2019 (37th ANNUAL) BIRCH BAY SAND SCULPTURE CONTEST

Location: Birch Bay Waterfront Approx. 7930 Birch Bay Drive

Get ready to dig in. It’s amazing how, with a little imagination, the beach at Birch Bay transforms in to a series of sandcastles and sculptures. This event is a great opportunity for businesses to get together with employees and build a “Business Sculpture.” Have some fun and see what you might come up with! Use sand, water and any other natural materials found at the beach to construct your  sculptures. This event is open to individuals, teams, schools, families…everyone!

Its always a fun day on the beach! Come on out and let your imagination run wild!​

Pre-Register using the form below – Online registration ends July 18th, 2019

Registration can also be submitted in person at the Birch Bay Chamber & Visitor Info Center located at 7900 Birch Bay Drive, Birch Bay, WA 98230

2019 Sand Sculpture competition Schedule

Saturday, July 20th & Sunday, July 21st

Check-in: At the Sand Sculpture Registration canopy at the Birch Bay Beach Park- located at 7930 Birch Bay Drive

9:30 am – 11:00 am: Registration and Plot Assignment – Building can begin at 10:00 am (depending on tide)

3:00 pm: Judging begins

4:30 pm: Awards Presentation

The Judging panel consists of local community members and friends of Birch Bay.

They will be rating: overall appearance, originality, teamwork and design.

Judges will score using a 1-10 point system for each category listed above. A perfect score would be 40 points

AWARDS:

Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners in each division.

2019 Sand Sculpture Rules

  • Plots are up to 20’x20′. work must be confined to this area.
  • Plot must be clearly marked with colored stake designation division. (Stake will be given at check in)
  • Extra water to wet sand is OK
  • Tools or forms of any sort may be used in the process of construction, but may not support the structure.
  • Decorations such as flags, kites, figurines, ornaments natural to design, may be used, but may not support structure.
  • You must clean your area! Only biodegradable and earth friendly materials are allowed to be left on the beach.
  • Children’s categories: One Adult may assist with initial digging, not with actual building.
  • The main thing is to have fun and enjoy the day in Birch Bay!
  • After judging stake must be turned in and area cleaned up to receive any awards earned

** PLEASE NOTE: ALL DOGS ON THE BEACH NEED TO BE ON AN 8′ OR LESS LEASH! PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR PET!**

We look forward to receiving any video clips or photos taken at our event. Please send them to info@birchbaychamber.com.

THANK YOU!

ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED – PLEASE REGISTER AT THE EVENT