2023 36th AIA Houston Sandcastle Competition
Saturday, August 12, 2023
Event is free and open to the public
East Beach parking is $15 (CASH ONLY; NO ATM)
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Galveston, TX 77550
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Sandcastle Building Tips
TOP TWO TIPS FROM THE PROS
1. Screen your sand of debris by using a laundry net. It will save you time and provide you a clean start.
2. Start on the Hard Pack, no soft sand foundations.
In the links below you will find people who provide building tips and private lessons.
Lucinda Wierenga - Private Lessons
The Amazing Walter - Private Lessons
Mark Landrum - Private Lessons
Andy Hancock - Private Lessons and How-to Videos
Emerson Schreiner - Private Lessons
Sons of the Beach Shop - Tools, forms, Books and Tips
Sand Castle Central - Tips and How-to's
Helpful Video Links