncy House, free sand candle making, and more! Vendor booths. Food and refreshments. (Event is a benefit for the Citizens Planning Association & Foundation of Santa Barbara County.)

More Info:
Phone: (805) 966-3979 or (877) 966-3979

NEW EVENT! Westport, WA- Sept. 16-17, 2006
Location More Info
Westport Marina

Westport, Washington

5 Master Sculptors compete at the Westport Marina and an Open Competition will be held at Halfmoon Bay on Saturday. Adult Solo, Adult Team & Youth Team Categories. Prize money and gift packages for the Open Comp. See more at

"Sand in the City" - Bellingham, WA Sept. 29-30, 2006
Location Masters Corporate
Corporate teams compete for the honor of the golden shovel.
17 corporate teams create amazing sculptures.
For Participants: Friday - Corporate contest.
Sat - Master sculptors carve display sculpture.
For Spectators: Music and stage entertainment.
Sunday - People's Choice Vote Count.

North American Sandsculpting Championship - Sept. 28-30, 2006
Location Masters Amateur Web-Site
Virginia Beach, VA
Solo and Teams
contest photos link

contest schedule link

contest organizing tips link

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