Sand Castle Contest

Professional Sand Castle Contest Coordination

---- Sand Castle Competitions ----

Plumb & True

Team Sandtastic can help if you'd like to host a professional caliber competition.


Sculptor Database

Pre-event Media

Logistics Management

Professional & Amateur Level Competitions

Rules / Judging

Group Carves



Team Sandtastic has assisted many clients in hosting successful sand sculpting competitions...

this is dating back to 1993-1995 when we ramped up The American Sand Sculpting Festival in Fort Myers, FL adding to the Professional Division..

Other venues that we've coordinated Sand Sculpting contests at are:

[ ] Myrtle Beach, SC US Open Sand Sculpting Championships / 2005-2006

[ ] The SandBlast! at Beach House Restaurant on Anna Marie Island / 2000 to Present

[ ] Beach Fest at Pier 60 in Clearwater, FL / 2005

[ ] Sandtastic Days in Bermuda / 2006 to Present

If your city or group would like to organize an event that is: oriented..ecologically sound..photogenic..and media worthy...

Please contact us at the below number ... we can help.

Hear are some photos of Professional and Amateur contests that Team Sandtastic has coordinated...

Bermuda 2006 / Horseshoe Bay / Pro/Am / Sandtastic Days Sand Castle Contest

Here are the pro entries.. 6 hours.. beach sand..

Beach Fest Sand Castle Contest / Pier 60 in Clearwater, FL / All Amateur

This shows the logo we carved in advance of the contest, the contestants underway.. and the awards...

SandBlast! Sand Castle Contest / Anna Marie Island, FL / All Amateur

As much as the contest is all amateur.. we do craft a display sculpture in the days leading up to the contest.

We also host Sand Clinics[sm] each evening.. open to the public we seem to get a lot of contestants wanting to hone their piece.

Here's our display sculpture for 2008...


Here's our display sculpture for 2009...

Here's two of our team sculptors hosting one of our "PreSandCastleContest" Sand Clinics[sm]

Hear are some competition pieces that Team Sandtastic has entered......

At the American Sand Sculpting Festival...

Clear !------Dr. Clear-

Created with Barry Swires at the International Sand Competition in Saint Petersburg, Russia:

The postcard reads: "American Tourist / USA"

Tourists---------USA Postcard-


At the American Master's Cup:

Brothers working together-


Equipment--------- Brother



At the Southeast US Championships:

Plumb & True--- ---- ---- -Back of Plumb & True

Carpenter--- ---CZ Tool Box


At the 1993 World Sand Sculpting Championships in British Columbia, Canada:

Sumo-- --Sumo Ref




At the Myrtle Beach Open:

- Year 1-

" Opera Mouse "

Opera Mouse


- Year 2-

" Mirror to the Past / Mirror to the Future "

Mirror of Time

Mirror to the Future--- ---Mirror to the Past

Future Man--- ---Past Man


At Bermuda's "Sandtastic Days" 2006:

solo / one day / 6 hours / no pile

" Agony"

Opera Mouse

At Bermuda's "Sandtastic Days" 2007:

solo / one day / 6 hours

Opera Mouse

At Bermuda's "Sandtastic Days" 2008:

solo / one day / 6 hours

At Bermuda's "Sandtastic Days"2009:

solo / one day / 6 hours


At Bermuda's "Sandtastic Days"2010:

solo / one day / 6 hours


Sculpting Contest Reference area:

The BeachHouse SandBlast! / Bradenton Beach, FL

Dates: mid November

Contact: Ingrid McClellan
Phone: 941-795-8272


Bermuda's "Sandtastic Days"

Dates: Late August/Early September
Contact: Adam Barboza
Phone: (441) 297-7981


The Grand Beach International Sand Castle Competition

2012: August 11th; rain day August 12th.

This is the longest running sand competition off the record in western Canada come out and be a part of the history that is Grand Beach.

Located in Grand Beach, Manitoba, the contest is just 45 minutes from Winnipeg.

$2,500 in cash prizes.  Family, professional and team categories.

Entry fee is just $10. Celebrity judges.


The Aquatennial / Minneapolis, MN

Dates: Mid July
Contact: Bob Eastman
Phone: (612) 331-8434
Fax: (612) 331-8375

Sandsational Sand Contest  / Longbeach, Washington

Longbeach Peninsula

2006 Sandsation Sand Contest - Long Beach, WA
July 21 - 22
Contact: Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau
Phone: 1-800-451-2542

Direct link:

World Championship Sand Sculpting Contest

now held in FEDERAL WAY, WA.

[note: Formerly at Harrison Hot Springs, BC Canada]

Dates: SEPT 8th - OCT 10th 2010

Contact: Doc Reiss
Sculptor inquires


American Sand Sculpting Festival / Ft. Myers, FL

Dates: Mid November

2010: November 12-14
Contact: Katie Corning
e-mail :

Phone: Jeanne Bigos 239-463-3131

The Neptune Festival / Virginia Beach, VA

Late September

5th - 10th Streets
Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Contact:Donna Tate
2010 NASC Chairman

phone: 757-498-0215
voicemail: 757-588-7755

Parksville / Parksville, BC

Parksville Beach Festival / Parksville,
Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition
Dates: August (24 days)
Contact: Festival Coordinator
P.O. Box 28
Parksville, BC V9P 2G3
Phone/Fax: 866-692-7640 (Toll Free)


Sand Castle Days / South Padre Island, TX

Dates: October
Contact: Sandy Feet
Phone: (956) 761-6222

The SandBlast / Ft. Laud, FL

Dates: July 4th
Contact: Kim Warren
Phone: (954) 828-3260

Siesta Key Sand Sculpture Contest / Sarasota, FL

Dates: Late April
Contact: Paula
Phone: (941) 346-3207


Treasure Island Sand Sculpting Festival
April 23 - 26, 2009
Treasure Island Beach, FLa

Contact: Meredith Corson / Sanding Ovations
Phone: 727-343-8646


Cannon Beach Sand Sculpting Contest

Cannon Beach, Oregon

Dates: Early June

Texas SandFest

Port Aransas, Texas [25 miles from Corpus Christi]

Dates: Early April
Contact: Sharon Schafer
Phone: (361) 749-2500
237 N. Station Street   Port Aransas, TX 78373






Team Sandtastic

EU Sand Sculpture London, England






You can get answers to sand castle contest questions via e-mail sent to:

A direct link to our e-mail

or you can call

(941) 359-0868

or write to:
Mark Mason 509 Sapphire Drive Sarasota, Florida 34234 USA

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