AIA Sandcastle Competition


Event is free and open to the public
East Beach parking is $15 (CASH ONLY; NO ATM)

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East Beach
1923 Boddeker
Galveston, TX 77550

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First Aid Tent Sponsor

Friends of Sandcastle

Sustainability Efforts

2019 Sustainability Winner, “Underwater Disco Party” - Page/

Your team can be recognized as the 2020 Most Sustainable Team!  All teams will receive a sustainable rating from a team of judges rating everything from water delivery systems to recycling efforts and formwork. The team with the highest score will receive an award!  Each team is asked to recycle plastic, aluminum, and cardboard within their own tent and is responsible for proper removal of all trash, equipment, formwork, etc. from the beach at the end of the event. Recycling and landfill boxes will be provided.  See Official Competition Rules for more information.