AIA Sandcastle

Saturday June 4, 2016

Please visit us here for the current updates to this year's event. Thank you.
As of April 19 @ 10am:
The Site Selection Lottery and Kick-Off Party are still on at Saint Arnold's Brewery from 6 - 8pm tonight.

Please check back here for any updates due to weather conditions.

This year we have ALL NEW competition categories. Be sure to read the rules! (Linked below under resources.) Theme and Category Forms are due on or before May 9th.

East Beach
1923 Boddeker
Galveston, TX 77550

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Educational Boards Sponsor

Media Sponsor

First Aid Tent Sponsor

Friends of Sandcastle

Team and Sponsor Events

AIA Houston hosts these Pre-Sandcastle events for teams and sponsors. If you are interested in participating as a team or sponsor please contact Mat Wolff at or 713-520-0155..

Team registration opens on Friday February 5th at 9am. 

AIA Sandcastle Kick-Off and  Site Selection Party

This event is still on as 10am on April 19th. Please check the website for any changes due to weather conditions. Thank you.

Sponsored by ARC Document Solutions
Tuesday April 19, 2016
6:00 - 8:00pm
Saint Arnold's Brewery
2000 Lyons Ave
Houston, TX 77020
RSVP Online here

T-Shirt & Packet Distribution Party

Sponsored by McCoy Workplace Solutions & Steelcase
Wednesday June 1, 2016
5:30 - 7:30pm
McCoy Workplace Solutions / Steelcase 
6869 Old Katy Road, Houston, TX 77024

Teams and sponsors pick-up their t-shirts, wristbands and official event packets. Free food and drinks and raffle prizes!

AIA Sandcastle has a block of rooms available at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort. Make your reservations online by clicking here or call 409-744-5000 and ask for the AIA Sandcastle rate (three digit code:AIA).