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21st Annual Sand Sculpture Contest At Drakes Beach

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Date: August 1, 2002
Contact: Lynda Doucette, 415-464-5146

Point Reyes National Seashore invites you to its 21st Annual Sand Sculpture Contest. Come spend the Sunday of Labor Day weekend in the sand and sun of Drakes Beach. This all day free event is open to people of all ages. Prizes donated by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association will be awarded in each catagory. Catagories include: Children (14 and under), Families, Adult Individuals, and Adult Groups. Please remember that dogs are allowed at North and South Beaches - not at Drakes Beach.

Schedule of Events:

9:00 am Registration

1:00 pm Judging

3:30 pm Prizes awarded

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