AIA Sandcastle

Saturday May 31, 2014

For over two decades teams of architects, designers, and engineers have taken their tools to East Beach in Galveston for one of the world’s largest sandcastle competitions. The Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has been hosting this competition since 1986.

East Beach
1923 Boddeker
Galveston, TX 77550

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Register your Sandcastle Team Today!

Team registration for 2014 is now open! Follow the links below to register your team. Press the "Ctrl" key on your keyboard before activating the link to open the page in a new tab. 

Registration deadline to participate in the Site Selection Lottery is Friday April 11 at 5:00pm.

Competition Rules

Team Registration 

Theme and Category

Team T-shirt Order

Tent Vendors 

Free Team Sign Information courtesy of A&E The Graphics Complex

A limited number of rooms has been blocked at the Galveston Island Hilton, 5400 Seawall Boulevard. Please call 409.744.5000 to make reservations. Hotel reservations must be made by April 29 to get the group rate and they can be cancelled without penalty up to 72 hours before.