20th Annual Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic September 3-5, 2020 (check for updated schedule due to Covid-19 outbreak) The fun starts Thursday, August 27th, 2020 when 200 tons of imported sand
20th Annual Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic
September 3-5, 2020 (check for updated schedule due to Covid-19 outbreak)
The fun starts Thursday, August 27th, 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 13th.
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.
Theme: 'Enchanted Land of the Sand'
Schedule for 2020 Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic:
Featuring 10 World Class Sand Sculptors
Over $25,000 in Purse and Entry Awards
Thurs. Aug. 27 – 200 Tons of Imported Sand dropped on Hampton Beach
Fri. - Mon. – Aug. 28 - 31 – Massive 100 Ton Sponsor Site Created
Tues. Sept. 1 – Sponsors Grand Finale with a Group Carve.
Weds. Sept. 2 - Pound Up and Sponsor Sculpture Viewing
Thurs. Fri., & Sat., Sept. 3-4-5 – 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Solo Competition
Sat., Sept. 5 – Judging and People's Choice Award Voting, 1 - 3 p.m. Come vote for your favorite!
Saturday Night, Sept. 5 – Awards Ceremony, 7 p.m.
The $25,000 in purse and entry awards will be distributed as follows:
1st Prize – $6,000
2nd Prize – $4,000
3rd Prize – $3,000
4th Prize – $2,000
People Choice – $1,000
Sculptor's Choice - Medal
T-Shirts on sale in limited supply across from the Seashell Stage at BZ Beach Supply!
The entire area is illuminated for nightly viewing thru September 13th.
NEXT YEAR: June 17-19, 2021
All Day (Thursday)
On the beach near the stage
Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USA