31st Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach - Sunday, September 2, 2012

Winner of the 2011 People's Choice Award: Adult/Family Group Entry #30: Mermaid, by Nancy Haecker.
Winner of the 2011 People's Choice Award: Adult/Family Group Entry #30: Mermaid, by Nancy Haecker.

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News Release Date: August 20, 2012
Contact: Loretta Farley, 415-464-5140

Point Reyes National Seashore invites you to join the 31st annual Sand Sculpture Contest. 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; the Maggie Johnston Award for Creative Excellence; and the People's Choice Award! This event is family based, but please remember no dogs are allowed on this designated swimming beach (no lifeguard on duty). Local celebrity judges include Bonny White, Marin County Librarian who will make the call on creativity and originality. Bring a picnic and spend the day! 

Schedule

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

For more information, please contact the Bear Valley Visitor Center 415-464-5100 x2 x5.

This event is sponsored in partnership with the Point Reyes National Seashore Association.

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Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Phone:

(415) 464-5100
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.

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