Saturday June 3, 2017
As of noon today, City of Galveston and NOAA are reporting progressively optimistic tide and weather conditions for Saturday. Sandcastle will continue as planned.
As of Tuesday May 30th, Sandcastle is still scheduled for Saturday June 3rd. The decision to reschedule or cancel the event will be made within 24 hours of the scheduled event (most likely the morning of the event) based on beach and road conditions in Galveston at that time as well as current weather information from NOAA. We will immediately update our website and social media pages if and when a decision is made. Teams and sponsors will receive direct notice by email to the contact provided at the time of registration. Thank you.
Galveston, TX 77550
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Friends of Sandcastle
The 31st Annual Sandcastle Competition will take place on Saturday June 3rd at East Beach in Galveston, TX. There are still 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 Golden 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.
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 315 Capitol Suite 120 Houston, TX 77002, Attention: Sandcastle. Contact Mat Wolff at firstname.lastname@example.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 May 12th at 5pm. The deadline to be listed on the stage banner at the event is May (date tbd) at 5pm. Sponsors can sign-up for beach presence sites thru Tuesday May 30th at 5pm. There is no prorating for missed print deadlines.
Click here for Tent Vendors. Tents are not included with sponsorship registration.
Thank you for your support and participation!
AIA Sandcastle has a block of rooms available at the Hilton Galveston Island Resort. AIA Sandcastle has a block of rooms at the Hilton Galeveston Island Resort. Make your reservations online by clicking here (online code: AIA)or call 409-744-5000 and ask for the AIA Sandcastle rate (phone code: Sandcastle Competition 2017).