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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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.

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 315 Capitol Suite 120 Houston, TX 77002, Attention: Sandcastle. Contact Mat Wolff at mat@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. You may order your sponsor t-shirts and wristbands online here

Click here for 2014 Tent Vendors.

Thank you for your support and participation!

HOTEL INFORMATION
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.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Please select a sponsorship opportunity.

    • Listing as “Platinum Bucket Sponsor” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • A 60’ wide x 50’ deep beach site, which can accommodate a 40’ x 40’ tent
    • 25 event wristbands designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 25 event t-shirts
    • 10 East Beach parking passes
    • Logo and link on Sand Castle Competition website

    • Listing as “Gold Bucket Sponsor” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • A 40’ wide x 50’ deep beach site, which can accommodate a 30’ x 40’ tent
    • 15 event wristbands designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 15 event t-shirts
    • 5 East Beach parking passes
    • Logo and link on Sand Castle Competition website

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

    • Listing as “Silver Shovel Sponsor” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • A 30’ wide x 40’ deep beach site, which can accommodate a 20’ x 30’ tent
    • 8 event wristbands designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 8 event t-shirts
    • 3 East Beach parking passes
    • Logo and link on Sand Castle Competition website

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

    • This sponsorship level is limited to one company and has already been filled. Please select a different sponsorship level. If you have any questions about sponsoring Sandcastle, please call 713-520-0155 or email sandcastle@aiahouston.org. Thank you.

    • Listing as “Friend” on event banner and event t-shirt
    • 2 event wristbands designating you as an “Event Sponsor” and 2 event t-shirts
    • Access to the new "Friends of Sandcastle" VIP beach tent on the day of the event
    • 1 East Beach parking pass
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