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14th Annual Sand Sculpting Competition and Display
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Hampton Beach
Hampton Beach State Park
Hampton, NH 03842


Wheelchair accessible
14th Annual Sand Sculpting Competition and Display
Monday, Jun. 30
all day


The fun starts Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 when 250 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach and the "Grady Bunch" starts pounding up the sponsor site. The entire area is illuminated for night viewing through July 6th. Watch Gregory Grady and "The Grady Bunch" build a mammoth Sand Demo Site. View all entries on line at this website. The competition is by invitation only. Interested Master Sand Sculptors may contact event co-organizer: The event is funded by the Hampton Beach Village District and Sponsors, in cooperation with The Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce and The NH Division of Parks.

Wed., June 18
Sponsors Grand Finale with a Master Group Carve

Thurs., Fri., & Sat. 19-20-21
Solo Competition $15,000 purse and entry awards

Sat. 21
Free Lesson 1 - 3 p.m. (sign-up required)
Sign-up day of the lesson ONLY in person outside the Chamber Office near the Sand Sculpture event.

Sat., June 21, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Voting for People's Choice Award

Sat., June 21 at 8:00 PM
Awards Ceremony on Sea Shell Stage.

Special Fireworks Display at 9:30

The event is lighted for nightly viewing thru July 6th.

The $15,000 in purse and entry awards will be distributed as follows:
1st Prize - $3,000
2nd Prize - $2,500
3rd Prize - $2,000
4th Prize - $1,500
5th Prize - $1,000
People Choice - $500

The non-placing sculptors will each receive a $750 prize for competing.
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