Press Release 2011


All Hawaii Sand Castle/Art Competition Open to Pros and Beginners Saturday, 7/30/11 Hanalei, Kauai 11 – 4 PM

PSA for Radio and TV (we are non profit and the event is free, please announce till Sunday). For Interviews call 808 639 8379.

Everyone is invited to come to the FREE Hawaii Sand Castle/Art/Sculpture Contest and Festival to build their own sand castle or sand art to win lots of PRIZES. The contest is 11- 4 PM this Saturday, July 30th between the Pier and Pavillions in Hanalei. Individuals or teams of any size and any skill are all welcome to create their vision and enjoy a day at the beach as sand artists. Prizes will be awarded to the top entries and as many keikis as possible. For keikis (kids), young and old, beginners, students, artists and professional sand sculptors. This is Hawaii’s largest sand castle/art festival.

Website (for more info, rules, sponsors, prizes, to give prizes, photos from last year, etc)

Hawaii Sand Castle/Art Competition Poster 1
Hawaii Sand Castle/Art Competition Poster 2
Get the posters, download, email, print and post in your home, business and neighborhood to let others know.

2011 Judging will be by 3 well known island artists: Kathy McClelland Cowan, Sally French, and Wayne Zebzda

Cost: Free
Event Date: Saturday, July 30, 2011
Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Location: To the left of the Hanalei pier, to the right of Pavillions on Kauai, Google Map
City/Town: Hanalei, HI

FREE LESSON on sand creations from world renowned sand sculptor Jeff Peterson at 11:30 AM. Learn how the pros create those amazing castles. If you are already a pro come, spread your talent and show the impossible.

Realize your creative vision, get exercise, and work together with others. Prizes will be awarded for different age groups, individuals, teams and types of art. Take a break and enjoy the sand, surf and sun with family and friends. Bring your own shovels, pails, tools, molds, sprayers (very helpful) for sculpting sand. Come up with an idea in advance. Make sure to bring your own hat or shade, sunscreen, food, drinking water and a squirt gun to help your friends cool off.

Not into sand castles? Feel free to fly a kite further down the beach. Thats beauty too. Its all about being with ohana, working with the ‘aina and spreading aloha.

Schedule of events:
11:00 Free registration and start of the event.
11:30 Free lesson by world renowned sand sculpture and teacher Jeff Peterson.
3:30 Final judging.
4:00 Awards ceremony and Prizes

Competitive divisions:
Keiki under 12
Youth 12-17
Beginner level
Competitive level
Teams (including families)

Prizes from Sponsors (to be announced)

Contact us if you or your company are interested in sponsoring a prize/prizes/surprises for this event. The prizes are for as many of the keikis and the top winners as possible. If you want to give a prize like a case of water, a gift card, balloons, kites, a service (massage, repair, etc), t-shirt, ice cream/shave ice, pizza slice, dinner, yacht, mazerati, mansion or whatever (small is good) please contact us:


Phone: 808 639 8379

or fill out this form.

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Everyone is invited to build art/sand castles on the beach on 7/30/11 11-4 PM between the pier and pavillions in Hanalei, Kauai. This event is FREE, awesome and totally non-profit. There is no cost. There will be prizes. Come out and have fun by yourself, with your family or your team. Before this event is the Open Water Swim and after it is the Relay for Life and Hanalei Canoe Club Luau.


The Hawaii Association of Sand Pros


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