• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

2014 Sand Sculpture Contest: Adult/Family Group People's Choice Award Winner: Entry #14: Woolly Mammoth, by the Garriott family
2014 Sand Sculpture Contest: Adult/Family Group People's Choice Award Winner: Entry #14: Woolly Mammoth, by the Garriott family
 

Point Reyes National Seashore
invites you to the

34th Annual
Sand Sculpture Contest

at Drakes Beach

TBA
(usually on the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend)

9 am–3:30 pm.

Prizes awarded in each of several age and group catagories.
Free to participants and spectators.

Registration begins at 9 am at the Ken Patrick Visitor Center.
Judging begins at 12 pm.
Prizes awarded at 3:30 pm.

We welcome all ages at this free community event located at Drakes Beach. Categories include: Children (14 and under), Families, Adult Individuals, and Adult Groups. Three prizes will be awarded in each of those categories, along with prizes for the sculpture with the most recycled plastic included.

This event is family based, but please remember no dogs are allowed on this designated swimming beach (no lifeguard on duty).

Bring a picnic and spend the day!

Check out the sculptures from previous contests. Images of the 2014 Contest will be posted soon.

For more information, call 415-464-5140.

Prizes donated by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association.

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2014 Sand Sculpture Award Results

Key:
HM = Honorable Mention
PC = People's Choice Awards
RP = Best Use Of Recycled Plastic
MJ = Maggie Johnston Award for Creative Excellence

Children’s Group Category
Award Sculpture Contestants
1st Shaken, Not Stirred The Dan Norton family
2nd Buried No More Sons of Alvernaz
3rd Fantasy Castle The Melton family
HM Napa Cab Quake Leif Christensen Group
PC Wooly Mammoth The Garriott family
MJ Man Before Coffee The Pucci family

Adult's Individual
Award Sculpture Contestants
1st Nephilims Mother Myron Miller

Children's Individual
Award Sculpture Contestants
1st Pyramid Jake Jake
2nd Aztec Ruin Nico
3rd The Ocean Chair Douglas
HM Giant Castle Jane
HM Life Preserver Bob
HM Medusa Lauren

Children's Group
Award Sculpture Contestants
1st Empty Reservoir Sammie, Mable, and Kyle
2nd Kirby Timmy, Tyler, and Matthew
3rd Bad Dog Casper Julia
HM Fairy Castle The Carvajal Kids

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