Sand-Sculpture-2The 5th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest comes to Hunting Island State Park on Saturday, July 20th. Gather your kids, friends, co-workers, or put a team together!

Join your fellow sculptors on the beach in front of the lighthouse. Enjoy the sweet calypso tunes of the Heritage Steel Band. The Contest is from 1 – 4 pm, with prizes awarded in each category, starting at 3:30.

Tools Permitted:
Hand and sculpting tools include buckets, shovels, sand scoops, carving tools, putty knives, spray bottles for water, kitchen utensils,

Use only natural materials found on or near the beach. Decorations such as shells, reeds, and small rocks may be used. No artificial decorations or materials are permitted

Sand Fleas (up to 8 years old – Must have an adult as a leader)
Sand Hoppers (ages 9 –15)
Sand Tribes (families)
Sand Shapers (adult or small team of adults)
Best In Show

Based on originality, composition and technique. Returning judges are JW Rone and Jenny Rone of the Arts Council of Beaufort County and Artworks and noted local artist and The Gallery owner, Deanna Bowdish