45th Annual Amateur Sand Sculpture Contest – May 6th 2017

Have some fun in the sun and show off your sand sculpting skills as Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources hosts the 45th annual Amateur Sand Sculpture Contest on Siesta Beach on Saturday, May 6.

This free, family-friendly event is open to all ages and all amateur skill levels. Cash prizes are sponsored by the Friends of Sarasota County Parks and the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce and are awarded to first-, second- and third-place finishers in the adult (individual), adult (team), children (10 years old and younger) and youth (11-17 years old) categories and one overall people’s choice winner.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. May 6 on Siesta Beach near the yellow lifeguard stand, where participants will be assigned a 10-foot-by-10-foot square. Judging begins at 1 p.m., and awards are presented at 2 p.m. Spectators are invited to vote for the people’s choice award.

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