AIA Sandcastle Competition

SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, August 22, 2020

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

Event Underwriter

Platinum

Gold Bucket

Sterling

Silver

Bronze

Partners in Protecting the Environment

Educational Boards Sponsor

Media Sponsor

First Aid Tent Sponsor

Friends of Sandcastle

AIA Sandcastle Sponsorship

The 33rd Annual Sandcastle Competition will take place on Saturday, August 24th at East Beach in Galveston, TX. Below are sponsorship opportunities available for you to join us on the beach. 

Sandcastle is AIA Houston’s largest public event hosted each year on Galveston’s East Beach. The annual competition features teams of architects, contractors, engineers, and students competing for the prized Gold Bucket. Teams must register with an AIA Houston architect or affiliate member. The competition is preceded by several pre-event networking opportunities including the Kick-Off Party and T-shirt Distribution Party.

Expected Outreach

20,000+ public spectators, 2000+ team competitors including architects, engineers, contractors, students, and other design build professionals.

Sponsorship opportunities and benefits are listed below. Please read the Sponsor Guidelines as well.

Register online with a credit card or mail in your check to AIA Houston P.O. Box 66696 Houston, TX 77266. Attention: Sandcastle Contact Aleks Savitski at aleks@aiahouston.org or 713-520-0155 with any questions or to secure your sponsorship opportunity today.

After your sponosrship registration is received, a staff member will contact you to confirm your sponsorship. Please note that the deadline for sponsors to be listed on the back of the event t-shirt is Friday, July 26 at 5pm. The deadline to be listed on the stage banner at the event is Friday, August 2 at 5pm. Sponsors can sign-up for beach presence sites thru Friday, August 16 at 5pm. There is no prorating for missed print deadlines.

Order your t-shirts and wristbands by clicking here.

Click here for Tent Vendors. Tents are not included with sponsorship registration.

Thank you for your support and participation!

HOTEL INFORMATION
AIA Sandcastle has a block of rooms at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort. Make your reservations online (online code: AIA) or call 409-744-5000 and ask for the AIA Sandcastle rate (phone code: AIA).

Sponsorship Opportunities
Please select a sponsorship opportunity.

    • Recognition as "Leading Sponsor" on event banner and event t-shirt, listed below Event Underwriter
    • Logo displayed on event t-shirts and banner
    • Logo on all promotional materials and recognition as "Leading Sponsor"
    • A prime 60’ wide beach site, which can accommodate a 40’ x 40’ tent
    • Flexible number of event wristbands providing you with unlimited access to beach activities
    • Flexible number of event t-shirts (T-Shirt Sizes must be provided 1 week prior to the event)
    • Free Parking at the East Beach (The number of vehicles must be specified 3 weeks prior to the event)
    • Logo on Sandcastle Competition website

    • Listing as “Platinum Bucket Sponsor” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • Company Logo displayed on collectible t-shirt and banner
    • A 60’ wide beach site, which can accommodate a 40’ x 40’ tent
    • 25 event IDs designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 25 event t-shirts
    • 10 East Beach parking passes
    • Logo and link on Sandcastle Competition website

    • Listing as “Gold Bucket Sponsor” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • A 40’ wide beach site, which can accommodate a 30’ x 40’ tent
    • 15 event IDs designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 15 event t-shirts
    • 5 East Beach parking passes
    • Logo and link on Sandcastle Competition website

    • Listing as “Sterling Bucket Sponsor” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • A 40’ wide beach site, which can accommodate a 20’ x 30’ tent
    • 12 event IDs designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 12 event t-shirts
    • 4 East Beach parking passes
    • Logo and link on Sandcastle Competition website

    • Listing as “Silver Shovel Sponsor” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • A 30’ wide beach site, which can accommodate a 20’ x 30’ tent
    • 8 event IDs designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 8 event t-shirts
    • 3 East Beach parking passes
    • Logo and link on Sandcastle Competition website

    • Listing as “Bronze Shovel Sponsor” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • A 30’ wide beach site, which can accommodate a 15’ x 15’ tent
    • 6 event IDs designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 6 event t-shirts
    • 2 East Beach parking passes
    • Logo and link on Sandcastle Competition website

    • This is an opportunity for Bronze level sponsors whose primary objective on the beach is to interact with the viewing public. While the sponsor level benefits remain the same, the beach site location is in a prime spot for engaging the public.
    • Listing as “Bronze Shovel Sponsor” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • A 15’ wide x 15’ beach site located in the public access section of the beach, which can accommodate a 15’ x 15’ tent
    • 6 event IDs designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 6 event t-shirts
    • 2 East Beach parking passes
    • Logo and link on Sandcastle Competition website

    • Listing as "Education Boards Sponsor" on event banner and event t-shirt
    • Company Logo on the Education Board installation
    • 4 event IDs designating you as an "Event Sponsor" and 4 event t-shirts
    • 1 East Beach parking pass
    • Logo and link on Sandcastle Competition website

    • Listing as “Friend” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • 2 event IDs designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 2 event t-shirts
    • 1 East Beach parking pass
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