Hampton Beach NH Sand Sculpting Competition August 29-September 5th 2020

20th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic
September 3-5, 2020 (check for possible updated schedule due to Covid-19 outbreak)

The fun starts Friday, August 28th, 2020 when 200 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 September 14th.

Watch Greg 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. 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.

Schedule for 2020 Master Sand Sculpting Competition:
Mon. – Wed. – August 31, September 1-2 – Massive 100 Ton Sponsor Site Created
Wed., September 2 – Sponsors Grand Finale with a Master Group Carve.
Thurs., Fri., & Sat., September 3-4-5 – Solo Competition $15,000 purse and entry awards.
Sat., September 5 – 1:00 – 3:00 PM Voting for People’s Choice Award.
Sat., September 5 at 8:00 PM Awards Ceremony on Sea Shell Stage. Special Fireworks Display at 9:30 PM.
The sculptures will be available for viewing and lit for nightly viewing thru September 14th.

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


Check our availability page to book your week for the Sand Sculpting competition.

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