AIA Sandcastle

Saturday June 4, 2016

Please visit us here for the current updates to this year's event. Thank you.

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Registration opens Friday February 5th at 9am. First 10 teams to register online will be first to pick sites at the lottery on April 19.

This year we have ALL NEW competition categories. Be sure to read the rules! (Linked below under resources.)

East Beach
1923 Boddeker
Galveston, TX 77550

All Sponsors | Become a Sponsor

Event Underwriter

Platinum

Gold Bucket

Silver

Bronze

Educational Boards Sponsor

Friends of Sandcastle

Media Sponsor

It's never too late to sponsor and join our event. Call Mat Wolff at 713-520-0155 for more information.

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. 

2016 Tent vendor information will be posted soon. Tents are not included with sponsorship registration.

Thank you for your support and participation!

HOTEL INFORMATION
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 or call 409-744-5000 and ask for the AIA Sandcastle rate (three digit code:AIA).

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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