Virtual Sand Sculpture Contest | Kids Out and About Salt Lake City

Virtual Sand Sculpture Contest

*The event has already taken place on this date: Fri, 08/28/2020
New England’s favorite Sand Sculpture Competition is going virtual, so this year we have no borders and time is in our favor. Come on Cape Cod! Come on California! Come on Clearwater! ANYONE from ANYWHERE can enter! Just build your most creative sand sculpture on the beach of your choice, snap a pic between July 10th and August 28th, and follow the instructions below to enter. All ages and skill levels are welcome, but keep in mind this is all about fun and safe connection.

How cool would it be to get this contest around the country? even the world?! PLEASE share our posts with everyone you know!  

Hosted by Milford Arts Council and proudly sponsored by Milford Bank, this event has been a tradition for over 40 years, drawing people from up and down the East Coast. This year, we can’t wait to see how far we can expand our reach! Create anything from lobsters to mermaids to astronauts. Be as creative as you’d like! We’ll announce winners online in various categories including Quaranteams, Families, and Individuals plus $100 gift card for People’s Choice Award!



1 - follow us on facebook: milford arts council or instagram: milford.arts in order to be eligible.

2 - send a pic of your sand sculpture to by august 28th with the following information:

name | team name & category | team members with ages |

name of sand sculpture | social media info | city and beach |

donation amount (amount does not effect standing, but donation allows you to be considered for awards)

Categories are: Quaranteams, Families, Individuals 15 and up. Individuals under 15.

3 - on august 30th, post your pic on your fb or instagram & specify your beach/other details you’d like to share.

4 - tag us at #macsandsculpt2020

5 - consider a minimum $5 donation in order to be considered for $100 people’s choice award*. fill out form below and let us know the date you donated in the “message” section. your donation will help us to continue offering this popular event, and we would be so very grateful.



Sand Sculptures must be created in Summer 2020 specifically for this contest.

Winners will be chosen from eligible entries by the MAC Sandcastle Committee. This is not a professional or Masters level contest.

Judging criteria will include creativity, spirit, detail, and originality

Sculptures must consist of sand only with the exception of wood, rocks, shells, etc., found on the beach and used as decorations only.

No superstructures or permanent forms of any kind shall be incorporated in your structure. Sand forms smaller than 2 ft X 2 ft X 2 ft (flower pots, milk cartons, buckets, etc.) may be used, but only as forms.

The use of shovels, hoes, spatulas and other tools (except power tools) are permitted.

#macsandsculpt2020 #creativityeverywhere #heartofthearts

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


40 Railroad Avenue South
Milford, CT, 06460
United States


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FREE, but $5 donation to be considered for a prize


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