AIA Sandcastle Competition

Saturday, August 20, 2022

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

Gold Bucket

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Educational Boards Sponsor

First Aid Tent Sponsor

Friends of Sandcastle

Team and Sponsor Information

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Team Registration is open to firms that meet the following eligibility requirements:
Architecture, design and engineering firms must have at least one AIA Architect or Assoc. Architect on their team, or be an AIA Affiliate Member/Firm, in order to enter as a team. Accredited Architecture, Design and Engineering Universities are allowed to participate in the competition.

Sponsorships Available HERE. 

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TIMELINE 


MONDAY, MARCH 28 | Team Registration open.

MONDAY, JUNE 20| Team Registration and Site Selection Lottery Registration Due by 5PM

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 | Virtual TEAM Site Selection Lottery
A representative of each participating team MUST be present to participate in the Site Selection Lottery. 

MONDAY, JULY 18 | Virtual SPONSOR Site Selection Lottery
A representative of each sponsoring firm MUST be present to participate in the Site Selection Lottery.

MONDAY, JULY 25 | Team Late Registration, Last Call to Pre-order Shirts, and Theme & Category Form Due
All forms due by 5:00pm. Last call to modify or pre-order additional shirts. On a first-come, first-served basis, teams and sponsors can purchase additional shirts at the T-Shirt Distribution Party or the AIA tent on event day.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27 | Sponsor Print Deadline

MONDAY, AUGUST 1 | Free Team Signs Due to ARC
Please send your team signs for printing directly to ARC Document Solutions/Riot by 5PM on August 1. Click HERE for instructions.

WEDNESDAY, AUG 17 at 5:30 PM T-SHIRT Distribution Party at CORE Office Interiors

Your team MUST send at least one representative to pick up t-shirts, vehicle beach pass and event participant wristbands.  

SATURDAY, AUG 20 | Sandcastle Event Day
6:30am-9:00am. With official vehicle pass, beach front opens for delivery of equipment and supplies to the Sandcastle sites. No vehicles permitted on beach before 6:30am or after 9:00am.

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EVENT POSTER
Download event poster HERE

SITE MAP
Available after Site Selection Party

FREE TEAM SIGN from ARC/RIOT (Deadline August 1)
Instruction HERE 

COMPETITION RULES
Download a copy of the Ofiicial Competition Rules HERE.

TENT VENDOR INFORMATION
Need to order your tent? Click HERE to download Tent Vendor Information.

REQUIRED FORMS
THEME & CATEGORY FORM (Teams only) Info coming soon
T-SHIRT FORM (Teams and Sponsors) Info coming soon


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HOTEL INFORMATION
A limited number of rooms have been blocked at the Galveston Island Hilton, 5400 Seawall Boulevard.
Please call (409) 744-5000 to make reservations; please reference AIA Sandcastle or one of the following codes:

SAND (online)

SANDCASTLE COMPETITION 2022 (phone)

Reservations must be made by July 19 to get the group rate.